Health & Medicine

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Dr. Lucy Kalanithi: When Breath Becomes Air

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Thu, Jun 16 2016 - 6:30pm

Lucy Kalanithi, M.D., Faculty, Stanford School of Medicine; Widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi, Author of When Breath Becomes Air
In conversation with Mark Zitter, Co-founder and Former Chairman, Vital Decisions

This program is supported by the Moore Foundation and is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.. Read more »

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James Madara, M.D., CEO, American Medical Association: The Future of Health Care

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Wed, May 25 2016 - 6:30pm

James Madara, M.D., CEO, American Medical Association; Former Dean, University of Chicago School of Medicine
Hilary Seligman, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco—Moderator Read more »

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The Human Genome

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Wed, May 18 2016 - 6:00pm

David Haussler, Ph.D., UC Santa Cruz; Led the Team that Was First to Sequence the Human Genome Read more »

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Dr. Larry Brilliant, Chairman of Skoll Global Threats: Fighting Zika and Other Pandemics

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Tue, May 3 2016 - 6:30pm

Larry Brilliant, Chairman, Skoll Global Threats; Former Executive Director, Google.org; Twitter  
Shannon Bennett, Ph.D., Chief of Science and Dean of Science Research Collections, California Academy of Sciences—Moderator

How safe are we from an ebola, Zika, H7N9, or MERS outbreak? How can we prevent a bioterrorist attack or lab accidents? Public health expert Brilliant will discuss today’s growing pandemic risks. Read more »

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Healthy for Life: Evidence to Support Predictive Biomarkers for Lifetime Health

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Tue, Apr 26 2016 - 6:00pm

Russell M. Jaffe, MD, PhD, Founder, PERQUE Integrative Health; Faculty Member, Metabolic Medical Institute; Pioneer, Integrative Medicine Read more »

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The Top Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

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Wed, Apr 20 2016 - 5:15pm

Patricia Spilman, Senior Scientist, Drug Discovery Laboratory, UCLA, and in the Bredesen Lab, Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato Read more »

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Arianna Huffington with Sheryl Sandberg: The Power of Sleep

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Wed, Apr 13 2016 - 12:00pm

Arianna Huffington, Co-founder and Editor in Chief, the Huffington Post Media Group, Author, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
In Conversation with Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook

In today’s 24/7 fast-paced world, the hunger for sleep is only getting stronger. Sleep deprivation affects our health, decision making, and relationships both personally and professionally. Read more »

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Making Better Decisions About Breast Cancer

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Tue, Apr 5 2016 - 6:00pm

Laura, Esserman, M.D., M.B.A, Surgeon; Breast Cancer Oncology Specialist and Director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. Recipient, National Cancer Institute’s SPORE Investigator of the Year Award; Member, President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology Working Group on Advancing Innovation in Drug Development and Evaluation Read more »

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An Osteopathic Approach to the Obesity Epidemic: A Timely Remedy

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Tue, Mar 15 2016 - 6:00pm

Shelley Berkley, CEO and Senior Provost, Touro University California
Michael B. Clearfield, Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro University California
Jean-Marc Schwarz, Director of the Translational Research Clinic, Touro University California
Jay Shubrook, Diabetiologist, Touro University California
Tami Hendriksz, Associate Dean for Clinical Integration, Touro University California Read more »

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The Health Consequences of Social Isolation with Former NFL Player Jonathan Martin and Beyond Differences Teen Leaders

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Tue, Mar 8 2016 - 6:00pm

The Health Consequences of Social Isolation with Former NFL Player Jonathan Martin & Beyond Differences Teen Leaders Read more »

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