UW Medicine's 2014 Mini-Medical School is a series of exciting lectures and demonstrations open to the general public and designed to teach you about medical science, patient care and leading-edge research underway at the University of Washington. This year’s program takes place at 7 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays from February 4 to March 11 in Hogness Auditorium at the Warren G. Magnuson Health Sciences Center, adjacent to UW Medical Center on the south end of the UW campus.
The series is free, reserve your seat at Mini-Medical School today!
Parking: From Montlake Boulevard continue north ½ mile to the Visitor Parking entrance in front of Husky Stadium. You will be on a brick surface in front of the stadium gates. Turn right again and proceed to the Gatehouse No. 8 to purchase a parking permit for $5. A parking attendant can provide directions to the Health Sciences Center.
February 4, 2014 Welcome to Mini-Med School Hypnosis and Meditation
Similarities and differences of two successful therapeutic approaches!
February 11, 2014 Battling bugs: Inroads in Infectious Disease
Infectious bugs are lurking everywhere. How do we prevent, diagnose and treat the health dangers they cause?
February 18, 2014 What’s your gut feeling?
How do bacteria that live in your gut influence you from the inside out? Learn more about the human microbiome.
February 25, 2014 Sweet dreams: The science of sleep
Sleep can often be a barometer of your overall health. Learn why it’s a problem for one in three people and what can be done about it.
March 4, 2014 Changing the culture of cancer care
Taking healthcare communications and personalized medicine to the next level.
March 11, 2014 (Graduation) Tech trends: From trial to market
Commercialization to crowdfunding -- Pioneering new and innovative ideas for funding research and product development.