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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Offers Free Lectures

August 19, 2014

What:

Cal State Fullerton's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), in conjunction with the Golden Hearts Group at St. Jude Medical Center, is offering a series of free, public lectures aimed to increase "medical literacy" and promote an understanding of common medical conditions and the related options for diagnosis and treatment.

When:

Sept. 10. through Dec. 3

Schedule:

Medical Series at the Elks Club
9-10:30 a.m., Wednesdays, co-sponsored and offered at the Fullerton Elks Club Lodge
1451 N. Brea Blvd., Fullerton

Sept. 10 – "Parkinson's Disease" with Joyce Chance, physician and Parkinson's expert, Hoag Hospital
Sept. 24 –  "Cardiac Rhythm Disorders" by Jesus Vera, interventional cardiologist, St. Jude Medical Center
Oct. 8 – "Pulmonary Problems in the Senior Population" with James Hardeman, pulmonologist and intensivist, St. Jude Medical Center
Oct. 29 – "The Relationship Between Diabetes, Obesity and Heart Disease" presented by John Zamarra, cardiologist, St. Jude Medical Center
Nov. 5 – "Joint Replacement" with Martin Stauber, orthopedic surgeon
Nov. 19 – "Genetic Counseling and Its Relationship to the Treatment of Cancer" by Rebecca Haskins, director of genetic counseling, St. Jude Cancer Center

Medical Series at the Fullerton Library
8:30-9:30 a.m., Thursdays, co-sponsored and offered at the Fullerton Public Library
353 Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton

Sept. 11 – "Hypertension" by John Zamarra, Fullerton cardiologist and preventative health specialist
Oct. 2 – "Pain Management" presented by Arthur Zepeda, anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, St. Jude Medical Center, Pain Management Clinic
Nov. 6 – "Memory Problems" by Steven Tam, internist and geriatric specialist, UCI Medical Center

Medical Series at Morningside
7-9 p.m., Wednesdays, co-sponsored and offered at the Morningside Retirement Community
800 Morningside Drive, Fullerton

Sept. 17 – "Arteriosclerotic Heart Disease and Related Heart Valve Problems" by Dan Landa, cardiologist, St. Jude Medical Center
Oct. 1 – "Osteoporosis" with Sanjay Chabra, rheumatologist, St. Jude Medical Center
Oct. 15 – "Skin Cancer" presented by Julie Hodges, dermatalogist
Oct. 22 – "Veterans' Medical Benefits" presented by Frank Amato, physician, Vietnam veteran and medical director, Morningside
Nov. 12 – "Osteoarthritis" by Andrew Concoff, rheumatologist, St. Jude Medical Center
Dec. 3 – "Interventional Treatment of Stroke" with Hamid Farid, interventional neuro-radiologist, , St. Jude Medical Center

Medical Series at Capriana Retirement Community
8:30-9:30 a.m., Thursdays, co-sponsored and offered at the Capriana Oakmont Signature Living Community, 460 S. La Floresta Drive, Brea

Sept. 25 – "Medical Supplements – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" by John Zamarra, Fullerton cardiologist and preventative health specialist
Oct. 16 – "Robotic Surgery" presented by Ali Alavi, Fullerton urologist and surgeon
Nov. 20 – "Vision Problems in the Senior Population" by William Mosier, Fullerton ophthalmologist, St. Jude Medical Center

Background:

This year marks the 35th anniversary for OLLI, a self-supporting University affiliate group of more than 1,500 retired and semiretired individuals dedicated the pursuit of lifelong learning.

For more information visit the OLLI website, or call 657-278-2446.

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