Lecture Series

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

My Dopamine Made Me Do It

Marvin Seppala, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Center City, Minnesota

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Regenerative Medicine
Including Platelet-Rich
Plasma and Stem Cells

David Westerdahl, M.D.

Staff Physician

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, Florida

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Processed Food:
An Experiment that Failed

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Robert Lustig, M.D.
Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology
University of California
San Francisco, California

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

We've Only Just Begun
Changing the Future
of Cancer Care

Michael J. Zinner, M.D., CEO
Minesh Mehta, M.D., FASTRO
John Kerstiens, CPA, MBA

Miami Cancer Institute
Baptist Health South Florida

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Latest Trends
in Breast Cancer Screening
and Diagnosis

Mehra Golshan, M.D.

Medical Director
International Oncology Programs
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's

Cancer Center

Boston, Massachusetts

The 2017 Medical Center Lecture Series

The Medical Center at Ocean Reef hosts a series of informative and entertaining lectures by leading members of the healthcare community during the winter and spring of each season. The 2017 season is over, but you can view the season's lectures in the left column of this page and read about them and other past lectures in the window below. For more information about the Lecture Series, email or call us at 305-367-2600. We look forward to seeing you next season!

We are looking for sponsors for next season's Lecture Series. If you're interested in sponsoring, please call Jenny Rigby at 305-367-4224.

Past Lectures

Medical Lecture Series: “The Latest Trends in Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis”

The 2017 Medical Center Lecture Series continues Tuesday, April 11, with "The Latest Trends in Breast Cancer Screening and Diagnosis" with Dr. Mehra Golshan, Medical Director of the International Oncology Program for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass.

New Lecture: "We've Only Just Begun Changing the Future of Cancer Care"

We've added a new Lecture to the 2017 MCOR Lecture Series! Join us Tuesday, March 28, when Baptist Health South Florida will present an in-depth look at the full spectrum of cancer treatments and technology at the recently opened Miami Cancer Institute.

Lecture Series: “Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed”

Join us Tuesday, March 7, for the next lecture in the 2017 Medical Center Lecture Series: "Processed Food: An Experiment that Failed," presented by Neuroendocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig.

February Lecture Showcases Newest Trends in Orthopaedic Surgery

“Regenerative Medicine Including Platelet-Rich Plasma and Stem Cells” will be the topic of the February installment of the Medical Center's 2017 Lecture Series.

January Spotlight: Medical Center Events

The Medical Center has an interesting and informative lineup of speakers for January that you won’t want to miss!

Medical Lecture Series Presents: “Care of the Heart: Blood Pressure, Aspirin, Lipids & Diet (Why All the Confusion?)”

Aren’t we all a little confused about fat in our diet, daily aspirin and what is the new normal for lipids? Then you’ll be interested in this season's final lecture in our Medical Lecture Series by Physician and Professor Dr. James Young of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.

Medical Center Lecture Series Presents: Why Proton-Photon Therapy in the Treatment of Cancer

Please join us at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in the Cultural Center Theatre for an informative and interesting lecture about Proton-Photon Therapy, an exciting and cutting-edge tool in the treatment of cancer.

Medical Lecture Series: Forging the Future of Cancer Care Through Innovation
We’ve all been touched by cancer. All of us either know someone lost to cancer or fighting the disease. On Tuesday, February 9 at 5 p.m. at the Cultural Center Theatre, you can hear about the newest advances and breakthroughs by two leading physicians and professors from a world-class cancer institute.
Treating Blindness: Dr. Neil Bressler speaks at 2016 Medical Lecture Series

Neil M. Bressler, M.D., Chief of the Retina Division of Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, will discuss “A Revolution in Treatments Eliminating Blindness from Retinal Diseases: Breakthroughs in Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Degeneration.” You are invited to attend this lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at the Ocean Reef Club's Cultural Center Theatre.

Medical Lecture Series: What's New in Prostate Cancer Care?
Please join us in the Cultural Center Theatre at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, for a presentation sponsored by Healthnetwork called “What’s New in Prostate Cancer Care?” with speaker Eric A. Klein, M.D.


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