Think Again Speaker Series
The Think Again Speaker Series features 30-minute discussions by Case Western Reserve University scholars on a diverse range of topics. The series is designed to bring the university’s wealth of knowledge to cities where they may be better accessed by our alumni. The lecture event includes a 10 minute, post-lecture, question and answer session and a campus update provided a CWRU representative. This series is a partnership between the schools and college that comprise CWRU and the Alumni Association.
Solving the Syria Conundrum
PAST: Atlanta, GA
Join Michael Scharf, acting dean and director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, John Deaver Drinko-Baker and Hostetler professor of law for a discussion examining questions concerning crimes in Syria. A reception will take place following the discussion.
Wireless Health Education Accelerating in Southern California
PAST: Los Angeles, CA
Join Mehran Mehregany, Director, Case School of Engineering – San Diego Faculty Director of Development, Goodrich Professor of Engineering Innovation Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Case School of Engineering for a discussion about wireless health in San Diego. A reception will take place following the discussion.
The New House Call: How Technology Brings Health Care to Your HomePAST:
Elizabeth Madigan, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Independence Foundation Professor
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Discover how voice-activated wheelchairs, diagnostic smartphone apps and telehealth devices are bringing healthcare professionals to your front door. Patient care is shifting out of the hospital and into your neighborhood. Get ready for the home-care revolution!
Improving the Visual World for People with Alzheimer's
Dean Grover "Cleve" Gilmore, PhD Professor of Psychology and Social Work Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean of Applied Social Sciences
Boosting environmental color contrast is among the interventions known as Externally Supported Performance Interventions (ESPI), which may allow people with dementia and others with visual perception deficits to live independently longer, perform daily tasks and enjoy life more.
A networking reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will take place following the discussion.
New Developments in Oral Cancer: When Too Much of a Good Thing is Bad
PAST: Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Weinberg combines his clinical background with molecular and cellular biological approaches to research the interface between the microbe and the host’s innate defenses. He will present his current work concerning a protein that is over-expressed in the early stages of oral cancer.