Southwestern

Engaging Minds, Transforming Lives

Brown Symposium


Schedule

Thursday, February 6, 2014

All events will take place in the Alma Thomas Theater unless otherwise indicated

9:00- 9:30 am Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Edward B. Burger, President
Benjamin Pierce, Lillian Nelson Pratt Chairholder
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9:30 - 10:45 am Speaker Victoria Sweet
“Slow Medicine, Fast Medicine: Putting Them Both Together”
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10:45-11:00 am Break
11:00 – 12:15 Speaker Mauro Ferrari
“Nanomedicine and New Societal Horizons”
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12:30 – 1:30 pm Health Fair in Bishop’s Lounge
2:00 – 3:15 pm Speaker Kevin Davies
“The Road to the $1000 Genome”
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3:15 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:30 pm Speaker Anne West
“Whole Genome Sequencing of a Healthy Family of Four:
Scientific, Medical, and Personal Perspectives”
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4:30 – 5:00 pm Book Signing
5:00 – 6:00 pm Art Exhibition and Reception
Fine Arts Gallery

Friday, February 7, 2014

All events will take place in the Alma Thomas Theater unless otherwise indicated

8:30 – 9:45 am Speaker Peter Hotez
“Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases”
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9:45 – 10:00 am Break
10:00 – 11:15 am Speaker Jon Skinner
“The Future of Medicare”
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11:15 am – 12:00 Panel Discussion, All Speakers
Panel Leader, Dr. Edward Burger
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12:00 noon Empty Bowls Project
Bishop’s Lounge