Past LIFE Lecture Slides

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Spring 2016 Lectures

03/15            10:30 a.m.      Timothy Rodarius, Ph.D., “The Future Financing of Healthcare in America”

04/05            10:30 a.m.        Stephen Lambert, Ph.D., “The Railway Worker’s Wife and the Cannibal: Tales of Protein Folding and Neurodegeneration”

04/19              9 a.m.              Valerie Risher, BSN, RN, “Sheltering Services Summit”

                       10:30 a.m.        Griffith Parks, Ph.D., “Harnessing the Power of Viruses for Novel Vaccines and Cancer Therapies”

Fall 2015 Lectures (August 25 – November 24)

09/15             10:30 a.m.     CF      JANAN SMITHER, Ph.D., “The Healthy Brain”  

 10/06           10:30 a.m.    P       MARK WINTON, Ph.D. “Understanding Genocide and Hate Crimes”

10/13                      9 a.m.      P      LOREEN BOBO & DAVID PARKS, “I-4 Ultimate”

                          10:30 a.m.       P     JIM WRIGHT, Ph.D., “Homeless Populations of CF”

10/20                       9 a.m.      CF     LINDA GOOCH, “The Success of the UCF Cheer Leaders” 

10/27                       9 a.m.       P   JOSEPH DAVIS, President, “Googling for Life in Wired World” 

                           10:30 a.m.       P      DONNA GRAY, RN, “Advanced Directives”

11/3                   10:30 a.m.       P   DAVID WEINSTEIN, MD, “Secrets to Healthy Skin”


 SPRING 2015 LECTURES (January 13 – April 21)


3/3/15     09:00                      Seminole County Sheriff’s Office – Financial Crimes Task Force



3/10/15   9:00                     Barbara Thompson, MA, Assistant Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion “Generational Diversity”


3/17/15   9:00                     Fr. Benjamin Berinti, Catholic Campus Ministry:“The Role of Campus Ministries at UCF”

10:30                   Dr. Jamie Poissant, PhD, Assistant English professor: “Trends in Contemporary Literature”

3/24/15   9:00                     Desta Horner, Group Leader of Citizens’ Climate Lobby: “A Solution to Address the Climate Change Crisis”

10:30                   Sean Snaith, Ph.D., Director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness


4/7/15          09:00              Dr. Cohen, Compass Research: “Memory and Aging and Care Options”

4/21/15          09:00     (Gerontology Grant Recipient Presentations)