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Medicine in Our Backyard

Join us for the continuation of this popular series featuring internationally known UC Irvine Health physicians who will discuss research and cutting edge technology in their various fields of expertise. We thank Mike and Polly Smith for their vision and leadership in spearheading this successful collaboration with UC Irvine Health.

DETAILS:

  • 6:30pm doors open
  • 7:00–8:30pm lecture, Q&A
  • Info: newportbeachlibrary.org or 949.717.3818
  • Newport Beach Central Library
  • No charge to attend

March 27 @ 7:00pm

Colorectal Health
C. Gregory Albers, M.D., FACG

Director, Diagnostic Services, H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Center
Professor, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Dr. C. Gregory Albers is a board-certified gastroenterologist whose clinical interests include capsule endoscopy, colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal reflux, inflammatory bowel disease, gut microbiome interactions and irritable bowel syndrome.

William Karnes, M.D.
Director, Colon Cancer Prevention Program, H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center
Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Medicine, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Dr. William Karnes is a fellowship-trained gastroenterologist who specializes in disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including colorectal cancer screening, gastrointestinal reflux disease, swallowing disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcers and esophageal disorders.


April 24 @ 7:00pm

Parkinson’s Disease and other Movement Disorders
Neal Hermanowicz, M.D.

Director, Movement Disorders Program, UC Irvine Health
Vice Chair & Professor, Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine School of Medicine


Nicolas M. Phielipp, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine School of Medicine

Dr. Phielipp and Dr. Hermanowicz will speak about their research in the care and treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease, dystonias, tremor, Huntington’s disease and other movement disorders.


May 22 @ 7:00pm

90+ Study and Memory Disorders
Claudia Helen Kawas, M.D.

Professor, Department of Neurology, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Professor, Neurobiology and Behavior, School of Biological Sciences, UC Irvine

Dr. Kawas’ work is concentrated on the epidemiology of aging and Alzheimer's disease, in the determinants of successful aging, longitudinal and clinical pathological investigations, clinical trials, and most recently, studies in cognitive and functional abilities of the Oldest Old (over 90 years of age).


PAST LECTURES THIS SEASON

September 26, 2016
Baruch Kuppermann, M.D., PhD
Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Other Retina Problems


October 24, 2016
Edward Nelson, M.D.
New Cancer Therapies


November 28, 2016

Hamid Djalilian, M.D. and Sunil P. Verma, M.D.
You Can’t Hear Me and I Can’t Talk Louder -- Hearing and Voice Problems As You Age


January 30, 2017
Ranjan Gupta, M.D.
Is a Shoulder Replacement Right for You?


More archived lectures here.