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Christiana Care physicians featured at Lewes Mini-Medical School program

Mar 02, 2012

Mini-Medical School is a free, five-week lecture series offered to adults and junior and senior high school students to help them learn about important trends in medicine and health. The Mini-Medical School series is cosponsored by Christiana Care Health System, the Delaware Academy of Medicine and the Delaware Academy of Family Medicine.  Christiana Care physicians will provide in-depth lectures on important issues and advances in medicine and research.  After each lecture, participants may ask questions.  There are no tests or grades and no previous medical training is required. Participants who attend all five sessions will receive a certificate of achievement.

All lectures will be held at the University of Delaware’s Virden Retreat Center, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes.  Light refreshments will be served.  Seating is limited and preregistration is required.  To register call 800-693-CARE(2273).   

Check-in for each session will be at 6 p.m., and lectures will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday, March 13

Neuro-interventional Surgery - Minimally Invasive Procedures for Strokes and Aneurysms

Presenter: Gregg H. Zoarksi, MD, neuroradiologist, Christiana Care Health System

Tuesday, March 27

Pancreatic Cancer:  Approach and Treatment Options

Presenter: Joseph Bennett, MD, surgical oncologist, Christiana Care Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

Tuesday, April 3

Kidney Transplant Basics

Presenter: S. John Swanson III, MD, FACS, chief, Christiana Care Transplantation Surgery

Tuesday, April 10

The Aging Brain:  Fact and Fiction About Brain Health

Presenter: Michael Rosenthal, MD, chair, Christiana Care Department of Family & Community Medicine

Tuesday, April 17

The Beat Goes On: Heart Rhythm Solutions

Presenter:  Roger Kerzner, MD, director, Christiana Care Electrophysiology Research

For more information about Christiana Care, visit

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