Join us for our free, monthly health seminars.
All seminars are open to the public and free of charge and each session will include a presentation and time for questions. Registration is required for each seminar you'd like to attend. Light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!
Time and Details
5:30 - 6 p.m. - Registration and light fare*
6 - 7 p.m. - Presentation
7 - 7:30 p.m. - Q&A Session
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Sciences Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
Map and Driving Directions
Parking is free
*Please note that food is not permitted in the presentation room.
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January 2, 2014
Roopali Gupta, MD
We all face challenges and opportunities as we age. The good news is that there are many ways to optimize overall health in our later years. To learn more, join UC San Diego Health System geriatrician, Dr. Roopali Gupta, for an informative talk about valuable tips for aging well. Dr. Gupta will share common needs of older patients, as well as address commonly asked questions on a variety of issues, such as sleep, memory, nutrition, and staying healthy and active.
February 6, 2014
March 6, 2014
Alan Shahtaji, DO
As we age, our body changes, but that isn’t a reason to stop exercising. In fact, staying fit, strong and flexible becomes even more important. In this seminar, Alan Shahtaji, DO will discuss how to get an effective cardiovascular workout based on monitoring heart rate and perceived exertion and find out how much resistance training you should include in your workouts. Answers to common questions will be provided, including recommended types of exercise, how exercise affects arthritis, and nutrition, vitamin and supplement recommendations for aging athletes. Healthy eating strategies for working out that will not negatively affect common health concerns such as cholesterol, diabetes or high blood pressure, will also be shared.
April 3, 2014
Meghan Spriggs, Au.D., CCC-A - Senior Audiologist
Say what?!? This seminar is all about ears! Join UC San Diego Health System audiologist, Meghan Spriggs, to hear how the ear works and what causes symptoms like hearing loss, dizziness and ringing. We'll also discuss the latest technological innovations and treatment options, including tinnitus relief solutions and implantable hearing devices.
May 1, 2014
Stroke: Why an Academic Health System is Best
Brett Meyer, MD
June 5, 2014
Gregory Daniels, MD
With the rising in incidence of skin cancers, we invite you to joine Dr. Gregory Daniels to look at common trends and prevention strategies in melanoma along with management of advanced disease through surgery, genetic pathways and the immune system.