What is UCF MEDTalk?

What’s Happening_April 20, 2020

MEDTalk events are TED Talk-type events featuring a prominent College of Medicine faculty member presenting his or her work and research and how it correlates to a current social hot topic. UCF MedTalk is a special series of informal talks on current and innovative issues in medicine. These events include opportunities for networking, a casual location, plain language and a comfortable atmosphere for all. Each researcher or physician will provide a brief presentation followed by a Q&A session. All are encouraged to join this unique conversation.

Upcoming MEDTalk Events:

No current MEDTalk events scheduled at this time.

Previous MEDTalk Events:

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – “Living Your Best Life Through Lifestyle Medicine”
— Presented by Dr. Denise Kay, Dr. Magdalena Pasarica, Dr. Sharon Wasserstrom

Wednesday, April 22, 2017 – “The Cannibal and the Railway Worker’s Wife: Why your brain gets sick”
— Presented by Dr. Stephen Lambert

Wednesday, June 17, 2017 – “The Upshot on Viruses and Vaccines”
— Presented by Dr. Griffith Parks

Thursday, November 9, 2017 – “The Science Behind Medical Marijuana”
— Presented by Dr. Sampath Parthasarathy

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – “Three Food Truths You Need to Know”

UCF MEDTalk: Three Food Truths You Need to Know

Healthy eating doesn't mean dieting or restricting meals to boring foods! Learn techniques on how to make healthy eating more fun, and receive a live demonstration on healthy cooking from Dr. Jacquelyn Nyenhuis, University of Central Florida culinary medicine expert and food blogger.Register for this UCF College of Medicine Alumni MedTalk by this Friday to receive our discounted rate! http://ow.ly/8RI030kfGQycc: UCF Alumni

Posted by UCF College of Medicine on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

—Presented by Dr. Jacquelyn Nyenhuis

Thursday, November 15, 2018 – “Why Fat Tastes Good and What Science is Doing About It” 

—Presented by Dr. Timothy Gilbertson