What is UCF MEDTalk?

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”


—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