Medical Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, UD

Starting with the 2016 fall semester the Academy/DPHA was invited to coordinate the Medical Lecture Series at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Wilmington Campus of the University of Delaware.  This lecture series dates back as far as 2003, and was organized by the late Robert B. Breteton, MD.

For the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 lectures Tim Gibbs, executive director of the Academy/DPHA, was joined by Ralph Milner, MD to provide leadership continuity. Dr. Milner’s leadership was greatly appreciated.

The Spring 2019 lecture series will include the following topics (click here for more information):

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry
  • Exercise and Aging
  • Trauma and Falling
  • Early Language Acquisition and Cognitive Development
  • Addiction
  • Nanomedicine and Gene Regulation
  • Kidneys 101
  • Polypharmacy
  • Physician Assistants
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Healthcare in Delaware
  • Neurodegenerative Disease Treatment and Research
  • Data Privacy
  • Delaware Healthcare Commission

To attend, participants must be a member of other Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Community.  For more information and to register, please visit