2013-2014 College of Allied Health Distinguished Lecture Series
The College of Allied Health at California Baptist University is excited to announce the 2013-2014 Distinguished Lecture Series. Each event will advance your understanding of current issues and trends both locally and nationally as they relate to the promotion of health. The individuals speaking are leaders in their respective disciplines and will address opportunities available to those interested in pursuing similar career paths.
Dr. Steve Larson - 9/16/2013
Understanding the Details of the California Healthcare Exchange:
September 16, 2013, 6:00 pm, Innovator's Auditorium
Steve Larson, M.D.
Dr. Larson is the CEO and chairman of the board of Riverside Medical Clinic, a multi-specialty medical group located in Riverside, CA. He has been affiliated with the Riverside Medical Clinic since 1980. He has extensive experience in self-funded employer plans, managed care and full-risk delegated plans.
Dr. Larson is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the California Medical Association. He is a Past President of the Inland Empire Foundation for Medical Care and currently serves on its Board of Directors.
He is clinical professor of biomedical sciences at University of California, Riverside. His medical staff appointments include Riverside Community Hospital and Parkview Community Hospital and Riverside County Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Larson earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, graduating in 1975. He completed his residency in internal medicine in 1978 and a fellowship in infectious diseases in 1980, both at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospital in Milwaukee. He earned a master's degree in public health from Loma Linda University in 1988. He is board certified in both internal medicine and infectious diseases.
Dr. Larson also serves as a Delegate to the American Medical Association (AMA), representing Riverside and San Bernardino physicians.
In addition to membership in the Riverside County Medical Association, California Medical Association and the American Medical Association, Dr. Larson is a member of the Medical Group Managers Association, the Infectious Disease Society of America, the Southern California Infectious Disease Society and the American College of Physicians.
Dr. John Walsh - 10/14/2013
Exercise in the Treatment of Brain Disease:
The Mind Body Connection
October 14, 2013, 6:00 pm, Innovator's Auditorium
Dr. John Walsh, PhD
John Walsh, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Gerontology and a member of the Neuroscience Program at USC. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of California, Irvine, and was awarded a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from the University of Texas School of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Walsh's research focuses on the analysis of brain areas that are targets of age related disease. His studies examine physiological causes of diseases like Parkinson's disease and stroke as well as the physiological mechanism underlying exercise-induced recovery of function. The focus of his laboratory is to understand how dopamine and glutamate synapses interact in the expression of disease and how the relationship changes during recovery. John is a dedicated instructor and educational innovator at USC as well. He has received numerous awards for these efforts, including grants from USC and the National Science Foundation and teaching awards such as USC's Provost Prize for Teaching with Technology and most recently USC's Associates Award in Teaching.
Dr. Don Layman - 11/11/2013
Dr. Don Layman, PhD, Director of Research Egg Nutrition Center
November 11, 6:00 â 8:00 pm
Mr. Rusty Bailey - 2/10/2014
Mr. Rusty Bailey, Mayor of Riverside
February 10, 6:00 â 8:00 pmÂ
Dr. Gil Odendaal - 3/10/2014
Dr. Gil Odendaal, PhD, Vice President of Missions, World Relief March 10, 6:00 â 8:00 pm
Dr. Bita Bagheri - 4/14/2014
Dr. Bita Bagheri, MD, Nationally Recognized Dermatologist Riverside Medical Clinic April 14, 6:00 â 8:00 pm
All events are currently held in the new Innovators Auditorium (BUSB 132) located on the first floor of the Business Building. Download a campus map brochure for more detail.
Thank you to our Gold Sponsors
To become a sponsor of the 2013-2014 Distinguished Lecture Series or for more information, please contact Mary Davidson at (951) 343-4619 or firstname.lastname@example.org.