'Science, Health Care & Healing' Presentation

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'Science, Health Care & Healing' Presentation

College of Humanities
February 18, 2014

Join us for the "Science, Healthcare and Healing" presentation on Friday, February 28 from 2-3:20 p.m. in the Student Union Memorial Center Kiva Room. The presentation will feature University of Arizona experts from multiple disciplines as they discuss issues related to health sciences and the humanities. Presenters include Russell S. Witte, Ph.D., Melinda H. Connor, D.D., Ph.D., AMP, FAM, Sallyanne Payton, J.D. and Hansonia Caldwell, Ph.D. A complete list of participants and topics are included below.

Moderator & Respondent: Stuart R. Hameroff, MD Director, Center for Consciousness Studies and Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesiology

Presenter:  Russell S. Witte, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Medical Imaging, Biomedical Engineering, Optical Sciences; Member- Sarver Heart Center, Member -Arizona Cancer Center

Title: SHAKING UP HEALTHCARE WITH ELECTRICITY AND VIBRATION: Revisiting Scientists of the Past in the Context of Twenty-first Century Medicine  

Presenter:  Melinda H. Connor, D.D., Ph.D., AMP, FAM

Presenter:  Sallyanne Payton, J.D.

Presenter:  Hansonia Caldwell, Ph.D.   

Title: Healing for the Brain with Music that Feeds the Soul: Reverse Engineering Neurological Processes with Lessons Learned from the Antebellum Negro Spiritual

This panel is part of the broader three-day Humanities, Medicine & Wellness Conference featuring University of Arizona faculty working at the intersections of the humanities, health sciences, and wellness initiatives to address global challenges. The conference will be held February 26-28, 2014 on the UA campus and will integrate research panels and papers from the Colleges of Humanities, Law, Medicine, Public Health, Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and others. Sponsored by the College of Humanities, all events are free and open to the public.

For more conference session and event information, go to http://hmw.arizona.edu/.

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