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Understanding Bipolar Depression

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will provide a broad overview of bipolar depression in adults, with respect to diagnostic challenges and current treatment strategies for this condition.

Speaker: Shefali Miller, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, February 11, 2016
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304

This program is full and we are no longer accepting registrations. The webcast can be viewed live on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 pm: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html.

The talk will be videotaped and will be posted on our YouTube playlist around March 15. DVDs will be available for checkout at approximately the same time.


Healthy Toolkit: Internet 101

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

Finding health-related information on the Internet that is reliable, current, and evidence-based takes knowledge and skill. With a focus on cancer, participants in this program will learn the basics of good research techniques and sources of trustworthy information online. There will be time after the class to continue researching and applying what has been discussed.

Speaker: Nancy Dickenson, MLIS, Librarian, Stanford Health Library

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Stanford Cancer Center South Bay
Health Library, Room 3302
2589 Samaritan Drive
San Jose, CA 95124

No fee. Space is limited, to register call 408.353.0197


Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Over 50% of women and 25% of men over the age of 50 will sustain a fragility fracture due to osteoporosis. This talk will address risk factors, prevention and treatment options, as well as common questions about lifestyle, dietary supplements, and medications. The latest in osteoporosis research will also be discussed.

Speaker: Joy Wu, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism, Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, February 25, 2016
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

Webcast can be viewed live: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


The Changing Landscape of Hereditary Cancer Genetic Testing

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care Program

Stanford genetic counselor Courtney Rowe-Teeter will discuss the recent advancements in hereditary cancer genetic testing and the importance of pre- and post-testing genetic counseling.

Speaker: Courtney Rowe-Teeter, MS, LCGC

Thursday, March 10, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

San Jose Cambrian Branch Library
Community Room
1780 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, CA 95124

No fee. No registration necessary.


Deep Brain Stimulation – Past, Present, Future

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk will focus on deep brain stimulation with respect to Parkinson’s disease reviewing the history of its discovery, current indications, and future direction. In addition there will be short updates on treatment and research regarding Parkinson’s disease.

Speakers: Melanie Lising, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center; and Laurice Yang, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center

Thursday, March 10, 2016
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

Webcast can be viewed live: http://stanfordvideo.stanford.edu/stream/shvl.html


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