2016 - 2017 Lectures
All lectures will be held in 208 Light Hall at noon unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Annual Satcher Lecture
Camara Jones, M.D. Ph.D., M.P.H.
American Public Health Association
Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Eric Horvitz, M.D., Ph.D.
Member,National Academy of Engineering
Technical Fellow & Managing Director, Microsoft Research
Speaking on data science and artificial intelligence in medicine
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Brian Williams, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Violence in America As Viewed Through the Lens of a Trauma Surgeon: July 7, 2016- Dallas ,Texas
Monday, October 31, 2016
Joshua C. Denny, M.D., MS
Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
Associate Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University
Monday, December 12, 2016
Joan W. Bennett, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, Rutgers University
Member, National Academy of Sciences
Monday, January 9, 2017
Damon Tweedy, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center
Staff Physician at the Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center
"Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine"
Monday, February 20, 2017
Student Flexner Deans' Lecture
Candidate, MPH (Global Health) / MA (Latin American Studies), Graduation May 2017
"Integrating Anthropology and Global Health to Serve Latin American Populations"
Vanderbilt Medical School, III
"The (He)Art of Healing: Lessons Learned from an Unexpected Hospitalization"
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Charles Ransford, MPP
Director of Science and Policy, Cure Violence
Leadership Fellow & Bowman Memorial Fellow, Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago
Flexner Deans’ Lecture Series presents in conjunction with Global Health Student Committee
"Activating the Health Sector to Reduce Violence"
Monday, March 6, 2017
Ed Holloran Memorial Lecture
Congressman Jim Cooper
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Jacek Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D.,
Distinguished Professor of Medicine
and Louise B. McGavock Chair in Medicine,
Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics,
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Research Health Scientist,
Department of Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System
Monday, April 24, 2017
Annual Chapman Lecture
Brian D. Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor, University of Toronto
Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research, Wilson Centre
Executive-Vice President Education, University Health Network
"Educating Health Professionals in the 21st Century: What Will We Need Humans For?"