Scientech Logo

Presentations In 2014

NOTE: Many of the following presentation summaries will include links to the Power Point slides used to illustrate the presentation.
Click HERE for instructions on how to control the slide show

Subject Speaker Date
What Killed Your Ancestors? Presented By: James C. Dillon, MD, Emeritus, IU School of Medicine, club member 12/15
        PRESENTATIONS IN 2014    
Weird Science; Getting “Joe Public” to Work with Data Analysis and Scientific Literature Conducted By: Robert E. Pyatt, PhD, Associate Director, Cytogenetics & Molecular Genetics Lab, Nationwide Children’s Hospital; Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pathology, Ohio State University 1/13
A Developer's Dream in the Dunes Presented By: Suzanne Stanis, Director of Heritage Education and Information, Indiana Landmarks 1/20
A SWOT Analysis for the State of Indiana; reviewing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats Presented By: Matthew Will, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Indianapolis 1/27
Hoosiers in Hollywood Presented By: David L. Smith, retired Professor of Telecommunication, Ball State University 2/03
Chocolate for the Health of It, The “Food of the Gods” Presented By: Christina Ferroli, PhD, RD, Purdue Extension, Marion County 2/10
Environmental Studies at Manchester University Presented By: Jerry Sweeten, PhD, Biology Professor, Manchester University 2/17
Indianapolis Metropolitan Cyber Defense Force Presented By: Mr. Leo Doyle 2/24
DNA: From Double Helix to Your Personal Genome in 60 Years Presented By: Alexandre M. Erkine, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Butler University 3/03
Mechanics and Acoustics of the Pipe Organ Presented By: Rev. Robert A. Schilling, retired Organist/ Choirmaster, North United Methodist Church 3/10
History of Hook's Drug Stores Presented By: Chuck Hazelrigg, Registered Pharmacist and Dentist 3/17
Rise Above the Mark: Promoting Education Reforms That Work Presented By: Rocky D. Killion, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools, West Lafayette School System 3/24
Tale of my Grandfather--The Story of Daniel R. Christian Presented By: Jim Dillon, MD 3/31
Global Nutritional Research Presented By: Gregory A. Reinhart, PhD, Ohio State University, 4/07
Indianapolis Catacombs Tour Arranged By: Jim Bettner 4/14
Where Are All the Butterflies? Presented By: John Thieme, BS, Entomology, Purdue University 4/21
A Transforming World: dynamic forces sweeping across the globe Presented By: Josette Rathbun, MBA in Financial Planning 4/28
The Sino-Japanese War, after Pearl Harbor Presented By: Dr.GonzaloChua 5/05
Green Energy Installation at Eastern Illinois University Presented By: Jim Willson, PE and Gary Reed, PE 5/12
A Fever When Walter Came to Indianapolis Presented By: Stephen J. Jay, MD, Professor of Medicine and Public Health 5/19
Integrating Music Therapy into Healthcare. Presented By: Debra Burns, PhD, Associate Professor, IUPUI 6/2
The Adena Wilmington Tablets, A Mesoamerican Quincunx Presented By: Jon Haskel 6/9
Great Lakes Water Wars Presented By: Bill Stanley 6/16
Not Your Daddy's CSI Presented By: Jay Siegel, PhD, Consultant in Forensic Science, Professor Emeritus, Michigan State University 6/23
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Engineering Education: insights on the direction of engineering education Presented By: James C. Conwell, President, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology 6/30
Septic Tank Elimination Program (STEP) Presented By: Steve Nielsen, Director, Wet Distribution Engineering, Citizens Energy Group 7/07
Moving Wishard into the Future Presented By: : Lisa E. Harris, MD, CEO/Medical Director of Eskenazi Health 7/14
What can you do to Help Prevent Health Care Fraud? Presented By: Nancy Stone, SMO Program Director, and Ronda Crist, Coordinator of Volunteers 7/21
Novum Organum II: Going Beyond the Scientific Research Model Presented By: Chris Edwards, Ed. D. 7/28
The New US 31 in Hamilton County Presented By: Jason L. Rowley 8/04
Abraham Lincoln, an Historical Presentation Presented By: Theodore E. Bruzas 8/11
daVinci Pursuit Presented By: Mark Kesling, CEO daVinci Pursuit 8/18
World War II in Norway Presented By: Bob Sorensen 8/25
Tour of Beck’s Hybrids and Harger Farms Arranged By: Jim Bettner 9/08
Highly Reliable Healthcare Presented By: Bill Corley, Special Consultant for Health Care Improvement LLC. 9/15
The Story of IU Health: Past, Present, and Future Presented By: Daniel F. Evans, Jr., President and CEO, IU Health 9/22
911 and the Fire Service Presented By: Richard F. Osland, Search and Rescue Squad Leader 9/29
Booth Museum of Western Art Presented By: Lou Stanley -- Schoolteacher. Scientech member 10/6
Tour of Benton County Wind Farm Arranged By: Jim Bettner 10/13
What You Need to Know About Unmanned Systems Presented By: Richard Baker, PhD 10/20
Pediatric Heart Surgeries, Vocational Training Team Presented By: Salim Najjar, Past District Governor of Rotary D6560 10/27
River Gunboats in the Civil War Presented By: Max Hill, retired Union Carbide manager 11/03
The Cure for St. Anthony’s Fire: The Dawn of the Antibiotic Age Presented By: William Dick, MD, Past-President, The Scientech Club 11/10
Environment and Temperament in the Hippocratic Writings Presented By: Tiberiu Popa, PhD, Associate Professor, Butler University 11/17
Adventures in Astronomy: Building a 30-meter Telescope Presented By: Catherine Pilachowski, PhD 11/24
Seeing is Believing Presented By: Gordon Mendenhall, Sr. Stella Sabina 12/01
Listen Smart: A Program Designed to Preserve the Hearing of Young People Presented By: Dick Garret, Club member 12/08
What Killed Your Ancestors? Presented By: James C. Dillon, MD, Emeritus, IU School of Medicine, club member 12/15