Meetings at the Northside Events Center & Social Club, 2100 E 71st Street, have begun for those who choose to attend in person. A Zoom option with links on the website will continue indefinitely.Attendees at all in-person Scientech Club meetings should have up-to-date vaccinations and practice social distancing while attending the meeting. Masks are optional. Attendees who have a known exposure to someone with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 (Defined as being within eight feet proximity of a suspected or confirmed Covid risk person for 15 minutes or more) should be tested 3-5 days after exposure.Any member experiencing COVID symptoms in the past two weeks, should not attend an in-person meeting unless they have had a negative COVID test. Our attendance requirements will be continually updated if Marion County guidelines are changed.UPCOMING MONDAY: 8/22/2022 > --- Molecular mechanism of Parkinson's Disease >Speaker: Quyen Hoang PhD --- Dr. Hoang is a nationally renowned researcher on Parkinson's Disease. He was appointed in 2021 by the Dean to be the Director of the IU School of Medicine Center for Electron Microscopy. He received his undergraduate and PhD degrees at McMaster University in Canada. Before joining IU, he was a Senior Research Scientist in a collaborative entity between Brandeis and Harvard University. He is a frequent speaker at scientific meetings worldwide on Parkinson's Disease. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: Benny Ko MD)(ID: 731)
8/29/2022 > --- Visual problems in children, genetic and acquired. >Speaker: Kathy Haider, MD; Erin Conboy, MD --- Visual Problems and Blindness in Children
Kathy Haider, MD, is Director of Clinical Research and Professor of Clinical Opthalmology at the IU School of Medicine.
Erin Conboy, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics and Pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine. She established the Ocular Genetics Clinic and the Genetic Immunodeficiency Clinic
(Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: Russell Judd)(ID: 686)
9/12/2022 > --- Re-Thinking Engineering Education at Marian University >Speaker: Dr. Binh Q. Tran --- Dr. Binh Q. Tran is the founding dean for the E.S. Witchger School of Engineering at Marian University in Indianapolis. He has Bachelor and Master degrees in mechanical engineering from U.C. San Diego and San Diego State University, respectively. He received his Doctorate in biomedical engineering from the University of Iowa. His research interests are related to applications of computer, mobile, and information technologies to advance healthy and successful aging in elderly and underserved populations. He has successfully led research projects in the areas of telehealth/mobile health (m-health), home health care technologies, personal health records, and design and development of biomedical instrumentation, including wearable medical devices. He is a recognized
biomedical researcher with prior funding from NIH, NSF, FDA, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Defense, and other organizations. He also serves on grant panels for NIH, NSF, FDA, and the editorial board of several engineering journals. Dean Tran has over 20 years of experience in academic administration, curricular innovation, and service to the engineering profession. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)(ID: 713)
9/19/2022 > --- Nobel Prizes for 2021 in Chemistry and Physics >Speaker: Alan Schmidt, Jim Willson --- Alan Schmidt is a retired chemical engineer. He has a BChE from Michigan State and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin.
Jim Willson is past president of the Scientech Club. He has a BSCE from Purdue and an MBA from Northwestern. (Email: email@example.com Jimwill7777@gmail.com) (Sponsored By: Jim Willson)(ID: 721)
9/26/2022 > --- Nobel Prize winners for 2021 in Medicine and Economic Science >Speaker: Tom Lauer and Rick Whitener --- Tom Lauer is the George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Biology at BSU. Tom has a BS and MS from Ball State and a PhD from Purdue. Rick Whitener is vice president of the Scientech Club. He has a BA in Economics from Davidson College. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org RWhitener17@gmail.com) (Sponsored By: Jim Willson)(ID: 720)
10/3/2022 > --- Geology, Water and Climate >Speaker: Robert Barr --- Robert Barr is a Geologist and research Scientist for the Center for Earth and Environmental Science at IUPUI. Hydrology is his specialty. (Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 722)
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10/17/2022 > --- The Limits of Metrics in Quality Assessment >Speaker: Richard Gunderman --- Professor Indiana University School of Medicine. (Email: rbgunder@IU.edu) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 717)
10/24/2022 > --- Restoring Smiles to Children >Speaker: Dr. Gregory Borschel --- MD, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Riley Hospital.
Dr. Borschel was elected President of the American Society for Peripheral Nerve for 2021 & was reappointed for 2022. He was elected Chair of the Plastic Surgery Research Council for 2020 & was reappointed for a second term for 2022. (Sponsored By: Edward Koolish)(ID: 682)
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11/7/2022 > --- Healing in the Warm Glow of a Parasitic Infection: Malaria Therapy for Neurosyphilis at Central State Hospital >Speaker: Sarah Halter --- Sarah Halter is the Executive Director of the Indiana Medical History Museum. She also serves on several Boards of Directors and Advisory Boards including: the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, the John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Society, Easterseals Crossroads, the Association of Indiana Museums, Youth Enhancement and Training Initiative (YETI), and the Southern Association for the History of Medicine and Science. She is former Vice President of the League of Women Voters of Indianapolis. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sponsored By: Russell Judd)(ID: 729)
11/14/2022 > --- Lillian Gilbreth, Genius in the art of living >Speaker: Richard Gunderman and David Gunderman --- Richard is a Professor at Indiana University School of Medicine.
David is the Lillian Gilbreth Post-Doctoral Fellow at Purdue.
(Email: rbgunder@IU.edu) (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 719)
11/21/2022 > --- Krakatoa 1883 >Speaker: William H. Dick --- Scientech Club Historian (Email: email@example.com) (Sponsored By: William H. Dick)(ID: 730)
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12/12/2022 > --- Annual Meeting, Elections and Report of Scientech Foundation activities >Speaker: Joyce Mallette and Joe Abella --- Joyce Mallette is President of the Scientech Club.
Joe Abella is a member of the Scientech Club board and Vice President of the Scientech Foundation. (Sponsored By: Rick Whitener)(ID: 725)