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Mini Med School Previous Events

CUNY School of Medicine

Mini Med School Previous Events

Previous Events : 2017 - 2018

Our ninth Mini-Medical School will discuss "Making Smoking A Thing of the Past". The session will take place on October 10th from 5:30PM-7PM at the CCNY Campus in the North Academic Center (NAC) Ballroom. The presentation will be given by Jamie Ostroff, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Raghu Loganathan, MD, St. Barnabas Health Systems Alberta Morgan, NYS Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene Jeanine Pierce, NYS Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene. Please RSVP

Our eighth Mini-Medical School session will discuss “Nutrition and Healthy Aging”. The session will take place on May 9th from 5:30-7PM at the CCNY Campus in the North Academic Center (NAC) 1/103. Ghada Soliman, MD, PhD, RD will be presenting.  Read more here: and RSVP here:

APRIL 25, 2018

Our seventh session of Mini-Medical School discussed Sleep Health and the Importance of Getting a Good Night’s Sleep.  The presentation was given by Dr. Mediha I. Ibrahim, Director of Sleep Medicine Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Physician at Saint Barnabas Hospital. Read more

MARCH 14, 2018

Our March session featured a panel of doctors discussing Cancer Screening Prevention and Control.  The panelists were Dr. Lewis Kampel,  Medical Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Medical Director, Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care, Dr. Donna D’Alessio, Radiologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Dr. Arnold Markowitz, Gastroenterologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  Each panelists gave a short presentation on their area of expertise followed by a discussion around audience questions. Read more:

FEBRURY 7, 2018

In honor of hypertension month this Mini-Medical School focused on Hypertension Prevention & ManagementDr. James Croll, Director of Division of Nephrology and Medical Director of Saint Barnabas Health System Hemodialysis Center gave the presentation. Following the event we gave attendees free blood pressure checks. Read More

JANUARY 10, 2018

We kicked off the new year with a session about nutrition.  Ann Meyer, a Registered Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition Manager at NYC Health & Hospitals/Harlem presented on “What’s on your Plate: Breaking Down MyPlate and Nutrition in the Media”. Read More

DECEMBER 13, 2017

Our upcoming December session will cover mental health.  The session will take place on December 13th from 5:30-7PM at the CCNY campus in the North Academic Center 1/201. Deidre Anglin, PhD, associate professor of clinical psychology at CCNY will be presenting her talk, Maintaining Mental Health and Wellness: How Do I Know When I Need Help?Read MoreClick here to RSVP

NOVEMBER 15th, 2017

The second session of Mini-Medial School was Diabetes and Health: Management and Prevention (in honor of November being Diabetes month).  The presentation was given by Dr. Gilbert Brovar, Division Chief, Endocrinology, and Department of Medicine at St. Barnabas Health Systems. Read More.

OCTOBER18, 2017

Learn about how Mini-Medical School was developed and implemented as well as details of our inaugural session. The first session took place on October 18th and discussed Diet, Physical Activity and HealthRead More