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You asked for it, and we listened. Introducing the UC Alumni Association’s new health series for Bearcats to learn from our experts on various health topics. Our clinical experts will explore the COVID-19 pandemic, racial inequities in healthcare, resilience during times of stress, and more.

Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Discussion with CEO of UC Health

Tuesday, Sept. 29
4:30 p.m.

Join UC Health President & CEO Richard P. Lofgren, MD for a virtual discussion on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear directly about Ohio’s progress, vaccine trials, and scientific discovery and information on myths versus facts.

As one of the advisors to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine during the pandemic response, Dr. Lofgren brings a unique perspective as the leader of Greater Cincinnati’s academic health system, an internal medicine physician with a master’s degree in epidemiology.

Additionally, Dr. Lofgren holds leadership roles with the Ohio Hospital Association, The Greater Cincinnati Health Collaborative and the Cincinnati Chamber’s RESTART program.


CAHS Alumni & Friends ‘Back in Class:’ Innovation in Telehealth

Friday, Oct. 2
10 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

“Innovation in Telehealth” will discuss the emergence of telehealth in allied health professions and showcase examples of innovation and evolution in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


COVID-19: An October 2020 Update on its Pathogenesis, Testing and Treatment and Vaccine Development: Special Emphasis on COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2) Infection

Friday, Oct. 9
1 - 3 p.m.

COVID-19: An October 2020 Update on its Pathogenesis, Testing and Treatment

Presented by Daniel P. Healy, PharmD, FIDSA, FCCP
Professor of Pharmacy, UC College of Pharmacy

Vaccine Development: Special Emphasis on COVID-19 (SARS CoV-2) Infection
Presented by Daniel Shelly, PhD, MBA
Path.org, Director Global Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Essential Medicines
Adjunct Professor, UC College of Pharmacy


Optimize Your Well-Being

Saturday, Oct. 17
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and UC Cancer Center Survivorship and Supportive Services Program will host this free virtual series for the community focused on integrative health and cancer survivorship. Expert speakers will provide evidence-based ways to maintain a wellness-centered lifestyle and promote healing through lifestyle management and integrative therapies. This is the first of two events in this series.


Exploring Our Patients' Contexts: A History of Anti-Black Racism in Cincinnati

Thursday, November 5
6 - 7 p.m.

Join Anna Goroncy, MD, Program Director Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program at The Christ Hospital and UC Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, for a presentation about the causes and consequences of health inequities.


Save The Date

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Wednesday, Jan. 27
4:30 p.m.

To live life to the fullest, it is important to optimize practices that promote overall health — like mindfulness or mind-body techniques that are proven to reduce stress and improve well-being. Join Dr. Sian Cotton, Director of UC’s Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and Professor of Family and Community Medicine, in her presentation “Mindfulness for Building Resilience” to learn practical skills and the science behind them, to stimulate a healthy lifestyle and build resilience in the face of ongoing stress.

Stay tuned to register.

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Date forthcoming

Join us for the latest and breaking news related to a COVID-19 vaccine with Brett Kissela, MD, MS, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Research at UC’s College of Medicine and Chief of Research Services for UC Health. Dr. Kissela will break down the safety of a vaccine and address common questions and concerns as well as what it means for the future.

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness and UC Cancer Center Survivorship and Supportive Services Program will host this free virtual series for the community focused on integrative health and cancer survivorship. Expert speakers will provide evidence-based ways to maintain a wellness-centered lifestyle and promote healing through lifestyle management and integrative therapies. This is the second of two events in this series.

Past Events

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/rl_4nrCOfOA?rel=0

Giving Back

UC clinicians and researchers have been on the front lines of the region's response to COVID-19, truly making our community proud. The Crisis Response Fund supports the immediate and ongoing needs of UC Health clinicians and staff as they continue to understand, treat and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Please consider making a gift to support UC and UC Health to address areas of emerging and critical need in real-time. 


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