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Media Contact: Sarah Goodwin 14 January 2008    
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Emory MiniMedical School Focuses On Key Areas of Health and Wellbeing
Emory University's popular MiniMedical School returns this winter with 12 of Emory School of Medicine's top faculty providing new insights into health, medicine and wellbeing. Returning alumni and new students can earn their MiniMedical School diploma in this entertaining six-week community lecture series.

Randy Martin, MD, Emory director of echocardiology and Channel 2 health reporter, is course director. This year's MiniMedical School course, held at the Emory University School of Medicine building on Clifton Road, meets on six consecutive Tuesday evenings, Feb. 5 to March 11, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuition is $125. The fee includes refreshments, class handouts, a MiniMed shirt and a diploma awarded upon completion. Free parking is available.

Emory MiniMedical School faculty will tackle many critical and fascinating medical questions, including how your lungs work and stay well; how to protect your heart and understand cardiovascular disease; understanding neurosciences and the promises ahead; recent progress in memory and Alzheimer's disease; the difference between allergies and other health problems; the state-of-the-art for managing back problems; how scientists are accelerating discovery and accelerating hope in cancer; how radiology helps detect and treat medical conditions; and what women and men need to know for optimum health and to identify problems early.

Visit the Emory Center for Lifelong Learning's course listing for a complete schedule and to register.

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