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X-SIG Seminar Series by Kevin Weinfurt

All are welcome to attend the Spring 2019 X-SIG Seminar Series.  Our speaker for Spring 2019 is Dr. Kevin Weinfurt, Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Population and Health Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine.  Pizza will be served!

Dr. Weinfurt co-directs Duke’s masters-level Clinical Research Training program and teaches undergraduate and graduate psychology classes, including the psychology of medical decision making.  His research focuses on measuring patient-reported outcomes, medical decision making and bioethics.

In addition to Dr. Weinfurt’s Thursday evening lecture, he will present a second more technical lecture on Friday, February 8th at 1:00pm, entitled “Is it OK for People with Advanced Stage Cancer to hold Unrealistic Expectations of Success?”  This lecture will be held in McCreary Room 101.

Support for the X-SIG program is provided by: Dickson Fund; Kolbe Fund; Albaugh Fund in Chemistry; Alberte Fund in Biology; Cormack and Schweizer Funds in Physics. Support for the X-SIG Speaker Series is provided by EPACC, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, and the Psychology Departments.

Thursday, February 7 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm


McCreary Hall 115 Bowen Auditorium

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