Past Scientech Programs in 2017



1/9/2017 --- Introduction to Pharmacogenomics

Speaker: David Kisor --- Pharm.D, Professor and Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Director, Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics Program, Manchester University
(Email: dfkisor@Manchester.edu) (Sponsored By: Carl Holl)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




1/16/2017 --- Can a New Understanding of the History of Science Lead to a New Future in Education?

Speaker: Chris Edwards --- Dr. Chris Edwards has taught in Indiana’s public schools for fifteen years and currently directs a Scientech Foundation grant dedicated to a new way of educating teachers of science. Chris is also an adjunct professor at the graduate school of University of Indianapolis where these new teacher education concepts are being implemented with the help of a generous grant from the Scientech Foundation.
(Email: edwardsscedward@aol.com) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




1/23/2017 --- Ancient Pigment Solves Modern Crime

Speaker: Gregory D. Smith, Ph.D --- Otto N. Frenzel III Senior Conservation Scientist, Indianapolis Museum of Art
(Email: gdsmith@imamuseum.org ) (Sponsored By: Bonnie Carter)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




1/30/2017 --- What Will We Discover? The Next Decade of Space Exploration

Speaker: Greg McCauley --- Executive Director/CEO Link Observatory Space Science Institute
(Email: kwilliams@linkobservatory.org) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




2/6/2017 --- Does the world get fed in 2050?

Speaker: Vahid Aidun --- Ph.D. in crop breeding & genetics. Holds the position of Licensing Leader at Dow AgroSciences
(Email: vlaidun@dow.com) (Sponsored By: Bonnie Carter )

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




2/13/2017 --- 19th and early 20th century photographic techniques and aesthetics

Speaker: David Beatty --- BA in philosophy from Indiana University and a masters of science in psychiatric mental health nursing, retired last year after 25 years of working in consultation liaison psychiatry; Professional photographer
(Email: davbeatty@yahoo.com) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




2/20/2017 --- Bridging the Past with the Future

Speaker: Allen Patterson --- Director of Hamilton County Parks
(Email: allen.patterson@hamiltoncounty.in.gov) (Sponsored By: James Dillon)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




2/27/2017 --- How to Craft a Heroin Epidemic

Speaker: Daniel Rusyniak --- Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medical Director, Indiana Poison Center,Indiana University
(Email: DRusynia@IUHealth.org) (Sponsored By: Martin Meisenheimer)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




3/6/2017 --- Differences of health care in the US and France

Speaker: Rudy Rouhana --- Physician--recently retired from family practice in Indianapolis (Sponsored By: Russell judd)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




3/13/2017 --- Bees and honey production

Speaker: Jerry Zimmerman --- Member of Bee Keepers of Indiana:retired from University of Indianapolis. Is a member of the Scientech club
(Email: DrPhysio@mac.com) (Sponsored By: Russell judd)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




3/20/2017 --- TOUR--- Air Force Museum/ Wright Patterson Air Force Base, DAyton, OH

(Sponsored By: James L. Bettner)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




3/27/2017 --- Science of Forensic Document Examination

Speaker: Diane K. Tolliver --- Bachelor of Science in Criminology Indiana State University, Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University,Indiana State Police Forensic Document Unit Supervisor, Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners, Past President of the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners
(Email: tolliverd@aol.com) (Sponsored By: Dr. Alan D. Schmidt)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




4/3/2017 --- Best Practices in Philanthropy, Nonprofits, and Foundations

Speaker: Jeff Rasley --- Scientech member serving on Foundation Board, Butler & Marian U adjunct prof, J.D. and M.Div degrees
(Email: jrasley@juno.com) (Sponsored By: Jeff Rasley)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




4/10/2017 --- Secret City

Speaker: C. S. Shoup --- Scientech Club Member, former research scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(Email: cshoup@indy.rr.com) (Sponsored By: Charlie Shoup)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




4/17/2017 --- Visiting Col. Eli Lilly's start-up. The making of an exhibition in the "You are There" series.

Speaker: Angela Wolfgram --- Exhibitions Researcher at Indiana Historical Society
(Email: AGiacomelli@indianahistory.org) (Sponsored By: Alison Brown)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




4/24/2017 --- The science in bonsai design.

Speaker: Carl Wooldridge DO --- Retired Orthopedic Surgeon. Vice President Indianapolis Bonsai Society.14 years experience With Bonsai. Two time Grand Champion winner of Indiana state fair. Has shown trees in last three National Bonsai Convention. Had tree selected for The Artisan Cup in Portland Oregon,2015. (only 72 trees accepted nationally).
(Email: carlwool@hotmail.com) (Sponsored By: Carl Wooldridge DO)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




5/1/2017 --- Who We Are

Speaker: John Whitaker --- Executive Director, Indianapolis Midwest Food Bank
(Email: indianapolis.midwestfoodbank.org) (Sponsored By: Jim Farley)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




5/8/2017 --- STEM Scouts

Speaker: Spencer Waldman --- head of the coed STEM Scout program in Central Indiana (Sponsored By: Steve Springer)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




5/15/2017 --- Medicine in Antarctica

Speaker: Richard or Teresa Trierweiler --- Richard Trierweiler M.D., M.P.H., F.A.W.M.
(Email: tjwtmdfp@aol.com) (Sponsored By: Teresa Trierweiler)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




5/22/2017 --- "Antibiotic Resistance"

Speaker: Dr Robert Baker MD --- Dr Baker is a specialist in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Community Health Network.
(Email: Rbaker2@ecommunity.com) (Sponsored By: D Bash (R Garrett))

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




6/5/2017 --- The SnapLink - staying in touch with family in times of dementia

Speaker: Rahil Thanawala --- Rahil Thanawala is a student in Hamilton county who has created an app to make communication with Alzheimer's patients more fulfilling. He was inspired by his grandma who is also an Alzheimer’s patient. In his endeavor he is strongly supported by the Alzheimer's Association and the Eli Lilly Co, http://thesnaplink.com/
(Email: Founder@thesnaplink.org) (Sponsored By: Alison Brown)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




6/12/2017 --- Hands Only CPR with AED Instruction

Speaker: William C. Dillon, M.D. --- Dr. William Dillon is a practicing Interventional Cardiologist in Louisville Kentucky and the President of the Start the Heart Foundation in Louisville and has recently expanded to Indianapolis with the help of Steve Combs. The Foundation has taught over 25,000 people hands only CPR in the last three years. The program has been very successful in Louisville. Dr Dillon will skype from Louisville.
(Email: wdillon@twc.com) (Sponsored By: James C. Dillon)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)




6/19/2017 --- Bridge Accidents/ repair

Speaker: Michael Wenning, PE & Jeremy Hunter --- Bridge Accidents/Repair, Michael Wenning, PE is an engineer with GAI Consultants. Jeremy Hunter, PE is an engineer with Indiana Department of Highways. (Sponsored By: Victor Wenning)

(Scribe Summary: HERE)