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Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Waterloo Regional Campus

10B Victoria Street South

Kitchener, ON N2G 1C5

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Stethoscope Series: KW medical students bringing knowledge to the community

The Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, Waterloo Regional Campus is pleased to offer the Stethoscope Series, a community lecture series hosted by medical students focused on bringing health topics and issues to the Kitchener-Waterloo community at large. This three-part informational series will take place on a monthly basis. Please join us as our medical students address the facts – and misconceptions – about health and medicine today.

All ages and groups are welcome! Join us for the following lectures:

Monday March 5, 2018 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall)

Public Health or Public Menace? Learn more about the Opioid Crisis

Join us to discuss facts and fiction about the current Opioid Crisis. What do these mean for you?

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall)

You are what you eat!

Join us to sift through some of the misconceptions surrounding nutrition. There is a lot of misinformation surrounding Nutrition. We will break down some of those misconceptions and misinformation so that audience members can make an informed decision about their Nurtrition.

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall)

Medical Mythbusters - Your questions answered!

In popular culture, medicine is full of myths. Ever wonder if sugar really makes your kids hyper? Do you really need to be drinking those 8 glasses of water a day? Or what about smoking and antibiotics? Are there myths hidden behind all the stories we pass from generation to generation? Find out at our fourth annual Medical Mythbusters lecture, where we will demystify these age-old medical questions! We will decide which myths to tackle based on your feedback from prior sessions.

Monday June 11, 2018 - 6:00-7:30pm (RM 2018 – Lecture Hall)

Explore your Doctors Office - An Interactive session

What does your Doctor see when (s)he uses an Otoscope or Ophthalmoscope? What does Blood Pressure sound like? Join us for this hands-on session where we explore the tools and techniques used by Doctors and other health care providers.

ADMISSION IS FREE however an RSVP is appreciated, as light refreshments will be served.

**PARKING IS AVAILABLE IN THE LOT OFF OF JOSEPH ST OR VISITOR PARKING (LOT 1) - $5 FOR EITHER LOT**

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Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Waterloo Regional Campus

10B Victoria Street South

Kitchener, ON N2G 1C5

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