University of Findlay's Winter College in Florida

Join us for UF's 7th annual Winter College in Naples, Florida.

Feb. 12, 2020
9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Pelican Isle Yacht Club, Naples, FL.

Winter College Presentations:

The Impact of Art in Alzheimer’s Patients
Dr. Lindsey Buddelmeyer, University of Findlay Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy

Experience how art and occupational therapy come together to help those with Alzheimer’s. Dr. Buddelmeyer will share her personal experiences about connecting the act of creating art with occupational therapy methods to help people with the disease. Dr. Buddelmeyer's research has been published in OT Practice Magazine.

Recently, Dr. Buddelmeyer facilitated a research course with OT students in partnership with the University of Findlay's Mazza Museum, Awakening Minds Art, and The Legacy nursing home to experience the positive impact OT can have on memory challenges through painting.

Current Trends in Animal Research & its Impact on Your Health
Jennifer C. Smith '91 D.V.M., Bioresources Department director for Henry
Ford Health System in Detroit, Michigan and UF Trustee

Current trends in biomedical research include the reduction and replacement of animals by the adoption of mathematical modeling, database analysis, computer simulations, and in vitro models, like cell and tissue cultures. Some believe technological advances will one day make animal studies unnecessary, while others argue that “nonliving” models will never be capable of reliably replicating all of the uses of laboratory animals. Regardless of the method, the focus of biomedical research will continue to seek and answer questions with the goal of improving human and animal health.

The Future of UF & Lunch
President Katherine Fell, Ph.D.

Learn about what's new at the University of Findlay and exciting future plans for our campus and students.

UF Pharmacy Students and Glioblastoma Brain Cancer Research
Laura Inbody, fifth year pharmacy student

National news found University of Findlay in fall 2019 when it was announced that UF pharmacy students and faculty collaborated on a drug discovery project to search for new treatment options for gliobastoma, the most aggressive form of cancer occurring in the brain. Laura Inbody, a fifth year pharmacy student, will discuss an overview of this research project including the design, synthesis, and initial screening of compounds. Laura will also highlight the importance of undergraduate research and the role that this experiential learning platform has played in shaping her future career goals.

Live in the Tampa/St. Petersburg Area? Join us for a reception there on Feb. 10, 2020!
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9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
The University of Findlay’s seventh annual Winter College
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