About the Series
AHW’s popular Conversations with Scientists series is back with a brand new virtual experience!
In partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin, each month we’ll dig into the science behind a health topic making news today. Think of it as a virtual coffee break, with a science twist.
You bring the coffee. We’ll bring a scientist. And together we’ll explore what science tells us about the health topics that matter to you!
The Science of Healthy Eating: How to Eat to Prevent Disease & Promote Health
September 15, 2021 | 11 a.m.
Join Stuart Wong, MD, medical oncologist and director of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Disease Prevention Research Center, and Ken Jacobsohn, MD, associate professor, as they talk with David Nelson, PhD, of the MCW Center for Healthy Communities and Research, to explore the science-driven nutrition plan that can prevent disease, promote good health, and change our bodies and our communities for the better.
How to Watch: Join LIVE on Facebook
Kids & COVID-19: A Conversation for Parents & Caregivers
August 3, 2021 | 12-12:30 p.m.
Medical College of Wisconsin pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Frank Zhu talks with Calie Herbst, founder of Milwaukee with Kids, on the science behind COVID-19 in kids, and what parents and caregivers need to know about variants, vaccines, and the latest guidelines for keeping your family healthy this fall.
Preventing Violence, Promoting Safe & Healthy Communities
July 13, 2021 | 12-12:30 pm
As cities around the country reimagine public safety, Reggie Moore, director of violence prevention in the MCW Comprehensive Injury Center, and host Dr. Marc de Moya, Chief of Trauma Surgery at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin explore the science behind violence prevention
Let's Talk About Sex, Gender & Health
June 2, 2021 | 12-12:30 p.m.
Join nationally recognized LGBTQ health specialist Dr. Jessica Francis and host Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld for a discussion on sex, gender identity, and health, as they explore what science tells us about how exclusion in health disparities and inequities, and why inclusion in medicine, science, and society matters to health.
Tired & Overwhelmed During COVID-19
May 4, 2021 | 1:30-2 p.m.
Why do so many of us feel tired and overwhelmed more than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began? Health psychologist Dr. Terri deRoon-Cassini explores the science behind how our experiences today are shaping how we feel, and what we can do to give ourselves the break we need.
A Conversation on COVID-19
April 8, 2021 | 1:30-2 p.m.
Join us as nationally recognized infectious disease expert Dr. Joyce Sanchez explores the science behind what we know now about COVID-19 vaccines, variants, and being vigilant so that we can get back to the things we love and miss most.
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