Public Lecture by Prof. Gary Hammer "Leadership in Medicine and Science"


On February 2, at 17:00, Professor Gary Hammer, Director of the Endocrine Oncology Program at the University of Michigan, and former President of the Endocrine Society (Detroit, USA), will hold a public lecture on "Leadership in Medicine and Science" in Hall G 106.

About Lecture

A motivational and inspiring lecture based on the personal experience and career path of Professor Gary Hammer himself in science and medicine. It will be about how awareness of one's own vulnerability can be a source of inspiration to change the world for the better. How one can understand the concept of being here and now. Living in presence, using time and space to develop oneself, inspire others and change the environment and the world around us for a better place. The conversation will also touch the subject of the relationship between the doctor and the patient, those connections, trust, and mutual understanding that are necessary for the formation and development of an ideal doctor-patient relationship in the long term.

About the Speaker

Prof. Gary D. Hammer, M.D., Ph.D. is a Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine (MEND), Cell & Developmental Biology, and Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan. He currently serves as Director of the Endocrine Oncology Program at Rogel Cancer Center, where he holds the Millie Schembechler Professorship in Adrenal Cancer.

Prof. Gary D. Hammer obtained his M.D. and PhD in Neuroscience from Tufts University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine, followed by a clinical fellowship in Endocrinology and a post-doctoral fellowship with Holly Ingraham at the University of California (San Francisco).

He has brokered the recent renaissance of the current Michigan team of adrenal scientists that includes a who's who in the study of adrenal disease. He received the UofM Jerome Conn Award for Outstanding Research in Internal Medicine, the Endocrine Society Edwin B. Astwood Award for Outstanding Research and is a member of ASCI and AAP.

An extensive biography is available at the following link:

Working language: English

Time: February 2, 5:00 p.m

Location: G106 Hall, G. Tsereteli Ave. N1

Attendance is free.


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