Nov 20 How understanding evolution changes research and clinical practice
Two special presentations by University of Michigan clinician/researcher physicians about how understanding evolution has (and has not) changed their approaches to research and practiceTuesday November 20th at 4 pm in Room 1755 SPH I
Paul Turke, MD, PhD Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
Breaking the barriers to Darwinian pediatrics
Dr. Turke is a well known evolutionary anthropologist
who has been practicing pediatrics for the past 20 years
while also pursuing research on aging.
His book on evolutionary foundations for pediatrics is in preparation.
Darwinian Medicine in theory and practice
Dr. Weder is a Professor of Internal Medicine at UM, and
co-Director of the Vascular Medicine Program in Cardiology.
His research has been on hypertension, and
he has taught courses on evolution and medicine at UM.