Lectures are held at the Bowen Center at 7:30 pm on the 2019-2020 calendar dates shown below, unless otherwise stated. The lectures are free and open to the public. On-street parking is available. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

The Professional Lecture Series focus on the family as a natural system and on knowledge from the study of other natural systems. A distinctive feature of this meeting is the length of time the presenter is given to develop and illustrate ideas and entertain discussion.

Can’t attend or missed the lecture? The lecture and discussion are streamed and saved on Facebook Live. (Please note that if you participate in the discussion portion, your questions/comments will be streamed during the live broadcast, as well as recorded and saved onto Facebook.)

You can also listen to the audio recordings on our website or on Apple Podcasts. Search “The Bowen Center” to find The Professional Lecture podcast.

Dates for the Academic Year 2019-2020

October 3, 2019

A Physician’s Response to Climate Change
Dr. Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Executive Director, Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

A family medicine physician and public health doctor who has engaged in teaching, research and advocacy for over 30 years, Dr. Sarfaty will describe her research using this background to show how climate change has affected her view of health care over the years. Her work and research were the impetus for founding the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health in 2016. The presentation will conclude with a discussion of options for advocacy.

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Save the Dates for the Upcoming Professional Lectures!

January 23, 2020
February 13, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 2, 2020
May 28, 2020