Dr. Berthold Kepplinger, MD
Director of Dept. of Neuroscience,
Ostarrichiklinikum & Neuropsychiatric
Hospital Mauer/Amstetten, Austria.
TUESDAY, APRIL 11 at 7:30 p.m.
104 Kirby Hall
The systems of social security in Germany andAustria are public welfare systems that include legal measures to ensure a basic standard of living and provide health services to all. The organization of health care, the compulsory insurance system as well as the administration of community hospitals, major public hospital centers, and rehabilitation institutions will be presented.
A Reception in the lobby of Kirby will follow the lecture.
Sponsors: Max Kade Center for German Studies, Depts. of Neuroscience, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and the German Club.
SCHEDULE of Drs. Baran and Kepplinger’s visit to Lafayette College, April 9 to 13, 2006
SUNDAY, APRIL 9:
Arrival by car and check in at the B&B Lafayette Inn . Website: < http://www.lafayetteinn.com/>
Dinner with Prof. Lamb-Faffelberger
MONDAY, April 10:
8:30 – 9:30AM: Breakfast with Prof. Wendy Hill at the Lafayette Inn
9:30 – 11:30AM: Tour of Oechsle Hall by Prof. Hill and a presentation of the Program in Neuroscience
12 Noon – 1:15PM: LECTURE by Dr. Baran in Oechsle Hall: “Biochemical and pharmacological insight into
epilepsy research: Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection” (lunch will be provided)
1:15 – 2:30PM: Private time
2:30-3:30PM: Meeting with Profs. Hill, Elaine Reynolds, and Roxanne Lalande (Study Abroad Director) to
discuss the internship in Austria
3:30 – 5:30PM: Tour of the Lafayette Campus
5:30PM: Dinner with faculty members from the Natural Sciences Division and FLL
TUESDAY, April 11:
9:00—11:00 AM Meeting with Prof. Reynolds and Tour of the Biology Facilities
11 – 12:15PM: 1st CLASS VISITATION – Prof. Jamila Bookwala’s “Eternal Youth and Immortality”
(Oechsle Hall 211)
12 Noon – 1PM: Lunch in the Faculty Dining Room with students and faculty
1:15 – 2:30PM: 2nd CLASS VISITATION – Prof. Hills “Advanced Neuroscience” Seminar
(Oechsle Hall 211)
3 – 5:30PM: Private Time
5:30PM: Dinner in honor of Drs. Baran & Kepplinger with invited guests
7:30 – 9:30PM: Max Kade Distinguished LECTURE by Dr. Kepplinger
Health Care Crisis? How does Germany & Austria deal with it?
Dr. Berthold Kepplinger, MD and Director of Dept. of Neuroscience, Ostarrichiklinikum & Neuropsychiatric Hospital Mauer/Amstetten, Austria will present the lecture.
The systems of social security in Germany and Austria are public welfare systems that include legal measures to ensure a basic standard of living and provide health services to all. The organization of health care, the compulsory insurance system as well as the administration of community hospitals, major public hospital centers, and rehabilitation institutions will be presented.
Lecture in 104 Kirby Hall with a reception in the lobby following the presentation.
WEDNESDAY, April 12:
Morning Visit and Tour of the Lafayette’s Art Studios and Gallery
12 Noon – 1PM: “STAMMTISCH” – Dr. Kepplinger im Gespräch mit Deutschstudenten &
German-speaking professors and “Friends of German” from the community.
12Noon – 1:15PM: LECTURE by Dr. Baran in Oechsle Hall: “Kynurenine metabolism and
neurodegeneration”(lunch will be provided)
1:30-2:30 3rd CLASS VISITATION—Prof. Gabrielle Britton “Neurophysiology”
3-4:00 Private Time
4:15 Meeting with President Dan Weiss to discuss internship possibilities for Lafayette College
Neuroscience Majors (Also attending: Professors Hill, Lalande, Lamb-Faffelberger &
Dinner with Prof. Steve Lammers
8 – 9:15 AM 4th CLASS VISITATION – Prof. Jim Dearworth “Neurooanatomy”
(Kunkle Hall 117)
10:00 – 11:00AM Meeting with faculty
12 Noon – 1:15PM: LECTURE by Dr. Kepplinger in Oechsle Hall (“Kynurenine metabolism – clinical
significance in ageing and neurodegenerative disorders” (lunch will be provided)
Afternoon Tour of the surrounding area