Four faculty featured in 'What's the Big Idea?' lecture series

Each Thursday evening in October, a member of the UNC School of Medicine faculty will share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective.

The Friday Center for Continuing Education is hosting their "What's the Big Idea?" lecture series again this fall. On four consecutive Thursday evenings, a member of the UNC School of Medicine faculty will share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective.

Lecture dates, topics and speakers:

October 6 -- Terra Incognita:  Explorations of Consciousness.
Speaker: Albert Hinn, MD, is a professor in the departments of neurology and neurosurgery, and an adjunct associate professor in the department of allied health sciences.

October 13 -- Brain Surgery throughout the Ages
Speaker: Deanna Sasaki-Adams, MD, an assistant professor in the department of neurosurgery. 

October 20 -- Philosophical Topics in Psychiatry
Speaker: Gary J. Gala, MD, an associate professor of psychiatry and associate chair for education and training in the department of psychiatry.

October 27 -- Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep
Speaker: Bradley Vaughn, MD, is a professor of neurology, adjunct professor of biomedical engineering and adjunct professor in the department of allied health sciences.

For additional information or to register, click here.