Bios

Upcoming Speakers


Lydia Kang
 

Lydia Kang, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Division of General Medicine-Academic at UNMC

“Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything.”
December 5, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Lydia Kang is an internal medicine physician at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She graduated from Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine.

Kang is also the author of historical, young adult and non-fiction books. Those books include: “Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything” (co-authored with Nate Pedersen) as well as “A Beautiful Poison” and “The November Girl.”

Previous Speakers 


Alena Balasanova

Alëna A. Balasanova, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UNMC

“Opioids and Addiction: What Now?”
November 14, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Paul H. Davis, PhD

Paul H. Davis, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

“Cats, Rats, Parasites, Oh My!”
October 24, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Matt Serwe
 

Matt Serwe
Meteorologist for KETV News Watch 7

“Nebraska Weather”
September 26, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Ellen Duysen
 

Ellen Duysen
Coordinator and Outreach Specialist for the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) at UNMC

“Nebraska Agriculture”
August 15, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Alan S. Kolok

Alan S. Kolok, Ph.D.
Professor of biology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)

“What’s in your water Nebraska?”
June 13, 7pm @ The Slowdown