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Central Colorado Humanists’ Sunday Science
March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
On the first Sunday of every month, join the Central Colorado Humanists in the SteamPlant Ballroom for Sunday Science.
About the Event
Come join the Central Colorado Humanists as they feature their own CCH members and friends in a variety of science-oriented talks and discussions. Sunday Science covers topics in all areas of science, hard and soft, from psychology to climate change, plant ecology to NASA space missions. It is also a great opportunity to meet fellow Humanists, make new friends, and learn about new ideas. All are welcome!
Sunday Science meets on the first Sunday of the month, from 10:00am to noon. A discussion and light refreshments will follow the talk. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Please join us!
Carpooling from Buena Vista
Meet no later than 9:10am on Sunday at the parking lot on the northwest corner of E. Main and N Railroad, across from Gone to the Dogs. Planned departure for Salida is at 9:15am sharp.
This Month’s Topic: Joint Health and Treatment
Dr. Robert Hunter, director of both the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Orthopedic Center of Excellence and the HRRMC Orthopedic Sports Medicine Center, will present a program on a variety of joint health issues using physical models, and will describe options for treatment.
Summary: You don’t have to be a senior citizen to know that disorders of the musculoskeletal system can literally be a real pain. Orthopedic surgery for common joint injuries and diseases like arthritis are among the most common medical procedures done today. Those disorders, along with tips for prevention and treatment will be the focus of this program.
Speaker Bio: Dr. Hunter came to Salida in 2009 from the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he served as director of sports medicine for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and director of the Arizona Institute for Sports Medicine. Prior to his time in Tucson, Dr. Hunter spent 14 years with an orthopedic group in Aspen. He is the founding director of the Aspen Foundation for Sports Medicine, Education and Research Fellowship Program. He has published more than 40 articles in journals on sports medicine topics and is coauthor of the medical textbook “AANA Advanced Arthroscopy: The Knee.”
The Central Colorado Humanists promote Humanism, a rational philosophy informed by science, guided by reason, inspired by nature and art, and motivated by compassion.
CCH affirms the dignity of each human being and support the maximization of individual liberty and opportunity consonant with social and planetary responsibility. They advocate the extension of participatory democracy and the expansion of the open society, standing for human rights and social justice.