March 2015

March 1st, 2015 - 12:00am

Results of the formal evaluation of the Mini-Medical School (MMS) are in, and they affirm the event’s success. There were 207 community members at the event held on Saturday, January 24, at the James Dunn Theatre. The half-day program on the science of aging well was hosted by COM’s Community Education Department in partnership with the UC Davis School of Medicine.  Four highly respected medical experts from UC Davis spoke about the anatomy of aging, the aging mind, heart health, and nutrition. Of those present, 188 participants responded to the evaluation survey; a 91 percent response rate. The response was overwhelmingly positive:


95 percent of participants said the information helped them better understand their body and health
84 percent said the information would lead to changes in their daily habits
90 percent said they would participate in future MMS events