Lawrence G. Raisz, M.D. Lectureship

About the CICATS Lawrence G. Raisz, M.D. Lectureship in Clinical and Translational Research:

The Lawrence G. Raisz, M.D. Lectureship is designed to feature the important role of advancing translational research in areas such as health policy, health disparities, regenerative engineering, chronic diseases and much more. The Lectureship was inaugurated in 2011 to commemorate the memory and work of the late Dr. Lawrence G. Raisz.

Dr. Raisz was the Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Emeritus at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine who was dedicated to raising awareness of osteoporosis and metabolic bone diseases among physicians and the public. Each year a distinguished researcher or physician, notable for producing significant research related to clinical and translational research, is invited to give a public lecture at UConn Health or the University of Connecticut.

Past Events:

2017 Raisz Lectureship: Dr. Hannah Valantine

2015 Raisz Lectureship: Dean Kamen

2013 Raisz Lectureship: John Ruffin

2012 Raisz Lectureship: Dr. David Steffens

2011 Raisz Lectureship:  Dr. Ernesto Canalis

2010 Raisz Lectureship: Dr. Eric Topol