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Meeting Schedule

2014-2015 Schedule

The Medical Explorers will meet at the Dana Health Education Center, in the Auditorium or noted classroom, from 5:45 until 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:

Please notice Important notices or Changes in RED 

Meetings will start at 5:45 Please be here at 5:30 snacks provided





Oct 1

Open House
Local Colleges, College Advisor, Medical Product Representatives, Light Snacks and a short presentation at  6:00 PM. Bring family, friends, your guidance counselors!

Dana Center 
Auditorium and Lobby
Oct 8 First Meeting -  Mixer - Medical Terminology with Steve Heim. Lecture Dana Center Auditorium
Oct 15 GUEST: Gary Canter - College Advisor Lecture
Family and recording devices welcome
Dana Center Auditorium
Oct 22 Post business, thank you letter composition, T-shirt distribution, discussion. Dana Center Auditorium
Oct 29 GUEST: Pathologists Assistant, Liz Hamir, Trip to the Autopsy Room Auditorium/Autopsy
Nov 5

GUEST Dina McKelvey Lecture/Tour
Library resources for you to use
(head count for Simulation Center tour)

Dana Center Auditorium
Nov 12 Tufts Medical School Lecture and Tour
Presented by Jenny Skolfield

Simulation Center, 3rd flr.
Brighton Medical Center

Nov 19

(Pending) GUEST: Kerrie Perkins, RN
Phlebotomy Lecture/Demonstration and/or hands-on           

Dana Center Auditorium
Nov 26 No Meeting
Dec 3 CANCELED Dana Center Auditorium
Dec 10              (Pending) GUEST: Dr. Mike, DVM Lecture
Discuss Vetrinary Medicine
Dana Center Auditorium
Dec 17 Standardized Patient Care
Presented by Christine Mallar Lecture/Tour

Simulation Center, 3rd flr.  Brighton Medical Center

Dec 25 No Meeting  
Dec 31 No Meeting


 Happy New Year  2015  

 Jan 7

GUESTS: Stacy Mosen; Kathleen Santamore and Henry McCarvel Resistered Nurses teach you how to take Heart Rate and Blood pressure readings. Dana Center Auditorium

 Jan 14

GUEST: David DiBartolo-Stone, Senior Radiology Therapist          "How Radiation is used in Medicine"

Dana Center Auditorium

 Jan 21

MEETING CANCELLED  (Student Choice)  Testing                                                  

 Jan 28

MEETING CANCELLED due to weather

 Feb 4

GUEST: Dr. Tracy Weigle, Thoracic Surgeon overview of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Dana Center Auditorium

 Feb 11

(PENDING) GUEST: Dr Dana Brindisi, D.C. DACNB                 discusses The Chiropractic/Neurological Discipline                  Demo on Laura :-) Dana Center Auditorium

 Feb 18

No Meeting - School Vacation

 Feb 25

 GUEST: Dr. Matthew Camuso, Orthopedic Trauma surgeon   Dana Center Auditorium

 Mar 4

GUESTS: Sue Nutter and Vicki Olfene   X-Ray Technology Dana Center Auditorium

 Mar 11

 GUESTS: Melissa Blier, C -PA  Pig Heart Dissection Simulation Center, 3rd flr. Brighton Medical Center

Mar 18

(PENDING) GUESTS: Northeast Technical Institute - Starting an I.V.  (hands-on) Dana Center Auditorium

 Mar 22 (Sun)

 (Pending Permission) Operating Room Tour -  Laparoscopic Surgery; Suture class w Dr.;  Angio-suite; Cystoscopy suite; Orthopedic instrumentation/tools; DiVinci Robot Emergency/ASU Entrance ASU Waiting Room 12:30

 Mar 25

(PENDING) GUEST: Dr. Sirish Maddali, Plastics and Reconstructive surgeon Dana Center Auditorium

 April 1

 GUEST: Scott Hutcherson, Licensed Clinical Psychiatric Clinician   Psychiatric Therapy Dana Center Auditorium

 April 8


 April 15


 April 22

 No Meeting - School Vacation

 April 29


 May 6

 Program Closing Party!!!

Meetings last approx. 1.5 to 2 hours and are for Students only.  Any Parents that wish to attend meetings should please make arrangements prior to that day.  Family and Friends are welcome to attend the Holiday Party and are encouraged to attend Graduation/Awards Night by invitation.  Please RSVP!

This schedule and meeting locations are subject to change.

Most meetings end by 7:00pm.  We have extra time in case the meeting run late.  View minutes from previous meetings.

Dana Center is located within Maine Medical Center at 22 Bramhall St., Portland. Click here for directions once you are in the hospital.

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