Lunch Bunch Health Topic Talks

The Lunch Bunch: UTMB and community experts speak on health topics

Hear great UTMB speakers, gain new insights about your health and wellness, and enjoy a free light lunch. A great way to take a break in your day, and walk away with information for a better, healthier life.

We're taking a break from our monthly Lunch Bunch programs as we get ready for a busy season ahead. We appreciate your past and future interest and look forward to offering you some great topics when our programs resume. Watch this page for details.

If you missed any of our past sessions, we've assembled recordings below.

Lunch Bunch Archive 

Watch videos of the past sessions below.

The Skinny on the 10 Hottest Food Trends

Interventional Techniques in Chronic Pain Management

The Pain of Physical Intimacy: An open dialogue

The Bathroom Key: Honest Talk and Practical Solutions for Incontinence in Women and Men

Innovations in skin care: Managing common skin problems

Overcoming Insomnia:

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions:

Maintaining Physical Fitness at Any Age:

Breast Cancer: Detection, Surgery and Everything in Between.

Menopause and Sleeping: It’s a Hot Mess!

"Healthy Relationships Don't Just Happen"

"My Achy Breaky Bones: Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis"

"Alternative medicine: A holistic approach to health" presented by Dr. Victor Sierpina

"Hormones: The good, the bad and the ugly" presented by Dr. Tristi Muir.
What should we do about all the symptoms of menopause? Are hormones helpful or harmful? These questions and more were answered in this Lunch Bunch presentation.

"How to Handle Adult Caregiver Stress" presented by Adele Herzfeld of UTMB Health, Nanci Engle of Interfaith Care Partners and Alice Williams, executive director of Libbie's Place Adult Day Services.

"Risk Factors for Heart Disease: A NEW Numbers Game" presented by Rafic Berbarie, MD

"The Healthy You: Approaches to gaining control of your waistline" presented by Tonya Callender, FNP.

"Teens and Technology: From social media to sexting to cyberbulling" presented by Dr. Jeff Temple

"Wrinkles, Age Spots and Skin Cancer, Oh My!: Care of aging skin" presented by Dr. Cris Berlingeri-Ramos

"An Ounce of Prevention: Check-Ups and Health Screening" presented by Dr. Catherine Hansen and Dr. Pamela Havlen.

"Mamba Your Way Through Menopause" presented by Dr. Tristi Muir at the 2013 Women's Conference in Galveston.

"Sex in Your 60's" presened by Dr. Catherine Hansen at the 2013 Women's Conference in Galveston.

"Looking at Life Through Mud Colored Glasses: What You Can Do About Depression" presented by Dr. Michaela Ginn and Dr. Jeff Temple.

"Has Anyone Seen My Libido," presented by Dr. Catherine Hansen as part of the UTMB Breakfast Club series

Keep the Honeymoon Alive! Dr. Catherine Hansen at the 2012 Women's Conference

Treatments of Overactive Bladder, Patient Education offered by Dr. Catalin Jurnalov


Lunch Bunch began as the Breakfast Club in May 2012. The early morning sessions shared some of the same types of interesting and relevant health information and tips. Attendees said lunchtime would be more convenient; the Breakfast Club became the Lunch Bunch and changed from every-other-month to a monthly schedule.

See our Breakfast Club archive...

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A live webcast is also offered to the UTMB's Primary Care Pavilion (4th & Harborside) in Room 2.118A., in Galveston.

Videotaping generously made possible by The Oliver Center, Transforming the Practice of Medicine




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