2023 Event

Meet this year’s Sommer Lecturers


Jennifer L. Huggins, MD

  • Professor Clinical Pediatrics
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
  • Division of Pediatric Rheumatology
  1. Is Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis a “Mini” Version of Rheumatoid Arthritis?
  2. Cytokine Storm Syndromes
  3. The Privilege of Being a Physician Withstands the Test of Time


Robert L. Gottlieb MD, PhD, FACC, FAST, FIDSA

Center for Advanced Heart and Lung Disease

Baylor University Medical Center

  1. From Cardiologist to Covidologist: Merging virology, science, and medicine
  2. TROJAN-C and the 3 Rs of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: How hepatitis C saves lives
  3. Equity in heart failure


Alan Kawarai Lefor, MD, MPH, PhD, DrEng, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Emeritus
Jichi Medical University

  1. Robot-assisted surgery
  2. Life and Medicine in Japan: perspectives of an outsider
  3. The History of Human Experimentation