Meet the TEDxNEOMED Speakers

A group of 22 NEOMED students are leading the charge to bring the first TEDx event to campus. TEDxNEOMED will take place Saturday, Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. with a theme that is as relevant as ever - The Call to Heal: Healing Ourselves, Our Neighbors, and Our World.

Learn more about the event and purchase tickets to attend (in-person and virtual tickets are both available), and see below the incredible speakers and their topics!

John T. Langell
President, NEOMED

Alessandro Brunetti, M2
Topic: Fatalism in Rap Culture

Jared Fehlman, M3
Topic: Healing our Information Diet

Mackenzie Wilson, M3
Topic: Culture of Competitiveness 

Ankur Kalra, M.D.
Interventional cardiologist and medical director of clinical research for regional cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic
Topic: Healing through Poetry

Varun Aitharaju, M3
Topic: Embracing the Technological Revolution in Medicine

Mark D’Agosta
Parkour coach and founder of Denver Parkour and Freerunning
Topic: Parkour in Healthcare 

Kevin Dieter, M.D. (’85)
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at NEOMED and Associate Medical Director of the Hospice of the Western Reserve
Topic: Learning from the dying 

Jay Shah, M3
Topic: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic 

Eliot Mostow, M.D.
Professor and Chair of the Dermatology Section at NEOMED
Topic: ABC’s of Dermatology 

Tara Scott, M.D.
Founder of Revitalize, a Medical Practice Focused on Wellness
Topic: How to cope with stress

Lance Reidenbach, M3
Topic: What I have learned in 27 years

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