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 October Meeting:        Luncheon     ♦     Forum     ♦     Workshop

UMRA Forum

October 23, 2018 - 11:30pm
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Featured Speakers
Jonathan Ravdin, M.D., Department of Medicine
Joanne Eicher, Ph.D., Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

Conference Room ABC, Coffman Memorial Union

Luncheon Menu
Gerhard bratwurst, sauerkraut, and German potato salad  with local potatoes, onions, and Iowa Berkshire bacon

Joanne Eicher and Jonathan Ravdin, recipients of Professional Development Grants for Retirees, will share highlights of their diverse research projects.  Jonathan Ravdin was Nesbitt professor and chair of the Department of Medicine when he retired from the University. “Utilizing Biostatistical Analysis of Case Management Data to Enhance Future Outcomes of the Youth and AIDS Projects” is the title of his grant winning research project.  Joanne Eicher retired from the College of Design as a Regents professor. “Analysis of Traditions of Kalabari Living Abroad” is the title of her project.

Living Well Workshop

October 23, 2018 - 1:30pm

A representative from the U’s Office of Human Resources will provide an overview of the new health plan options available to retirees, including rates for 2019. There will be more changes in the coming year than usual because Medicare Cost plans will no longer be available in certain areas of Minnesota due to the implementation of a federal law. A representative from the U’s Office of Human Resources (OHR) will provide an overview and comparison of the new benefit plans, including rates for 2019.