McCraw Departmental Lecture Series

The monthly departmental seminar series is named after the late Dr. Lynn W. McCraw who served as Professor and Chairperson of the department from 1958 to 1973. Click here for a summation of Dr. McCraw's various contributions.

General Information

When: 12-1 PM, fourth Friday of each month during the academic year

Where: Bellmont Hall 328

  • This event is open to the public.
  • Refreshments will be provided outside the lecture hall beginning at 11:45 AM.
  • For more information contact Hiro Tanaka.

View list of past McCraw lectures.

Spring 2013-2014 Schedule

Sep 27

"Communicating with low health literate audiences: education and persuasion"                            

 Michael Mackert, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Advertising, University of Texas at Austin

Oct 25     

"Sport and cold war"                                                                                                             

Thomas Hunt, J.D., Ph.D., Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin

Nov 22 

"The impact of persistent viral infections and physical exercise on the aging immune system"   

Richard Simpson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston

Jan 31 

"Coaching in the 21st century"                                                                                                 

Charles Breithaupt, Ed.D., Executive Director, University Interscholastic League, University of Texas at Austin

Feb 28

"Reengineering growth factor signaling in ischemic disease"                                                           

Aaron Baker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Mar 28

"The naked mole-rat, a novel model for biomedical research"                                                     

Rochelle Buffenstein, Ph.D.,  Professor, Department of Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Apr 25

"Plasma to Playground: Physical Activity and Cognitive Health in Children and Emerging Adults"                                                                                                                                       

Darla Castelli, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin    

Last updated on April 24, 2014