This seminar will explore Alden's experiences by presenting interesting case studies of human pathology and exploring perceptions and misconceptions of health and disease. The science of laboratory medicine begins with the premise that prevention and treatment of any state of dis-ease requires a thorough understanding of normal, healthy anatomy and physiology. The state of perfect health may, in fact, be an illusion! If you want to learn more, come 15 minutes early to greet Alden and share light refreshments with him as well. If you want to look at Alden's background, go to http://emu.edu/events/monthview.php?id=23453.