SEC meets at the High Sierra Grill, 521 Firestone Road
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When Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM PDT
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High Sierra Grill in Goleta 
521 Firestone Road
Goleta, CA 93111

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Cheryl Ebner 
Science & Engineering Council of Santa Barbara 
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03-14-18 Bone Fragility vs Density: Innovation for diagnosis and treatment in an aging population 

Our March 14th Presentation: The number of patients who will suffer from a fragility fracture is rising around the world. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will experience a fragility fracture during their lifetimes, and people are living longer. Fragility fractures of the hip often lead to permanent disability or even death, due to immobility. Current diagnostic tools (imaging) are poor at identifying individuals at risk prior to a fragility fracture, and innovation is needed to address the growing crisis.

Our Speaker: Alexander Proctor received a B.S. in Physics from UCSB in 2007, the same year he and Dr. Paul Hansma founded Active Life Scientific. He also participated in the UCSB Technology Management Program’s New Venture competition, in which Active Life won 2 awards. He has led in various roles in the company ranging from research and development to regulatory approvals to sales and fundraising.

 Please reserve by the Monday before the meeting: A reservation allows SEC to provide the restaurant an accurate guarantee of meal amounts and results in faster service. When reserving, make a meal choice. You can pay in advance by credit card or at the door with check or cash. Remember you are always welcome as a walk-in member or guest without a reservation. 

Meal Choices: All meals are the same price. Please choose one when you reserve, to provide a count for the restaurant. Pay when you reserve, or walk-in and pay at the door.

  • Tri-Tip Sandwich
  • Smoked Turkey-Bacon Sandwich
  • High Sierra Chicken-Apple-Pecan Salad
  • Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion
Drinks:  Diet soda, iced tea, lemonade and water are available.

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Plan now for upcoming SEC meetings:

April 11: 2018 Santa Barbara Science Fair Winners
May 9: Dr. Gabriel Menard, UCSB Chemistry
June 13: SEC's Gary Kravetz leads the Annual Employment Panel