Science & Medicine

Speaker: Cynthia Molt
Cost: $130 for 4 installments (Students must enroll in all 4)*
Ages: 12+
3:30-5:00 pm PDT 

October 6
October 13
October 20
October 27

 Zoom links will be sent upon registration.
*Participants must attend the entire series. Financial aid is available!

This series will give students an introduction to the rapidly changing and incredibly important field of medicine! In the first series installment, students will discuss careers in medicine, how medical science is changing, and how doctors support their patients' needs while mitigating risks. The second class will focus on disease transmission and medical science's "tools of the trade" for diagnostics. In the third workshop, students will be tasked with solving a medical mystery case study using techniques and problem-solving skills. Finally, the last class will revolve around treatments, prognosis, and the future of the medical field.

About the Speaker

Cynthia Molt is a Southern California native, her family moved to the San Gabriel Valley in the 1920s. Ms. Molt has been an educator and administrator for nearly 30 years. She has a B.A. degree from California State University, Long Beach, majoring in English literature with a teaching emphasis and graduating in 1980. She possesses three Master’s degrees: in administration, curriculum, and teaching, from Azusa Pacific University. Though she started working in administration after graduation, her career took her in another direction when she began writing in Hollywood, including covering events for the entertainment industry and interviewing notable individuals; her two books on Hollywood history are still in print. She returned to education in the early 1990s, writing a social studies curriculum for Arcadia Unified School District, which was later adopted by the state, and has worked in private, public, and charter school systems ever since, spending the majority of her tenure at Pasadena Unified School District. Ms. Molt has also developed course modules for K-12 students who are learning in a blended and/or virtual environment. Ms. Molt has worked with gifted students in nationwide programs and has certification in administration, multiple subjects, second language learners, and gifted education. She enjoys spending time with her cats and dogs and bird, as well as reading about history and biographies, doing sewing and crafts, and writing new books.