Speaker Date Topic
Kenn Horowitz May 29, 2019 12:15 PM
The Opioid Crisis/Dilemma: a Pharmacist’s View
The Opioid Crisis/Dilemma: a Pharmacist’s View

Dr. Kenn Horowitz is a graduate of UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy (1966). He completed an ASHP accredited hospital pharmacy residency in the U.S. Public Health Service (1966-7) and spent two years in Indian Health Service in Rocky Boy, Montana.

Kenn has extensive experience in all areas of pharmacy practice including Acute Care, Nursing Home, Consulting, Sterile Preparations and Ambulatory Care as staff pharmacist and in management positions. He supervised dispensing and clinical functions for clinics, infusion center, surgery center, pain center and other ambulatory based services. He has taught Pharmacology to Nurses and Paramedics.

Before retiring, KennKennas a hemophilia specialist with Hemophilia Health Service. Prior to that, he was the Ambulatory Care Pharmacy supervisor for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

He is a past president, past member of the Board of Directors and Past Treasurer of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) and has served on numerous committees, councils and boards of Health-System and Community Pharmacist organizations. He was Pharmacist of the year for Southern California Society of Health-System Pharmacists in 2010 and received the CSHP Distinguished Service Award in 2015. He was recently elected as Treasurer of the Hemophilia Council of California and serves on their advocacy committee.

Kenn is now semi- retired and works part time as a special projects Pharmacist at Torrance Memorial Medical Center.  Dr. Horowitz is married and has 4 children and 4 grandchildren and resides with his wife Selma in Hermosa Beach, California.

Chuck Anderson May 29, 2019 12:30 PM
Vocational Moment
Karl Huggins Jun 05, 2019 12:15 PM
The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber
The USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber

Karl Huggins has been the Director of the Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber Facility at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center since 1992 and has been involved with the treatment of hundreds of divers during that time. He is noted for his work in decompression theory and models, which resulted in the Michigan Sea Grant (HUGI) tables and his participation in the development of the EDGE dive computer. Karl enjoys educating divers in the area of decompression (making divers more aware of the limitations of dive tables and computers) and diving safety. To that end he has given hundreds of lectures, seminars, and workshops as a featured speaker at conferences around the world. In 2011 he co-moderated the Validation of Dive Computers Workshop at the annual meeting of the European Underwater and Baromedical Society in Gdansk. Karl is the 1990 recipient of the Leonard Greenstone Diving Safety Award, the DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year for 1993, the 2004 Conrad Limbaugh Memorial Award for Scientific Diving Leadership and the 2008 California Scuba Service Award.

Amy Zimmerman Jun 05, 2019 12:30 PM
Vocational Moment
Jeanne Peters, RD Jun 12, 2019 12:15 PM
Optimize Your Brain! Food and Lifestyle Secrets for Better Health
Optimize Your Brain! Food and Lifestyle Secrets for Better Health

Jeanne Peters RD has a passion to help people to eat well and enjoy an active, healthy life at any age. She has followed a career path that has earned her recognition as an expert in food, nutrition and healthy aging. She received her B.S. Degree in Clinical Nutrition from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1979.

Over the past 40 years, she has provided nutrition services for a broad range of clients including the LA Kings, Mattel Corp. Discovery TV even Richard Simmons, where she helped launch his successful Deal- A-Meal program in over 70 healthclubs across the country.

Jeanne was Named California Dietitian of the Year in 1995 for her nutrition expertise and for the past 15 years has worked in tandem with Doc Peters at the Nourishing Wellness Medical Center in Redondo Beach, CA. 

Bastian Morales Jun 12, 2019 12:30 PM
International Student Presentation
Vicki Radel Jun 12, 2019 12:30 PM
Vocational Moment
Michael Machat Jun 19, 2019 12:15 PM
DOUGLAS BY DECADE: A History of the Douglas Aircraft Company
DOUGLAS BY DECADE: A History of the Douglas Aircraft Company

Aviation artist, author, and historian Mike Machat currently serves as Curator for the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, CA. Originally from New York, Mike served in the U.S. Air Force before relocating to Los Angeles and earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach. Hired by McDonnell Douglas as a technical illustrator, he rapidly advanced through the ranks to become Staff Artist and Corporate Representative, and actively lectures about the company today. 

Mike was elected first president of the American Society of Aviation Artists and is a 25-year flight-rated veteran of the U.S. Air Force Documentary Art Program. He painted murals at the Bob Hope Airport terminal in Burbank, CA, the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, and the Air Force Flight Test Center Museum at Edwards AFB. Machat has four paintings in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum.

As an aviator, Mike holds an FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate and has logged more than 2,000 flights in sailplanes. He has flown in nearly 250 different types of aircraft and was the first Air Force artist to fly in the Grumman F-14 Tomcat. Mike’s literary duties included Editor-in-Chief for Wings & Airpower Magazine and Acquisitions Editor for Specialty Press. He has written four best-selling books on commercial and military aviation.

Michelle Arthur Jun 19, 2019 12:30 PM
El Camino College Job Training Program
Jim Stickler, RB Rotary President Jun 26, 2019 12:15 PM
The Year in Review
The Year in Review

Redondo Beach Rotary Club President Jim Stickler will reflect on the club's activities and accomplishments during the past year.