Speaker Date Topic
Dr. Matt Kurth Mar 01, 2021
History of the Food & Drug Administration


Matt Kurth grew up in Andover, MA, then went to Houston, TX where he attended Rice University and then received his MD and PhD from Baylor College of Medicine.  He also met and married, Janice, at that time.  Subsequently residency training in Neurology took both to Stanford, CA, where his 2 daughters were born.  A fellowship in Movement Disorders and Parkinson’s Disease completed the formal training process.  After 5 years in an academic practice setting Matt’s carrier as a pharmaceutical physician began upon the move to San Diego in 1997.  In all Matt has been in clinical research and the pharmaceutical world for more than 20 years.


Subject: History of the FDA

Speaker Name: Dr. Matthias. C. Kurth

Description:  Dr. Matt Kurth (MD and PhD) recently spoke to the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club about the history of the Food and Drug Administration relative to the historical problems of unhealthy and dangerous foods and drugs.  His presentation was engaging, informative, and helpful in understanding the problems and opportunities that we and our nation face today.  His was a high quality and well delivered presentation.

District Govenor Steve Weitzmen Mar 08, 2021
Formal Club Visit by Rotary Ditrict Govenor Steve Weitzen
Constance Jones Mar 15, 2021
Author of Emerging Butterfly, a Memoir

Constance Jones’s luminous debut is a harrowing journey to the limits of human endurance. Her singular story shows you that the path to love and acceptance may not present itself in the way you expect.

Gregory Harris Mar 22, 2021
A World of Lessons (Rotarian from Encinitas sold his business and traveled with his wife and 2 kids)

A Rotarian from Encinitas sold his business and traveled with his wife and 2 children for a year, through Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Southeast Asia.
Mr. Harris talks about his planning and his experiences as well as lessons learned.
Slideshow has dozens of shots the family took while traveling.

Evening Format - Friendraiser Mar 29, 2021
Evening Format - Friendraiser
Dark - Rotarian's at Work Day Apr 26, 2021
Linda Hammond, Thermo Fisher Scientific May 03, 2021
Thermo Fisher Scientific in the Community
Beth Hougen, CFO Ionis Pharmaceuticals (Biotech) May 24, 2021
History and About Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Ionis Pharm. is one of the largest employers in Carlsbad. Beth will discuss why Carlsbad was chosen as their location, business in general, and their recent expansion. 
Dark - Memorial Day May 31, 2021