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Retiree ceremony, USC neuroscientist's talk top week's events

Published on Monday, June 22, 2015

Published on June 22, 2015

A number of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.


Wednesday, June 24

South Carolina neuroscientist to assess Southeast's enigma


Dr. Daniel Lackland, professor of neurosciences and professor of epidemiology at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, will present "Assessing the Enigma of the Southeast" from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, in classroom CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis.

The seminar is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.

Friday, June 26

UMMC to honor retiring faculty, staff of 25 years

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited to a ceremony honoring retiring faculty and staff with 25 years or more of service to the institution at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 26, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

A reception will immediately follow the ceremony. For more information, call Laura Hodge at 5-3941 or email her at lhodge@umc.edu.

On the horizon

Schwartz Rounds to focus on patients' legacies

Dr. Rick Boyte, professor of pediatrics and director of palliative medicine, and Dr. Patrick Smith, professor of family medicine and chief faculty affairs officer, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds presentation, "The Legacy of Our Patients," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

The presentation will include a video production by Dr. Elizabeth G. Franklin, assistant professor in the School of Health Related Professions and director of Continuing Health Professional Education, made possible by a Faculty Scholarship Exchange Award.

All health-care professionals are invited. Lunch will be provided on a first-come basis. Attendees must present a valid UMMC identification badge.

For more information, email Franklin at efranklin@umc.edu.