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Schwartz Rounds, physiology seminar highlight week's events

Published on Monday, June 29, 2015

Published on June 29, 2015

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

Tuesday, June 30

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.

Wednesday, July 1

Physiologist to tread bilirubin, metabolic disease path


Dr. David Stec, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, will present the Physiology Seminar, "Bilirubin and Metabolic Disease: Novel Protective Pathways," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Horton Graham at 4-1820.

On the horizon

Washington pharmacologist to discuss neuro disorders


Dr. Xuanmao Chen, instructor in pharmacology at the University of Washington, will present "Type 3 Adenylyl Cyclase (AC3) in Neuronal Cilia and Neurological Disorders" at noon on Monday, July 13, in classroom 5A (N521).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The seminar is presented by the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences and the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences.

For more information, call Lisa Boyd at 4-1640.