May

Ethics presentation, SHRP Honors Day top weekly events

Published on Friday, May 1, 2015

Published on May 01, 2015

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

Tuesday, May 5

UAB expert to discuss Alzheimer's clinical trial designs

Kennedy
Kennedy

Dr. Richard Kennedy, assistant professor at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, will present the Biostatistics Seminar, "Clinical Trial Designs in Alzheimer's" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, in the fourth-floor conference room of the Guyton Research Center.

Lunch will be provided on a first-come basis. For more information, call Candela Diez at 4-2696 or email biostatinf@umc.edu.

 

 

Wednesday, May 6

House officer to present Surgery Grand Rounds

Stinson
Stinson

Dr. Joey Stinson, house officer in the Department of Vascular Surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, "Vascular Surgery for the General Surgery Oral Boards," at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 6, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Carol Hollingsworth at 5-1292.

Three UMMC faculty to describe authorship ethics

Dr. Michael Griswold, director of the Center of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Dr. Robert Hester, professor of physiology and biophysics, and Dr. Gail Megason, executive vice chair and Pullen Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, will each discuss "The Ethics of Authorship" from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The seminar is presented by the Department of Physiology and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities. Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.

 

Friday, May 8

Executive leaders to host spring MAP meeting

Kevin S. Cook, CEO of UHHS, and Guy B. Giesecke, CEO of Batson Children's Hospital, will host a half-hour Motivating, Achieving, Progressing (MAP) meeting from 7-7:30 a.m. Friday, May 8, in the Grants Ferry Community Room.

All Grants Ferry employees are invited. Participants will be eligible to win tickets to the UMMC Night at the Mississippi Braves Game, scheduled for Thursday, May 14.

For more information about the meetings, call Dr. Tonya Moore at 4-4104 or email her at tmoore2@umc.edu.

SHRP to honor outstanding students

The School of Health Related Professions will recognize its students who have demonstrated academic prowess during their student careers at the Medical Center during the annual SHRP Honors Day ceremony from 10-11 a.m. on Friday, May 8, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

A reception will follow the ceremony. For more information, email Molly Riley at meriley@umc.edu.

  

On the horizon

UCLA neuroscientist to display, discuss scientific images

Cohen
Cohen

Dr. Mark S. Cohen, professor at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, Los Angeles, California, will present "Scientific Images: Depictions/Diagrams/Data," part of the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series, from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, in classroom 5A (North Wing 521).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Lisa Boyd at 4-1640.

Faculty exchange seminar to focus on content creation

The next Faculty Scholarship Exchange Seminar, "New Ways to Create Course Content: Flipping with Mobile Apps," is scheduled for noon on Thursday, May 14, in R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Presented by the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the seminar will provide a forum to stimulate the open exchange of ideas, concepts, new technologies, challenges and successes in the contemporary arena of academic health science education.

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

For more information, call Jessica Green Overby at 4-2810.

 

Penn neuroscientist to discuss mesolimbic reward system

Dr. Matthew Hayes, assistant professor of nutritional neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry at the Parelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, will present "Amylin Regulates Energy Balance Through Action in the Mesolimbic Reward System," part of the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series, from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, in classroom 5A (North Wing 521).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Lisa Boyd at 4-1640.