October

Millsaps, LSU, Mayo experts' lectures top weekly event list

Published on Monday, October 26, 2015

Published on October 26, 2015

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

Tuesday, Oct. 27

Millsaps biologist to discuss membrane trafficking

Guerrier
Guerrier

Dr. Sabrice Guerrier, assistant professor of biology at Millsaps College, will present the Neurobiology and Anatomical Science Seminar, “The Molecular Mechanisms of Membrane Trafficking during Tetrahymena Conjugation,” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in classroom 6A (room 617 on the North Wing).

AMA and CE credits will be available. For more information, call Karneilla McGee at 4-1686 or email her at kmcgee@umc.edu.

 


 

Collegiate scholars prepare to heat up RICE Bowl

Top students from local colleges, including Belhaven University, Jackson State University, Mississippi College, Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi, will join Medical Center students in the third RICE Bowl, an interactive health-care competition with audience participation, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.

Sponsored by the Office of Population Health and the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, the Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl is an academic quiz competition in which team members answer questions and solve a complex health-care case. Attendees will have the opportunity to sound off during the event as well.

For more information, call 5-9000 or email ricebowl@umc.edu.

 


 

Wednesday, Oct. 28 

LSU neurologist to address migraine treatments

Dr. Amy Wilcox Voigt, assistant professor of clinical neurology in the LSU Healthcare Network Neurology Department, will give the Neuroscience Grand Rounds presentation, “New and Emerging Treatments for Migraine,” from 8-9 a.m.on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Bank Plus Conference Center on the second floor atrium mall of Methodist Rehabilitation Center.

For more information, call Robin French at 4-5705 or email her at rfrench@umc.edu.

 


 

Postdoctoral fellow to review androgens' effects

Patil
Patil

Dr. Chetan Patil, a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, will present “Effect of Androgens in Male and Female Rats,” part of the Physiology Seminar Series, from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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

 


 

Thursday, Oct. 29 

Retirement reception to honor longtime pathologists

The Rowland Medical Library will host a reception to honor Dr. Julius Cruse, Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor of Pathology, Medicine and Microbiology, and Dr. Robert Lewis, professor of pathology, in celebration of their upcoming retirement, from 3-4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Guyton History Room on the library's third floor.

For more information, call Laura Hodge at 5-3941 or email her at lhodge@umc.edu.

 


 

Thursday-Friday, Oct. 29-30

Mayo Clinic specialist to give two nephrology talks

Fervenza
Fervenza

Dr. Fernando C. Fervenza, professor of medicine, consultant in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, and head of the General Nephrology Section in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will give a pair of lectures presented by the UMMC Division of Nephrology.

Fervenza will present “FSGS: Primary vs. Secondary” from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 29, in nephrology conference room L525-4, and “ANCA-associated Vasculitis” from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30 in room G151-1 of the Guyton Library.

For more information, call Diana Carpenter at 4-5687.

 


 

On the horizon

UMMC research excellence to be celebrated Nov. 4

Medical Center researchers who have earned achievements in their respective fields will be recognized during the 2015 Excellence in Research Awards Ceremony from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Researchers who have achieved distinction as platinum, gold, silver and bronze recipients or who are patient recipients will be recognized during the ceremony, which also will acknowledge winners of the Early Career Investigator Award, the Meritorious Research Service Award, the Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Research Award and the Translational Research Team Award.

Dessert and light refreshments will be available. For more information, call Margie West at 5-5000 or email her at mwest@umc.edu.

 


 

Mayo anesthesiologist to ponder physiological future

Joyner
Joyner

Dr. Michael Joyner, Frank R. and Shari Caywood Professor of Anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, will give the Physiologists in Training Distinguished Research Lecture, “Our Physiological Future,” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. The lecture is presented by the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820 or email her at chortongraham@umc.edu.

 


 

Dentistry dean candidate to deliver town hall presentation

Southerland
Southerland

Dr. Janet Southerland, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and a candidate for the School of Dentistry dean's position at UMMC, will speak at a town hall meeting from 5:15-6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

A live-streaming video of the meeting will be available on the UMMC Intranet. Medical Center faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to provide anonymous feedback.

To view Southerland's curriculum vitae, click here. For more information about the meeting, email Alana Bowman at abowman@umc.edu.

 


 

SOD dean candidate to speak during town hall event

Felton
Felton

Dr. David Felton, professor of restorative dentistry at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry and a candidate for the School of Dentistry dean's position at UMMC, will speak at a town hall meeting from 5:15-6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

A live-streaming video of the meeting will be available on the UMMC Intranet. Medical Center faculty, staff and students will have the opportunity to provide anonymous feedback.

To view Felton's curriculum vitae, click here. For more information about the meeting, email Alana Bowman at abowman@umc.edu.

 


 

Vice chancellor to speak at annual fall faculty meeting

Woodward
Woodward

Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, is scheduled to speak at the fall faculty meeting at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 17, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Woodward will provide an update for the Medical Center in the next fiscal year. The agenda will also include a recognition of faculty with 20 years of service.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Dorothy Singleton at 5-4883 or email her at drsingleton@umc.edu.