A number of interesting events is scheduled for next week at the Medical Center.
Three Department of Physiology faculty and one postdoctoral fellow are scheduled to present the Physiology Seminar, "2015 Council on Hypertension Practice Talks," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
Scheduled to speak are Dr. Suttira Intapad, instructor in physiology and biophysics; Dr. Omar Logue, postdoctoral fellow; Dr. Frank Spradley, instructor in physiology and biophysics; and Dr. Paula Warrington, instructor in physiology and biophysics.
Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.
The Office of General Counsel will host an educational presentation on professional liability coverage from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, in room S123.
Clinical credentialed providers, such as AuDs, CRNAs, DMDs, DDSes, DOs, MDs, NPs and PhD Psychs are invited.
To register, email email@example.com or for more information, call 4-1763.
Dr. Christopher E. Barbieri, assistant professor of urology at the Meyer Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, will give the University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Institute presentation, "Genomic Instability in Prostate Cancer," from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10, in room G-351 in the Guyton Research Center.
Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Dr. Christian Gomez at 5-3060.
Medical Center faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in the Mississippi Blood Services "Mississippi: Forever Proud" blood drive Sept. 14-18 at several UMMC locations.
All donors will receive an MBS "Mississippi - Save Lives - Give Blood - Forever Proud" T-shirt. Identification is required to donate blood.
Times, dates and places for the drive include:
* 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Sept 14-15, in the donor coach between the Guyton Research Center and the School of Medicine building;
* 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the donor coach at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center;
* 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the donor coach at the entrance to Batson Children's Hospital;
* 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Student Lounge area on the bottom floor of the School of Dentistry building; and
* 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, in the donor coach at the University Hospital entrance.
For more information about the blood drive, call Renee Howard at 4-2884 or send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Stephen C. Woods, professor emeritus of psychiatry and director of the Obesity Research Center at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, will present "Misunderstanding the Control of Food Intake and Body Weight by the Brain" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, in classroom 6A (room 617 on the North Wing).
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The presentation is part of the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series.
For more information, call Karneilla McGee at 4-1686.
Dr. Paula Braveman, professor of family and community medicine and director of the Center on Social Disparities in Health at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), will deliver the 2015 Marian Wright Edelman Distinguished Lecture from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Community Room at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.
The Marian Wright Edelman Distinguished Lecture Series focuses on the social determinants of child health. Braveman has studied, published and brought awareness to health equity and the social determinants of child health, nationally and internationally, for more than 25 years.
The series is sponsored by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities and the Department of Pediatrics. For more information, visit umc.edu/evers-williams or call Michael Jones at 5-9693 or email him at email@example.com.
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