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Talks by Michigan pharmacologist, JHS CSO candidate highlight week's slate

Published on Monday, December 12, 2016

Published on December 12, 2016

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Dental student, faculty to give Grand Rounds presentation

Adam Roye, dentistry student, will present “Management of an Aberrant Maxillary Labial Frenum in Conjunction with Orthodontic Therapy” and Dr. Michael Roach, associate professor of dentistry in the Department of Biomedical Materials Science, will present “Surface Factors Influencing Bacterial Attachment and Bone Integration for Titanium Implant Materials” as part of Dental Grand Rounds at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

For more information, email Angela Stokes at



Michigan pharmacologist to talk brain changes, obesity


Dr. Carrie Ferrario, assistant professor of pharmacology at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, will present “Why Did I Eat That? Changes in Brain and Behavior That Contribute to Obesity" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in classroom 4A (room 413 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.



Wednesday, Dec. 14

Internal medicine expert to investigate leptin controversies


Dr. Angela Subauste, associate professor of internal medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Leptin Therapy: Advances and Controversies,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 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, Dec. 15

JHS chief science officer candidate to give presentation


Dr. Mario Sims, associate professor of medicine, associate director of research training for the Jackson Heart Study and chief science officer candidate for the JHS, will present "Social and Psychological Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease among African-Americans," from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, in the Rowan Oak Conference Room of the Jackson Medical Mall Conference Center.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Jacquelyn Lane at 5-9319.



Holiday Village judging, reception to bring festive air to UH

Winners of the University Hospitals and Health Systems Holiday Village will be revealed at a holiday reception scheduled for 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, in the lower lobby of University Hospital.

Santa Claus will announce the winner of the competition and refreshments will be available at the reception. The village will remain on display through Wednesday, Jan. 4.

For more information, email Christy Hough at