Florida surgeon, Indiana radiologist's talks highlight week's docketPublished on Monday, February 29, 2016 Published on February 29, 2016 A number of interesting events is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center:Tuesday, March 1 Dental students to speak at Grand Rounds Christopher Price, D4, will present “Indications for Use of a Removable Swing-Lock Partial Denture” and Travis Ball, D4, will present “Dental Practitioner's Guide to Treating Down Syndrome Patients” as part of Dental Grand Rounds at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).For more information, call Deborah Hayes at 4-6025. Wednesday, March 2 Physiologist to explore ischemic cerebral complications TateDr. Junie Paula Warrington Tate, instructor in physiology and biophysics, will give a Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Cerebral Complications Following Placental Ischemia: Is MgSO4 a Potential Therapeutic?” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2, 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. Friday, March 4 Maternal fetal specialist to help avoid research pitfalls OwensDr. Michelle Owens, associate professor of maternal fetal medicine, will give the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds presentation, “Avoiding Pitfalls in Clinical Research,” from 7-7:50 a.m. on Friday, March 4, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.The University of Mississippi School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.The University of Mississippi School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.For more information, email Robins Suggs at firstname.lastname@example.org. Florida surgeon to talk congenital hernia management Islam Dr. Saleem Islam, professor of surgery and program director of the pediatric surgery fellowship at the University of Florida, will give the Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “Surgical Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia,” at noon on Friday, March 4, in old classroom 7A.The University of Mississippi School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.The University of Mississippi School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.For more information, email Jodi Boyd at email@example.com. Indiana radiologist to lead AOA ethics discussion GundermanDr. Richard Gunderman, vice chairman of the Department of Radiology and Chancellor's Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Philanthropy and Liberal Arts at Indiana University, will lead a discussion on the ethics of technology using a passage from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein as a starting point as part of an Alpha Omega Alpha Visiting Professorship from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, March 4, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.To preregister, email firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information, email Omar Abdul-Rahman at email@example.com. On the horizon Common Read subject: Doctor's Story The Division of Multicultural Affairs, SOM Student Affairs and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities have named Dr. Abraham Verghese's book, “My Own Country: A Doctor's Story,” as the next UMMC Common Read Project.A group discussion is scheduled for noon on Tuesday, March 15, in classroom R-153 (lower amphitheatre). Lunch will be available to the first 100 in attendance.Participants should read the book before attending the discussion. For more information, call 4-5012 or 4-1339. NHLBI director to present Nelson CV Research Lecture GibbonsDr. Gary H. Gibbons, director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and senior investigator at the National Institute of Health, will present the 19th Gertrude and Florian Nelson Cardiovascular Research Lecture, “Building on the NHLBI Legacy of Hypertension Research: Charting Our Future Together,” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).Lunch will be provided on a first-come basis. The lecture is sponsored by the Cardiovascular Renal Research Center and the American Heart Association.For more information, call Betsy Davis at 5-1436 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. UM chancellor to speak at spring faculty meeting VitterDr. Jeffrey Vitter, University of Mississippi chancellor, and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs, are scheduled to speak at the spring faculty meeting set for noon on Thursday, April 7, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).Vitter and Woodward will provide an update for the University and for the Medical Center. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis.For more information, call Dorothy Singleton at 5-4883 or email her at email@example.com.