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Surgery Grand Rounds, Mayo Clinic CEO top week's agenda

Published on Monday, January 4, 2016

Published on January 04, 2016

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

Wednesday, Jan. 6

Vascular surgeon to deliver Grand Rounds presentation



Dr. Marc Mitchell, professor of vascular surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “Management of Carotid Bifurcation Stenosis,” at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Carol Hollingsworth at 5-1292 or email her at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.



Friday, Jan. 8


Dr. John Noseworthy, professor of neurology and president and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, will give a presentation Friday at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

He will speak on “The Future of Medicine” at noon in R153. Dr. Noseworthy's presentation is open to all faculty, staff and students.

Dr. Noseworthy joined the board of the Mayo Clinic in 2009. He served as Department of Neurology chair from 1992-2006 and vice chair of the Mayo Clinic Rochester Executive Board from 2006-09. He was medical director for development from 2006-09 and has served as president and CEO from 2009 to the present.


Saturday, Jan. 9

Have a question about bones? Discover them at MCM

The Department of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and the Department of Pediatric Rheumatology will present the next interactive "Question It? Discover It!" learning program, "All About Bones," from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Mississippi Children's Museum.

For more information, visit www.mississippichildrensmuseum.com.



Tuesday, Jan. 12

NEI chief to discuss basal ganglia, decision-making


Dr. Okihide Hikosaka, Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research senior research chief at the National Eye Institute, will present "Role of Basal Ganglia in Automatic Decision-making" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, in classroom 6A (North Wing classroom 617).

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 or email her at kmcgee@umc.edu.



Wednesday, Jan. 13

Inclusive service to honor King holiday


The Department of Pastoral Services will host a service in celebration of diversity and inclusion as an observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday holiday at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 13, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Dr. Robert Smith will serve as guest speaker, and the Jackson State University's Maddrama, under the direction of Dr. Mark Henderson, will give a performance.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Light refreshments will be available following the service.

For more information, call Linda McComb at 5-2108.