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Cincy antimicrobial expert, GWIMS session highlight week's agenda

Published on Monday, July 11, 2016

Published on July 11, 2016

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

Monday, July 11

Pediatrician to discuss Jackson Heart Study opportunities


Dr. Adolfo Correa, professor of medicine and professor of pediatrics, will give the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research Clinical and Population Science Group seminar, "The Jackson Heart Study: Opportunities for Collaboration," from noon-1 p.m. on Monday, July 11, in room CW106 in the Classroom Wing.

A discussion will follow the presentation. Drinks will be available. All Medical Center physicians and nurses are invited. For more information email wellness@umc.edu.



Tuesday, July 12

GWIMS coffee session to consider global ideas

The Group of Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) will host a “Coffee Talk” presentation, “Leadership and Global Health Outcomes: A Discussion on How Ideas Become Action,” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, in room G351-07 in the Guyton Research Center.

Food will be available. For more information, call Teresa Clayton at 5-4233 or email her at tclayton3@umc.edu.



Wednesday, July 13

Cincy pediatrician to discuss antimicrobial stewardship


Dr. David Haslam, medical director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at the Cincinnati Children's Medical Center, will give the Pediatric Grand Rounds presentation, “Pain-free Antimicrobial Stewardship: Decreasing Antibiotic Use without Restrictions,” at noon on Wednesday, July 13, in room S123.

For more information, email Dr. Rana El Feghaly at relfeghaly@umc.edu.



Physiologist to detail autoimmunity, HTN pathogenesis


Dr. Michael Ryan, professor of physiology and biophysics, program director of the Physiology and Biophysics Graduate Program and associate dean for student affairs in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Autoimmunity and the Pathogenesis of Hypertension,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 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.



On the horizon

Journal club to discuss depression, vulnerable youth


Dr. Crystal Lim, assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the Child and Family Health Lab in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, will serve as the discussion leader for the next Health Disparities Journal Club session, scheduled from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, in conference room D on the second floor of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Lim will discuss “Toward Scientific Equity for the Prevention of Depression and Depressive Symptoms in Vulnerable Youth.”

All Medical Center faculty, staff, and students are invited. The journal club is sponsored by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities.

For more information or to register to attend the discussion, email Felicia Caples at fcaples@umc.edu.



Former U.S. agriculture secretary to give Edelman Lecture


Mike Espy, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and former U.S. Representative from the Second District of Mississippi, will present the third annual Marian Wright Edelman Lectureship from 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Conference Rooms A-C in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

The lectureship, which will focus on food and food systems as social determinants of health, is presented by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities and Mississippi State University.

For more information or to register, call Sydnie Wagner at 5-9544 or email evers-williamsinstitute@umc.edu.