November

Emory neurologist's presentation tops short week's slate

Emory neurologist's presentation tops short week's slate

Published on November 21, 2016

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

Tuesday, Nov. 22

Neurosurgeon to discuss hemorrhage studies

Washington
Washington

Dr. Chad Washington, assistant professor of neurosurgery, will present “Translational Studies in Delayed Cerebral Ischemia Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage" from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22, in classroom 3A (room 318 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.

 


 

On the horizon

Journal club to ponder mental disorder mortality

Mann
Mann

Dr. Joshua Mann, professor and chair of preventive medicine and professor of medicine, will serve as the discussion leader for the next Health Disparities Journal Club session, “Mortality in Mental Disorders and Global Disease Burden Implications: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis,” scheduled from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in room 308 of the Classroom Wing.

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, call Felicia Caples at 5-9019 or email her at fcaples@umc.edu.

 


 

Pathology chair candidate to navigate cytoskeleton

Vander Heide
Vander Heide

Dr. Richard Vander Heide, Jack Perry Strong Professor of Pathology and chair of pathology at Louisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans, and candidate for chair of pathology, will present “The Ins and Outs of the Cardiac Cytoskeleton” from noon-12:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Maggie Cunningham at 4-5578.



 


 

St. Louis assoc. dean to give GWIMS lecture on leadership

Sharkey
Sharkey

Dr. Angela Sharkey, professor of pediatrics and associate dean for faculty affairs and professional development at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, will give the UMMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science seminar series presentation, "In Order to Lean In, You Have to Be at the Table," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in second-floor conference rooms A and B of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, email Teresa Clayton at tclayton3@umc.edu.


 


 

Guyton Professor to sort sex differences in BP control

Reckelhoff
Reckelhoff

Dr. Jane Reckelhoff, Billy S. Guyton Distinguished Professor and Chair of Biochemistry, director of the Women's Health Research Center in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and director of research development in the Office of Research, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Control,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 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.

 


 

Starkville pastor to discuss body, soul physician

Vargas
Vargas

Father Lenin Vargas, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville and a former emergency medicine physician, will present “Physician of the Body, Physician of the Soul” at noon on Thursday, Dec. 1, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

The event is sponsored by the UMMC Catholic Students Association. Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Edgar Meyer at emeyer@umc.edu.

 


 

Emory ophthalmologist expert to discuss modern times

Biousse
Biousse

Dr. Valerie Biousse, professor of neurology and ophthalmology at the Emory University School of Medicine, will deliver the Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology James J. Corbett, M.D. Lectureship, “Ophthalmology in the 21st Century,” from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, in room 1B of the School of Health Related Professions building.

Continuing medical education is available. For more information, email Corinne Day at aday@umc.edu.