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Mayo anesthesiologist's talk, diversity presentations top weekly agenda

Published on Monday, April 17, 2017

Published on April 17, 2017

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

Tuesday, April 18

InclUsive conversation to focus on faith, professionalism

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion will host its second "inclUsive" conversation event, "The Intersection of Religion, Faith and Professionalism in the Workplace," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, in room CW-308 of the Classroom Wing.

UMMC panelists will discuss expressions of faith in the workplace and how to make more inclusive communities for those of varying religions and ethical or moral beliefs.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, visit www.umc.edu/odi.



Wednesday, April 19

Mayo anesthesiologist to cover glucose, ischemic brain


Dr. William Lanier, professor of anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic, will give the Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds presentation, "Glucose and the Ischemic Brain," from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, in classroom 3A.

For more information, call Jeannese Alexander at 4-5914 or email her at jlalexander@umc.edu.



Human resources director to review harassment changes

Molly Brasfield, human resources director, will give the Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, "Harassment: What Has Changed, What is New and How it May Affect You," at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Carol Hollingsworth at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.



Physiologists to give experimental biology practice talks

Two physiology faculty, a graduate assistant and a postdoctoral research fellow will present Experimental Biology Practice Talks during the Physiology Seminar Series presentation from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Gwendolyn Davis, graduate assistant, will present "The Androgen Receptor Contributes to Hypertension in Ovariectomized IUGR but Not in Ovariectomized Control Rats;" Dr. Mira Jung, postdoctoral research fellow, will present "IL-10 Improves Cardiac Remodeling After Myocardial Infarction by Stimulating M2 Macrophage Polarization and Fibroblast Activation;" Dr. Yongang Ma, assistant professor of physiology, will present "CXCL4 Aggravates Cardiac Dilation After Myocardial Infarction by Inducing Pro-inflammatory M1 Macrophages and Inhibiting  Macrophage Phagocytosis;" and Dr. Junie Paula Warrington, instructor in physiology, will present "BetaENaC is Required for Placental Vascular Remodeling in Mice."

Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.



Friday, April 21

Diversity officer to give Diversity Day presentations

Dr. Juanyce Taylor, chief diversity and inclusion officer, will be the featured speaker for a pair of programs as part of Diversity Day-Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior on Friday, April 21, in room CW-106 of the Classroom Wing.

Taylor will moderate a panel discussion during "Religious Practice, Spirituality and Mental Health Treatment" from 9-10:30 a.m. and will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, "Shelling Peas in the Summertime," at 11 a.m.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The presentations are free, and all Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited.

For more information, call Dr. Jefferson Parker at 4-2778 or Robria Horton-Daniels at 5-5588.



On the horizon

Schwartz Rounds to discuss EMTALA implications


Dr. Robert Galli, professor of emergency medicine, is scheduled to speak at the next Schwartz Center Rounds presentation, "Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA): A Federally Mandated Patient Safety Net," from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

All Medical Center health care givers are invited. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. Attendees must bring their valid UMMC ID badges to register.

For more information, email Dr. Elizabeth Franklin at efranklin@umc.edu.



Michigan radiologist to explain rad contrast mysteries


Dr. Matt Davenport, associate professor of radiology and urology, associate chair of quality, chair of the Michigan Radiology Quality Collaborative and director of body MRI in the Department of Radiology at the University of Michigan, will give the Department of Radiology Grand Rounds presentation, "Radiologic Contrast Controversies and Mysteries Explained," at noon on Monday, May 22, in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.

The presentation is part of the Department of Radiology and the Department of Radiation Oncology's Radiological Science Scholar Day, which will take place from 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in CW 106. The event will include breakfast, lunch and scholarly presentations by students, residents and clinical and research fellows.

For more information, email Dr. Andrew D. Smith at asmith4@umc.edu.



CTO to cover security, technology during ADDS talk


Kevin Yearick, chief technology officer, will give the Academic Development and Discover Seminar (ADDS), "Technology and Security: From Artificial Intelligence to Zeus," from noon-12:50 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, in room R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Yearick will discuss the latest trends in the industry and UMMC's security technology transformation. The seminar is presented by the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs' Office of Academic Development. For more information, email bgward@umc.edu.