August 14

Upcoming events

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




Tuesday, Aug. 15

USM program manager to offer ‘Lab to Market’ solutions

Graben_Joe_webJoe Graben, program manager, MIST Cluster Contract, at the University of Southern Mississippi Business and Innovation Assistance Center, will give the Department of Biochemistry presentation, “Lab to Market,” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 15, in classroom 3A.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Kennsie Johnson at 4-1505.


Wednesday, Aug. 16


Plastic surgeon to offer ins and outs of frostbite

Hutchinson_Richard_webDr. Richard L. Hutchison, associate professor of plastic surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “Frostbite,” at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Carol Hollingsworth at 5-1292 or email her at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.

Physiologist to review MMP-28 biphasic roles in post-MI

Ma_Yonggang_webDr. Yonggang Ma, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Biphasic Roles of MMP-28 Post-Myocardial Infarction,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug, 16, 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

UAB professor to give Physiologists in Training Lecture

Suzanne Oparil UABDr. Suzanne Oparil, Distinguished Professor of Medicine, professor of cell, developmental and integrative biology, section chief of vascular, and director of the Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, will give the Department of Physiology’s Physiologists in Training Distinguished Lecture, “My Road to Academic Cardiology,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.

Endocrinologist to discuss mice, man, aldosterone regulation

Gomez Sanchez, Celso_webDr. Celso Gomez-Sanchez, professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, will present “Of Mice and Man: The Regulation of Aldosterone Biosynthesis in Primary Aldosteronism,” at noon on Thursday, Aug. 24, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The seminar is sponsored by the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research Center.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Catherine Kaime at 5-0817 or email her at ckaime@umc.edu.

Pitt orthopaedist to take swing at elbow, hand injuries in baseball

Baratz_Mark_webDr. Mark Baratz, clinical professor and vice chair of orthopaedics at the University of Pittsburgh, will give the J. T. Davis Guest Lecture Series presentations, “What is Your Favorite Song?” and “Elbow and Hand Injuries in Professional Baseball,” from 6:30-8 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, in classroom 6A.

For more information, call Tara Kelly at 5-1637 or email her at tmkelly@umc.edu.

Chancellor, vice chancellor to speak at faculty meeting

Jeffrey VitterDr. Jeffrey Vitter, University of Mississippi chancellor, and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, are scheduled to speak at the fall faculty meeting at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Vitter and Woodward will provide an update on the university and the Medical Center for the next fiscal year. The agenda also will include a recognition of faculty with 20 years of service.

Full-time faculty members who have 20 years of continuous full-time faculty service are asked to contact Dorothy Singleton by Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the phone number or address listed below.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Singleton at 5-4883 or email her at drsingleton@umc.edu.