Last Lecture, staff presentations top weekly events listPublished on Monday, May 1, 2017 Published on May 01, 2017 Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.Wednesday, May 3 Surgery resident to cover appendiceal pathology ShepherdDr. Benjamin D. Shepherd, fourth-year surgery resident, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “Appendiceal Pathology,” at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 3, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Carol Hollingsworth at email@example.com. Pediatric neurologist to present Last Lecture IngramDr. Brad Ingram, assistant professor of pediatric neurology, will give the 2017 Last Lecture presentation, sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs, student alumni representatives and the Associated Student Body, at noon on Wednesday, May 3, in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be available to the first 100 in attendance.For more information, visit www.umc.edu/lastlecture, call 4-1115 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Postoc fellow to dissect mitochondrial function Dr. Kristin Edwards, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Novel Membrane-bound Effectors of Mitochondrial Function,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 3, 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. Friday, May 5 Repro endocrinology chief to rethink clinical research ParryDr. John Preston Parry, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of reproductive endocrinology and infertility, will give the Ob-Gyn Grand Rounds presentation, “Rethinking Clinical Research,” at 7 a.m. on Friday, May 5, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.Parry will tackle the challenge of making research relevant to those planning a more clinically focused career, regardless of specialty. For more information, call 4-5330. On the horizon Radiology prof to give GWIMS talk on time management VijayakumarDr. Vani Vijayakumar, professor of radiology and chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine, will give the Group on Women in Medicine and Science Coffee Talk presentation, “Transitioning and Time Management,” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.For more information, email Teresa Clayton at email@example.com. Illinois psychologist to shine light on mental illness CorriganDr. Patrick Corrigan, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology, will present the School of Medicine Office of Student Affairs Dean's Lecture, “Erasing Mental Illness Stigma: What Says the Dodo Bird?” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, in room R153 (lower amphitheatre).Lunch will be available to the first 150 in attendance. Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Robria Horton-Daniels at firstname.lastname@example.org. St. D pastoral care director to discuss health care role Patricia "Pat" Walden, director of pastoral care services at St. Dominic Hospital, will present "Body, Mind and Spirit: The Role of Pastoral Care in Health Care Systems" at noon on Tuesday, May 16, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).The presentation is sponsored by the Catholic Students Association. Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance.For more information, email Edgar Meyer at email@example.com. Disability expert to give combined Schwartz, InclUsive talk LiDr. Mina Li of the Institute for Disability Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi will give the combined Schwartz Rounds and InclUsive Conversations presentation, "Disability Inclusion: Getting to Know and Interact with People with Disabilities," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Continuing medical education credit is available. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis.For more information, email Dr. Elizabeth Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Buffalo radiologist to discuss ICONIC transformation PrasadDr. Dheerendra Prasad, professor of radiation medicine, neurosurgery and oncology; medical director of radiation medicine; director of the Gamma Knife Center; and director of CNS and pediatric radiation medicine at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York, will give the Department of Radiation Oncology Grand Rounds presentation, “ICONIC Transformation of Brain Radiosurgery: Clinical Applications of a Novel Tool,” at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 22, in room CW106 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 CW106. The event will include breakfast, lunch and scholarly presentations by students, residents and clinical and research fellows.All medical and graduate students, residents and clinical and research fellows involved in imaging-focused scholarly projects are invited to submit abstracts for presentation. The deadline to submit abstracts is Wednesday, May 10.For more information, email Dr. Srinivasan Vijayakumar at email@example.com or Dr. Andrew D. Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Michigan radiologist to explain rad contrast mysteries DavenportDr. 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 email@example.com. VC, CEO to speak at mid-career women workshop Dr. Lou Ann Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, and Liz Youngblood, CEO of the "adult" hospitals, will speak at the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Group on Women in Medicine and Science's Mid-Career Women Faculty Development Workshop Tuesday-Wednesday, May 30-31.Mid-career women faculty from all UMMC schools are invited. The event will include networking opportunities and workshops on sponsorship, negotiation and communication styles.For more information or to register, visit www.umc.edu/fac_development/ or email Vickie Skinner at firstname.lastname@example.org.