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Student Affairs Dean's Lecture, visiting seminars, GWIMS talk highlight week's agenda

Student Affairs Dean's Lecture, visiting seminars, GWIMS talk highlight week's agenda

Published on May 08, 2017

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

Tuesday, May 9

Radiology prof to give GWIMS talk on time management

Vijayakumar
Vijayakumar

Dr. 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 tclayton3@umc.edu.


 


 

Michigan physiologist to report reproduction's neural basis

Elias
Elias

Dr. Carol Elias, associate professor of molecular and integrative physiology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan, will give the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series presentation, “Neural Basis for the Metabolic Control of Reproduction,” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, in classroom 3A (room 318 on the North Wing).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Karneilla McGee at 4-1686.


 


 

Mind Matters event to focus on sleep apnea

Lewis
Lewis

Dr. Andrea Lewis, assistant professor of otolaryngology and communicative sciences, will present "The Health Effects of Sleel Apnea," part of The MIND Center's "Mind Matters" free community education series on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, in the second-floor conference center of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. Check-in is at 5:30 p.m.

For more information or to register for the event, call 5-4237 or email mindcenter@umc.edu.


 


 

Wednesday, May 10

Physiology professor to cover matrix roles, cardiac healing

Lindsey
Lindsey

Dr. Merry Lindsey, professor of physiology and biophysics and director of the Mississippi Center for Heart Research, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Extracellular Matrix Roles in Cardiac Wound Healing,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 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.


 


 

Thursday, May 11

Illinois psychologist to shine light on mental illness

Corrigan
Corrigan

Dr. 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 rldaniels@umc.edu.

 


 

On the horizon

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 emeyer@umc.edu.

 


 

Disability expert to give combined Schwartz, InclUsive talk

Li
Li

Dr. 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 efranklin@umc.edu.

 


 

Buffalo radiologist to discuss ICONIC transformation

Prasad
Prasad

Dr. 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 svijayakumar@umc.edu or Dr. Andrew D. Smith at asmith4@umc.edu.

 


 

Michigan radiologist to explain rad contrast mysteries

Davenport
Davenport

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.