Nov. 27, 2017

Tech transfer director, Corbett Lecturer's presentations highlight week's agenda

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

Tuesday, Nov. 28

Petell
Petell

Tech transfer director to talk research, clinical innovations

Dr. James Petell, Technology Transfer Office director, will give the Department of Biochemistry presentation, “Innovation Development of Your Research and Clinical Inventions,” at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Kennsie Johnson at 4-1505 or email her at ktjohnson@umc.edu.
 

Wednesday, Nov. 29

Srour
Srour

Kentucky anesthesiologist to give grand rounds presentation

Dr. Habib Srour, assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky, will give the Anesthesiology Grand Rounds lecture, “Lactate,” from 6:30-7:30- a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, in classroom 3A.

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

Physiology postdoc to cover NR4A2’s myocardial remodeling role

physiology

Dr. Sadia Ashraf, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Role of Nuclear Receptor NR4A2 in Myocardial Remodeling,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 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, Nov. 30

Dermatology Mission Team to describe west African trip

The Dermatology Mission Team of dermatology faculty, residents and staff will share stories and images of its recent mission trip to rural western Africa from noon-1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Light refreshments will be available. For more information, call Taylor Sisson at 4-4252 or email wsisson@umc.edu.

 
Friday, Dec. 1

Rizzo
Rizzo

Harvard ophthalmologist to deliver Corbett Lecture on arteritis

Dr. Joseph Rizzo, David G. Cogan Professor of Ophthalmology in the field of neuro-ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and director of neuro-ophthalmology services at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary, will give the seventh annual James J. Corbett, M.D. Lectureship in Neuro-ophthalmology, “Diagnosis and Management of Giant Cell Arteritis,” at noon on Friday, Dec. 1, in lecture hall 124 of the School of Medicine.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. One continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Abby Gomez at 4-5501 or email her at agomez@umc.edu.

 
Next week

Vest
Vest

Emory postdoc fellow to investigate late onset muscular dystrophy

Dr. Katherine Vest, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at Emory University, will give the Department of Biochemistry presentation, “Tales from the 3’end: Impaired RNA Processing and Metabolism in a Model of Late Onset Muscular Dystrophy,” at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, 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 or email her at ktjohnson@umc.edu.

Ware
Ware

MPH lab director to dissect bats, bugs, antimicrobial drugs

Dr. Daphne Ware, director of the Mississippi Public Health Laboratory, will present the Microbiology and Immunology seminar, “Bats, Bugs and Antimicrobial Drugs,” at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 4, in room 6A.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Angeline Green at 4-1700 or email her at agreen@umc.edu.

Skinner
Skinner

Schwartz Rounds to address burnout, provider-patient relationships

Vickie Skinner, director of continuing health professional education, is scheduled to facilitate the next Schwartz Center Rounds presentation, "Strengthening Provider-Patient Relationships by Spotting and Addressing Burnout," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Additional speakers will include Dr. Erin Dehon, associate professor of emergency medicine, Dr. John B. Ingram, associate professor of pediatric neurology, and Dr. Daniel C. Williams, associate professor of psychiatry.

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, call Cheryl Stingily at 5-5142 or email her at cstingily@umc.edu.