Thursday, Jan. 18

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Nationwide Children's postdoc, Hardy lecturer's presentations highlight upcoming events

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

Friday, Jan. 19

Sharp
Sharp

Nationwide Children’s postdoc to weigh in on pediatric cancer

Dr. Katianne Sharp, postdoctoral research fellow at the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, “Children’s Adjustment to Pediatric Cancer: A Systemic Perspective,” at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Alexis Hicks at 5-5588 or email her at amhicks@umc.edu.


Wednesday, Jan. 24

Britt
Britt

Hardy lecturer to investigate trauma, U.S. health care

Dr. L. D. Britt, Henry Ford Professor and Edward J. Brickhouse Chairman of Surgery at Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, will give the James D. Hardy Lectureship in Surgery on Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the second-floor conference room of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Britt will give the Grand Rounds presentation, “Penetrating Trauma: What Are the State-of-the-art Management Paradigms?” at 8 a.m. and the James D. Hardy Lecture, “The State of Health Care in America: Major Challenges for Integrated Academic Health Systems – What Should be the Strategies to Address Them?” at 1 p.m.

M and Ms with continental breakfast will precede the talks at 7 a.m. and resident and student presentations will follow Grand Rounds. For more information, call Carol Hollingsworth at 5-1292 or email her at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

Bailey
Bailey

SHRP dean to celebrate life during CSA presentation

Dr. Jessica Bailey, dean of the School of Health Related Professions, will give the Catholic Students Association lunch and learn presentation, "The Celebration of Life: The Dignity of the Human Person," at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 30, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available to the first 50 attendees. For more information, call Edgar Meyer at (662) 719-0276 or email him at emeyer@umc.edu.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

Holder
Holder

MEW Journal Club to discuss discrimination, education, BMI

Dr. Nneka Holder, associate professor of pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, will serve as the discussion leader for the next Health Disparities Journal Club meeting, “Racial Discrimination and Low Household Education Predict Higher Body Mass Index in Afruican-American Youth,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in conference room D on the second floor of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. The session is sponsored by the Myrlie Evers Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities. Continuing education credit is available.

For more information, or to make a reservation, call Felicia Caples at 5-9019 or email her at fcaples@umc.edu.