Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Monday, March 19
UMMC faculty to talk preeclampsia imbalance consequences
Dr. Denise C Cornelius, assistant professor of emergency medicine and director of pre-clinical research, will present the Microbiology and Immunology seminar, “Consequences of Immune Imbalance in Preeclampsia,” at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 19 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, March 21
Trauma surgeon to discuss firearms, ballistics
Dr. Leon Sykes, professor of trauma surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “Firearms and Ballistics,” from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.
Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Carol Hollingsworth at 5-1292 or email her at email@example.com.
Physiology faculty to examine age-related stress protein
Dr. Ji Li, associate professor of physiology and biophysics, will give the Department of Physiology and Biophysics seminar, “A Novel Age-related Stress Inducible Protein Sestrin 2,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.
For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, March 26
Wisconsin physiologist to uncover salt sensitivity pathways
Dr. Allen W. Cowley Jr., chair and James J. Smith and Catherine Welsch Smith Professor of Physiology and Harry and Gertrude Hack Term Professor of Physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, will present “Renal H2O2 and Related Pathways Leading to BP Salt Sensitivity” at noon on Monday, March 26, in room 6A.
For more information, call Pam Banks at 4-1690 or email her at email@example.com.
Monday, March 26/Monday, April 9
Millsaps teaching fellow to discuss Hinduism, Buddhist cures
Dr. Charles S. Preston, postdoctoral teaching fellow in the Department of Religious Studies at Millsaps College, will give a pair of UMMC Faith Forum presentations sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
Preston will present “The Long Life of Hinduism” at noon on Monday, March 26, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre), and “Buddhist Cures for Suffering” at noon on Monday, April 9, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).
Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance at both lectures. For more information, call Edgar Meyer at (662) 719-0276 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, March 27
Cal-Irvine researcher to mark spinal cord progress
Dr. Oswald Steward, director of the Reeve-Irvine Research Center and senior associate dean for research at the University of California-Irvine, will present the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences seminar, “Progress Toward Regenerating Axons After Spinal Cord Injury,” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in classroom 3A (room 318 on the North Wing).
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Bernadette Grayson at 4-6809 or email her at email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 28
Panel discussion to focus on palliative care
Dr. J. K. Mansel, professor of medicine (pulmonary and critical and palliative care), Dr. Lisa Didion, associate professor of pediatrics (Office of Patient Experience), Dr. Sharon Douglas, professor of medicine and associate dean for VA education, and Linda McComb, hospital chaplain, will participate in “Palliative Care: Not Just the End, but Also the Beginning – A Panel Discussion on Matters of Faith and Family Conversations” at noon on Wednesday, March 28, in room SM-122 in the new School of Medicine academic building.
The discussion is sponsored by the UMMC Faith Forum in conjunction with InclUsive Conversations through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Edgar Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jackson Lab IT expert to cover computation collaboration
Dr. William S. Sanders, manager for research cyberinfrastructure in the Information Technology Department at the Jackson Laboratory will present the bioinformatics collaborative seminar, “Making IT Work: Facilitating Collaboration Between IT and Researchers for Computation-intensive Programs,” at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Shaurita Hutchins at 4-5749 or email email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 3
Vice chancellor to discuss gender equity, health care
Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, will present “Bridging the Gap: Gender Equity in Health Care and Administration” at noon on Tuesday, April 3, in classroom SM-122, the M1 lecture hall in the new School of Medicine education building.
The presentation is sponsored by the Associated Student Body and the Group on Women in Medicine and Science. Lunch will be available to the first 75 attendees. For more information, email Edgar Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 12
Cancer Institute director to host pair of overviews
Dr. John Ruckdeschel, UMMC Cancer Institute director, will host a pair of quarterly Cancer Institute Director’s meetings on Thursday, April 12.
The first meeting will take place from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing and the second will take place from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in room MK1109 at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.
All Medical Center and University of Mississippi employees who work with cancer patients or who conduct cancer research are invited. The meetings will include an overview of UMMC Cancer Institute objectives, an update on progress toward those objectives and a question-and-answer session.
Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Susan Roberts at 5-6802 or email her at email@example.com.
Friday, April 13
Accountable Health founder to connect SpaceX, moon shots, diabetes
Fred Goldstein, founder and president of Accountable Health LLC, will give the Distinguished Population Health Lecture, “SpaceX, Moon Shots and Diabetes in Mississippi,” at noon on Friday, April 13, in room 1B of the School of Health Related Professions.
Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, call Sondra Redmont at 4-2705 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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