July 2, 2018

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Population health presentation, health disparities conference on the horizon

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

Monday, July 16

Preventive medicine faculty to talk prostate cancer implications

Espinoza
Espinoza

Dr. Ingrid Espinoza, associate professor of preventive medicine, will give the Population Health Grand Rounds presentation, "Hypoxia Associated Genes on Disparities in the Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer: Population Health Implications," from noon-1 p.m. on Monday, July 16, in the fourth-floor conference room of the Guyton Research Center.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Sondra Redmont at sredmont@umc.edu.

Thursday, July 19

School of Medicine to host health disparities conference

delta_conf_art.jpgClinical and translational esearchers from UMMC, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Tulane University will host the Delta Clinical and Translational Science Health Disparities Conference from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, in the medical education building.

The event will include keynote speakers from each institution, a poster session and a networking session. There is no registration fee, and all UMMC faculty, staff, postdocs and students are invited.

The registration deadline is Friday, July 13. For more information or to register, email Cari Fowler at cfowler@umc.edu