July 9, 2018

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Talks by UAB surgery faculty, UMMC physiology faculty top week's events

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

Wednesday, July 11

UAB surgery faculty to talk balloon occlusion, aorta


Dr. Jan Jansen, associate professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, "Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta: Implementation and Evaluation," from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 11, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Jodi Boyd at 4-5102 or email jboyd@umc.edu.

Physiology faculty to focus on preeclampsia's unanswered questions


Dr. Eric George, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics and assistant professor of biochemistry, will give the Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "Preeclampsia: Unanswered Questions and New Opportunities," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.


Monday, July 16

Preventive medicine faculty to talk prostate cancer implications


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 researchers 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