GWIMS seminar, Everyday Wellness talk on event horizon
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Dr. Xinchun Zhou, associate professor of pathology, will present the School of Medicine seminar, "Association of Prostatic Fatty Acids with the RIsk, Progression and Racial Disparity of Prostate Cancer," from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.
All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Robin Suggs at 4-1540.
Friday, Oct. 19
Dr. Kim Hoover, School of Nursing dean, will give the Group on Women in Medicine and Science Seminar Series presentation, "Learning to Lead . . . With a Little Help from My Friends," from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).
Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, email email@example.com.
Monday, Oct. 22
Francoise Mathieu, Compassion Fatigue Solutions founder and co-executive director of TEND, will give a series of Everyday Wellness presentations, "Strategies for Surviving Workplace Stress," from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.
Mathiew will discuss "Compassion Fatigue 101" from 8:30-10 a.m.; "Beyond Kale and Pedicures" from 10:30 a.m.-noon; "Becoming Trauma Informed, the Basics," from 1-2:30 p.m.; and "Grounding Skills for Managing Exposure," from 3-4:30 p.m.
Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Lauren Heiden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Collegiate scholars set to heat up RICE competition
Top scholars from Mississippi colleges and universities will join Medical Center students in the annual Rural Interdisciplinary Case Experience (RICE) Bowl, an interactive health-care competition with audience participation, at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the UMMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.
Sponsored by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, the RICE Bowl is an academic competition in which team members answer questions and solve a complex health-care case. Attendees will have the opportunity to sound off during the event as well.
For more information, email Felicia Caples at email@example.com.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Thursday, Oct. 25
Dr. Jennifer Reneker, associate professor of physical therapy. will present the School of Health Related Professions inaugural research seminar, "Ethics in Publishing," from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in SHRP Lecture Room 1B.
For more information, email Dr. Lisa Barnes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences will host its Research Day 2018 event on Friday, Oct. 26, in the student union.
Oral presentations by postdoctoral fellows and instructors are scheduled from 9-10 a.m. in the second-floor conference center. Poster presentations by postdoctoral fellows, instructors and graduate students will be displayed from 10:15 a.m.-noon in the gymnasium.
For more information, call Jessie Bowman at 4-1195.
Join us if you DARE, Tuesday, Oct. 30, for a UMMC Alliance Meet & Greet in the overflow dining room across from the main cafeteria. We want to share with you what the UMMC Alliance does and what we want to be doing, we would love to have you attend. There will be a complimentary sundae bar, and anyone who joins the Alliance for just $1 per pay period will receive some TREATS! Hope to see you there.