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70x2020 conference, Millsaps, Illini expert presentations headline event list

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

Monday, Dec. 3

ACS chief cancer control officer to keynote 70x2020 conference

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Wender

Dr. Richard C. Wender, chief cancer control officer for the American Cancer Society and chair of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, will deliver the keynote address at the 70x2020 Colorectal Cancer Screening Initiative Annual Conference, “Countdown to 2020!” from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in the student union.

The statewide 70x2020 Partnership consists of more than 660 people and organizations committed to ensuring at least 70 percent of Mississippi’s eligible population will be screened for colorectal cancer by 2020.

For more information or to make reservations to attend the conference. email Veronica Mayes at vmayes@umc.edu.

 

Millsaps religious studies chair to talk Hanukkah's evolution

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Dr. James Bowley. professor and chair of the Religious Studies Department at Millsaps College, will present "Happy Hanukkah: The Big Evolution of a Little Holiday," at noon on Monday, Dec. 3, in room R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. The presentation is sponsored by the UMMC Faith Forum, the ASB Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities.

For more information, email Edgar Meyer at emeyer@umc.edu.

 

Chicago researcher to focus on lymphatic clearance in Alzheimer's

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Romanova

Dr. Liudmila Romanova, research assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will give the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology seminar, "Role of Lymphatic Clearance in Alzheimer's Disease," at noon on Monday, Dec. 3, in room 6A.

For more information, call Marilyn McCarthy at 4-1635.

 

 

Tuesday, Dec. 4
Former transciptionist to discuss wordly conversion

dentistry_icon.jpgKelly McBride, former medical transcriptionist and parishioner of St. Paul Catholic Church in Flowood, will present the Catholic Students Association lunch and learn lecture, "The Transcriptionist Heart: From the Conversion of Words to Conversion by the Word," at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in room R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. The presentation is sponsored by the UMMC Faith Forum, the ASB Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities.
 
For more information, email Edgar Meyer at emeyer@umc.edu.


Wednesday, Dec. 5
Physiology GA to examine preeclampsia therapeutic approaches
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Eddy

Adrian Eddy, graduate assistant in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, will give the department's presentation, "Therapeutic Approaches for Experimental Preeclampsia," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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

 

 

Thursday, Dec. 6
LSU associate prof to address radiation toxicity
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Sunavala-Dossabhoy

Dr. Gulshan Sunavala-Dossabhoy, associate professor of research in the Department of Biochemistry at Louisiana State University Health in Shreveport, will discuss “A Promising New Therapeutic for Management of Radiation Toxicity” from 11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

The meeting, hosted by the UMMC Cancer Institute, is open to those involved in cancer care and research and basic scientists. For more information, call Dr. Christina D. Jordan at 5-6831 or email her at cdjordan@umc.edu.

 

Friday, Dec. 7
Psychiatry chair, vice-chair to discuss psych's untold story
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Rodgers

Dr. Scott Rodgers, professor and chair of psychiatry and human behavior, and Dr. Julie Schumacher-Coffey, professor and vice chair of education in the Department of Psychiatry, will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, "A Discussion of 'Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry' by Jeff Lieberman, M.D.," at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Vandria Gaskin at 5-5588.  

 

Nebraska faculty to discuss brain, eye biomarker hunt
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Kedar

Dr. Sachin Kedar, associate professor of neurology and ophthalmology and program director of the neurology residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will present the eighth annual James J. Corbett M.D. Lecture in Neuro-Ophthalmology, "The Brain and the Eye: A Hunt for Biomarkers," at noon on Friday, Dec. 7, in lecture room 1B in the School of Health Related Professions.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Joy Hite at jhite@umc.edu.

 

Monday, Dec. 10

Retired school religion chair to discuss Christmas traditions

Christmas_clipart.jpgBarbara Mustain, retired chair of the Religion Department at St. Joseph Catholic School, will present "Celebrating Joy: Christmas Traditions," at noon on Monday, Dec. 10, in room R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. The presentation is sponsored by the UMMC Faith Forum, the ASB Diversity and Inclusion Committee, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities.
 
For more information, email Edgar Meyer at emeyer@umc.edu.


Tuesday, Dec. 11
Psychiatry faculty to give GWIMS talk on powering will
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Burgess

Dr. Danny Burgess, associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior, will give the Group on Women in Medicine and Science's "Connect - Share - Advance" presentation, "Powering Your Will: Changing How You Change," at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, email gwims@umc.edu.


 

Monday- Friday, Jan. 7-11

Deputy CAO to deliver UMMC's first CANN Talk

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Rockhold

Dr. Rob Rockhold, deputy chief academic officer, will present the first Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk. "Getting CANN'd," from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 7, in room N-5A, from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room, and from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in room SH198.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Equity director to help overcome impostor syndrome

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Booker

Dr. Rashanda Booker, director of institutional equity and partnerships, will present the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's InclUsive Conversation, "No Longer 'Waiting to Exhale:' Overcoming Impostor Syndrome and Battle Fatigue," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, in room CW-106 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.

 

 

Thursday, Jan. 17

OSU diversity expert to explain 'life and death' imperative

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Capers

Dr. Quinn Capers of the Ohio State University College of Medicine will give the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Distinguished Lecture Series presentation, "Diversity Enhancement in Medicine: More Than a Good Idea - A Life and Death Imperative," from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in classroom R-153 (lower amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.

 

Award ceremony to recognize service, inclusive excellence

Resized_The-Pillars-Logo-no-tagline.jpgThe Office of Diversity and Inclusion's "The Pillars: Recognition of Service and Inclusive Excellence" Awards Presentation is scheduled from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in the student union conference center.

For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.

 

Friday-Wednesday, Feb. 1-6

Innovation director to present CANN Talks in February

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Hibbert

Terrence Hibbert, director of innovation, will present the Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "Innovating Our Way to a Healthier Mississippi," from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, in room SH198, from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, in room N-5A, and from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.



Friday-Wednesday, March 1-6
Info tech director to provide CANN Talk on organizational tools
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Faulk

Al Faulk, information technology director, will present the  Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "Organizational Tools for U," from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in room SH198, from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, March 4, in room N-5A, and from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, March 6, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.



Monday-Friday, April 1-5
DHA program faculty to give CANN Talk on pro development
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Franklin

Dr. Elizabeth Franklin, associate professor, Doctor of Health Administration Program, School of Health Related Professions, will present the  Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "So . . . The Room Was Cold and the Food Was Good . . . But Did You Learn Anything? Documenting Outcomes in Professional Development - It CANN Be Done!" from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, April 1, in room N-5A, from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room, and from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, April 5, in room SH198.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.

 

Wednesday-Monday, May 1-6

Simplifying security focus of info security exec's CANN Talk

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Waite

Steve Waite, executive director of information security , will present the  Condensed Academic Networking and kNowledge Talk, "Foam In, Foam Out - Simplifying Security," from 7:30-7:50 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, in the Bebe Richardson Conference Room, from 12:30-12:50 p.m. on Friday, May 3, in room SH198, and from 4:30-4:50 p.m. on Monday, May 6, in room N-5A.

CANN Talks are monthly professional development seminars for UMMC faculty and staff. For more information, email Julian Gilner at jgilner@umc.edu.