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Blood drive finale, Corbett Lecture on tap for upcoming events slate

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

Thursday-Friday, Dec. 6-7
Campus parking spot up for grabs during quarterly blood drive

blood_Drive.jpgParticipants in the Medical Center's quarterly blood drive scheduled from Thursday-Friday, Dec. 6-7, will be registered for a drawing for a parking space on campus.

The winner of the parking space drawing will be randomly selected from among all UMMC faculty, staff and students who participate in the blood drive. The winner will have parking privileges in the designated campus parking space for the quarter beginning Tuesday, Jan. 1.
 
The UMMC blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the MBS donor coach between the Guyton Research Center and the Z Building and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the MBS donor coach on the Bailey Avenue side of the Jackson Medical Mall.
 
Photo identification is required to donate. Mississippi Blood Services suggests all donors eat within four hours of giving blood and drink plenty of fluids before and after the donation.
 
For more information about the drive, click Read More or email bneal3@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.


Tulane pharmacology faculty to discuss isoform actions
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Katakam

Dr. Prasad V G Katakam, associate professor of pharmacology at Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, will present the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology seminar, "Novel Mitochondrial Actions of Nitric Oxide Synthase Isoforms," at noon on Monday, Dec. 10, in room 6A.

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

 

Tuesday, Dec. 11
Physician-attorney to cover emergency med risk management
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Bitterman

Dr. Robert A. Bitterman, a physician-attorney consultant specializing in emergency medicine risk management, will give a Department of Emergency Medicine-sponsored presentation from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

For more information, email Emily Hall at ehall@umc.edu.

 

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.


Tenn anatomy prof to discuss blood flow, retinal health

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Reiner

Dr. Anton Reiner, professor of anatomy and neurobiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, will give the Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences Seminar Series presentation, "Neural Control of Choroidal Blood Flow and Retinal Health," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in classroom 3A (room N318 on the North Wing).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, email Karneilla McGee at kmcgee@umc.edu.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Schwartz Rounds to offer gratitude stories, holiday hope

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Whitaker

Doris Whitaker, pastoral services director, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds discussion, "Hope for the Holidays: UMMC Stories of Hope and Gratitude," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

Nikki Cohran, nurse manager; Vickie Skinner, continuing health professional education director; and Nikki Johnson and Ryan Johnson, UMMC patients, also will speak during the event.
 
All UMMC health care givers are invited. Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. Valid UMMC identification badges are required for registration. For more information, call Cheryl Stingily at 5-5142 or email her at cstingily@umc.edu.
Physiology instructor to target cyclase preeclampsia treatment
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Bakrania

Dr. Bhavisha Bakrania, instructor in physiology and biophysics, will present the Department of Physiology and Biophysics seminar, "Soluble Guanylate Cyclase as a Target for the Treatment of Preeclampsia: sGC Stimulators and Activators," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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

 

Preventive medicine expert to cook up stress-free holiday tips

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Bidwell

Dr. Josie Bidwell, associate professor of medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine, will give the UMMC Everyday Wellness presentation, "Cook Up a Stress-free Holiday," from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

For more information, email Brea Cole at cbcole@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.

 

Friday, Jan. 11

Ohio surgeon to build better outpatient arthroplasty mousetrap

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Berend

Dr. Keith R. Berend of Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc., in New Albany, Ohio, will give the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery/Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center presentation, "Outpatient Arthroplasty: A Better Mousetrap," at 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, email akraus@umc.edu.

 

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.