April 15, 2019

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Barksdale Lecture, Schwartz Center Rounds among week's notable events

Published on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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


Monday, April 15

Sao Paulo professor to associate ACE isoform, arterial HTN

Dr. Dulce Elena Casarini, a professor of medicine in the Nephrology Division at the Federal University of Sao Paulo, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Brazil, will give the UMMC Department of Cell and Molecular Biology presentation, "Association Between 90 kDa N-domain ACE Isoform and the Presence of Arterial Hypertension," at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 15, in classroom 3A.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Cherese Kelly at 4-1851.


Tuesday, April 16

Yale expert to tout digital learning during Research Day

Dr. Harlan Krumholz, Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine in the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at the Yale School of Medicine, will present the Thomas Barksdale Cardiovascular Memorial Lecture, "Learning at the Speed of Digital: The Next Step Toward a Learning Health System," at noon on Tuesday, April 16, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Krumholz's presentation is part of the School of Medicine's annual Research Day event, scheduled to take place from 8 a.m.-1:15 p.m. The event will include oral presentations, poster presentations and an awards ceremony.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited.


Schwartz Rounds to link poverty, health: Food donations wanted

Doris Whitaker, pastoral services director, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds 2019 Series: "Are We Too Busy?" discussion, "Hunger and Healing: Links Between Poverty, Health and Well-being and How We Can Help," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

Rev. Jill Barnes-Buckley, executive director of Stewpot Community Services; Amy Cottrell, UMMC Volunteer Services volunteer coordinator; and Amani Bailey, UMMC Academic Affairs project manager, will speak during the event.
All UMMC health care givers are invited. Donations of canned vegetables and fruit; rice, pasta and sauce; boxed food items; closed condiments; and canned chicken or tuna to the EversCare Food Pantry will be accepted.
Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. Valid UMMC identification badges are required for registration. For more information, click Read More below or call Cheryl Stingily at 5-5142 or email her at cstingily@umc.edu.


Wednesday, April 17

NYU anesthesiology chair to cover facial transplantation

Dr. Andrew Rosenberg, professor and chair of anesthesiology at the New York University School of Medicine, Uniondale, will give the UMMC Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds presentation, "Preparation and Care of the Patient Undergoing Facial Transplantation," from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in room LH122 of the medical education building.

For more information, call Cathy Braboy at 4-5914 or email her at cbraboy@umc.edu or call Ellecia Cooper at 5-1010 or email her at elcooper@umc.edu.


Pitt surgery professor to deliver annual Hardy Lecture

Dr. Andrew B. Peitzman, Mark M. Ravitch Professor of Surgery and Distinguished Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, will give two presentations during the James D. Hardy Surgical Forum and Lectureship on Wednesday, April 17, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Peitzman will give the Grand Rounds presentation, "Bleeding Kills: Toward Zero Preventable Deaths," at 8:10 a.m. in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre) and the James D. Hardy Lecture, "Surgical Rescue: The Fifth Pillar of Acute Care Surgery," at 1 p.m. at the River Hills Club in Jackson. 

The day's events also will include a Surgical Quality Conference at 7 a.m., a welcome by Dr. Christopher D. Anderson, James D. Hardy Chair of Surgery, at 8 a.m. and resident and student presentations beginning at 9 a.m. - all in R153 - and lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the River Hills Club.

For more information about the James D. Hardy Surgical Forum and Lectureship, call Jodi Boyd at 4-5102 or email her at jboyd@umc.edu.


FBI agent to tackle human trafficking in ODI lecture

Walter Henry. special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigations, will present the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's "InclUsive Conversation," "Human Trafficking and Medical Needs of Victims," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in room CW-106 of the Classroom Wing.

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


Digestive diseases expert to relate inflamed gut immune tales

Dr. Sarah C. Glover, UMMC professor of medicine and director of the Division of Digestive Diseases, will give the UMMC Cancer Institute Grand Rounds presentation, "Innate Immune Tales from the Inflamed Gut," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in classroom 4A (N413).

For more information, call Susan Roberts at 5-6802.


Ohio State faculty to cover ASICs, opioid receptors, cell death

Dr. Candice Askwith, associate professor of neuroscience and faculty director of the Electrophysiology Core at Ohio State University, Columbus, will give the UMMC Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "ASICs, Opioid Receptors and Cell Death," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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


Friday, April 19

Hopkins epidemiology prof to cover dietary supplements​

Dr. Eliseo Guallar, professor of epidemiology and medicine in the Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, will give the UMMC Division of Nephrology Renal Grand Rounds presentation, "Dietary Supplements in Health, CKD and ESRD," from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, April 19, in Medicine Hellems Conference Room L507 on the fifth floor of the Clinical Sciences Building.

For more information, call Diana Carpenter at 4-5687.


Monday, April 22

Oregon CV expert to discuss cerebral small vessel disease

Dr. Nabil J. Alkayed, chairman of cardiovascular medicine, professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine, and director of research, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, will give the UMMC Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Series presentation, "Therapeutic Targeting of a Novel Eicosanoid Receptor in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease," at noon on Monday, April 22, in room 6A.

Tuesday, April 23

Interim chancellor, VC to speak at faculty meeting

Larry Sparks, University of Mississippi interim chancellor, and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, are scheduled to speak at the spring faculty meeting at noon on Tuesday, April 23, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Dorothy Singleton at 5-4883 or email her at drsingleton@umc.edu.​ 

Wednesday, April 24

Adult hospitals COO to host coffee talk discussion

Britt Crewse, chief operating officer for UMMC's adult hospitals, will give the next “Coffee Talk” presentation from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, in room WC116A (Perioperative Conference Room).

Twelve people will be selected to participate. To be included in the random drawing for participants or for more information, email coffee-talk@umc.edu

Friday, April 26

Faith Seeking Understanding group to explore suffering

Subhi Talal Younes, a fifth-year M.D./Ph.D. student, will give the UMMC Faith Seeking Understanding Interest Group presentation, "Why Does God Allow Suffering?" from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, April 26, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, email Russell Roberts at proberts@umc.edu.


Wednesday, May 1

Medical education vice dean to present 'Last Lecture'

Dr. Loretta Jackson-Williams, vice dean for medical education and professor of emergency medicine, will present the Last Lecture 2019 at noon on Wednesday, May 1, in the student union.

The lecture is presented by the Office of Alumni Affairs, the Student Alumni Representatives and the Associated Student Body.

All UMMC faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be available to the first 100 in attendance. For more information, email Patrick Cooper at apcooper@umc.edu.



Wednesday-Monday, May 1-6

Simplifying security focus of info security exec's CANN Talk

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. 


Thursday, May 9

HIT Center seeks UMMC participants for initial PITCH event

​The Health Innovation and Transformation Center is seeking UMMC participants for the HIT Center's first Partners Innovating Technology to Change Healthcare competition scheduled from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.

UMMC faculty, staff and students can submit their ideas involving technology and health care. Selected individuals and/or teams will have consultants to help them develop their ideas. Chosen candidates will have the opportunity to propose their business concepts or ideas in a 60-to-90-second "elevator" pitch. Final participants will pitch to a panel of judges and "angel" investors.

For more information, to register for the event or to submit an idea, email Terrence Hibbert at thibbert@umc.edu.    


Thursday, May 16

Gurney race teams to vie for Golden Stethoscope​

The race will be on for the coveted Golden Stethoscope. In celebration of National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week, 26 five-person UMMC clinical, non-clinical and student teams will take part in a gurney relay race from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in front of the student union.

Gurney teams also will employ wheelchairs and crutches in their quest to win. The team to beat is the reigning racers from 2018, Smooth Operators of the Batson Children's Hospital OR.

The event will include a "celebrity" dunking booth, food trucks and music by DJ Chris Young. For more information, call 5-9159.