Feb. 14, 2019

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Talks by MIND Center director, faith understanding group cap busy week

Published on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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


Thursday, Feb. 14

Reneker, Hester to speak at TEDxJackson 2019

Dr. Jennifer C. Reneker, associate professor of physical therapy in the School of Health Related Professions, and Dr. Robert L. Hester, professor of physiology and biophysics, are slated to speak at TEDxJackson 2019, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

For complete information, click here or email tim.mask@mwb.com.


Friday, Feb. 15

MIND Center director to offer cognitive decline insight

Dr. Thomas H. Mosley Jr., professor of medicine (geriatrics) and neurology and Hughes Chair and director of The MIND Center, will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, "Vascular Contribution to Cognitive Decline in Dementia: Insights from Studies at The MIND Center," at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Vandria Gaskin at 5-5588.



Faith Seeking Understanding group to explore God's existence

Subhi Talal Younes, a fifth-year M.D./Ph.D. student, will give the second in a three-part series of lectures sponsored by the UMMC Faith Seeking Understanding Interest Group, "Does God Exist?" at noon on Friday, Feb. 15, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

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



Tuesday, Feb. 19

Oregon dentistry chair to keynote SOD Research Day

Dr. Jack L. Ferracane, professor and chair of restorative dentistry at the Oregon Health and Science University, will present the School of Dentistry Research Day 2019 keynote lecture, "Is the Polymerization Stress Produced During the Curing of Dental Composite Restorations Clinically Meaningful?" from 8-9 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

SOD Research Day activities also will include poster sessions from 9:30-11:30 a.m., an awards luncheon at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation of certificates and awards at 12:15 p.m. in the student union.

For more information, call Pete Lewis at 4-6010 or email him at glewis3@umc.edu.    


Wednesday, February 20

LSU surgery faculty to introduce severe chest wall options

Dr. Patrick P. Greiffenstein, assistant professor of clinical surgery at Louisiana State University, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, "Introducing Surgical Options for the Management of Severe Chest Wall Injury," from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Carol Hollingsworth at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.



Yale professor to explain how hunger promotes life

Dr. Tamas Horvath, professor and chair of comparative medicine, Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Research, professor of neurobiology and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Yale University School of Medicine, will give a Grand Rounds presentation, “Hunger Promotes Life,” at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The presentation is sponsored by the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research, the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research Center.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Catherine Kaime at 5-0817 or email her at ckaime@umc.edu.


Thursday-Friday, Feb. 21-22

UT-Southwestern faculty to give two otolaryngology talks

Dr. Matthew Ryan, associate professor and vice chair for education and quality at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will present “The Allergic Fungal Sinusitis Story” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, and “Clinical Decision Making in Rhinology” at 7 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, in the 5East Conference Room (Suite H500).

For more information, call Brianne Pardo at 4-6885 or email her at bpardo@umc.edu.


Friday, Feb. 22

UMass faculty to offer temperamental enhancement

Dr. Luanne Thorndyke, professor of medicine and vice provost for faculty affairs at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will give the UMMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science workshop, "The Power of Utilizing Temperaments to Enhance Your Leadership Capabilities," from 10 a.m.-noon on Friday, Feb. 22, in second-floor conference rooms A-D in the student union.

Lunch will follow the presentation. For more information, email Kimberly Bibb at kbibb@umc.edu.


Monday. Feb. 25

Population Health prof to provide step-by-step fitness journey

Dr. Michael A. Welsch, professor of population health science, will give the Population Health Grand Rounds presentation, "Physical Inactivity, Physical Activity, Physical Training and Physical Fitness: A Step-by-step Translational Journey," from noon-1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

For more information, email prevmed@umc.edu.



Wednesday, Feb. 27

Mayo Clinic faculty to discuss perineural dexmedetomidine

Dr. Adam Niesen, chair of the North Division, fellowship director of regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine and assistant professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, will give the Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds presentation, "Perineural Dexmedetomidine," from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 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.



Surgery professor to explore trauma in the elderly

Dr. Leon Sykes, professor of trauma surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, "Trauma in the Elderly," from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 in room CW 106 of the Classroom Wing.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Caroll Hollingsworth at cphollingsworth@umc.edu.




Friday-Wednesday, March 1-6

Info director to give CANN Talk on organizational tools

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.


Wednesday. March 6

CAST coordinator to help create trauma-informed workforce

Christy Ainsworth, child advocacy studies coordinator for Children's Advocacy Center of Mississippi, will present the Office of Diversity and Inclusion's "InclUsive" conversation, "Creating a Trauma-informed Workforce," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 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.


Monday-Friday, April 1-5

D.H.A. faculty to give CANN Talk on pro development

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

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.


Friday, April 5

Arizona State dean to give distinguished population health talk

Dr. Deborah Helltzer, professor and dean of the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, will give the John D. Bower School of Population Health's 2019 Distinguished Population Health Lecture at noon on Friday, April 5, in lecture hall 122 of the medical education building.

Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Dr. Natalie E. Gaughf at nwgaughf1@umc.edu.