Jan. 14, 2019

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MLK commemoration, Pillars Award ceremony highlight busy week

Published on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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


Monday, Jan. 14

Biology faculty to offer diagnostic, therapeutic approach

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Maihle

Dr. Nita J. Maihle, associate professor of cell and molecular biology, will give the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology presentation, "A Holistic Approach to EGF/HER Receptor Diagnostics and Therapeutics," from 3-4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14, in Classroom 3A.

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



 

Tuesday, Jan. 15

Delta Foundation CEO's talk to commemorate MLK Jr.'s birthday

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Eliot

Dr. Cindy Ayers Eliot, CEO of the Delta Foundation and founder of Foot Print Farms, LLC., will present "I Have a Dream: Healthy Foods for Underserved Populations in Mississippi," as part of a commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 15, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

The presentation is sponsored by the Associated Student Body and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Lunch will be available to the first 75 in attendance.
For more information about the presentation, email Louise Spencer at lmspencer@umc.edu or Bethany Summerford at bsummerford@umc.edu.



 

Wednesday, Jan. 16

UT faculty to cover distal nephron transport mechanisms

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Pochynyuk

Dr. Oleh Pochynyuk, associate professor of integrative biology and pharmacology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, will give the Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "New Mechanisms to Control DIstal Nephron Transport by Dietary K(plus) and C1," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

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




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.

 


 
 
OSU admissions dean to offer implicit racial bias training
Dr. Quinn Capers IV, associate dean for admissions at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, will give the Office of Diversity and Inclusion exclusive training, "Implicit Racial Bias in Health Care and Medical School Admissions: A Primer and Strategies to Reduce Biases," from 1:15-3:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in room CW106 in the Classroom Wing.

The deadline to register is Friday, Jan. 4. For more information, call Mandy Scott at 5-7857.

 


  
 
Award ceremony to recognize service, inclusive excellence
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The 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.
 

 


  
Thursday-Friday, Jan. 17-18

UTHSC otolaryngology chair to discuss surgery, stenosis

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Gillespie

Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie, professor and chair of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, will present “Gland-Preserving Salivary Surgery: Are Scopes Needed?” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17, in the 5 East Conference Room (Suite H500), and "Current Techniques for Airway Stenosis" 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, in.the 5 East Conference Room (Suite H500).

For more information, call Brianne Pardo at 4-6885 or email bpardo@umc.edu
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Friday, Jan. 18

VCU chief of staff to offer personal leadership narratives

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Navarro

Dr. Anita Navarro, chief of staff of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, will give the UMMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science workshop, "Leadership and Careers: Examining Intersections Through Personal Narratives," from noon-1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, in second-floor conference rooms A-D in the student union.

For more information, email Kimberly Bibb at kbibb@umc.edu.

 

 

 

Monday, Jan. 28

Wisconsin professor to measure eicosanoid drug prospects

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Imig

Dr. John D. Imig, professor of pharmacology and toxicology and director of the Drug Discovery Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, will give the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology seminar, "Eicosanoid Drugs: Prospects for Treating Human Diseases," at noon on Monday, Jan. 28, in room 6A.

For more information, call Marilyn McCarthy at 4-1635 or email her at  mbrooks3@umc.edu. 

 

 

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, Feb. 22

UMass faculty to offer temperamental leadership enhancement

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Thorndyke

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.



 

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.