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Retiree ceremony, visiting lectures top upcoming events list

Published on Monday, June 26, 2017

Published on June 26, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 28

Physiologist to discuss preeclampsia's challenges


Dr. Eric George, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, "Preeclampsia: Challenges and Opportunities," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.



Friday, June 30

Ceremony to honor UMMC retirees with 25 years of service

UMMC will host a ceremony to honor its retiring faculty and staff with 25 consecutive years or more of service to the institution ending July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 30, in the second-floor conference center of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.

For more information, email Laura Hodge at lhodge@umc.edu.



Cleveland surgeon to weigh metabolic surgery's benefits


Dr. Philip Schauer, professor of surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and director of the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, will present “Metabolic Surgery: A Cure for Diabetes and Obesity?” at noon on Friday, June 30, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. The seminar is sponsored by the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research and the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research.

For more information, call Catherine Kaime at 5-0817 or email her at ckaime@umc.edu.



On the horizon

CTO to cover security, technology during ADDS talk


Kevin Yearick, chief technology officer, will give the Academic Development and Discover Seminar (ADDS), "Technology and Security: From Artificial Intelligence to Zeus," from noon-12:50 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, in room R354 (upper amphitheatre).

Yearick will discuss the latest trends in the industry and UMMC's security technology transformation. The seminar is presented by the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs' Office of Academic Development. For more information, email bgward@umc.edu.