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Seminars, Everyday Wellness talk top week's events

Published on Monday, June 12, 2017

Published on June 12, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 14

Physiologist to link autoimmunity, essential hypertension


Dr. Michael Ryan, professor of physiology and associate dean for student affairs in the School for Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Autoimmunity and its Link to Essential Hypertension,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 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.



Dermatologist to offer skin protection strategies


Dr. Kimberley Ward, associate professor of dermatology, will give the Everyday Wellness presentation, "Protecting Your Skin from the Sun," from 12:10-12:50 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

All UMMC faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, email Brea Cole at at cbcole@umc.edu.



Thursday, June 15

Quanterix specialist to discuss biomarker detection tech

Dr. Jialu Liu, field applications specialist for Quanterix, will present “Ultra-sensitive Detection of Biomarkers with Single Molecule Array Technology” from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, in classroom 3A.

The presentation is sponsored by the Department of Pathology. For more information, email Robin Suggs at rrsuggs@umc.edu.



LSU biomed expert to promote diet, energy balance


Dr. Corby K. Martin, associate professor at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, will present “Quantitative Studies of Energy Balance: Implications for Dietary Interventions” at noon on Thursday, June 15, 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 Clinical and Translational Research and the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research. For more information, call Catherine Kaime at 5-0817 or email her at ckaime@umc.edu.



Friday, June 16

UAB psychatrist to talk ethical judgment, psychotherapy


Dr. Lee I. Ascherman, vice chair for education in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobiology and director of residency and chief of service in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, will give the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentation, "The Developmental Origins of Ethical Judgment Applied to the Ethics of Psychotherapy and Supervision," at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 16, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

Attendees wishing to receive continuing education credit should bring their valid UMMC ID badges to the presentation. For more information, call Robria Horton-Daniels at 5-5588.


On the horizon

Florida physiologist to cover hypoxia, stress, fetal brain


Dr. Charles E. Wood, professor and chair of physiology and functional genomics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, will present “Hypoxia, Stress and Fetal Brain Inflammation: What's the Microbiome Got to Do with It?” at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 19, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. The seminar is presented by the Department of Biochemistry. For more information, call Kennsie Johnson at 4-1505.



UT-Southwestern surgeon to talk endoscopic skull surgery


Dr. Samuel L. Barnett, associate professor of neurological surgery and co-director of the Comprehensive Skull Base Surgery Program at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, will present the 2017 Orlando J. Andy Lecture, “Skull Base Surgery in the Endoscopic Era,” from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, in the Bank Plus Conference Center on the second-floor atrium mall at Methodist Rehabilitation Center.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Robin French at 4-5705 or email her at rfrench@umc.edu.



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.