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Mid-career women workshop, Freeland Lecture on tap next week

Published on Thursday, May 25, 2017

Published on May 25, 2017

Several interesting events are scheduled for the week of May 29-June 2 at the Medical Center.

Tuesday-Wednesday, May 30-31

VC, CEO to speak at mid-career women's workshop

Dr. Lou Ann Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, and Liz Youngblood, CEO of the adult hospitals, will speak at the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Group on Women in Medicine and Science's Mid-Career Women Faculty Development Workshop Tuesday-Wednesday, May 30-31.

Mid-career women faculty from all UMMC schools are invited. The event will include networking opportunities and workshops on sponsorship, negotiation and communication styles.

For more information or to register, visit or email Vickie Skinner at



Wednesday, May 31

Physiologist to cover low birth weight, chronic health


Dr. Barbara Alexander, professor of physiology and biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, "Low Birth Weight and Chronic Health Across the Lifespan," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 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 2

Florida orthopaedist to deliver Freeland Lecture


Dr. Roy W. Sanders, professor and chairman of orthopaedic surgery at the University of South Florida, chief of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Tampa General Hospital, and director of the Orthopaedic Trauma Service at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute, will give the annual Alan E. Freeland Research Lecture, "Calcaneal Fractures," from noon-3 p.m. on Friday, June 2, in room CW308 of the Classoom Wing.

Part of Resident Research Day, the event will include presentations by chief residents in orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation.

For more information, call Amy Kraus at 4-5153 or email her at