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Catholic Students Association talk, pre-transplant bariatric surgery lecture top week's events

Published on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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

Tuesday, May 28

SGSHS graduating student to explain Good Friday science

Edgar Meyer, Clinical Anatomy Program graduating student in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, will give the Catholic Students Association talk, "Anatomy of the Crucifixion: The Science Behind Good Friday," at noon on Tuesday, May 28, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email  

Wednesday, May 29

Chief medical officer to host chat over coffee

Dr. Michael Henderson, chief medical officer, will host a “Coffee Talk” presentation from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, in room R136.

The first 12 individuals to register will be eligible to participate in the event. To register, email For more information, email Connie Suber at

Thursday, May 30

Nebraska faculty to talk pre-transplant bariatric surgery​

Dr. Corrigan L. McBride in the Department of Surgery-General Surgery at the Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, will give the UMMC Department of Digestive Diseases presentation, "Bariatric Surgery in the Pre-Transplant Patient," at 7 a.m. on Thursday, May 30, in classroom 4A (N413).

For more information, email Cassey Jones at

Wednesday, June 5

Yale faculty to tout peds neurosurgery during Andy Lecture

Dr. Kristopher Kahle, assistant professor of neurosurgery and pediatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine, will present the 2019 Orlando J. Andy Lecture and Neuroscience Grand Rounds, "Pediatric Neurosurgery with Molecular Precision," from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5, in the Methodist Rehabilitation Bank Plus Conference Center on the second-floor atrium mall.

Physicians, nurse practitioners and other interested health care providers are invited. Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, email Robin French at


Preventive medicine fellow to give health policy overview

Dr. Akeem A. Adebayo, UMMC preventive medicine fellow, will give the Department of Preventive Medicine presentation, "Overview of Mississippi Health Policy Fellowship," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, on the first floor of the New Guyton library.

For more information, email Ivory Stuckey at

Saturday, June 8

1 in 100 community event to address congenital heart disease

​University Heart and Children's of Mississippi will host a free patient and family symposium, "1 in 100: Growing Up with Congenital Heart Disease," from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in the Classroom Wing.

The event will include a discussion of the challenges of growing up with congenital heart disease and the important of lifelong care, a tour of the Heart Center, an echocardiogram demonstration, information about insurance coverage and interaction with heart doctors.

UMMC CHD patients and their families are invited. For more information or to register, call 4-4567 or email

Thursday, June 13

MIND Center chair to discuss Alzheimer's, dementia research

Dr. Tom Mosley, The MIND Center chair and director, will present “New Research into the Causes of Alzheimer’s and Dementia” during the "Mind Matters" program from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, in the second-floor conference rooms of the student union. Check-in will take place from 5:30-6 p.m.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information or to register, call Melissa Goff at 5-4237 or email