Grand Rounds - Multidisciplinary Endocrinology Conference

Weekly endocrinology lectures are held at 4 p.m. Wednesdays in the Baxter Building, 580 S. Preston St, lower level, Room 038.

Towery Lecture group

  • Target Audience: The audience will include faculty from Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Fellows, Residents and students, a few community endocrinologists, and scientists with an interest in endocrine disorders. The program overall is dedicated to improving the care of patients with endocrine metabolic disorders and diabetes.

  • Accreditation: The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

  • Designation: The University of Louisville School of Medicine designates this "Live Activity" for a maximum of one (1) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Special Services: To request disability arrangements, call 502-852-5237 at least ten (10) days prior to the program. The University of Louisville School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

Disclosures

  • As a provider accredited by the ACCME, the Office of CME&PD, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its accredited educational activities. All Planners, faculty, reviewers, and other persons that affected the content of this CME activity were required to submit a financial disclosure form from which relevant conflicts of interest were determined. If the persons listed below disclosed any relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies, the materials each of them prepared for this program (or influenced) were peer-reviewed and determined to be without ineligible company bias, were considered fair and balanced in terms of therapeutic options, and presented evidence-based content. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated prior to this activity.
  • The University of Louisville CME & PD Advisory Board and office staff have nothing to disclose with the following Board Member exceptions: Sathya Krishnasamy, M.D. - Novo Nordisk, Kowa (Grant Funding); Ashlee Bergin, M.D. - Oraganon (Speaking); Michael Sowell, M.D. - Amgen, Abbvie, Biohaven, Teva, Lundbeck (Speaking); Rainer Lenhardt, M.D. - CSL, Behring (Speaking).

  • For more information, e-mail Kelly Galiette, or call 502-852-5237.


Spring 2023 Schedule

January 4

Malika RawalMalika V. Rawal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT) in Adult Patients"


January 11

Loretta JophlinLoretta L. Jophlin, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director of Liver Transplantation, Jewish Hospital/Trager Transplant Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"The Metabolic Effects of Sodium Benzoate and Other Food Preservatives"


January 18

Paul HiersPaul S. Hiers, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Endocrine Complications in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer"


January 25

Daniel A. Dumesic, M.D.Daniel A. Dumesic, M.D.
Professor of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

"Polycystic Ovary Syndrome as a Metabolic Adaptation"


February 1

Sathya KrishnasamySathya S. Krishnasamy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Fellowship Program
Section Chief of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


February 15

Megan CoriellMegan B. Coriell, M.D.
Pediatric Endocrine Fellow
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


February 22

Alvin C. Powers, M.D.Alvin C. Powers, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Joe C. Davis Chair of Biomedical Science
Chief, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolism
Director, Vanderbilt Diabetes Center
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN


March 1

Carolyn Klinge, Ph.D.Carolyn M. Klinge, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


March 8

Sri Prakash MokshagundamSri Prakash L. Mokshagundam, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


March 15

Emily L. Montgomery, M.D.Emily L. Montgomery, M.D.
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


March 22

Dawn CasterDawn J. Caster, M.D., FASN
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


March 29

Spring BreakNo Grand Rounds

Happy Spring Break!


April 12

Malika RawalMalika V. Rawal, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


April 19

Zakaria Sibai, M.D.Catalina Cabrera Salcedo, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


April 26

Helen E. Collins, Ph.D.Helen E. Collins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Environmental Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


May 10

Zakaria Sibai, M.D.Zakaria Sibai, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


May 17

Lisal J. Folsom, M.D., M.Sci.Lisal J. Folsom, M.D., M.Sci.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Wendy Novak Diabetes Center Transition to Adult Diabetes Program
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


May 24

Rahul Pansare, M.D.Rahul Pansare, M.D.
Endocrinology Fellow
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


May 31

Daniyeh Khurram, M.D.Daniyeh Khurram, M.D.
Endocrinology Fellow
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


Fall 2022 Schedule

September 7

Sri Prakash MokshagundamSri Prakash L. Mokshagundam, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Incretins and Twincretins, Evolving Understanding of their Physiology, Pathophysiology, and Pharmacologic Applications in Cardiometabolic Disorders"


September 14

Betty VillafuerteBetty C. Villafuerte, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY
Owensboro Health
Owensboro, KY

"'Why am I Gaining Weight Despite Eating Less?' Lipedema: An Underdiagnosed Masquerading Disease of Obesity"


September 28

Michael MerchantMichael L. Merchant, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology & Hypertension
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Diabetes, Epigenetics, and Kidney Disease"


October 5

Timothy C. Ford, DPMTimothy C. Ford, DPM, FACFAS, FACPM
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
Chief, Podiatric Medicine & Surgery
Director, Podiatric Residency & Fellowship Programs
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"The Diabetic Foot"


October 12

Roberto Civitelli, M.D.Roberto Civitelli, M.D.
Sydney M. and Stella H. Schoenberg Professor of Medicine
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Cell Biology & Physiology
Chief, Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases
Washingtin University School of Medicine in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

"N-cadherin in Tumor Associated Osteolineage Cells Inhibits Tumor Growth Via Modulation of a TGF-β Paracrine Loop"


October 19

Prasanthi GandhamPrasanthi Pasala Gandham, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus: An Overview"


October 26

Barbara ClarkBarbara J. Clark, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Director, Graduate Studies
Division of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


November 2

Michael E. Egger, Ph.D., MPHMichael E. Egger, Ph.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Leader, Cancer Care and Control Program, Brown Cancer Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors"


November 9

Matthew C. Cave, M.D.Matthew C. Cave, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Obesogens and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)"


November 16

Lu Cai, M.D., Ph.DLu Cai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology, and Pharmacology & Toxicology
Children's Hospital Foundation Chair for Pediatric Research
Director, Pediatric Research Institute
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Biological Effects of Low-Dose Radiation"


November 23

ThanksgivingNo Grand Rounds

Happy Thanksgiving!


November 30

Bradford G. Hill, Ph.D., FAHABradford G. Hill, Ph.D., FAHA
Professor of Medicine
University Scholar
Division of Environmental Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Role of Metabolic Cycles in the Heart"


December 7

Zakaria Sibai, M.D.Zakaria Sibai, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Diagnosis and Management of Medullary Thyroid Cancer (MTC)"


December 14

Sathya KrishnasamySathya S. Krishnasamy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes Fellowship Program
Section Chief of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Primary Hyperaldosteronism: Talent Wins the Game, Teamwork Wins the Championship!"


December 21-28

HolidaysNo Grand Rounds

Happy Holidays!