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.

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  • 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 Statement: The University of Louisville School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 individuals in control of content for an accredited CE activity are required to submit a Disclosure of Financial Disclosure for Continuing Education form to disclose all financial relationships with any ACCME-defined ineligible company within the past 24 months. All financial relationships reported are reviewed by the UofL and relevant financial relationships identified. If the individuals listed below had any relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies, the materials prepared for this activity were peer-reviewed and determined to be without commercial bias, were considered fair and balanced in terms of therapeutic options and presented evidence-based content. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies have been mitigated by the UofL 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 (Grant Funding)Ashlee Bergin, MD – 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 2024 Schedule

January 3

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

"Aromatase Inhibitor (AI) Induced Bone Loss in Women with Hormone-Sensitive Breast Cancer: Guidance for Prevention and Management"


January 10

Maria FleseriuMaria Fleseriu, M.D., FACE
Professor of Medicine and Neurological Surgery
Director OHSU Pituitary Center, OHSU Brain Institute
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

"Management of Cushing's Disease: Striving for Personalized Care"


January 17

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

"Environmental Exposure to Cd and Potentially Increased Cancer Risks"


January 24

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

"Protein Degradation Products as Biomarkers of Disease Outcome"


January 31

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

"Type 3C Diabetes: Update"


February 7

Sham S. Kakar, Ph.D., MBASham S. Kakar, Ph.D., MBA
Professor of Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Medicine
Department of Physiology / Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Therapeutic Approach to Target Cancer Mediated Cardiac Cachexia"


February 14

Harold BaysHarold E. Bays, M.D., FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
President & Medical Director, Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"How Does Obesity Cause Cardiometabolic Disease?"


February 21

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

"Patterns of Incidence and Characteristics of Youth with New-Onset Diabetes Mellitus in the COVID Era"


February 28

R. Michael Tuttle, MDR. Michael Tuttle, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Service Chief, Endocrinology Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

"Risk stratification in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: From Nodule Detection to Final Follow-Up"


March 6

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

"Role of m6A in RNA Transcripts in Endocrine-Therapy Resistance in Breast Cancer Cells"


March 13

Rebecca JeunRebecca Jeun, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Management of Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma"


March 20

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

"Kids Are Not Adults: How Being Alive Affects the Endocrine System"


March 27

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

"Clinical Utility of Biomarkers in Lupus Nephritis"


April 3

Spring BreakRahul Pansare, M.D.
Gratis Faculty
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes
University of Louisville
Deaconess Specialty Physicians, Inc.
Evansville, IN

"Rickety Snickety"


April 10

Sathya KrishnasamyAmy Sketch, MS, CEP
Research Scientist, Norton Children's Research Institute
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Exercise, Activity, and Type 1 Diabetes"


April 17

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


April 24

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


May 1

Malika RawalSwapna Dharashivkar Deo, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

University of Louisville School of Medicine / Norton Healthcare
Louisville, KY


May 8

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


May 15

Megan CoriellMegan B. Coriell, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


May 22

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


May 29

Rohit Kulkarni, M.DRohit Kulkarni, M.D.
Endocrinology Fellow
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY


Fall 2023 Schedule

September 6

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

"Are We Turning the Tide on Obesity? Exploring the Causes of Obesity an Role of Glucagon"


September 13

Prasanthi GandhamMahsa Javid, MB, B.Chr., MA, D.Phil., FRCS FRCSC
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Reaching the Mark in Thyroid Cancer"


September 20

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

"Hypophosphatemic Rickets"


September 27

Zhong-bin Deng, Ph.D.Zhong-bin Deng, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Hiram C. Polk Department of Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Gut-Liver Axis in Steatotic Liver Disease (SLD): The Role of Sphingolipids"


October 4

Nathan LiuNanlong "Nathan" Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"The State of Bariatric Endoscopy"


October 11

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

"Unraveling the Enigma: Clinical Symptoms of Cushing's Syndrome Amidst Low Cortisol Levels"


October 18

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

"Small Beginnings, Big Impact: Uncovering the Complexity of SGA Birth"


October 25

Ashok Balasubramanyam, M.D.Ashok Balasubramanyam, M.D.

Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
VP for Academic Integration
Sr. Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

 "Driving Precision Diabetes"


November 1

Jason Hellmann, Ph.D.Jason L. Hellmann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Environmental Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Exercising Innate Immunity to Resolve Inflammation"


November 8

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

"Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC) Overview"


November 15

Bradly ThrasherBradly J. Thrasher, D.O., MBA
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"Soda Tax: A Sweet Plan to Improve Health!"


November 22

ThanksgivingNo Grand Rounds

Happy Thanksgiving!


November 29

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

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"A Review of Normocalcemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism (NPHPT)"


December 6

Zhenmin LeiZhenmin Lei, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Women’s Health
Vice-Chair for Research
Co-Director, Research Working Group
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Women’s Health
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

"The Functional Role of Androgens in Regulation of Inguinoscrotal Testis Descent"


December 13

Sathya KrishnasamySathya S. Krishnasamy, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
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

"Gynecomastia: Approach to Evaluation and Management of a Common Disorder"


December 20-27

HolidaysNo Grand Rounds

Happy Holidays!