2021-2022 UofL Medicine Grand Rounds Schedule

University of Louisville Department of Medicine Grand Rounds are held at 8 a.m. Thursdays from September to May. Below is the schedule for the 2021-2022 academic year. More information will be added as schedules are finalized.

Date

Scheduled Speakers


September 2

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Kristine KruegerKristine J. Krueger, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chair, University of Louisville Department of Medicine
Chief of Academic & Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Medice, Cura te Ipsum"


September 9

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Justin KingeryJustin R. Kingery, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, 5-West Step-Down Unit
Course Director, Advanced Hospital Medicine Elective
Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian Hospital

"Heart Failure in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Burgeoning Epidemic"


September 16

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Craig McClainCraig J. McClain, M.D., AGAF, FACG, FAASLD, FACN
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Distinguished University Scholar
Associate Vice President for Translational Research
Associate Vice President for Health Affairs/Research
Director, Clinical Trials Unit
University of Louisville School of Medicine

Matthew CaveMatthew C. Cave, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Distinguished University Scholar
Director, Integrated Health Science Facility Core, Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences
Director, Animal Model and Biorepository Core, Hepatobiology and Toxicology Center
Director, NAFLD-ViCTER Environmental Health Research Consortium
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Impact of the Environment on Hepatic and Metabolic Health"


September 23

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Rebecca RedmanRebecca A. Redman, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Clinical Trials, UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center
George A. Bush Jr. Professorship in Clinical Trials Cancer Research
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Cancer Doesn't Discriminate...or Does It?"


September 30

Division of Dermatology

Robert KirsnerRobert S. Kirsner, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Dermatology and Public Health Sciences
Harvey Blank Chair in Dermatology
Chair, Dr. Phillip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

"Leg Ulcers: Diagnosis and Management"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


October 7

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

The Gaspar Carrasquer Lecture

Biff F. Palmer, M.D., FACP, FASNBiff F. Palmer, M.D., FACP, FASN
Professor of Medicine
Distinguished Teaching Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

"Evolving Treatment Options for Hyperkalemia"


October 14

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Vanita ArodaVanita R. Aroda, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Diabetes Clinical Research
Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

"The Role of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and SGLT2 Inhibitors in Mitigating Cardiorenal Metabolic Risk"


October 21

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Sarah HuenSarah C. Huen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Division of Nephrology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

"Metabolism and Nutrition in Sepsis: A Need for Precision Medicine"


October 28

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

The George W. Pedigo Jr. Lecture

John & Liza MarshallJohn L. Marshall, M.D. & Liza Marshall
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Director, Otto J. Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancers
Director, Oncology Services, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University School of Medicine

"A Candid Tour Through the World of Cancer"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


November 4

Division of Environmental Medicine

Aruni BhatnagarAruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., FAHA
Professor of Medicine
Smith and Lucille Gibson Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Environmental Medicine
Director, Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute/American Heart Association Tobacco Regulation Center
Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Monitoring COVID-19 Using Randomized Testing and Wastewater Analysis"


November 11

Division of Infectious Diseases

Forest ArnoldForest W. Arnold, D.O., M.Sc., FIDSA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Interim Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Director, 550 Clinic
Hospital Epidemiologist/Medical Director, Employee Health, UofL Health - UofL Hospital
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"COVID-19 Co-Infections"


November 18

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Erin MichosErin D. Michos, M.D., MHS, FACC, FAHA, FASE, FASPC
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Associate Director, Preventive Cardiology, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

"Lipid Management for CVD Prevention: New Tools in a New Era"


November 25

ThanksgivingNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


December 2

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

The Arlene & Richard Redinger, M.D. Lecture

Nathan Liu, M.D.Nanlong "Nathan" Liu, M.D.
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Fellow
University of Florida College of Medicine

"Third Space Endoscopy: A New Frontier"


December 9

Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

John ArthurJohn M. Arthur, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Nephrology
Associate Director, Translational Research Institute
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

"Pathophysiology and Novel Causative Factors in Membranous Nephropathy"


December 16

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Abhishek SinglaAbhishek Singla, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

"Interstitial Lung Diseases: What the Internists Should Know"


December 23

HolidaysNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Holidays!

Date

Scheduled Speakers


January 6

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Dinesh KalraDinesh K. Kalra, M.D., FACC, FSCCT, FSCMR, FNLA
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"New U.S. Guidelines for Chest Pain Evaluation: Role of Cardiac CT, MRI, Stress Tests and High-Sensitivity Troponin"


January 13

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Caroline ApovianCaroline M. Apovian, M.D., FACP, FTOS, DABOM
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Center for Weight Management and Wellness
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension
Brigham and Women's Hospital

"Overview of Obesity Management"


January 20

Department of Neurology

Robert FriedlandRobert P. Friedland, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Mason C. and Mary D. Rudd Endowed Chair in Neurology
Chief, Laboratory of Neurogeriatrics
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"The Theory of the Multiple Reserves: The Four Factors That Impact How You Age"


January 27

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Uni WongUni Wong, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Gastroenterology/Advanced IBD Fellowship Programs
Training Director, Endoscopy Fellowship Program
Director, IBD Clinic
Course Director, Gastroenterology Clerkship
University of Maryland School of Medicine

"Recent Advances and Developments in Management of IBD"

Date

Scheduled Speaker


February 3

Division of Division of Nephrology & Hypertension

Sambhavi KrishnamoorthySambhavi Krishnamoorthy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section of Nephrology
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

"Living Kidney Donation: Opportunities and Challenges"


February 10

Division of Division of Infectious Diseases

Mark BurnsMark V. Burns, M.D., FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hospital Epidemiologist, Robley Rex Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Outpatient Management of COVID-19"


February 17

Division of Dermatology

Caroline NelsonCaroline A. Nelson, M.D., FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director, Inpatient Dermatology
Director, Inpatient Dermatology Curriculum
Yale School of Medicine

"Paraneoplastic Syndromes: Case-Based Lessons from the Dermatology Consult Service"


February 24

Division of Environmental Medicine

Ted SmithTheodore R. Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Business
Director, Center for Healthy Air, Water and Soil
Leader, Research Translation Core, Superfund Research Center
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Applications of Wastewater Genomics for Environmental Medicine"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


March 3

Division of Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

The Beverly Todd Towery Lecture

Shalender Bhasin, M.D.Shalender Bhasin, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director, Boston Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Director, Brigham Research Assay Core Laboratory
Co-Director, The Center for Transgender Health
Brigham and Women's Hospital

"A Patient-Centric, Evidence-based Approach to the Management of Older Men with Age-Related Decline in Testosterone Levels"


March 10

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Roberto BolliRoberto Bolli, M.D., D.Sc. (Hon) FAHA, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics
Jewish Hospital Heart and Lung Institute Distinguished Chair in Cardiology
Director, Institute of Molecular Cardiology
Distinguished University Scholar
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Cell Therapy for Heart Disease: Current Status of Clinical Translation"


March 17

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Rohit KumarRohit Kumar, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Present and Future of Precision Medicine in Urothelial Cancer"


March 24

Section of Allergy & Immunology

Scott P. Commins, M.D., Ph.D.Scott P. Commins, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
Medical Director, UNC Allergy Clinic
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

"Suddenly Meatless: How Tick Bites and IgE to a Sugar are Changing the Paradigm of Food Allergy"


March 31

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Bridget HittepoleBridget B. Hittepole, M.D., MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UofL Health - Primary Care
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Obesity: Complications, Complexities and Care Considerations"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


April 7

Spring BreakNO GRAND ROUNDS - Happy Spring Break!


April 14

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine

Hiram Rivas-PerezHiram L. Rivas-Perez, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program
Director, Pulmonary Function Test Laboratory
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Diagnosis and Management of Stable COPD: A Guideline Overview"


April 22

Division of General Internal Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Medical Education

Mark PfeiferMark P. Pfeifer, M.D., FACP
Professor of Medicine
V.V. Cooke Chair of Medicine
Director, Inter-Professional Program in Palliative Care and Critical Illness
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Is There a Role for Coffee and Caffeine in the Practice of Medicine?"


April 28

Department of Medicine Chair's Office

Chair's Derby Lecture

Kristine KruegerKristine J. Krueger, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Interim Chair, University of Louisville Department of Medicine
Chief of Academic & Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Muscle Mania: Use Them or Lose Them, But Don't Abuse Them"

Date

Scheduled Speakers


May 5

Division of Infectious Diseases

Bradford D. Gessner, M.D., MPHBradford D. Gessner, M.D., MPH.
Vice President, Global Medical Lead for Respiratory Vaccines
Pfizer, Inc.
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics
University of Maryland School of Medicine

"The Interaction of Pneumococci and Viruses: Expanding the Paradigm"


May 12

Division of Dermatology

Misha A. Rosenbach, M.D.Misha A. Rosenbach, M.D.
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Vice Chair, Dermatology Education and Training
Director, Cutaneous Sarcoidosis Clinic
Director, Dermatology Urgent Care Clinic
Director, Dermatology Residency Program
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

"Granulomatous Skin Diseases: Evaluation, Systemic Associations, and Management"


May 19

Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

Mohamed HegaziMohamed M. Hegazi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Section Chief, Blood Cancers, Cellular Therapeutics and Transplantation
Associate Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
University of Louisville School of Medicine

"Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Beyond 7+3"


May 26

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Internal Medicine Residency Program Awards Day