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April 15, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting April 15. They are in the April 16 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Artists and crafters sought for open walls exhibit

Events
2.) Fresh Start Bible Study
3.) Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’

Grand Rounds
4.) Endocrinology
5.) Cardiovascular Medicine
6.) Today’s Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds

Health and Wellness
7.) Weekly Walks Sponsored by Get Healthy Now

Miscellaneous
8.) Anne Braden Institute Social Justice Research Paper Awards

Studies
9.) Pain Study, Infants and Toddlers less than two years
10.) Pain Study, ages two years through 12 years
11.) Pediatric High Blood Pressure Study, ages one year through five years
12.) Pediatric High Blood Pressure Study, ages six years through 11 years

Talks
13.) Seminar
14.) Of Man and Superman: Masculinity and Black Superheroes
15.) Security in Asia: An Unstable Peace?
16.) Cognitive Case Conference

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Artists and crafters sought for open walls exhibit
Registration deadline: April 29; Exhibit dates: May 13–24
Great Places to Work seeks creative UofL employees to exhibit in the 3rd annual Faculty/Staff Open Walls exhibit. The show is open to creative people who are not professional artists. All media accepted.
Additional Information: Guidelines and registration form

Events
2.) Fresh Start Bible Study
6:45 a.m.–7:30 a.m. April 17, InterFaith Center
Free to all
Have you heard the phrase “The Day of the Lord?” Interested in end times? Come join us Wednesday morning to discuss the events of the end times and the return of the Lord as recorded in 1 Thessalonians Chapters 4 & 5. It’s a great time for the UofL community to come together for fellowship, encouragement, Bible study and prayer. Future meetings scheduled for May 1 and 15. We meet at the InterFaith Center, use the east entrance. We look forward to seeing you there.
Additional Information: Teresa Rohr, 852-7599

3.) Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’
10 a.m.–2 p.m. April 16, East entrance, Ekstrom Library
Free
Come join the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research in commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” Louisville activist Anne Braden was one of six white allies who King mentioned in this letter. There will be a read-in at the east entrance of Ekstrom Library under the overhang. Avery Kolers, philosophy department, will lead a discussion on nonviolence at 12:30 p.m. All people are encouraged to read.
Additional Information: Rachel Spears

Grand Rounds
4.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. April 17, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Betty C. Villafuerte, MD, associate professor of medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL, presents “Subclinical Cushing's Syndrome: Why is the Diagnosis so Difficult?”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

5.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon–1 p.m. April 17, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “STEMI Systems of Care: Clinical need and strategies to improve outcomes” by Jesse Adams III, MD, medical center cardiologist, and William C. Dillon, MD, Louisville Cardiology, Mission Lifeline KY co-chair.
Additional Information: Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenters, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (11:30). For additional Information see grand rounds or UofL Physicians websites, or contact Darlene Rose, 852-7959.

6.) Today’s Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds
4 p.m. April 16, Ambulatory Care Building’s Metro Conference Room
Free
Please join us for today’s Epilepsy Surgery Grand Rounds, which will feature a case presentation from M. Steven Evans, MD. Evans is a professor in the UofL neurology department and the director of its epilepsy division. All physicians and all other health care professionals who treat epilepsy are invited to attend, as are residents, fellows and medical students. Registration is not required, and CME credit is available.
Additional Information: See website.

Health and Wellness
7.) Weekly Walks Sponsored by Get Healthy Now
Noon–12:30 p.m. Tuesdays on all campuses
Free
Lace up your sneakers and join your colleagues for a weekly walk, hosted by Get Healthy Now. Walks will be about one mile long. Start locations are: Belknap, Cardinal Park (Joe Kitchen Memorial Pavilion); HSC: Mayor’s Mile (front of University Hospital, Jackson St.); Shelby: Burhans Hall (front steps). Remember, all activity can be counted towards the UofL vs UK Moving Challenge.
Additional Information: Visit Get Healthy Now or contact Nick Pitas, 852-1234

Miscellaneous
8.) Anne Braden Institute Social Justice Research Paper Awards
April 22
It’s not too late for students to enter a paper in the 2013 Anne Braden Institute Social Justice Research Paper Awards. Undergraduates and graduates in any major or field are eligible. Academic and community judges award $300 to the best graduate paper, $100 to the best undergraduate paper. Submit entries to Ekstrom Library, Room 258 by April 22 at 4 p.m.
Additional Information: For more information or to download an entry form, go online.

Studies
9.) Pain Study, Infants and Toddlers less than two years
IRB #12.0228
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate acetaminophen given into a vein to treat moderate to severe pain in infants and children less than two years of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Tressa Bratton, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

10.) Pain Study, ages two years through 12 years
IRB #10.0548
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate an oral liquid pain medicine to treat pain following surgery in children from two years through 12 years of age. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Tressa Bratton, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

11.) Pediatric High Blood Pressure Study, ages one year through five years
IRB #10.0053
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used for high blood pressure. Children from one year to < 6 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Carla Rich, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

12.) Pediatric High Blood Pressure Study, ages six years through 11 years
IRB #10.0306
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Children from six through 11 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Carla Rich, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

Talks

13.) Seminar
Noon April 15, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Room 614
Kyung U. Hong, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, UofL, presents “Tinkering with Cardiac Stem Cells.”

14.) Of Man and Superman: Masculinity and Black Superheroes
4 p.m. April 16, Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library
Free
Why did Luke Cage charge money to save lives? Why was Ryan Reynolds the Green Lantern and not Denzel Washington? Explore these questions and more at the Center on Race and Inequality’s final “2013 Race and Masculinities” lecture. Jonathan Gayles of Georgia State University presents, “Of Man and Superman: Masculinity and Black Comic Book Superheroes.” Check out this fascinating exploration of the development and impact of black superheroes and all the real world politics surrounding them.
Additional Information: Contact Ricky L. Jones. Explore great excerpts from Jonathan Gayles’ award-winning, Schomburg featured short film online.

15.) Security in Asia: An Unstable Peace?
6:30 p.m. April 16, Allen Courtroom, Brandeis School of Law
Free
“The International Non-Proliferation Regime Nuclear Weapon Dangers: Iran and North Korea,” by Ambassador Tom Graham, former senior U.S. diplomat involved in the negotiation of every major international arms control and non-proliferation agreement between 1970 and 1997. This is the first talk in a series by national experts on security and the future of nuclear disarmament in Asia presented by the Center for Asian Democracy.
Additional Information: Center for Asian Democracy, 852-2667, or visit the website.

16.) Cognitive Case Conference
8 a.m. April 17, HSC Instructional Building, B302
Free
Arifa Siddiqui, MD, geriatric medicine fellow, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, will present at the Cognitive Case Conference.
Additional Information: Margaret Feldman, 588-4260

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