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April 2, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting April 1. They are in the April 2 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Endocrine
2.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Miscellaneous
3.) Reminder — Faculty: Funding Available for 2013 Kentucky Innovations Conference

Studies
4.) Pain Study: Infants and toddlers less than 2 years
5.) Pain Study: ages 2 years through 12 years
6.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 years
7.) Pediatric hypertension 6 years through 11 years

Talks
8.) James L. Stambaugh, Jr., MD Lecture in Humanities in Medicine
9.) SPHIS hosts public lectures for National Public Health Week

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds

1.) Endocrine
4 p.m. April 3, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Eleanor D. Lederer, MD; FASN; professor of medicine; chief, Division of Nephrology; director, Nephrology Training Program, UofL, presents, “Hypophosphatemia: Lessons From a Challenging Patient.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

2.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon April 3, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Center
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is please to present “Heart Failure Management: A current conundrum. How do we get back to the basics?” by UofL’s Kelly McCants, MD, assistant professor of medicine, medical director of cardiac transplantation. Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (11:30).
Additional Information: Visit the website or call Deanna Husted, 852-1162

Miscellaneous
3.) Reminder — Faculty: Funding Available for 2013 Kentucky Innovations Conference
Funding Request Deadline: April 18
The 2013 Kentucky Innovations Conference is May 16–17 at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. The Delphi Center will provide funding for 20 UofL participants (including registration, travel and one night lodging) on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to UofL faculty. Apply now for this free professional development opportunity.
Additional Information: Apply here by April 18.

Studies
4.) Pain Study: Infants and toddlers less than 2 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 2 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)

5.) Pain Study: ages 2 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 2 years through 12 years of age. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
Additional Information: Contact Tressa Bratton, 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager)

6.) Pediatric hypertension 1 year through 5 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 1 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)

7.) Pediatric hypertension 6 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 6 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
8.) James L. Stambaugh, Jr., MD Lecture in Humanities in Medicine
Noon April 12, Health Sciences Center, Instructional Building (B Building), Room 102
Free
Michael Green, MD, MS, professor of humanities and medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, will present, “Comics and Medicine: You Must be Joking!” Green is the director of the Bioethics Program and chair of the Hospital Ethics Committee. He has been instrumental in establishing a humanities-based approach to medical training. Green will discuss the relevancy of comics to medicine and the various uses of comics in medical education.
Additional Information: Space is limited to 145 attendees. A box lunch will be provided for the first 145 to rsvp by noon, Wednesday, April 10.

9.) SPHIS hosts public lectures for National Public Health Week
School of Public Health and Information Sciences building, 485 E. Gray St., Health Sciences Center
Free
Join the School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS) Student Council for two public lectures during National Public Health Week. On Tuesday, April 2, Stephen Hanson, PhD, associate professor of philosophy, will present “Public Health is Diversity & Inclusion in Louisville” at 2 p.m. in Room 103. On Friday, April 5, there is a Skype discussion with CDC crisis communication expert Barbara Reynolds in Room 001. Both events will take place at the SPHIS building on HSC.
Additional Information: For event details and a complete list of NPHW activities go online. Email Melissa Schreck.

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