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April 23, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting April 22. They are in the April 23 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) ‘Up-close’ with Grawemeyer Winner Van der Aa Tuesday

Events
2.) Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Annual Banquet (email correction)
3.) Administrative Professionals Fashion Show and Luncheon

Grand Rounds
4.) Neuroscience
5.) Endocrinology
6.) Cardiovascular Medicine

Miscellaneous
7.) Doing Our Part from the Heart
8.) Submit your events to the 2013 Cardinal Event Guide: Welcome Week and Beyond

Studies
9.) Research participants still needed

Talks
10.) Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholar in Humanism in Medicine Lecture
11.) The Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) ‘Up-close’ with Grawemeyer Winner Van der Aa Tuesday
3 p.m. April 23, Bird Recital Hall
Free
Michel van der Aa, winner of the 2013 Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, will present a lecture on his winning piece “Up-close,” a multimedia cello concerto. The talk will include excerpts shown on a large video screen.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
2.) Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Annual Banquet (email correction)
Gather 6 p.m.; dinner 6:30 p.m.; lecture 7:30 p.m. May 1, University Club, north entrance, Belknap Campus
Members $20; Guests $25; Students $15; Lecture free
The annual E.K. Hall Memorial Lecture will feature Sigma Xi distinguished lecturer Gilda Barabino, PhD, professor of biomedical engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta. Her topic will be “Investigation of Sickle Cell Disease Using Engineering Approaches.” Regional science fair Sigma Xi Award winners will be honored. RSVP required to Madhavi Rane, president.
Additional Information: Madhavi Rane, 852-1159

3.) Administrative Professionals Fashion Show and Luncheon
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 24, University Club
$20 inclusive
Join us at the University Club as we celebrate administrative professionals with a fashion show and luncheon. Vendor shopping will be offered, as well. Call 852-6996 to reserve a table for your staff or do so online.
Additional Information: Linda Johnson, 852-6996. University Club

Grand Rounds
4.) Neuroscience
8 a.m. April 25, Nursing School, Room 4003
Free
As part of the Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurology is pleased to announce that Michael A. Haboubi, DO, will present “The New Guidelines for Sports Concussion.” Haboubi is a PGY-4, co-chief adult neurology resident.
Additional Information: Dominique Hurt, 852-8426

5.) Endocrinology
4 p.m. April 24, Room 038, Lower Level, Baxter II Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
Please join us as Sham S. Kakar, PhD, MBA, professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, UofL, will present “Extra-Pituitary Functions of GnRH/GnRH Receptor.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237

6.) Cardiovascular Medicine
Noon-1 p.m. April 24, Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Conference Ctr., (CC/16th. Fl.), Great Halls I & II
The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is pleased to present “Heart Attacks: Still a Difficult Diagnosis” by Andrew Paul DeFilippis, MD, MSc, UofL Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.
Additional Information: Out of respect for your colleagues and the presenter, please arrive early if you plan to partake in the light lunch provided (11:30) For additional Information: see UofL CMRG or UofL Physicians. Any comments or questions, call Darlene Rose, 852-7959.

Miscellaneous
7.) Doing Our Part from the Heart
Ambulatory Care Building, Department of Surgery
The Department of Surgery is teaming up with the City of Louisville and Councilwoman Madonna Flood to help with the annual “Doing Our Part from the Heart” to send care packages to our troops in remote areas of Afghanistan and Iraq. It's easy to help. Just buy a few toiletries or non-perishable snacks and bring them to the Department of Surgery no later than April 30. If you would like a detailed list of items we are collecting, please email or call. Thank you so much for helping.
Additional Information: Sharlene Dillander, 852-6880

8.) Submit your events to the 2013 Cardinal Event Guide: Welcome Week and Beyond
June 12
If you have an event taking place in the fall 2013 semester (Aug. 26 – Dec. 17), and would like to submit it for possible inclusion in the 2013 Event Guide, submit it online by Wednesday, June 12. The event guide is distributed to all first-year and many upper class students, so this is a great way to promote your fall programs and events! Questions? Contact Brittany Blake, 852-3125.
Additional Information: Web form. Questions: Brittany Blake, 852-3125

Studies
9.) Research participants still needed
IRB # 11.0290
Researchers in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology are conducting a study on health and prayer. Please take 20-25 minutes to complete this survey. You will not be asked to give your name, and responses will be kept confidential. If you are Christian, click here. If you are Jewish, click here. If you are Muslim, click here.
Additional Information: This research is being conducted under the supervision of Patrick Pössel, and any questions about the study should be directed to him.

Talks
10.) Gheens Foundation Visiting Scholar in Humanism in Medicine Lecture
Noon-1 p.m. April 25, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Mark Yaffe, MDCM,MCISc,CCFP,FCFP, professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, will present “Family Caregiving: A Challenge for Caregiver, Care Recipient and Physician.” He is an internationally recognized clinician, scholar, researcher and educator with interests that include medical education, care-giving, QA/I in ambulatory care, and interdisciplinary research. Yaffe has developed the “Suspicion Index of Elder Abuse” for use by physicians.
Additional Information: Space is available for 100 attendees. A box lunch will be provided for the first 100 to rsvp by Tuesday, April 23.

11.) The Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
10 a.m. April 23, Baxter Multipurpose 038
Free
The Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology, PhD dissertation defense by Rong Qiang Yang. Title of dissertation defense is “PACAP: An Important Neuropeptide in Pituitary Gonadotroph Maturation, Function and Regulation.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

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