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Aug. 22, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Aug. 21. They are in the Aug. 22 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Curtin retirement open house
2.) Memory Cafe program launch
3.) After Clinic Neurosciences Research Coffee Hour
4.) Live stream: Sen. Rand Paul on health care economics and patient care

Grand Rounds
5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
6.) Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine
7.) Pediatrics
8.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
9.) Orthopaedic Surgery

Miscellaneous
10.) Final Reminder: Application deadline for GTA Academy and Grant Writing Academy approaching soon
11.) Green Tip: Tired of paying for gas & parking? Ready to try something different?

Talks
12.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Curtin retirement open house
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Aug. 28 University Club, Belknap Campus
Vice President for Finance Michael Curtin is retiring Aug. 30 after 39 years of service to UofL. President James Ramsey and Provost Shirley Willihnganz will recognize his accomplishments at this open house. A short program will begin at 4:30 p.m.
Additional Information: To RSVP for the open house or leave a personal message for Curtin, go to Curtin Open House.

2.) Memory Cafe program launch
2 p.m. Aug. 26 6100 Dutchmans Lane, 4th Floor
Free
Memory Café is a monthly social group for people with memory loss and their loved ones. It provides a safe, comfortable, engaging environment to laugh, learn and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. It is free of charge and open to anyone with memory problems and their caregivers. Refreshments will be provided. Meetings are on the last Monday of the month at 2 p.m.
Additional Information: To register, or for more information and additional resources on memory loss, call Samantha Davis at 852-2273 (CARE).

3.) After Clinic Neurosciences Research Coffee Hour
5 p.m. Aug. 22 UofL Health Care Outpatient Clinic, 401 E. Chestnut St., Suite 600
Free
This week in our After Clinic Neurosciences Research Coffee Hour, Angela Siegwald, RN, CCRC, MSW, clinical research manager, neurology, will give a brief presentation on the clinical trials process.
Additional Information: Hoted by Allan Tasman, chair, psychiatry; Warren Boling, interim Chair neurosurgery; and Kerri Remmel, chair, neurology.

4.) Live stream: Sen. Rand Paul on health care economics and patient care
Noon, Aug. 22
A live stream of an event hosted by the UofL chapter of the Benjamin Rush Society featuring Sen. Rand Paul will be made available for those who cannot attend. Click here to watch his talk.
Additional Information: uoflbri@gmail.com

Grand Rounds
5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Aug. 23 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Divya Sridharan, MD, chief resident, Department of OBGYN & Women’s Health, UofL, presents “Updates in Oncofertility.” She will define oncofertility as discussed in the medical literature, identify various fertility preservation methods available to patients with cancer and list the psychosocial aspects regarding oncofertility.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

6.) Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine
Noon - 1 p.m. Aug. 23 Pulmonary Conference Room, Room A3R40, Ambulatory Care Building
Free
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine will present Alan Lockwood, MD, emeritus professor of neurology, University at Buffalo. His topic will be “Environmental Respiratory Exposures.”
Additional Information: New Innovations

7.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Aug. 23 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Please join us for a Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring Jeffrey Barrows, DO, MA. Barrows is vice president of education and advocacy and director of the Abolition International Shelter Association of Abolition International. He will present “Child Sex Trafficking for the Healthcare Professional.” We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

8.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Aug. 23 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Lawrence Wasser, MD, director, Newborn Nursery UofL, presents “The Newborn Exam and a Little Extra.” He will provide a framework for the evaluation of the newborn in the NBN. If time permits he also will discuss an approach for behavioral counseling for parents of young infants and toddlers centered on toilet training. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: Callie Booth

9.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Aug. 23 Baxter I Research Building Auditorium, lower level
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to present John R. Dimar, II, MD, clinical professor, UofL. He will lecture on “Cervical Myelopathy.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

Miscellaneous
10.) Final Reminder: Application deadline for GTA Academy and Grant Writing Academy approaching soon
The deadline to submit applications for both the GTA Academy and Grant Writing Academy for graduate students is next week. Grant Writing Academy applications are due Aug. 26, and GTA Academy applications are due Aug. 27.
Additional Information: Grant Writing Academy; GTA Academy

11.) Green Tip: Tired of paying for gas & parking? Ready to try something different?
This year try these fun transport options that’ll save money, burn calories & protect the planet: 1. Earn-A-Bike: Forgo a parking permit for 2+ years to earn a $400 bike shop voucher. Apply by 8/30. 2. Ride the entire TARC bus system free with UofL ID. 3. UofL Ride-Share & Carpool Matching: Zimride is a free, secure way to find & offer rides. 4. Once on campus, get around using UofL Bike-Share (free daily check-outs) or reserve a fuel-efficient campus vehicle from UofL Car-Share ($10 to join).
Additional Information: UofL Transportation Alternatives

Talks
12.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market
12:20 p.m. Oct. 22 Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences
Free, public
This focus of this week’s 20/20 Talk is “Urban Homesteading in Louisville” presented by Justin Mog, assistant to the provost for sustainability. Join us to discover practical techniques to transform a typical home into a productive and regenerative urban homestead. Learn how Mog’s family has gone fully solar-powered and produces much of the food, organic fertilizer, and water needed to sustain themselves in community with their downtown Louisville neighbors.
Additional Information: melissa.schreck@louisville.edu. Video archive and list of upcoming talks. Gray Street Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Oct. 31.

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