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Aug. 29, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Aug. 28. They are in the Aug. 29 email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Save the Date: Women’s Center Empowerment Luncheon
2.) The Society of Toxicology Ohio Valley Regional Chapter Annual Meeting

Grand Rounds
3.) No Pediatric Grand Rounds
4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
5.) Family & Geriatric Medicine

Information Technology
6.) SharePoint will be down Friday night

Miscellaneous
7.) Call for gender equity & professional development award nominations, applications
8.) Registration deadline: Free walking tour of downtown for graduate students

Talks
9.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
10.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
11.) ‘The Pathological Network of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy’
12.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Save the Date: Women’s Center Empowerment Luncheon
11:30 a.m. Nov. 14 University Club
Mark your calendar for the Women’s Center annual Empowerment Luncheon. UofL Women’s Center welcomes Ruth Brinkley, president and CEO of KentuckyOne Health, as the guest speaker. The center will also present winners of its Tachau and Nichols Awards.
Additional Information: 852-8976, Women’s Center, Facebook, Phyllis Webb.

2.) The Society of Toxicology Ohio Valley Regional Chapter Annual Meeting
Sept. 23, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Early bird, reduced-rate registration deadline is Sept. 7.
The S.O.T. Ohio Valley Regional Chapter annual meeting will feature the keynote address “High Throughput Screening for Chemical Toxicity Assessment” by B. Alex Merrick, PhD. Merrick is Group Leader of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Molecular Toxicology and Informatics Group. Register.
Additional Information: OVSOT.

Grand Rounds
3.) No Pediatric Grand Rounds
Aug. 30
Reminder: There will be NO Pediatric Grand Rounds this Friday, Aug. 30. Because of the Labor Day holiday.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Aug. 30 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Stephanie Cummings, MD, chief resident, Department of OBGYN & Women’s Health, UofL, presents, “Fact or Fiction: Preventing postoperative infections—an evidence-based review.” She will discuss the current literature regarding evidence-based practices for cesarean delivery, give examples of evidence supporting various preoperative prophylactic measures and identify areas for improvement in preventing postoperative wound infections.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

5.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Aug. 30 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Ali Azadia, MDMSc, program director, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UofL, presents “The Novel Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women.” He will discuss a systematic approach to urinary incontinence in women, including a brief summary of Urodynamics, review of behavioral modifications and medical therapy for treatment of urinary incontinence and surgical approach for treatment of stress urinary incontinence in women.
Additional Information: CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a Continental breakfast will be provided. For more information email Callie Booth.

Information Technology
6.) SharePoint will be down Friday night
10 p.m.­ Friday Aug. 30 to 2 a.m. Saturday, Aug 31
SharePoint will be undergoing maintenance during IT’s regular preventive maintenance period, and this maintenance may extend into Saturday afternoon. During this time SharePoint will be offline. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, wireless, instant messaging, PeopleSoft, ULink, data services, etc.) may be taken offline without notice. Complete information on IT’s preventive maintenance period.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
7.) Call for gender equity & professional development award nominations, applications
Nominations and applications for The Mary K. Tachau Gender Equity Award and the M. Celeste Nichols Professional Development Award are being accepted at the UofL Women’s Center. The equity award goes to a member of the UofL community whose work has directly furthered women’s equality and gender equity. The Nichols Award goes to a graduate or professional student to support academic and professional enrichment. Deadline for both: Friday, Oct. 11.
Additional Information: Email Phyllis M. Webb, for nomination forms and applications. Call 852-8976 for more details.

8.) Registration deadline: Free walking tour of downtown for graduate students
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Sept. 8 Louisville Visitors Center at 4th and Jefferson
Free for graduate students and up to three guests
PossibiliTours Walking Tours provide historical and architectural anecdotes about Possibility City while exploring the heart of downtown on foot. A local volunteer leads you on a free, one-hour walking tour (weather permitting). The 2 p.m., Sept. 8 tour is reserved for graduate students and their guests. Registration is required and must be completed by Aug. 29. Space is limited. Register on the PLAN website.

Talks
9.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. - Noon Aug. 30 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room, HSC
Free to all UofL faculty, resident, students
Jeffrey H. Boatright, PhD, FARVO, associate professor of ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine, will present “Targeted Gene Alteration as an Approach to Retinal Gene Therapy.”

10.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Aug. 29 Baxter 1 Auditorium
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Fall 2013 Seminar Series—UofL School of Medicine is pleased to present William Guido, PhD, professor and chair, Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology. His presentation will be “The State of ASNB: Where We Are, Where We Want to Be.”
Additional Information: Matt Guido, 852-6227

11.) ‘The Pathological Network of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy’
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. Sept. 5 School of Nursing Auditorium, Room 4003
Free
The Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to have Donald Gross, MD, present “The Pathological Network of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy.” Gross is an associate professor and the epilepsy program director for the Department of Neurology at the University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada. Continuing education credit is available, and continental breakfast will be served.
Additional Information: Paul Fultz, Neurosurgery Grand Grounds Donald Gross.

12.) 20/20 Talks at the Gray Street Farmers Market
12:20 p.m. Aug. 29 Room 103, School of Public Health and Information Sciences
Free, public
At this week’s 20/20 Talk, Stephen Lewis, horticulture agent, Jefferson County Cooperative Extension, will help us prepare for a fall garden by discussing soil preparation, crops to plant, and more. Don’t miss this chance to get your gardening questions answered by a local expert. Next week, Sept. 5, Ron Smith, owner of The Root Cellar, will discuss his newest enterprise in his talk, “The Root Mobile: An oasis in the food desert.”
Additional Information: Melissa Schreck. Gray Street Farmers Market is held Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. until Oct. 31. Video archive and schedule of upcoming 20/20 presentations.

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