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Feb. 13, 2014 Announcements

by Warren,Brandy M last modified Feb 13, 2014 09:37 AM

Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Feb, 13, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Reception set for Fryberger parents and alumni

Health and Wellness

2.) New Year’s resolutions losing their luster?

Miscellaneous

3.) Sustainability Council hosting workshops

Talks

4.) Cancelled: ‘Dismantling Barriers to Equity in Education: Best Practices for Educators, Parents and the Community’

Grand Rounds

5.) Orthopaedic Surgery

6.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

7.) Pediatrics

8.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events

1.) Reception set for Fryberger parents and alumni

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22, The Palace Theatre, Ovation Lounge, 625 S. 4th Street

Free

The annual UofL Greek tradition of Fryberger Spring Sing is Saturday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. at the Palace. Please join us prior to the event in the Ovation Lounge for a free Fryberger Parent/Greek Alumni reception from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to mingle with past Fryberger alumni and other parents.

Additional Information: Please RSVP.

Health and Wellness

2.) New Year’s resolutions losing their luster?

Don’t lose sight of your New Year’s resolutions quite yet. Get Healthy Now has numerous resources and opportunities to help support your boldest wellness vision. Check out our February Newsletter , find us on Facebook or stop by the GHN Wellness Center to learn more about programs and offerings designed with UofL employees’ unique needs in mind. Let our professional staff help you achieve those bold goals in 2014. Email GHN or call 852-7755.

Miscellaneous

3.) Sustainability Council hosting workshops

To facilitate interdisciplinary research in sustainability and resilience, the Sustainability Council is hosting one-hour workshops on rotating themes. Three UofL researchers will speak for 10 minutes each, followed by discussion about collaboration and overlapping research interests. Spring 2014 schedule: “Water Resources,” 3 p.m. Feb. 19, Law School room 171; “Communities Under Stress and Resilience,” 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Urban Studies room 200 (426 W. Bloom); and “Social Justice,” 2:30 p.m. March 18, Urban Studies room 200.

Additional Information: Tony Arnold, 852-6388. Full event details here.

Talks

4.) Cancelled: ‘Dismantling Barriers to Equity in Education: Best Practices for Educators, Parents and the Community’

4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Feb.13, Bigelow Hall, Miller IT Center

Free, public

The “Dismantling Barriers to Equity in Education” workshop with Pedro Noguera, PhD, has been cancelled due to inclement weather and unexpected flight cancellations for the speaker.

Additional information: David Owen.

Grand Rounds

5.) Orthopaedic Surgery

6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Feb. 14, lower level auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

Free

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery welcomes Jennifer Brey, MD, clinical instructor, Pediatric Orthopaedics, UofL. Brey will lecture on “Discoid Meniscus.”

Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

6.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Feb. 14, Bottigheimer Auditorium, Jewish Hospital

Free

Atul Chugh, MD, assistant professor, Department of Medicine, presents “The Aging Heart: Lessons Learned.” He will discuss how to delineate the changes that occur in the cardiovascular system with advancing age; examine how greater understanding of these changes have governed changes in medical guidelines and practice; and look into the future and anticipate further conceptual and guideline changes. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation.

Additional Information: Callie Booth.

7.) Pediatrics

8 a.m. Feb. 14, second floor auditorium, Norton Hospital

This Friday, please join us for a Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring John Berkenbosch, MD. Berkenbosch is a professor of pediatric critical care at UofL. He will present “So I survived my PICU admission - now what?” Berkenbosch will discuss the psychosocial effects of PICU admission, the impact of PICU admission on families and behaviors seen in children following ICU “survival” and adaptation.

Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828.

8.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health

1 p.m. Feb. 14, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Sciences Center

Miriam Krause, MD, instructor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, UofL School of Medicine, discusses “Pharmaceutical and Non-Pharmaceutical treatment of hot flashes.” She will examine what hot flashes are; describe how they affect women; and discuss estrogen (plus progestin), non-estrogen and non-pharmaceutical therapies.

Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 502-561-7449.

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