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Feb. 7, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Feb. 6, 2013. They are in the Feb. 7 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) African American Music Heritage Institute to feature Imani Winds concert

Events
2.) School of Dentistry to celebrate Women’s History Month with Art and Health Fair
3.) Faculty: Learn about the scope and consequences of excessive Facebook usage from a student perspective

Grand Rounds
4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
5.) Psychiatry — ‘The Mysterious Placebo Effect: Linking Mind and Body’
6.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7.) Pediatrics

Studies
8.) Subjects needed for metabolic function study in spinal cord injured individuals

Talks
9.) Community-based Participatory Intervention Research: A Mixed Methods Approach
10.) Molecular Targets Seminar
11.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
12.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series
13.) Your Heart — Your Life!
14.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
15.) Analytical Chemistry of Ultra-Small Semiconductor Nanoclusters

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) African American Music Heritage Institute to feature Imani Winds concert
8 p.m. Feb. 11 Comstock Concert Hall, Belknap Campus
General admission: $5; UofL students and children 10 and under: free
The School of Music’s 17th annual African American Music Institute will feature Grammy Award nominee Imani Winds. Louisville native Valerie Coleman, who composes and plays flute with quintet, founded the New York-based group. Its music bridges Arican, Latin American and American styles. The concert is part of a two-day event at the school that attracts 300 students and teachers to learn about the influence of African Americans on America’s music.
Additional Information: School of Music, 852-6907

Events
2.) School of Dentistry to celebrate Women’s History Month with Art and Health Fair
5 p.m.–7 p.m. March 18 ULSD 501 S. Preston St. 2nd floor
Free
In the spirit of engagement with our entire university, UofL faculty and staff are invited to the School of Dentistry for an All Women’s Art Show, Health Fair & Reception in honor of Women’s History Month. Come celebrate with us — original works of art by local female artists and live music. Food and beverages will be served. Please RSVP.
Additional Information: RSVP to Deborah N. Wade, MSW, 852-4517

3.) Faculty: Learn about the scope and consequences of excessive Facebook usage from a student perspective
Noon–2 p.m. Feb. 15 Delphi Center, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Join the student-led panel of Tyler Bosley, Justin Brandt, Matthew Robeson and Spencer Scruggs as they explore the consequences of Facebook addiction within an academic environment. For a course project, the presenters used behavioral modification techniques and the Paul-Elder critical thinking framework to design an intervention program to curb their own excessive Facebook usage and to develop more responsible social media habits. Lunch is provided so pre-registration is required.
Additional Information: Learn more and register here.

Grand Rounds
4.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Feb. 8 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
We welcome Catalina Granada, MD, pediatric and adolescent gynecology fellow, Kosair Children’s Hospital, who will present “Ambiguous Genitalia and Disorders of Sex Development.” She will discuss recognition of ambiguous genitalia at birth, the role of the physician and multidisciplinary team, labs to order and decisions to make.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

5.) Psychiatry — ‘The Mysterious Placebo Effect: Linking Mind and Body’
11:30 a.m. Feb. 7 Ambulatory Care Building Glassroom, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
Erik Goodwyn, MD, instructor, UofL Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, will present “The Mysterious Placebo Effect: Linking Mind and Body."
Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell 588-4424 or 813-6664

6.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Feb. 8 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Richard Young, MD, director of research JSP Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Fort Worth, Texas, presents “A Primary Care Payment Reform Proposal.” He will discuss the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and its Innovation Advisor Program and the existing literature on the importance of primary care to health care systems and population health to provide a better understand of how existing documentation, coding and billing rules for primary care were developed.
Additional Information: CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided. Email Callie Booth for more information.

7.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. Feb. 8 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Free, public
Join us for grand rounds where residents go head-to-head with faculty members in a Pediatric Quiz Bowl. Ron Paul, chief of the division of pediatric emergency medicine, will lead the competition. We hope to see you there!
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

Studies
8.) Subjects needed for metabolic function study in spinal cord injured individuals
Volunteers 18 years and older with and without a spinal cord injury are needed for a research study about oxygen consumption and metabolic function. Eligible subjects will be asked to complete up to two, 2-hour sessions to conduct assessments. The study will be conducted at the Neuroscience Collaborative Center, Frazier Rehab Institute. IRB # 12.0400
Additional Information: Daniela Terson de Paleville, 852-0547

Talks
9.) Community-based Participatory Intervention Research: A Mixed Methods Approach
Noon Feb. 11 Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
School of Nursing and Kent School of Social Work present Rosanna DeMarco, PhD, PHCNS-BC, FAAN from Boston College, Connell School of Nursing. DeMarco will present her community-based research which resulted in an innovative intervention with African American women living with HIV/AIDS. Lunch will be provided if you register by 4 p.m. Feb. 7.
Additional Information: Karen Kayser, 852-1946; Carla Hermann, 852-8397.

10.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. Feb. 7 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present “Epitope Mapping of a Papillomavirus Vaccine Protein.” Our speaker will be Alfred B. Jenson, MD, professor, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, UofL. This seminar series is funded by the Brown Cancer Center Joan Cralle Day Cancer Research Fund. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m.
Additional Information: Abdullah Yalcin

11.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. Feb. 8 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to all UofL faculty, residents and students
Brian P. Ceresa, PhD, associate professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, UofL, presents “Promoting Corneal Epithelial Homeostasis by Modulating Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Activity.”
Additional Information: Debby McCurdy, 852-0710

12.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series
4 p.m. Feb. 7 Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series—UofL School of Medicine is pleased to present Da Fei, whose talk is titled “The Role of Neurotrophin Receptors in Gustatory Development.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

13.) Your Heart — Your Life!
Women & heart disease. Understanding your symptoms and risks.
Noon–12:30 p.m. Feb. 21 Ambulatory Care Building Glassroom (basement), Health Sciences Center
Open to UofL faculty, students and staff; RSVP for a FREE healthy boxed lunch.
Rita Coram, MD, University of Louisville Physicians, will present this Lunch & Learn session. Sponsored by University of Louisville Physicians and University of Louisville Hospital.
Additional Information: Space is limited. Please RSVP to Cheryl Scanlon, 562-4130.

14.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon Feb. 8 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Causes and Consequences of Innate Immune Memory-Mechanisms and Interventions,” by Liwu Li, PhD; professor of immunology and inflammation biology; director, Center for Inflammation; Virginia Tech.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

15.) Analytical Chemistry of Ultra-Small Semiconductor Nanoclusters
4 p.m. Feb. 8 Room 16, lower level, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
Free
Rajesh Sardar, PhD, assistant professor, IUPUI, will present “Analytical Chemistry of Ultra-Small Semiconductor Nanoclusters.” Sardar’s research group has a goal to develop materials for efficient energy conversion, charge storage devices and fabrication of advanced nanosensor substrates.
Additional Information: Syble Bullock, 852-8146

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