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Jan. 10, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting Jan. 9. They are in the Jan. 10 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
2.) Pediatric Grand Rounds canceled
3.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
4.) Family & Geriatric Medicine

Health and Wellness
5.) e - x - h - a - l -e
6.) Become a non-smoker
7.) Weight Management with Get Healthy Now

Information Technology
8.) Desk phones offline Friday night

Miscellaneous
9.) Federal Grants Compliance — Effort Reports due Feb. 15

Talks
10.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11.) Harry Wu to speak at UofL

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Grand Rounds
1.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. Jan. 11, Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Science Center
Amanda LeBlanc, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health, Division of Regenerative Medicine at the Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, presents “Cardiovascular disease and the role of microvessels in aging women.” She’ll discuss gender differences in the presentation of CVD as people age, how microvessels contribute to CVD in women, existing therapies designed for CVD in aging women, and new cell-based therapies being developed in animal models.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

2.) Pediatric Grand Rounds canceled
Reminder: Pediatric Grand Rounds is CANCELED on Friday, Jan. 11. All other Grand Rounds will continue as scheduled.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

3.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
4 p.m. Jan. 10, Baxter Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Department of Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology is pleased to present Jordan Renna, PhD, faculty candidate, from Brown University. Title of presentation: “Melanopsin Ganglion Cells: Key Players in Visual System Development.”
Additional Information: Barbara Hughes, 852-5167

4.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. Jan. 11, Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Thomas Higgins, MD, MSPH, otolaryngologist and fellowship trained rhinologist, Kentuckiana Ear, Nose & Throat, presents, “Nose and Sinus Disorders in the Elderly: Nothing to Sneeze At.” He will describe the diagnostic workup and criteria for nose and sinus disorders in the elderly, management options and considerations that are unique to the elderly population in managing nose and sinus disorders. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided.
Additional Information: For additional information email Callie Booth.

Health and Wellness

5.) e - x - h - a - l -e
Noon, four Wednesdays starting Jan. 18, Room 008, College of Business, Belknap Campus
Exhale as you start the spring semester off right. Participate in Get Healthy Now’s “Exhale Stress Management” workshop. Balance your life, increase your productivity and elevate your life satisfaction with this unique offering. You will leave the workshop feeling calm and inspired. Register now.
Additional Information: Paula Kommor, 852-0128

6.) Become a non-smoker
Noon Jan. 11 Room LL15, Crawford Gym, Belknap Campus
Free, open to faculty and staff
Do you think that you would be better off as a non-smoker? Register for Get Healthy Now’s Smoking Cessation class. Our classes use the Cooper-Clayton Method, a safe and effective way to help people stay smoke-free for the rest of their lives. Participants use such nicotine replacement products as the nicotine patch, nicotine gum or nicotine lozenge.
Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson, 852-7755, Smoking Cessation

7.) Weight Management with Get Healthy Now
Noon Mondays starting Jan. 14, Room LL15, Crawford Gym, Belknap Campus; Wednesdays starting Jan. 16, Room 2016, K-Wing, School of Nursing, Health Sciences Center
Free, open to faculty and staff
Do you have a weight loss resolution? Join Get Healthy Now’s “Weigh To Go” class, which promotes healthy lifestyle changes in the fields of nutrition and exercise. In this 12-week class, you will have the opportunity to assess your current nutrition habits, receive nutrition and exercise tips and increase your accountability with a weekly weigh-in.
Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson 852-7755, Weigh To Go

Information Technology
8.) Desk phones offline Friday night
10 p.m.­ Friday, Jan. 11–2 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12
During IT’s regular preventive maintenance period, desk phones will be offline for a few minutes each while maintenance is performed. Please note that other systems (e.g. Blackboard, email, instant messaging, wireless, PeopleSoft, SharePoint, 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
9.) Federal Grants Compliance — Effort Reports due Feb. 15
Sponsored Programs Financial Administration Office, 521 Stevenson Hall, Belknap Campus
Semi-annual effort reports from faculty, project directors and staff who worked on federally funded grants any time between July 1, 2012 and Dec. 31, 2012 are due to the Sponsored Programs Financial Administration Office, 521 Stevenson Hall, Belknap Campus, by Feb. 15. If you have questions regarding completion of these reports, contact your UBM or see these guidelines (PDF). Effort Reports are available on University Reports under Financials: Financials–Department–Effort Reports.
Additional Information: Jared Neal, 852-5562

Talks
10.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. Jan. 11, Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to UofL faculty, residents and students
Michal Lipson, PhD, associate professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Cornell University, will present “Optics on the Nanoscale.”

11.) Harry Wu to speak at UofL
7 p.m. Jan. 23 Brown and Williamson Club, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium
Free
The Center for Asian Democracy presents its second Annual Lecture on Asian Democracy, featuring human rights activist and former political prisoner, Harry Wu. Wu will give a talk titled, “In the Mouth of the Dragon: U.S. and China Relations in the 21st Century.” Reception to follow. For tickets and more information, call 852-2667, or email the Center for Asian Democracy.
Additional Information: Amanda LeDuke, 852-2667

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