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Jan. 16, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified Jan 16, 2014 09:39 AM

Announcements submitted for inclusion in the Jan. 16, 2014 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Miscellaneous

1.) Psi Chi to sponsor GRE workshop and practice exam

2.) Applications being accepted for Community Engagement grants

3.) Cardinal Athletic Career Center hosts “Third Thursdays” Lunch Series

Studies

4.) Infant scientists wanted for face perception studies

Talks

5.) Neuroscience Seminar series

6.) ObGyn and Women’s Health seminar

Grand Rounds

7.) Orthopedic Surgery

8.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

9.) Pediatrics

10.) Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Miscellaneous

1.) Psi Chi to sponsor GRE workshop and practice exam

9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Room 205, Bingham Humanities Building

$20

Psi Chi will sponsor a GRE workshop (Kaplan conducted), lunch and practice exam. Registration is open to anyone interested in attending graduate school. Pre-registration and payment are due no later than Jan. 30. Forward check (payable to Psi Chi) to Psi Chi, 317 Life Sciences, Belknap Campus. Include “GRE Workshop,” your name and email address, along with your sandwich selection of ham, turkey, roast beef or veggie. Additional details will be emailed to you.

Additional Information: Melinda Leonard, Psi Chi Faculty Advisor.

2.) Applications being accepted for Community Engagement grants

The Office of Community Engagement Faculty Grants program fosters UofL faculty and staff projects within the west Louisville community and Jefferson County. The program focuses on infrastructure development, research and non-research projects that hold a community participatory action perspective. A total of $20,000 is available for funding beginning July 2014. Application deadline is Monday, March 3.

3.) Cardinal Athletic Career Center hosts “Third Thursdays” Lunch Series

Noon – 1 p.m. Jan. 16, third floor, Floyd Theater, Student Activities Center

Free to students and staff

Topics include part-time job or internship opportunities and dressing for an interview. A panel of career specialists will address student questions regarding part-time employment and internships on and off campus and dressing appropriately for an interview. For more information call Lynne Barney, director of Athletic Career Services, at 852-0216.

Studies

4.) Infant scientists wanted for face perception studies

9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday - Friday (Saturday appointments available upon request), Room 314, Davidson Hall

HSPPO#: 053.06

The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) will conduct several studies on infant face perception. Infants who are between 3 and 7 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL T-shirt or bib for participation. For more information, please contact Lauren Helton (852-6852) or visit www.babythinker.org.

Talks

5.) Neuroscience Seminar series

4 p.m. Jan. 23 in the Baxter I Auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

The Neuroscience Seminar series is pleased to host Katerina Akasoglou, PhD, University of California, San Francisco. The title of her lecture is “Neurovascular interactions in inflammation:  Mechanisms, imaging, and therapeutic potential.” Light refreshments will be available. Click here for additional Neuroscience seminars.

6.) ObGyn and Women’s Health seminar

1 p.m. Jan. 17, auditorium, Ambulatory Care Building, Health Science Center

Ali Azadi, MD, MSc, assistant professor, division of female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, Department of ObGyn and Women’s Health, UofL, presents “Neuromodulation for Treatment of Bladder and Bowel Symptoms.” He will discuss how to evaluate and treat irritative voiding symptoms and urge urinary incontinence, identify the mechanism of action of neurostimulation, and establish the role of neurostimulation for treatment of fecal incontinence and constipation.

Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449.

Grand Rounds

7.) Orthopedic Surgery

6:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Jan. 17, lower level, auditorium, Baxter I Research Building

Free

“Quality Improvement” presented by Orthopedic Residents, Ron Auer, MD; Drew Harston, MD; Zach Yenna, MD; and Brandi Hartley, MD. The residents will discuss failed or less than optimal orthopedic surgery cases identifying medical ethics issues, medical knowledge gaps, system-based issues, communications issues, professionalism issues and practice-based system issues.

Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902.

8.) Family and Geriatric Medicine

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Jan. 17 Bottigheimer Auditorium, Jewish Hospital

Free

Kara Schmidt, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology, UofL, presents “Pediatric Rheumatology: Red Flags in Primary Care.” She will present an update on systemic lupus, juvenile dermatomyositis and juvenile arthritis and address concerns of primary care physicians regarding diagnosis and treatment of rheumatologic disease in children and teens. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP and ACCME accreditation, and a continental breakfast will be provided.

Additional Information: Callie Booth.

9.) Pediatrics

8 a.m. Jan. 17, second floor, auditorium, Norton Hospital

This Friday, please join us for Pediatric Grand Rounds featuring Charles Woods, MD, MS. He will present “ICD-10 Town Hall.” Please note the previously scheduled “State of the Department of Pediatrics” with Gerard Rabalais, MD, MHA, has been rescheduled for June 13.

Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828.

10.) Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine

Noon – 1 p.m. Jan. 17, A3R40, Pulmonary Conference Room, Ambulatory Care Building

Free

The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine will present Mostafa Fraig, MD, professor of pathology and pulmonary; vice chair; director of anatomic pathology, UofL. His topic will be “Introduction to Pulmonary Pathology.”

Additional Information: Call 852-5841 with questions.

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