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March 14, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting March 13. They are in the March 14 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts

1.) Upcoming School of Music concerts
2.) March 22 Guitar Gala previews international convention

Events
3.) ‘A Scoop on the NCAA’
4.) ‘Sleep and Dreaming’ Medical Dean’s Hour to be presented at HSC and on Belknap Campus

Grand Rounds
5.) Pediatrics
6.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
7.) Ophthalmology
8.) Medicine: Edwin Silverman
9.) Orthopaedic Surgery
10.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
11.) Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine

Miscellaneous

12.) Service Spotlight: Free literature searching from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
13.) Get an iPad or Kindle from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

Talks
14.) Seminars in Neuroscience Series
15.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
16.) A scientific reason for not looking a gift horse in the mouth: An association of periodontitis with systemic diseases
17.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Arts
1.) Upcoming School of Music concerts
Free, unless noted otherwise
Comstock Concert Hall: University Dance Theatre: Lecture/Demo, 7 p.m., March 15 ($10, $5 for students with ID at the door); Chamber Music Society: Pacifica Quartet with Ursula Oppens, 3 p.m., March 17 ($25 for nonmembers); faculty artists Daniel Weeks, tenor, and Naomi Oliphant, piano, 8 p.m., March 19; and faculty artists University Woodwind Quintet, 8:30 p.m., March 20. Bird Recital Hall: University Jazz Composers, 7:30 p.m., March 21; and University Cello Studio, 7 p.m., March 22.
Additional Information: 852-6907, louisville.edu/music

2.) March 22 Guitar Gala previews international convention
7 p.m.–9:30 p.m. March 22 Eifler Theatre, Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St.
$10
The School of Music Guitar Program presents a dinner and an evening of faculty and student guitar performances. The fundraiser also features a silent auction with donations contributed to the UofL guitar fund. UofL will host the Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition this summer.
Additional Information: 852-5607, 852-6907 louisville.edu/music

Events
3.) ‘A Scoop on the NCAA’
10 a.m. April 8 Room 139, Shumaker Research Building
1 p.m. April 11 Room 300, Bingham Humanities Building
Light snacks will be served 30 minutes prior to each session
Free
This is an informational and panel discussion for faculty and staff to gain more knowledge on NCAA academic standards. Current Big East regulations also will be discussed along with the change to the ACC and what that means academically for our student-athletes. A panel of athletic academic counselors, student-athletes and faculty will be there to enhance the discussion and answer any questions that arise.
Additional Information: Email Shelley Tewell to confirm a spot for one of the two dates or if you have questions.

4.) ‘Sleep and Dreaming’ Medical Dean’s Hour to be presented at HSC and on Belknap Campus Noon–1 p.m. March 18 Kornhauser Library Auditorium
3 p.m.–4 p.m. March 22 Room 105, Houchens Building
Free, public
Experts from the School of Medicine will have a panel discussion about sleep physiology, chemistry and the psychology behind dreams. The talk is titled “Dean’s Hour: Sleep and Dreaming: From Neuroscience to Psychoanalysis.” It is happening in conjunction with UofL’s participation in the Humana Festival play “Sleep Rock Thy Brain.”
Additional Information: 852-1499

Grand Rounds
5.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. March 15 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
free, public
Join us Friday for a Grand Rounds featuring Scott Duncan, MD, MHA, FAAP, who is an associate professor in the Division of Neonatal Medicine at UofL. Duncan will speak about collaboratives and infant mortality. We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

6.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. March 15 Ambulatory Care Building, auditorium, Health Sciences Center
Dan Stewart, MD, professor of pediatrics and assistant director of neonatal medicine, UofL, and director of nurseries for Kosair Children’s / ULH and the ECMO program, presents “Vermont Oxford Network (VON): Outcomes at ULF (2012).” He will discuss preterm infants regarding survival based on gestational age and birth weight, potential benefits of delayed cord clamping, the benefit of magnesium sulfate, and the implications of the “Golden Hour” in low-birth weight infants.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

7.) Ophthalmology
7:30 a.m.–8:30 a.m. March 15 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to all UofL faculty, residents and students
Mary E. Hartnett, MD, professor of ophthalmology, University of Utah, John A. Moran Eye Center, will present “Retinopathy of Prematurity: Current Clinical Management.” Residents will follow the lecture with case presentations, and there will be a question-and-answer session with Hartnett.

8.) Medicine: Edwin Silverman
8 a.m. March 14 Ambulatory Care Building, auditorium
Free
We invite you to Department of Medicine Grand Rounds featuring Edwin K. Silverman, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and chief, Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Silverman will present “Genetic Epidemiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” focusing on reviewing the methods/challenges of finding genes for complex diseases and presenting the evidence for novel genetic influences in COPD.
Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

9.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. March 15 Baxter I Research Building, lower level, auditorium
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to present “One Instant of Chaos in Vietnam — Leadership in Action,” by Charles Lear, John Wright and Ron Cook, U.S. Marine Corps – Retired. They will discuss their mission, what happened, what a leader is and what orthopaedic surgeons in training might learn from their experiences.
Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

10.) Family & Geriatric Medicine
8 a.m. March 15 Hilton Garden Inn, 2735 Crittenden Drive
Free
Cynthia Brown, MD, associate professor of medicine; director, Geriatric Medicine Section Center for Aging, University of Alabama, presents “Promoting Functional Independence in the Context of an Acute Illness.” Brown will describe the prevalence of risk factors for functional decline among older people who become acutely ill. She also will explain potential barriers to hospital mobility for older adults. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACGME accreditation.
Additional Information: Call Mickie Mulloy, 852-5499.

11.) Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine
Noon March 14 Pulmonary Conference Room, A3R40, Ambulatory Care Building
The Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine will present Ed Silverman, MD, professor of medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Harvard Medical School. His topic will be “Network Medicine Approaches to COPD.”
Additional Information: Rodney Folz, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Disorders Medicine, and www.uoflpulmonary.com.

Miscellaneous
12.) Service Spotlight: Free literature searching from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Exploring a research project? Need a literature review? Librarians at Kornhauser Health Sciences Library do free literature searches for HSC faculty, staff and students. We will also work with you one-on-one to teach you how to do a literature search in PubMed, CINAHL, or any of a number of literature databases.
Additional Information: kornref@louisville.edu or 852-8532

13.) Get an iPad or Kindle from Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Check out an iPad or Kindle from Kornhauser. Circulation period is two weeks. Kindles come pre-loaded with medically oriented books and files. Give them a try and see what you think.
Additional Information: 852-5771

Talks
14.) Seminars in Neuroscience Series
4 p.m. March 21 Baxter I Auditorium
Free
The Seminars in Neuroscience Series is pleased to host Larry Benowitz, PhD, Department of Surgery, Harvard University. The title of his lecture is “Rewiring the injured CNS.” Light refreshments will be served.
Additional Information: Ruth O’Bryan

15.) DOVS Research Seminar Series
11 a.m. March 15 Kentucky Lions Eye Center, Basement Conference Room
Free to all UofL faculty, residents and students
Mary E. Hartnett, MD, professor of ophthalmology, University of Utah, John A. Moran Eye Center, will present “Containing Pathologic Angiogenesis as a Therapeutic Strategy in Retinal Diseases.”

16.) A scientific reason for not looking a gift horse in the mouth: An association of periodontitis with systemic diseases
Noon March 15 Room 119, School of Dentistry
Free
Oral Biology 605: Oral Health Seminars Presents “A scientific reason for not looking a gift horse in the mouth: An association of periodontitis with systemic diseases” by Jan Potempa, professor term Oral Health and Systemic Disease Research Group, UofL.
Additional Information: g0buon01@louisville.edu

17.) Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
4 p.m. March 14 Baxter 1 Auditorium
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series–UofL School of Medicine is pleased to present Lingbin Meng, graduate student, UofL. Her presentation will be on “The Role of BDNF in Adult Taste Nerve Maintenance, Degeneration and Regeneration.”
Additional Information: Matt Guido, 852-6227

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