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May 16, 2013 Announcements

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Faculty/staff announcements submitted for posting May 15. They are in the May 16 UofL Today email.

Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Kentucky Women’s Book Festival is Saturday
2.) Bike to Campus Day
3.) Couples Coping with Cancer-Related Stress: Translating Research into Practice
4.) The Roots of Feuding

Grand Rounds
5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
6.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7.) Orthopaedic Surgery
8.) Pediatrics

Information Technology
9.) Plone Offline Friday Night
10.) Reminder: Home Drive and File Shares Offline May 17-18

Miscellaneous
11.) Campus Map Book updates

Talks
12.) Molecular Targets Seminar
13.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
14.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

Events
1.) Kentucky Women’s Book Festival is Saturday
9:30 a.m. (Doors open at 9 a.m.) May 18 William F. Ekstrom Library
Free, sessions only; lunch cost $16
Looking for something to do this Saturday? Bring a friend and make plans to attend the Kentucky Women’s Book Festival. Network with some of Kentucky’s women writers and authors; participate in various workshop sessions and the poetry slam. There will also be book signings from the writers and authors. See a complete list of writers and poets who will participate. For more details, call the UofL Women’s Center, 852-8976.
Additional Information: Phyllis Webb, 852-8976

2.) Bike to Campus Day
7 a.m. May 17 from Tyler Park (on Baxter Avenue) to UofL
Free
Join the Sustainability Council and Get Healthy Now in celebrating Bike to Work Day. This event is aimed at novice riders looking to gain confidence and begin commuting by bike. Guided rides will follow low-traffic neighborhood streets to either Belknap Campus or downtown. Riders will have the opportunity to stop at the new Get Healthy Now Wellness Center to re-hydrate and tour the facility. Bagels, coffee, fruit, water and a gift bag raffle will be available.
Additional Information: Event details. More information: contact Justin Mog, 582-8575

3.) Couples Coping with Cancer-Related Stress: Translating Research into Practice
8 a.m. June 21 Jewish Hospital, Rudd Heat & Lung Center Conference Center
$60; $75 for 8 CEU hours in Social Work
This one-day conference brings together prominent scholars from Europe, North America and Australia to present their research on the processes of coping with cancer-related stress in the context of a personal relationship. The conference will present basic research on the effects of cancer on couples’ coping over the trajectory of the illness, clinical research on couple-based interventions and dissemination research on evidence-based interventions to enhance the coping of cancer survivors.
Additional Information: Register. Conference website. If you have questions regarding registration, contact Sue Francik, 852-3651

4.) The Roots of Feuding
All day May 16 Filson Historcial Society
Free to UofL faculty, staff and students
The Filson Institute will be exploring contributing factors to feuding in Appalachia during its Spring 2013 conference, “The Roots of Feuding.” The conference will kick off with on Thursday with “Feuding in the Cinema,” followed by a reception and keynote speech with Altina Waller, University of Connecticut.
Additional Information: Register online or by phone at 635-5083. The Filson is part of UofL’s Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Grand Rounds
5.) Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health
1 p.m. May 24 Ambulatory Care Building, Auditorium, Health Sciences Center
We are pleased to have Bridget Hittepole, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, UofL School of Medicine, present “Metabolic Syndrome in Women.” You are welcome to join us as she describes criteria for diagnosis; the link between cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome; and treatment options.
Additional Information: Susan Jackson, 561-7449

6.) Family and Geriatric Medicine
7:30 a.m. May 17 Bottigheimer Auditorium
Free
Christian Furman, MD, MSPH; associate professor, UofL Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, presents, “CMS Innovation Center’s Innovation Advisor Program: Advance Care Planning Using the MOST Form.” She will discuss the CME Innovation Advisor Program and define the three measures for improvement. She also will describe one innovative project to increase the number of Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (MOST) forms completed in the nursing home and how you might integrate this into your practice site.
Additional Information: CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation and a continental breakfast will be provided. For information, email Callie Booth.

7.) Orthopaedic Surgery
6:45 a.m. May 17 Baxter I Research Building, auditorium, lower level
Free
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery presents Jeff Gum, MD, PGY-5 chief administrative resident, UofL, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He will lecture on “Spondylolysis: Etiology, Diagnosis and Prognosis.”
Additional Information: Monica Welsh 852-6902

8.) Pediatrics
8 a.m. May 17 Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
Free, public
Join us for the 11th Annual Dunbar Lectureship featuring Rani E. George, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and attending physician in the Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital. George will speak about targeted therapies for neuroblastoma. We hope to see you there.
Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 629-8828

Information Technology
9.) Plone Offline Friday Night
Time: 10 p.m.­ Friday, May 17 – 2 a.m. Saturday, May 18
The Plone content management system will be briefly offline for maintenance during IT’s regular preventive maintenance periodPlease 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

10.) Reminder: Home Drive and File Shares Offline May 17-18
Time: 10 p.m. Friday, May 17 until noon Saturday, May 18
University home (H:) drives, and file shares such as I:, P:, or other departmental drives, will be offline for maintenance. During this time, you will not be able to access files that are stored on these drives.
Additional Information: IT HelpDesk, 852-7997

Miscellaneous
11.) Campus Map Book updates
The University of Louisville Campus Map Book, developed by the Center for Geographic Information Sciences, has had a few additions and updates. The Belknap Campus maps have an updated Area Dining map, while the Health Sciences Campus maps have two new additions — Area Dining and Lodging. Both maps may be viewed and easily printed by going to the map book.
Additional Information: Robert Forbes, 852-2698

Talks
12.) Molecular Targets Seminar
3:45 p.m. May 16 Room 123, Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Sciences Center
Free
The Molecular Targets Seminar Series will present, “Molecular Farming of Novel Antiviral Biotherapeutics.” Our speaker will be Nobuyuki Matoba, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, 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

13.) Microbiology & Immunology Seminar
Noon May 16 Room 038, Baxter II, Health Sciences Center
Free, public
The Department of Microbiology & Immunology Seminar Series presents, “TLR4 as a TRIF-biased receptor,” by Joey Kolb, M&I PhD candidate in the lab of Thomas Mitchell, PhD.
Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208

14.) Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
4 p.m. May 16 Baxter 1 Auditorium
Free
Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Spring 2013 Seminar Series-University of Louisville School of Medicine is pleased to present Robert Acland, MD, Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology, UofL. His presentation will be, “Anatomical Videography: Toward a New Visual Understanding of the Anatomy of the Inner Ear.”
Additional Information: Matt Guido, 852-6227

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