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May 21, 2014 Announcements

by UofL Today last modified May 23, 2014 03:40 PM

Announcements submitted for UofL Today, May 21, 2014

Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Events

1.) American Spring: Lexington, Concord and the Road to Revolution

HR Items of Interest

2.) Staff Development needs you!

Miscellaneous

3.) Register now for the Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women

Studies

4.) Children 8 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study

Talks

5.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Grand Rounds

6.) Cardiovascular Medicine

7.) Psychiatry

8.) Medicine

 

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Campus-Submitted Announcements

 

Events

1.) American Spring: Lexington, Concord and the Road to Revolution

May 22, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., 2nd Presbyterian Church, 3701 Old Brownsboro Rd.

Free, but registration is required

Walter R. Borneman will trace the development of the American Revolution from Paul Revere's little known ride to New Hampshire in December, 1774, to George Washington taking command of colonial forces on July 3, 1775. The Filson Historical Society is a member of U of L's Center for Arts and Culture Partnerships.

Additional Information: Register on line at www.filsonhistorical.org or at 635-5083.

 

HR Items of Interest

2.) Staff Development needs you!

Staff Development is gearing up for professional development opportunities in the fall and we need your help. As you may already know, we offer free professional development courses for faculty and staff to help build a better workplace. We are looking for speakers in the fall to come and share their knowledge and expertise on any subject that relates to professional or personal development or that can help employees have better work/life integration. Think outside the box, great resume builder!

Additional Information: If you're interested, this can be a great networking opportunity, please email brett.steele@louisville.edu.

 

Miscellaneous

3.) Register now for the Louisville Symposium on Heart Disease in Women

Event June 28, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rudd Heart & Lung Center

Physicians $100; Allied health professionals/nurses $50; community $25

Open to the public

This one-day conference organized by Dr. Kendra Grubb is the first of what is planned to be an annual event. It is designed to provide physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and the community with up-to-date information on the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease in women. Two dozen doctors are scheduled to speak.

Additional Information: Website. 561-2180. UofL Today story.

 

Studies

4.) Children 8 to 13 years needed for anxiety and worry study

Life Sciences Building

Are you stressed? Is your child stressed, anxious or worried? We can help! The UofL Developmental Psychopathology Lab is conducting a study examining the nature of worry and anxiety in parents and children. Parents and their children between the ages of 8 and 13 years are eligible to participate. Participants will receive free diagnostic interviews, detailed feedback and a report outlining the results of our assessment.

Additional Information: IRB #13.0923. Nicholas Affrunti, 852-2351.

 

Talks

5.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

May 22, noon, Baxter II, Room 038

Free, public

The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “Tolerance to Islet Xenografts: Progress and Prospects,” by Bernhard Hering, MD, professor of surgery and medicine; Eunice L. Dwan Chair in Diabetes Research; McKnight Presidential Chair in Transplantation Science; director, Islet Transplantation; scientific director, Schulze Diabetes Institute; University of Minnesota.

Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.

 

Grand Rounds

6.) Cardiovascular Medicine

May 21, noon to 1 p.m., Rudd Heart and Lung Center; 16th floor conference center, Great Halls I&II

Please join us as Robert Schwartz, PhD, presents “Progress in Using Mesp1+ Progenitors in Cardiac Repair-Paradigm Shift” Schwartz is the Cullen Professor and director for molecular medicine and experimental therapeutics at University of Houston and director, stem cell engineering, with Texas Heart Institute at Texas Medical Center.

Additional Information: Deanna Husted.

 

7.) Psychiatry

May 22, 11:30 a.m. to1 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building, Glass Room

Free, public

Ben Schoenbachler, MD, associate professor, director, memory disorders program, department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, University of Louisville, will present “Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: An Evolving Paradigm.”

Additional Information: Christy Castle-Greenwell 588-4424 or 813-6640.

 

8.) Medicine

May 22, 8 a.m., HSC Instructional Building, Room 302

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds features Kenneth R. McLeish, professor of medicine and chief of nephrology, VA Medical Center. Dr. McLeish will present "Focal Segmental Glomerular Sclerosis: An Example of Progress in Understanding Glomerular Diseases," focusing on updating the pathogenesis of focal glomerulosclerosis and reviewing standard treatment options and new information on the role of podocytes in FSGS and their effects on diagnosis/treatment.

Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825.

 

 

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