May 5, 2014 announcements
Announcements submitted for UofL Today email, May 5, 2014
Health and Wellness
1.) Meet up this summer for group walk/runs
May 7 to July 30, Wednesdays and Fridays, 6:15 to 7 a.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Blvd.
Employees, retirees, their spouses/QA free
Beat the heat and join Get Healthy Now on morning group walk/runs. Participants of all fitness and experience levels are welcome. We will meet on Wednesday and Friday mornings beginning May 7 through July 30. So lace up your sneakers and meet up with the early birds. Visit our webpage to register.
Additional Information: Julia Mackenzie-Rollinson, 852-123.
2.) Take 20 for a Lunches Gone LOCAL cooking demo and tasting
May 14, 11 to 11:20 a.m. Cardinal Burger Company, SAC, Belknap Campus
May 14, 11 to 11:20 a.m. City Café, HSC
Free for employees, spouses/QAs
S - A - V - O - R the moment! Dr. Martin Seligman's research shows that engaging your senses and savoring the moment increases your overall happiness and energy level. Join us for this Take 20 and relish the taste, texture and advantages of local ingredients. You will savor the moment and learn how to incorporate more fresh local products into your meals. You deserve a short 20- minute "energizing break." Register NOW! http://louisville.edu/hr/gethealthynow/wo/take-20.html
Additional Information: Paula Kommor, 852-0128.
3.) Lab safety/hazardous waste training and radiation safety orientation scheduled
May 8, 9 a.m. to noon, Baxter I Building, Room 038
Recently hired lab employees who work with chemicals should attend the Lab Safety/Hazardous Waste session from 9 to 11 a.m. Recurrent training for lab employees is required every three years. Individuals who will work with or around radioactive materials should attend the Radiation Safety orientation session, which is from 11:05 a.m. to noon. Bring employee/student ID number to sign in.
Additional Information: Cathy Price, 852-2956.
4.) Next HSC Tour is May 6
May 6, 9 to 10:15 a.m., meet at Abell Admin. Center, 2nd floor
Free, open to all
Sign up to join the next tour of the Health Sciences Center and get to know your way around the downtown campus. Register here.
Additional Information: Bonnie Dean, HSC Communications and Marketing, 852-2647.
5.) Roof to be replaced at Human Resources, car covers available
The roof of the Human Resources building at the corner of Brandeis Avenue and Arthur Street will be replaced from May 5 to May 16. During this time, vehicles choosing to park in the lot will need to be protected. Vehicle owners may sign out car covers from the front desk at Human Resources. Permit holders are encouraged to use the Floyd Street Garage during this project.
Additional Information: 852-7275.
6.) Children needed for pediatric high blood pressure study, 6 through 11 years
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of an investigational drug used to treat high blood pressure. Children from 6 through 11 years of age diagnosed with high blood pressure may be eligible for participation. Subjects will be compensated for time/travel.
For more information, call 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7.) Children needed for research study on nausea/ vomiting after scheduled surgery, birth through 17 years
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and dose response of a drug given orally prior to a scheduled surgery that is used to prevent post-operative nausea and vomiting. Children from birth to 17 years of age may be eligible for participation. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
If your child is scheduled or being scheduled for surgery, please call 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) to speak to study personnel or email email@example.com.
8.) Infants and toddlers needed for pain study, less than 2 years
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children’s Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate acetaminophen given into a vein to treat moderate to severe pain in infants and children less than 2 years of age following surgery or an injury. Subjects may be compensated for time/travel.
For more information, contact Tressa Bratton by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 629‐5820 or 620‐0000 (pager).
9.) Adolescents needed for fibromyalgia study, 12 to 17 years
IRB # 10.0116
The Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication being studied as a possible treatment for fibromyalgia. Adolescents ages 12 to 17 years old who have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia may be eligible for participation. If child qualifies to take part in this research study, he/she will attend 7 clinic visits over a 17-week period. If qualified, child will receive the study medication or placebo (an inactive look-alike pill) and study-related care at no cost. Parents may be compensated for their time/travel.
For more information, call 629-5820 or pager: 620-0000.
10.) Children 7 through 16 years needed for pediatric pain study
The UofL Kosair Charities Pediatric Clinical Research Unit at Kosair Children's Hospital is conducting a clinical research study to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and efficacy of an investigational drug used to treat moderate to severe prolonged or persistent pain. Children 7 to less than 17 years of age who require continuous analgesia for moderate to severe pain for an extended period of time may be eligible for participation. Patients will be reimbursed for reasonable travel costs associated with their participation in the study.
For more information, call Karrie Kernen at 629-5820 or 620-0000 (pager) or email K0kern02@louisville.edu.