Vandy anesthesiologist's presentation highlights week's eventsPublished on Monday, November 14, 2016 Published on November 14, 2016 A couple of interesting seminars is scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.Wednesday, Nov. 16 Vandy anesthesiologist to discuss ambulatory's future DobieDr. Katherine Dobie, chief of ambulatory anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University, will present the Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds lecture, “Ambulatory Anesthesiology: Shaping the Future of a Specialty,” from 6:30-7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in classroom 3A.For more information, call Jeannese Alexander at 4-5914 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fellow to address high-fat diet, cardiometabolic response AberdeinDr. Nicola Aberdein, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, "Role of Neuronal Specific PTP1B in Regulating Cardiometabolic Responses to High Fat Diet," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.Refreshments will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820. On the horizon Emory pediatric neurologist to cover brain injury KuanDr. Alex Kuan of the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, at the Emory University School of Medicine, will present “Inflammation-sensitized Neonatal Brain Injury” at noon on Monday, Nov. 21, in classroom 6A.The seminar will focus on novel functions of monocyte-derived macrophages and prognostic blood biomarkers in experimental hypoxia-ischemia brain injury of newborns.All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information, call Beth Fouquier at 5-6804. Journal club to ponder mental disorder mortality MannDr. Joshua Mann, professor and chair of preventive medicine and professor of medicine, will serve as the discussion leader for the next Health Disparities Journal Club session, “Mortality in Mental Disorders and Global Disease Burden Implications: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis,” scheduled from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 29, in room 308 of the Classroom Wing.All Medical Center faculty, staff, and students are invited. The journal club is sponsored by the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities.For more information or to register to attend the discussion, call Felicia Caples at 5-9019 or email her at email@example.com. St. Louis assoc. dean to give GWIMS lecture on leadership SharkeyDr. Angela Sharkey, professor of pediatrics and associate dean for faculty affairs and professional development at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine, will give the UMMC Group on Women in Medicine and Science seminar series presentation, "In Order to Lean In, You Have to Be at the Table," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in second-floor conference rooms A and B of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, email Teresa Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Starkville pastor to discuss body, soul physician VargasFather Lenin Vargas, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Starkville and a former emergency medicine physician, will present “Physician of the Body, Physician of the Soul” at noon on Thursday, Dec. 1, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).The event is sponsored by the UMMC Catholic Students Association. Lunch will be available to the first 50 in attendance. For more information, email Edgar Meyer at email@example.com. JHS chief science officer candidate to give presentation SimsDr. Mario Sims, associate professor of medicine, associate director of research training for the Jackson Heart Study and chief science officer candidate for the JHS, will present "Social and Psychological Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease among African-Americans," from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, in the Rowan Oak Conference Room of the Jackson Medical Mall Conference Center.All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. For more information, call Jacquelyn Lane at 5-9319.