July 17

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Radiology, JHS topics of visiting presentations this week

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center. 

Tuesday, July 18

Northwestern radiologist to give HCC perspective

lewandowski,-robert-northwestern.jpgDr. Robert Lewandowski, associate professor of radiology, medicine (hematology and oncology) and surgery at Northwestern Medical Group, will give the Radiology Grand Rounds presentation, “TheraSphere in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC): A Referring Physician’s Perspective,” from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

Lunch will be available for the first 80 in attendance. For more information, call Daphne Secrest at 5-1779 or email her at dksecrest@umc.edu.

Wednesday, July 19

Physiologist to analyze Jackson Heart Study dimensional data

wilson,-james-translational.jpgDr. James G. Wilson, professor of physiology and biophysics and director of the Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will give the Physiology Seminar Series presentation, “Novel Approaches to High-Dimensional Data Analysis in the Jackson Heart Study,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 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.

Thursday, July 20

CI director to host quarterly staff meeting

ruckdeschel,-john-web.jpgDr. John Ruckdeschel, UMMC Cancer Institute director, will host his second Cancer Institute Quarterly Staff Meeting for Cancer Institute members and UMMC faculty and staff involved in cancer research or cancer care at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing and again at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, in room MK1109 (Cancer Institute Conference Room) at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.

Cancer Institute members and cancer researchers at the University of Mississippi in Oxford can participate in the 1:30 p.m. meeting via a teleconference link in room TCRC 1018 on the Ole Miss campus. For more information, email Cynthia Wall at cwall@umc.edu.

On the horizon

Chancellor to speak at faculty meeting

vitter,-jeffrey.jpgDr. Jeffrey Vitter, University of Mississippi chancellor, and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs, are scheduled to speak at the fall faculty meeting at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in classroom R153 (lower amphitheatre).

Vitter and Woodward will provide an update on the university and the Medical Center for the next fiscal year. The agenda also will include a recognition of faculty with 20 years of service.

Full-time faculty members who have 20 years of continuous full-time faculty service are asked to contact Dorothy Singleton by Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the phone number or address listed below.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Singleton at 5-4883 or email her at drsingleton@umc.edu.