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Utah geneticist, JHS director's presentations top week's agenda

Published on Monday, June 5, 2017

Published on June 05, 2017

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

Wednesday, June 7

JHS director to present heart study highlights


Dr. Adolfo Correa, professor of medicine and pediatrics and Jackson Heart Study director, will give a physiology seminar series presentation, “The Jackson Heart Study: Recent Highlights,” from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 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, June 8

Utah geneticist to engage life science education


Dr. Louisa Stark, co-director of community outreach and collaboration core at the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and director of the Genetic Science Learning Center at the University of Utah, will give the Academic Development and Discovery Seminar presentation, “Effective and Engaging Life Science Education for Students and Teachers: Research Findings from the Genetic Science Learning Center,” from noon-12:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, in classroom R354 (upper amphitheatre).

For more information, email bgward@umc.edu.



On the horizon

Florida physiologist to cover hypoxia, stress, fetal brain


Dr. Charles E. Wood, professor and chair of physiology and functional genomics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, will present “Hypoxia, Stress and Fetal Brain Inflammation: What's the Microbiome Got to Do with It?” at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 19, in room CW106 of the Classroom Wing.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. The seminar is presented by the Department of Biochemistry. For more information, call Kennsie Johnson at 4-1505.



UT-Southwestern surgeon to talk endoscopic skull surgery


Dr. Samuel L. Barnett, associate professor of neurological surgery and co-director of the Comprehensive Skull Base Surgery Program at the UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, will present the 2017 Orlando J. Andy Lecture, “Skull Base Surgery in the Endoscopic Era,” from 8-9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, in the Bank Plus Conference Center on the second-floor atrium mall at Methodist Rehabilitation Center.

Continuing medical education credit is available. For more information, call Robin French at 4-5705 or email her at rfrench@umc.edu.



Ceremony to honor UMMC retirees with 25 years of service

UMMC will host a ceremony to honor its retiring faculty and staff with 25 consecutive years or more of service to the institution ending July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017 at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 30, in the second-floor conference center of the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.

For more information, email Laura Hodge at lhodge@umc.edu.