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Schwartz Rounds, Freeland Lecture highlight busy week's slate

Published on Thursday, January 10, 2019

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

Tuesday, June 4 

Schwartz Rounds to discuss mental health issues, resources

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Doris Whitaker, pastoral services director, will facilitate the Schwartz Center Rounds 2019 Series: "Are We Too Busy?" discussion, "Being Mindful of Mental Health: A Panel Discussion on Depression, Suicide Awareness and Prevention, and Resources That Make a Difference," from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4, in room CW 308 of the Classroom Wing.

Dr. Daniel C. Williams, associate professor of psychiatry; Dr. Danny Burgess, associate professor of psychiatry; Dr. Scott Rodgers, professor of psychiatry; Dr. Courtney L. Bagge, associate professor of psychiatry; and Dr. Sara Gleason, associate professor of psychiatry, will speak during the event.
All UMMC health care givers are invited. Valid UMMC identification badges are required for registration. For more information, call Cheryl Stingily at 5-5142 or email her at cstingily@umc.edu.


Wednesday, June 5

Preventive medicine fellow to give health policy overview

Portrait for Dr. Akeem A. Adebayo

Dr. Akeem A. Adebayo, UMMC preventive medicine fellow, will give the Department of Preventive Medicine presentation, "Overview of Mississippi Health Policy Fellowship," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, on the first floor of the New Guyton library.

For more information, email Ivory Stuckey at istuckey@umc.edu.



UK anatomy lecturer to discuss leptin bone remodeling

Portrait of Nicola Aberdein

Dr. Nicola Aberdein, anatomy and physiology lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom, will give the Department of Physiology and Biophysics presentation, "Effect of Leptin on Bone Remodeling Independent of Body Weight In Vivo," from noon-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Courtney Graham at 4-1820.


Friday, June 7

Marietta surgeon to deliver Freeland talk on missions

Portrait of Douglas Lundy

Dr. Douglas W. Lundy, an orthopaedic trauma surgeon, co-president of Resurgens Orthopaedics and president of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, will give the annual Freeland Lecture, "Third-world Medical Missions," at noon on Friday, June 7, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

The presentation is part of the UMMC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation's Alan E. Freeland Research Lecture Series and Resident Research Day. The full event, scheduled from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., also will include ortho intern talks and chief resident research presentations.

Lunch will be available. For more information, click Read More below or call Amy Kraus at 4-5153 or email her at akraus@umc.edu.


Saturday, June 8

1 in 100 community event to address congenital heart disease

achd_symp_2019.jpgUniversity Heart and Children's of Mississippi will host a free patient and family symposium, "1 in 100: Growing Up with Congenital Heart Disease," from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, in the Classroom Wing.

The event will include a discussion of the challenges of growing up with congenital heart disease and the important of lifelong care, a tour of the Heart Center, an echocardiogram demonstration, information about insurance coverage and interaction with heart doctors.

UMMC CHD patients and their families are invited. For more information or to register, call 4-4567 or email ttemple@umc.edu.


Monday, June 10

Georgetown faculty to warn of crash diet consequences

Portrait of Kathryn Sandberg

Dr. Kathryn Sandberg, professor and assistant chair of research in the Department of Medicine and director of the Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging and Disease at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., will give the UMMC Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology seminar, "Long-term Adverse Cardio-metabolic Consequences of Crash Diets and Other Causes of Periodic Inadequate Food Intake," at noon on Monday, June 10, in room 6A.

For more information, call Marilyn McCarthy at 4-1635.


 Monday June 10-Monday June 24

Pastoral director to discuss compassion in three parts

Compassion Series logoDoris Whitaker, UMMC pastoral services director, will deliver a three-part UMMC Everyday Wellness series on compassion on successive Mondays in June.

She will present "Where it Begins: Self-compassion" from 11 a.m.-noon on Monday, June 10 in classroom 4A; "Compassion for Me, Compassion for You" from 11 a.m.-noon on Monday, June 17 in classroom 4A; and "Compassion in Health Care" from 11 a.m.-noon on Monday, June 24 in classroom 6A.

For more information or to register, email everydaywellness@umc.edu.


Thursday, June 13

MIND Center chair to discuss Alzheimer's research

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Dr. Tom Mosley, The MIND Center chair and director, will present “New Research into the Causes of Alzheimer’s and Dementia” during the "Mind Matters" program from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, in the second-floor conference rooms of the student union. Check-in will take place from 5:30-6 p.m.

All Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information or to register, call Melissa Goff at 5-4237 or email mindcenter@umc.edu.