May 19, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 20

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Graduation events begin May 26

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences: 5 p.m. Friday, May 26, UTHSC auditorium, 7703 Floyd Curl; speaker: Dr. Catherine Woteki, undersecretary for food safety, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Dental School: 10 a.m. Saturday, May 27, Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University, 715 Stadium Drive; speaker: Dr. John Greene, dean emeritus, Dental School, The University of California, San Francisco

School of Nursing: 1 p.m. Saturday, May 27, Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University; speaker: Dr. Juliet V. Garcia, president, The University of Texas at Brownsville

School of Allied Health Sciences: 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University; speaker: Dr. Rumaldo Z. Juarez, dean, College of Health Professions, Southwest Texas State University

Medical School: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 27, Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University; speaker: Dr. Abraham Verghese, professor of internal medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso

Pediatrics Research Day set for June 1

The Department of Pediatrics' annual Research Day is scheduled from noon to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 1, in room 4.434T in the Medical School. The event will include 12 lectures on clinical and laboratory research presented by faculty, fellows and residents in the department.

Researchers from several divisions, including community pediatrics, critical care, genetics, infectious diseases and neonatology, will present research findings. To register or to receive a copy of the program, call the Pediatric Research Office at ext. 7-4298.

Weight Watchers at Work program starts June 6

The Weight Watchers at Work program is starting up and will begin meeting at noon June 6 in the University Hospital cafeteria Optimist Room. Meetings are held every Tuesday at noon. At least 15 people must sign up before the first meeting to keep the program on campus. For more information or to sign up for the program, contact Colette Edwards at ext. 7-3076, or by e-mail at edwardscl@uthscsa.edu.