October 10, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 35



HSC Profile

In Memoriam

Newly Granted



NOTE: Deadline for submitting information is 10 days before News publication date. Institutions are listed with speakers from outside the Health Science Center.

October 16 – 20

Monday, 16

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds "Developing Orthopaedics in Developing Nations," Dr. Georges Beauvoir (MED: 309L) (For information, call 7-5156.)

7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds "Case Studies" (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Hyperlipidemia," Dr. Paula E. Wegert (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

8:00 a.m. Internal Medicine M & M Conference (MED: 409L)

Noon. Physiology Seminar "The Cyclin D1 Gene in the Control of Endochondral Bone Growth," Dr. Frank Beier, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (MED: 444B) (For information, call 7-4324.)

Tuesday, 17

7:00 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds "Case Presentations" (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds "Head & Neck Manifestations of Gerd," Dr. C. Blake Simpson (MED: 444B)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Renal Physiology and Rehabilitation of the Patient with End-Stage Renal Disease," Drs. Michele L. Arnold and Antoinne Able (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

Noon. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Hematology: New Challenges in Quality Control," Linda Barna Cler, Midwest Hemostasis & Thrombosis Laboratories, Muncie, Ind. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Department of Medicine Research Conference "Phosphoglucose Isomerase: Extracellular Functions of a Glycolytic Enzyme," Dr. John Chirgwin, Department of Medicine/Endocrinology (MED: 1.284T)

Noon. Department of Medicine Research Conference (Concurrent) "Role of Endothelin-1 in the Pathogenesis of Osteoblastic Bone Metastases," Dr. Theresa Guise, Department of Medicine/Endocrinology (MED: 209L)

Noon. Briscoe Library Workshop "Evaluating Biomedical Web Sites" 
(Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, 2nd Janssen Distinguished Scholar in Biological Psychiatry Lecture "How the Mind Hurts and Heals the Body: The Science of Psychoendoneuroimmunology," Dr. Oakley S. Ray, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn. (MED: 409L) (For information, call 7-5391.)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Infectious Diseases: Emerging Foodborne Infectious Diseases," Dr. Sean F. Alterkruse, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Blacksburg, Va. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Conference "Norepinephrine and Neuropeptides in Modulation of Behavioral and Neuroendocrine Components of the Stress Response," Dr. David A. Morilak (MED: 409L)

Wednesday, 18

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Case Conference "Diabetes," Dr. Janet L. Blodgett (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "Lupus Update: Management and Treatment Issues 2000," Dr. Susan M. Manzi, assistant professor of medicine, University of Pittsburgh (MED: 409L)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Respiratory Care: Percutaneous Dilational Tracheostomy," Dr. Sandra G. Adams, pulmonary critical care fellow, South Texas Veterans Health Care System (Call 7-2700 for information.)

10:00 a.m. University Health System Teleconference "Creating A World-Class Organization," Ken Blanchard (MED: 409L)

11:30 a.m. TNT "Health Care Social Work: Aging and Loss," Rev. Fr. Richard B. Gilbert, executive director, The World Pastoral Care Center, Valparaiso, Ind. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Nutrition Updates: Parenteral Nutrition Support for Preterm and Very Low Birth Weight Infants," Kristina Elsaesser, Clarkville, Md. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday, 19

7:30 a.m. Thoracic Surgery Resident Teaching Conference (VA: A404) (fourth-floor cardiothoracic library)

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds "Care of the Sexually Assaulted Female," Nancy Sugarek, R.N. (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds "Genetic Background and Clinical Course of Neuromuscular Disorders," Dr. Agnes Herczegfalvi, Heim Pal Pediatric Teaching Hospital (MED: 444B)

8:30 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds "Vertebroplasty," Dr. Lora Brown (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Workshop "Ovid Tips & Tricks: Shortcuts and Advanced Features," (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Health Care Education & Training: Ideas for Inservices," Patricia W. Cheney, associate director of training and development, U.S. Oncology, Houston (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. TNT "Diabetes: Carbohydrate Counting, the New Tool - Is it the Answer?" Carolyn M. Grubb (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary and Oncology Conference, Dr. Scott B. Johnson (MED: 309L)

Noon. Department of Microbiology Seminar "Intracellular Trafficking and Host Pathogen Interactions in Tuberculosis and Cystic Fibrosis," Dr. Vojo Deretic, University of Michigan Medical School (MED: 444B)

4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds "Case Presentation," Dr. A. Joseph Atiya (MED: 309L)

Friday, 20

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "Allergic Rhinitis," Dr. Suzanne Adams Beck, Department of Pediatrics, Texas Tech University School of Medicine, Lubbock (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds "Recognizing and Treating Drug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in the Immunocompromised Host," Maj. Kevin T. Stephan, director, HIV Unit Staff Infectious Diseases, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 444B) (For information, call 7-5771 or 358-4441.)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Review of Research "Idiopathic Multi-Joint Osteonecrosis Case Report and Literature Review," Drs. Mirellé J. Foster and Douglas B. Barber (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

Noon. TNT "Histotechnology: Technical Considerations for the Field of Immunohistochemistry," Nancy L. Shellhorn, DAKO Corp., Jacksonville Beach, Fla. (Call 7-2700 for information.)