October 23, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 36

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


October 30 – November 3

Monday 30

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds "Elbow Instability," Ortho Red team (MED: 309L) (Call 7-5156 for information.)

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

7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds "Developments in Stroke Prevention and Management," Dr. David Sherman (MED: 444B)

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

Noon. Physiology Seminar "Genes Determining Slow Aging in Birds," Dr. Steven Austad, University of Idaho (MED: 444B) (Call 7-4324 for information.)

Tuesday 31

6:00 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds "Case Presentations," Austin team (MED: 209L)

Noon. Department of Medicine faculty meeting (MED: 209L)

12:30 p.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Clinical Chemistry & Toxicology: Insect Bites," Dr. Miguel C. Fernandez, medical director, South Texas Poison Center (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Recent Research in Bipolar Rapid Cycling," Dr. Joseph R. Calabrese, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland (MED: 409L) (Call 7-5391 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "A Novel Checkpoint Pathway that Couples Cell Cycle Progression to Assembly of the Cytokinesis Apparatus," Dr. Jeremy W. Thorner, University of California, Berkeley (IBT: 3.002) (Call 7-7250 for information.)

Wednesday 1

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Case Conference (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds (MED: 409L)

11:00 a.m. TNT "Microbiology: Practical Approaches to Detection of Viral Respiratory Tract Infections," Dr. Ella Swierkosz, St. Louis University Health Science Center (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Cellular & Structural Biology Seminar "Mitochondrial Permeabilization in Necrotic and Apoptotic Cell Death," Dr. John J. Lemasters, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (MED: 209L)

Noon. Pharmacology Seminar Series "Insulin Action and Type 2 Diabetes: Insights from Targeted Mouse Mutants," Dr. Domenico Accili, Columbia University (MED: 444B)

Thursday 2

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

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds, Dr. Leo Plouffe, senior research associate in reproductive endocrinology, Eli Lilly Co. (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds (MED: 444B)

8:30 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds "Psychological Testing," Dr. Maggie Marrero (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

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

Noon. University Health System Teleconference "The Rookie Manager" (UH: fifth-floor classroom)

Noon. Department of Microbiology Seminar "Mechanisms Associated with Experimental Cysticercosis," Dr. Raymond E. Kuhn, Wake Forest University (MED: 444B)

Noon. TNT "Primary Care Forum: Tuberculosis Update for Primary Care Providers," Dr. Kim Curry, College of Nursing, University of Tampa (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:00 p.m. Briscoe Library Workshop "New Hire Process" (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds "Case Presentation" (MED: 309L)

Friday 3

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "Childhood Vertigo," Dr. Brian P. Perry (MED: 409L) (Call 7-4298 for information.)

8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds "Use of Thymoglobulin in Kidney and Liver Transplantation," Dr. John A. Daller, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (MED: 444B) (Call 7-5771 or 358-4441 for information.)


November 6–10

Monday 6

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds (MED: 309L) (Call 7-5156 for information.)

7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Judy Paukert and Susan Penrod (MED: 209L)

7:30 a.m. Internal Medicine Morbidity & Mortality Conference, neurosurgery faculty and residents only (Neurosurgery conference room 216A)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

4:00 p.m. Children’s Cancer Research Center Seminar "Should Eligibility for Multi-Center Clinical Trials be Established by Central Review? An Example From Pediatric Neuro-oncology," Dr. James Boyett, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (MED: 444B) (Call 7-5267 for information.)

Tuesday 7

6:00 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds "Diabetic Foot Infection," Dr. Carlos Arroyo (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds "Tracheal Stenosis," Dr. William Clark, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 444B)

9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Workshop "Library Pathways," Catherine Rhodes (LIB: 2A) (Call 7-2320 to register.)

10:00 a.m. Cellular and Structural Biology Seminar "The First Fibrillar Collagenase Expressed During Development, MMP-8, is Found in Cells of Neural Crest Origin and Melanoma Cells," Dr. Troy Giambernardi (MED: 309L)

11:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Blood Banking: The Role of the Blood Bank in Management of Hereditary and Acquired Hemorrhagic Disorders," Dr. Douglas A. Triplett, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, Ind. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Briscoe Library Workshop "Searching the Web for Biomedical Information" (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

Noon. Department of Microbiology Seminar "Scaffold Elements in Retrovirus Assembly," Dr. Michael Sakalian, University of Alabama at Birmingham (MED: 409L)

Noon. Department of Medicine Research Conference "New Insights into the Pathogenesis of Paget’s Disease," Dr. G. David Roodman (MED: 209L)

12:30 p.m. TNT "Clinical Chemistry & Toxicology: Monitoring and Managing Assay Obsolescence," Dr. Michael G. Bissel, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Penn. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Psychodermatosis," Dr. Christopher R. A. Sartori, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md. (MED: 409L) (Call 7-5391 for information.)

3:30 p.m. Qualitative Research Interest Group Meeting "What Do Medical Students Learn When MS3s Coach MS1s?" Drs. Cindy Alford and Don Currie (MED: 624E) (Call 358-3934 or e-mail larme@uthscsa.edu for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "A Tale of Two Helicases: Effects on Telomeres and Ribosomal DNA," Dr. Virginia A. Zakian, Princeton University (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday 8

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Case Conference (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "Epilepsy Surgery…Presurgical Evaluation and Outcome Experience at UTHSCSA 1995-2000," Dr. Charles Szabo (MED: 409L)

8:30 a.m. Training Office "Putting Together a Job Manual," Anita Glass (ADM: Room 114) (Call 7-2320 to enroll.)

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

10:00 a.m. TNT "Environmental Services: The Blood-Borne Pathogens Standard as it Applies to Environmental Services," Beatrix M. Schmidt, HCI Consulting, Aurora, Colo. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday 9

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

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds "Uterine Sarcoma," Dr. A. James White (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds (MED: 444B)

8:30 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds "Diskogenic Pain," Dr. Howard Gill, Wilford Hall Medical Center team (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

11:00 a.m. Physiology Seminar, Dr. Kevin Becker, Gerontology Research Center/National Institute on Aging (MED: 209L)

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

Noon. University Health System Teleconference "Managing Personal Change: If Life is a Game, These are the Rules," Cherie Carter Scott (UH: fifth-floor classroom)

12:30 p.m. TNT "Pain Management: Addiction and Pain Management," Dr. Lynda Wells (Call 7-2700 for information.)

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

Friday 10

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "From Bedside to Benchtop and Back: The Search for Genetic Causes of Common Pediatric Problems," Dr. Stuart Shapira (MED: 409L) (Call 7-4298 for information.)

8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds "CMV in Solid Organ Transplant," Dr. Pamela Maxwell, University Hospital (MED: 444B) (Call 7-5771 or 358-4441 for information.)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Chaplaincy: Losing My Religion, Helping Those Whose Faith is Broken," Dr. John Vanderzee, Pastoral Care, Bloomington Hospital, Ind. (Call 7-2700 for information.)