November 6, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 37

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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.


November 13–17

Monday 13

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds "Cervical Spine Injuries in Football," Ortho Green team (MED: 309L)

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

7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds "Vertebral Fractures: An Endocrinologist’s View," Dr. Jan Bruder (MED: 444B)

8:00 a.m. Internal Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Conference (MED: 409L)

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

Noon. Department of Physiology Seminar (MED: 444B) (Call 7-4324 for information.)

Tuesday 14

6:00 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds "Prophylactic Surgery of a Diabetic Patient," Dr. Timothy Ho (MED: 255A)

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

8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds "Head and Neck Burns," Dr. Brian D. Affleck, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 444B)

10:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Health Information Management: Master Patient Index," Diann Brown, MPI Solutions Division, Kennedale, Texas (Call 7-2700 for information.)

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

Noon. Department of Medicine Research Conference "The Role of the Osteocyte in Initiating Bone Remodeling," Dr. Lynda F. Bonewald, and "Gene Expression Profiling During Osteoblast Differentiation and in Osteocytes," Dr. Stephen E. Harris (MED: 209L)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Legal Update: Review of Three Recent U.S. Supreme Court Cases Affecting Psychiatry," Dr. J.R. Hays, U. T. Health Science Center at Houston (MED: 409L) (Call 7-5391 for information.)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Laboratory Technology Issues: The Laboratory and Human Resources," Susan J. Leclair, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "The Dynamic Interaction of Nuclear Receptors with Chromatin: Studies with Living Cells and Reconstituted Templates," Dr. Gordon L. Hager, NIH/National Cancer Institute (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday 15

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

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "Drug Therapy of Impotence," Dr. Alexander M. Shepherd (MED: 409L)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Respiratory Care: Pulmonary Update in the Elderly," Dr. Terry S. LeGrand (Call 7-2700 for information.)

10:00 a.m. University Health System Teleconference "Defining Moments of Successful Leaders," Ann Richards, former Texas governor (MED: 409L) (Call 358-2355 for information.)

11:30 a.m. TNT "Health Care Social Work: Helping Clients Thrive, The Value of Mutual Support Programs," Dr. LeRoy W. Nattress, Jr., L & L Resources, Angelus Oaks, Calif. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Cellular and Structural Biology Seminar "High-Resolution Comparative Maps in Mammals: Do We Really Need to Sequence Everything?" James E. Womack, Texas A&M University (MED: 209L)

Noon. Pharmacology Seminar Series "Booze, Butts and Genes: Genetic Strategies for Studying Nicotine and Alcohol Actions," Dr. Allan C. Collins, University of Colorado (MED: 444B)

1:00 p.m. Training Office "Ways to Manage Stress," Donna Henckel (ADM: 112) (Call 7-2320 to enroll.)

1:30 a.m. TNT "Nutrition Updates: Alternative Medicine Approach to Renal Disease," Peggy Visio (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "Multiprotein Complexes that Regulate Transcription by Modifying Chromatin," Dr. Jerry L. Workman, Pennsylvania State University (IBT: 3.002) (Call 7-7250 for information.)

Thursday 16

6:30 a.m. Anesthesiology Grand Rounds "Current Strategies for Managing Perioperative Ventricular Dysfunction," Dr. Jerrold Levy, Emory University Hospital (UH: 212E) (Call 7-4533 for information.)

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

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds "Postpartum and Lifetime Implications of Gestational Diabetes," Dr. Deborah L. Conway (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds "Recent Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease," Dr. Benjamin Seltzer, Tulane University School of Medicine (MED: 444B)

8:30 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds "Interdisciplinary Case Management for Persistent Pain Complaints," Dr. Darryl Zeigler, Brooke Army Medical Center team (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Health Care Education and Training: Is Health Care Ready for Knowledge Management?" Dr. Deborah Cleeter, Performance Connections, Cincinnati, Ohio (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Department of Microbiology Seminar "The Emergence and Control of Pandemic Influenza," Dr. Robert Webster, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. (MED: 444B) (Call 7-3931 for information.)

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

Noon. TNT "Diabetes: Non-Type 1 Diabetes in Children," Angelina Gomez, Bayer Corp. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

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

Friday 17

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "Cardiac Transplantation in Children: Myths and Magic," Dr. William R. Morrow, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock (MED: 409L) (Call 7-4298 for information.)

8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds "Use of Sirolimus in Renal Transplantation," Dr. Depak Metal, Rush University Transplant Program, Chicago (MED: 444B)

Noon. TNT "Histotechnology: Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Continual Quality Improvement," Terri L. Braud, St. Francis Cabrini Hospital, Alexandria, La. (Call 7-2700 for information.)


November 20–24

Monday 20

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds "High Tibial Osteotomy," Methodist Hospital team (MED: 309L) (Call 7-5156 for information.)

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

7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds "The Spectrum of Motor Neuron Disease: Implications for Research and Treatment," Dr. Carlayne Jackson (MED: 444B)

8:00 a.m. Internal Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Conference (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Spasticity in Brain Injury," Dr. Patricia Mancuso (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Workshop "Biographical Updates and Cross Appointments" (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

Noon. Department of Physiology Seminar "Transcriptional Regulation of the Renin Gene," Dr. Kenneth Gross, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, N.Y. (MED: 444B) (Call 7-4324 for information.)

1:30 p.m. Briscoe Library Workshop "Biographical Updates and Cross Appointments" (This is a repeat session.) (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

Tuesday 21

6:00 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds (MED: 255A)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Cerebral Palsy," Drs. James Williams and Donald Currie (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

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

Noon. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Hematology: Quality Risk Management in Hematology," Dr. Paul Bozzo, The University of Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Briscoe Library Workshop "Advanced Web Searching" (Register at www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)

Noon. Department of Medicine Research Conference "PDGF Signaling in Activation of Glomerular Mesangial Cells," Dr. Goutam Ghosh-Choudhury, and "A Novel Role for Insulin in Diabetic Kidney Disease," Dr. Balakuntalam S. Kasinath (MED: 209L)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "rTMS Treatment of Auditory Hallucinations," Dr. Ralph E. Hoffman, Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (MED: 409L) (Call 7-5391 for information.)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Infectious Diseases: Public Health Surveillance," Maj. Gretchen Miller, Institute of Environmental Risk Analysis, Brooks Air Force Base (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "Roads to Ruin: Regulation of Apoptosis in C. Elegans," Dr. Michael O. Hengartner, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday 22

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

7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "Implications of the Prediabetic State and Inflammatory Factors for Type 2 Diabetes," Dr. Steven Haffner (MED: 409L)

10:30 a.m. TNT "Women’s Health Issues and Trends: Does She or Doesn’t She? Understanding Perinatal Substance Abuse," Susan Kendig, University of Missouri at St. Louis (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday 23

Thanksgiving Holiday (Health Science Center is closed.)

Friday 24

Thanksgiving Holiday (Health Science Center is closed.)