November 20, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 38



HSC Profile




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

December 410

Monday 4

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds Ethics Conf. "Ethics in Child Abuse," Dr. Juan Parra (MED: 309L)

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

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

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Spinal Cord Injury in Children: A Review of Journal Articles," Drs. John Madlener and Donald Currie (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

Noon. Physiology Seminar "Applications of Transgenic Technology," Dr. Thomas Saunders, The University of Michigan (MED: 444B)

Tuesday 5

6:00 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds, Denise Levy, DPM (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Spina Bifida," Drs. Jahnavi Rana Manocha and Donald Currie (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

11:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Blood Banking: Intraoperative Blood Salvage," Dr. Chantal Harrison (Call 7-2700 for information.)

12:30 p.m. TNT "Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology: Aging and Gonadal Hormones," Dr. Horace Perry III, VA Medical Center, St. Louis, Mo. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "The Neuroanatomy of Depression," Dr. Paula Trzepacz, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson (MED: 409L)

2:00 p.m. Gifts for Children Meeting (DTL: 4.484T)

4:00 p.m. Molecular Medicine Seminar "RecA Protein and the Repair of Stalled Replication Forks," Dr. Michael Cox, The University of Wisconsin, Madison (IBT: 3.002)

Wednesday 6

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

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

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "Old and New Medicines for Inflammatory Bowel Disease," Dr. John Singleton, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (MED: 409L)

11:00 a.m. TNT "Microbiology: The Identification and Clinical Relevance of Various Yeast Fungi," Annette Fothergill (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. Cellular & Structural Biology Seminar "Complex Cellular Responses to Alkylating Agents," Dr. Leona Samson, Harvard School of Public Health (MED: 209L)

Noon. Pharmacology Seminar "Phospholipase D: Enzymology and Mechanisms of Regulation," Dr. John Exton, Vanderbilt University (MED: 444B)

Thursday 7

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds "Amniotic Fluid," Dr. Robert Huff (MED: 309L)

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds "NES: Controversies, But No Consensus," Dr. Kevin Callerame, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 444B)

9:00 a.m. Training Office "Briscoe Library Pathways" (Call 7-2320 to enroll.)

Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary and Oncology Conf. (MED: 309L)

Noon. Microbiology Seminar "Intestinal Inflammation and the Biology of the Intestinal Epithelium," Dr. Richard Blumberg, Harvard Medical School (MED: 444B)

Noon. TNT "Primary Care Forum: Antioxidants and Heart Disease," Dr. Robert Chilton (Call 7-2700 for information.)

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

Friday 8

7:00 a.m. Continuing Medical Education Conf. "The Diabetic Foot: Update 2000" (Call 7-4446 for more information.) (Continues through Sunday.)

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "Recognition and Management of Spinal Deformities in Children," Dr. Albert Sanders, San Antonio Orthopaedic Group (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Transition for Disabled Children," Dr. Chris Johnson (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library Workshop "Ovid Tips & Tricks: Ovid Online" (Register at

10:00 a.m. TNT "Chaplaincy: The Integration of the Physical and the Spiritual," Steven Harding, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York (Call 7-2700 for information.)