December 15, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 40

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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.


December 18-31

Monday 18

7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds "Diabetic Foot," Dr. Lawrence Harkless (MED: 309L)

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

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "JRA, Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, SLE, Rheumatic Fever and Infectious Arthritis," Dr. Jane Cole (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

Tuesday 19

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Hemophiliac Arthropathies," Dr. Howard Britton (UH: Reeves Rehab Center third-floor classroom)

10:00 a.m. Microbiology Seminar "DNA Adenine Methylation: An Achilles Heel for Bacterial Pathogens," Dr. Michael Mahan, The University of California, Santa Barbara (Call 7-3950 for information.)

Noon. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Hematology: Automation in the Hematology Laboratory," Barbara Connell, Carle Clinic, Savoy, Ill. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Sexually Violent Predators," Dr. Donna Schwartz-Watts, University of South Carolina School of Medicine (MED: 409L)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Infectious Diseases: Bioterrorism," Judith English, R.N., National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Wednesday 20

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

7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Case Conference (MED: 209L)

8:00 a.m. Medical Grand Rounds "Molecular Biology and Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia," Dr. Dan Douer, University of Southern California School of Medicine (MED: 409L)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Respiratory Care: Update on the Microbiology of the Pathogens of the Cystic Fibrosis Lung," Linda Ward, R.N., Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital (Call 7-2700 for information.)

11:30 a.m. TNT "Health Care Social Work: Grief and the Workplace – Opportunities," Richard Gilbert, The World Pastoral Care Center, Valparaiso, Ind. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:30 p.m. TNT "Nutrition Updates: Sports Nutrition," Paula Cantu, R.D., Arlington Memorial Hospital, Arlington, Texas (Call 7-2700 for information.)

4:00 p.m. Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Conference, Dr. Alex McMahan (Call 7-4000 for information.)

Thursday 21

8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds "Holiday Jeopardy," Dr. Gary Gronseth, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 444B)

10:00 a.m. TNT "Health Care Education and Training: Evidence Based on Practice," Dianne Rudolph, R.N. (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Noon. TNT "Diabetes: Pharmacologic Therapy of Type 2 Diabetes," Dr. Janet Blodgett, South Texas Veterans Health Care System (Call 7-2700 for information.)

3:00 p.m. Department of Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Anatolio Cruz (Call 7-5750 for information.)

Friday 22

No events reported.

Mon.-Tues. 25-26

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS (Health Science Center closed.)

Wednesday 27

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Residency Training Program and Lecture – Anatomy Lab "Plantar Muscle Layer," Dr. Suhad Hadi, Lee Parker, D.P.M., and Johnny Alayon, D.P.M. (Call 7-6503 for information.)

3:00 p.m. Department of Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Anatolio Cruz (Call 7-5750 for information.)


January 1-7

Monday 1

NEW YEAR'S DAY  (Health Science Center closed.)

Tuesday 2

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Case Conference (MED: 209L)

11:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT) "Blood Banking: Blood Administration Policies and Procedures," Loni Calhoun, UCLA Medical Center (Call 7-2700 for information.)

12:30 p.m. TNT "Clinical Chemistry & Toxicology: Venomous Arthropods of North America," Dr. James Swaby, Lackland Air Force Base (Call 7-2700 for information.)

1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds "Understanding the Therapy of the Borderline Personality Disorder Patient," Dr. Helen Albanese (MED: 409L)

Wednesday 3

6:30 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds "Heel Pain," Tiensi Ho, D.P.M. (MED: 309L)

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

11:00 a.m. TNT "Microbiology: Detection of Antibiotic Resistance in Emerging Gram-Positive Pathogens," Dr. James Jorgenson (Call 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday 4

7:30 a.m. Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds "New Insights into the Diagnosis and Management of Preterm Labor," Dr. Donald Dudley (MED: 309L)

Noon. Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)

Noon. TNT "Primary Care Forum: How to Deal with an Ethical Dilemma," Dr. Miguel Bedolla (Call 7-2700 for details.)

3:00 p.m. Department of Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Anatolio Cruz (MED: 209L)

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

Friday 5

7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds "Domestic Violence: Advances in the Clinician’s Ethical Duties," Dr. Joseph Thornton (MED: 409L)

8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture "Neurosurgical Treatment of Increased Intracranial Pressure, Cystic CNS Lesions and Unusual Cystic CNS Lesions," Dr. Micam Tullous (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)