May 11, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 19


Of Note


Calendar May 14-20

Note: Institutions are listed with speakers who are not Health Science Center faculty or staff. No Saturday or Sunday events were reported.

Monday, May 14
7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Teaching Conference, "Pediatric Ankle" (MED: 309L)
7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, "Cell Phones & Microwaves - Do They Cause DNA Damage?" Dr. Vijayalaxmi (MED: 444B)
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds (MED: 209L)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Swallowing Disorders," Kathy Thompson (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
Noon Physiology Grand Rounds, "Signal Integration in Hypothalamic Osmoregulatory Neurons," Dr. Charles Bourque (MED: 444B)
4:00 p.m. Microbiology Seminar Series, "Toward a Genome-Scale Understanding of Group A Streptococcus Pathogenesis," Dr. James Musser, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Mont. (MED: 409L)

Tuesday, May 15
8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, "Headache and Facial Pain," Dr. Mark Covington, Wilford Hall Medical Center (MED: 309L)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Neurogenic Bowel," Dr. John King (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
8:30 a.m. Training Office, "Vocabulary Building," Anita Glass (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library/Training Office Workshop, "More Library Skills for Support Staff" (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
Noon Medicine Research Conference, "Physician Scientist: An Endangered Species?" Dr. Timothy Ley, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis (MED: 209L)
Noon Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Hematology: D-Dimer in the Evaluation of Venus Thrombosis," Dr. Dorothy Adcock, Esoterix Coagulation, Littleton, Colo. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, "The Relationship Between Spirituality and Psychiatry," Dr. John Tennison (MED: 409L)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Infectious Diseases: Antibiotic Utilization of Emergence of Antibiotic Resistance," Dr. Jan Patterson (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Wednesday, May 16
6:30 a.m. Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Fusions of the Rearfoot/Ankle," Dr. Mark Casillas (MED: 309L)
7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Mellick Sykes (MED: 209L)
8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "What an Internist Needs to Know About Total Joint Replacement," Dr. Jay Mabrey (MED: 409L)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Respiratory Care: Approaches to Exercise in Pulmonary Rehabilitation," Mark Mangus, Christus Santa Rosa Healthcare (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
11:30 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Social Work: A Look at the Cultural Barriers to Successful Aging for the Elder and the Caregiver," Craig Jackson, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Cellular & Structural Biology, "Genome Evolution in Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Genes and Mechanisms," Dr. Joe Gray, U.S. Air Force (MED: 209L)
Noon Pharmacology Seminar, "Regulation of 5-HT1A Receptor Signaling by Psychotherapeutic Drugs," Dr. Luke Vandekar, Loyola University of Chicago (MED: 444B)
1:00 p.m. Training Office, "Ways to Manage Stress," Donna Henckel (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Nutrition Updates: Diabetes: New Criteria - New Challenges," Patsy Parker, Texas Diabetes Institute (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday, May 17
8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Expanding Roles of Neurotoxin Therapy," Dr. Nester Galvez-Jimenez, The Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale (MED: 444B)
8:30 a.m. Pain Management Grand Rounds, "The Spread of Solution in Stellate Ganglion Block as Evaluated by CT Scan," Dr. Somayaji Ramamurthy (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Education and Training: The Role of Environmental Components in Confusion Among Elders," Dr. Carolyn Marshall (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon TNT, "Diabetes: Diabetic Retinopathy," Dr. Carlos Rosende (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)
Noon Microbiology Seminar Series, "Host Defense Against Mucosal Candidiasis: A Tale of Two Sites," Dr. Paul Fidel Jr., Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans (MED: 444B)
4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. J. Milburn Jessup (MED: 209L)
4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic/Anesthesiology Grand Rounds Conference, "Recent Advances and New Challenges in the Care of Critically Injured Patients," Dr. Basil Pruitt (MED: 309L)
5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, May 18
7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Mastocytosis," Dr. Michael Tharp, Rush Medical College and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Ill. (MED: 409L)
8:00 a.m. Clinical Radiation Oncology Lecture Series, "Surgical Issues for Pancreatic Cancer Management," Dr. Alexander Miller (CTRC Grossman Building: Plaza Conference Room)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Advance in Treatment of Spinal Cord Injury Patients," Dr. Mark Fredrickson (UH: Third-floor Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
Noon TNT, "Histotechnology: The Renal Biopsy: Light Microscopy and Immunofluoresence Techniques," Dr. Dean Troyer (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)