Oct. 12, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 41


Of Note


Calendar October 15-21

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

Monday, Oct. 15
7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Teaching Conference, "Avascular Necrosis of the Hip" (MED: 309L)
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Case Studies" (MED: 209L)
Noon Physiology Seminar, "Cell Fate Specification in Skeletal Muscle," Dr. Craig Neville, Harvard Medical School (MED: 444B)

Tuesday, Oct. 16
8:00 a.m. Otolaryngology Grand Rounds, Dr. Jonas Johnson (MED: 309L)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Pharmacologic Evaluation of Chronic Pain I," Dr. David Jones (UH: Third-Floor Reeves Rehab Center Classroom.)
9:00 a.m. Briscoe Library/Training Office Workshop, "More Library Skills for Support Staff" (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
Noon Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Hematology: WHO Classification of Hematopoietic Malignancies: An Update," Dr. Amy Gewirtz, Ohio State University Medical Center (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Medicine Research Conference, "Malnutrition Alters the Innate Immune Response and Increases Early Visceralization Following Leishmania Donovani Infections," Dr. Gregory Anstead (MED: 209L)
1:30 p.m. Briscoe Library Workshop, "Ovid Tips & Tricks: Shortcuts & Advanced Features" (Register at http://www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Infectious Diseases: Changing Epidemiology of Nosocomial Candida Infections," Dr. Kieran Marr, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Wednesday, Oct. 17
6:30 a.m. Ortho/Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Current Diabetes Management," Dr. Janet Blodgett (MED: 309L)
7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Mellick Sykes (MED: 209L)
8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "Molecular Mechanisms of Bone Metastases: Implications for Therapy," Dr. Theresa Guise (MED: 409L)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Respiratory Care: Pulmonary Edema: Using Open-Lung Techniques in the Treatment of ARDS," Dr. Dennis Wissing, Louisiana State University Health Science Center (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
11:30 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Social Work: Are We `One in the Spirit?' Social Work Practice in a Spiritually Diverse Society," G. Victoria Jackson, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, Calif. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Pharmacology Seminar, "The Dopamine Transporter Forms a Homodimer in the Plasma Membrane," Dr. Jonathan Javitch, Columbia University (MED: 444B)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Nutrition Updates: Current Enteral Feeding Guidelines for Preterm Infants," Kristina Elsaesser, Pediatric Dietician, Clarkville, Md. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Thursday, Oct. 18
8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Clinicopathological Conference," Dr. Eva Lai (MED: 444B)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Education & Training: The Heart of Evidence-Based Practice: Finding and Understanding Evidence Synthesis," Drs. Kathleen Stevens and Carol Ledbetter (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Briscoe Library Workshop, "Advanced Web Searching & Evaluating Biomedical Information" (Register at http://www.uthscsa.edu/computing/training/training.html.)
Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)
Noon Microbiology Seminar, "The Role of Human Papillomavirus Oncoproteins in Cellular Immortalization," Dr. Denise Galloway, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Wash. (MED: 444B)
Noon TNT, "Diabetes: Advances in Treatment of the Diabetic Foot," Dr. Richard Steinberg (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Morton Kahlenberg (MED: 209L)
4:30 p.m. Citywide Thoracic Grand Rounds, "Case Presentation," Dr. Brent New (MED: 309L)
5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, Oct. 19
7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Atopic Dermatitis," Dr. Dale Schaefer, Pediatric Dermatology, Austin (MED: 409L)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Pharmacologic Management of Pain II," Dr. David Jones (UH: Third-Floor Reeves Rehab Center Classroom)
Noon TNT, "Histotechnology: Immunohistochemistry: Application, Troubleshooting and New Technologies," Nancy Shellhorn, DAKO Corp., Jackson Beach, Fla. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)