Nov. 9, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 45


Of Note


Calendar November 12 - 18

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

Monday, Nov. 12
7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, "Kyphoplasty," Dr. John Friedland, Brooke Army Medical Center (MED: 309L)
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Dr. Weight" (MED: 209L)
7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, "Weaning From Mechanical Ventilation is Not an Art, But a Science," Dr. Antonio Anzueto (MED: 444B)
Noon Microbiology Seminar, "Adventures in Viral Pathogenesis: HIV-1 Replication and Pathogenesis in Human Thymus," Dr. Karen Duus, University of North Carolina, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (MED: 409L)
Noon Physiology Seminar, "Role of Tertiary Structure in Expression of Peptide Bioactivity," Dr. Joseph Reeve Jr., West Los Angeles-VA Medical Center (MED: 444B)
3:30 p.m. Qualitative Research Interest Group, "Publishing Qualitative Health Research," Drs. Anne Larme and Sara Gill (MED: 624E)

Tuesday, Nov. 13
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Cervical Root Pain," Drs. Travis Hird and Nicolas Walsh (UH: Third-Floor Reeves Rehab Center Classroom)
9:00 a.m. Training Office Workshop, "Copy Machine Orientation," Marcos Garcia (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
10:00 a.m. Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Health Information Management: ICD-9-CM Update," Lynn Marlow, Enterprises Health Information Education Services, Canyon Lake (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Medicine Research Conference, "Targeting the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor for Cancer Treatment," Dr. Manuel Hidalgo (DTL: 1.284T)
1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, "What to do About Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia," Dr. Dawn Velligan (MED: 409L)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Laboratory Technology: Streamlining Procedures to Cut Costs in the Blood Bank," Terry Kotrla, Austin Community College (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Wednesday, Nov. 14
6:30 a.m. Ortho/Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Vascular Disease & ESRD," Dr. Boulos Toursarkissian (MED: 309L)
7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Mellick Sykes (MED: 209L)
8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "Ethical Issues in Stem Cell Research," Dr. John Balint, Albany Medical College, Albany, N.Y. (MED: 409L)
9:00 a.m. Training Office Workshop, "More Library Skills," Catherine Rhodes (Call ext. 7-2320 to register.)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Environmental Services: Prevention and Control of Fungal Contamination Associated with Water Damage," Dr. Eugene Cole, DynCorp Health Research Services, Morrisville, N.C. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Cellular & Structural Biology Seminar, "Dynamics of Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Intact Pancreatic Islets," Dr. David Piston, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (MED: 209L)
4:00 p.m. Cardiac Catheterization Conference, Dr. Marc Feldman (MED: 209L)

Thursday, Nov. 15
7:30 a.m. Obstetrics & Gynecology Grand Rounds, "Update on Antenatal Steroid Use," Dr. Donald Dudley (MED: 309L)
8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Cardioembolic Stroke," Dr. Robert Hart (MED: 444B)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Education & Training: Patient Safety From Medical Errors," Paula Swain, Swain & Associates, St. Petersburg, Fla. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Combined Thoracic, Pulmonary & Oncology Conference (MED: 309L)
Noon TNT, "Diabetes: New Technological and Pharmacologic Advances for Diabetes," Evangelina Villagomez, Texas Diabetes Institute, San Antonio (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" (MED: 309L)
5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, Nov. 16
7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Lower Extremity Problems in Children -Toe in & Toe Out," Dr. Kaye Wilkens (MED: 409L)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Lumbar Root Pain," Drs. Jay Madlener and Nicolas Walsh (UH: Third-Floor Reeves Rehab Center Classroom)
8:00 a.m. Organ Transplant Grand Rounds, "Kidney Transplantation Without Calcineurin Inhibitors: Impact on Renal Function," Dr. Stuart Flechner, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation (MED: 444B)
Noon TNT, "Histotechnology: Essential Cost Savings for Anatomic Pathology," Gwen Goss, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)