Dec. 14, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 49



Calendar December 17-23

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

Monday, December 17
7:00 a.m. Orthopaedic Teaching Conference, "High Tibial Osteotomy" (MED: 309L)
7:30 a.m. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds, "Midbrain Dopamine Neurons' Development, Degeneration and Repair," Dr. Mariann Blum (MED: 444B)
7:30 a.m. Surgery Grand Rounds, "Case Studies" (MED: 209L)
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Efficacy of Low Back Pain Treatment: A Review of the Literature," Drs. Antoine Jones and Nicolas Walsh (UH: Reeves Rehab Center classroom)

Tuesday, December 18
8:00 a.m. Rehab Medicine Lecture, "Interpersonal Communication Skills and Communicating Bad News," Dr. Judy Paukert (UH: Reeves Rehab Center classroom)
Noon Medicine Research Conference, "ELR+CXC Chemokines in Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury," Dr. Bysani Chandrasekar (DTL: 1.284T)
Noon Teleconference Network of Texas (TNT), "Hematology: Coagulation Inhibitors," David McGlasson, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
1:15 p.m. Psychiatry Grand Rounds, "Psychosocial Interventions in Catastrophic Complex Emergencies," Dr. Daniel Creson, The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center (MED: 409L)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Infectious Diseases: Tuberculosis Update," Dr. Kim Curry, University of Tampa (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)

Wednesday, December 19
6:30 a.m. Ortho/Podiatry Grand Rounds, "Case Conference" (MED: 309L)
7:00 a.m. Vascular Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Boulos Toursarkissian (MED: 209L)
7:30 a.m. Multidisciplinary Breast Conference, "Case Studies," Dr. Pamela Otto (MED: 331.5B)
8:00 a.m. Medicine Grand Rounds, "Preparing for Non-cardiothoracic Surgery: Preoperative Pulmonary Evaluation," Dr. Michelle Conde (MED: 409L)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Respiratory Care: Re-Credentialing — Purpose and Value," Gary Smith, National Board for Respiratory Care, Lenexa, Kan. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
11:30 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Social Work: When Grief Becomes Complicated," Dr. Richard Gilbert, Sherman Hospital, Elgin, Ill. (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon Pharmacology Grand Rounds, "Visceral Afferent Integration: Hard-Wired or Malleable?" Dr. Steve Mifflin (MED: 444B)
1:30 p.m. TNT, "Nutrition Updates: Nutritional Treatment of Childhood Obesity," Peggy Visio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
4:00 p.m. Cardiac Catheterization Conference, Dr. Marc Feldman (MED: 209L)

Thursday, December 20
8:00 a.m. Neurology Grand Rounds, "Neurobowl," Drs. Oscar Benevente and Gustavo Román (MED: 444B)
10:00 a.m. TNT, "Health Care Education & Training: Conducting Effective Meetings," Patricia Cheney, U.S. Oncology, Houston (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
Noon TNT, "Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes in Children: Is it an Epidemic?" Patsy Parker, Texas Diabetes Institute, San Antonio (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)
4:00 p.m. Surgery Tumor Conference, Dr. Morton Kahlenberg (MED: 209L)
5:00 p.m. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Dr. Chet Nastala (MED: 444B)

Friday, December 21
7:30 a.m. Pediatric Grand Rounds, "Anthrax," Dr. Theodore Cieslak, Brooke Army Medical Center (MED: 409L)
Noon TNT, "Histotechnology: Basic Principles of Fixation," Dr. Barry Rittman, The University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center (Call ext. 7-2700 for information.)