April 26, 2017 Announcements

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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
     
     
     
    DID YOU KNOW
    The University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law has started the Estate Planning and Elder Law Program. Led by Professor Goldburn P. Maynard Jr., the program helps to connect students, professionals and members of the community in confronting important issues of succession, long-term care and end-of-life planning.
     
    FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
    Kimberly A. Boland, MD, an assistant dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has been selected to the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program’s 2017-18 class. ELAM is a year-long fellowship that provides leadership training for women faculty in schools of medicine, dentistry and public health.
     
     
    Miscellaneous
    Mammograms for UofL Employees
    May 16, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Belknap Campus, Gottschalk Circle next to Shumaker Research Building
    The mobile mammography van is coming to the Belknap Campus. Women must be 40 or over, and not had a mammogram within the past year. Insurance, Medicare, or Medicaid will be billed. UofL Insurance will cover 100 percent.
    Additional Information: Call 852-6318 to schedule your appointment
     
    Performance by NightBreeze to raise money for scholarship
    May 6, 8 p.m. to midnight, University Ballroom
    NightBreeze will play in the University Ballroom to raise money for the new Gloria Jean Churchill Scholarship. The goal is to award one Central High School senior a $1,000 scholarship to attend college. Donations will also be collected for Safe Place, which houses students who cannot return home due to poor circumstances.
    Additional Information: Read moreTickets are available online 
     
    April 29 parking restrictions, road closures set for Derby Marathon
    Many streets will be closed and parking prohibited near UofL Saturday, April 29, for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and Mini-Marathon. Streets to be closed from early morning through late afternoon include Third Street from Central Avenue to Broadway, Fourth Street from Broadway to Oakdale Avenue and Broadway from Baxter Avenue to Third Street. Parking along the route will be prohibited from midnight Friday through 4 p.m. Saturday. More information is available online.
     
    Celebrate World Intellectual Property Day
    April 26, 12:30-2 p.m., Clinical & Translational Research Building Room 123
    The Office of Technology Transfer invites you to celebrate World Intellectual Property (IP) Day with cookies and conversation. Want to move your research from the bench to the bedside? Interested in establishing collaborative research relationships with colleagues in your field? Talk with your UofL field-specific experts to learn more about inventions at the University, agreements to help you along the way, and how the OTT works with you to turn your research products into real-world solutions.
    Additional Information: Emailwebsite
     
    Today: Pitch Workshop and CardShark Tank
    April 26, 2-5 p.m., Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 123; Free
    Do you want to learn how to better present your healthcare innovation to investors, stakeholders, or strategic partners? Come hear our pitch experts show you how it’s done! You’ll also have the opportunity to pitch your idea in front of our panel of “sharks” for valuable feedback.
    Additional Information: Email
     
    Online Info Session: RN-BSN
    May 18, 3 p.m., Online
    Join our info session and learn more about our online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree. Connect with faculty and get program-related questions answered. Register online.
    Additional Information: Email
     
    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums
    Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
    April 27, 12-1 p.m., HSC, Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124
    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents, “E protein transcription factors restrain the innate lymphoid potential to ensure lymphoid differentiation,” by Xiao-Hong Sun, PhD, Member, Arthritis and Clinical Immunology Program, Lew and Myra Ward Chair in Biomedical Research, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208
     
    Special Brown Cancer Center Seminar-Warburg Lecture
    April 26, noon to 1 p.m., Room 101, Kosair Charities Clinical and Translational Research Building, Health Science Campus; Free
    The Warburg Lecture will feature Laurent Schwartz, MD, PhD a Senior Staff from Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris, University of Paris, France. Schwartz’s talk is titled, “From a Mendeleiev table of diseases to an effective treatment of metastatic cancer.” Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m.
    Additional Information: Brooke DeGroote 
    Training and Workshops
    Webinar: The logical framework that
    holds your grant proposal together
    April 28, 2-3 p.m., Room 123, Clinical & Translational Research Building, HSC; Free 
    You will gain knowledge on: Using the Specific Aims page as a “foundation” during the writing of the application; The essential components of the Specific Aims page and how to write them; How many Aims should you include? Explain the importance of the Specific Aims page relative to the other parts of the application; The importance – or not – of the hypothesis during the writing of your Specific Aims page; and How to use your Specific Aims page to convince reviewers your work has Impact.
    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website 
    Health and Wellness
    HSC: Learn to sleep better and stress less
    Four Tuesdays, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, 12 to 1:15 p.m.; 2nd Floor Conference Room, Med Center One, Health Science Center; Free: employees, spouses & QAs
    Would you like to sleep better and reduce your stress? Learn how to calm your mind and body with mindfulness and meditation in just 4 weeks. This evidence-based KORU workshop is for beginners and those already practicing. It is sponsored by School of Medicine Being Well program and Get Healthy Now. Register with an email and mention the May HSC KORU class.
     
    Express yourself in GHN’s InCycle Express Class
    Mondays/Wednesdays, 6:30-7 a.m.; Wednesdays/Fridays, 12-12:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
    Ramp up your bike routine with upbeat music, a variation of speeds and resistance challenges. This time-efficient class allows you the opportunity to reach your wellness goals faster and burn tons of calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedulewebsiteemail, 852-7755
     
    Spice up your workout with Get Healthy Now’s Zumba
    Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free for GHN members
    We combine Latin, hip hop and International music with fun and exciting dance moves to boost your heart rate and burn calories. You will experience a total body workout and a good sweat by joining this dance-fitness party. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Group Fitness Schedulewebsiteemail, 852-7755
     
    Grand Rounds
    Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Peter Morris
    April 27, 8 a.m., Ambulatory Care Building auditorium
    Medicine Grand Rounds features Peter E. Morris, MD, FACP, FACCP, Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at the University of Kentucky. Morris will present, “How to Write an Exercise Prescription: Examples From Blending Exercise and Critical Care Sciences,” focusing on identifying weakness as a factor affecting one-year mortality in survivors of critical illness, and the complexity of writing an exercise prescription for the critically ill.
    Additional Information: Jason Puckett, 852-1825
     
    Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds
    April 26, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung Building – 16th floor (conference center) Great Halls I & II
    Join the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine for the 25th Leonard Leight Lecture. Special guest speaker Glenn Fishman, MD. Fishman, Professor of Medicine & Director of the Leon Charney Division of Cardiology; Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine; professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Physiology and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at New York University, NY. Fishman will present “Cardiac Conduction: Development & Disease.”
    Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162, website
     
    Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    April 27, 8-9 a.m., Donald Baxter 01 Auditorium
    The University of Louisville Department of Neurosurgery is excited to host this week’s Neuroscience Grand Rounds guest speaker, Dr. Pierre Robe. Robe is the Head of the Dept. of Neurosurgery at the University Medical Center at Utrecht, Netherlands. Robe will present “Neurosurgical Options for Gliomas: The Case for Awake Craniotomies.”
     
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