May 19, 2016 Announcements

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    Want to know more about what’s going on at UofL? Visit the new UofLNews website for features, videos, photos, profiles, internal news, announcements, radio segments, and the UofL event calendar. Click here to submit an announcement.

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    Here’s what was featured on UofLNews on Wednesday, May 18, 2016:

    • Over 3,000 students become Cardinal alums. Read more.
    • UofL’s car-share program expands to HSC, serves downtown. Read more.
    • Video: Phoenix House rises as Conn Center office and labs. Watch here.

     

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    DID YOU KNOW?

    Ashley Miller, 32, was awarded the Guy Stevenson Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies, the highest honor UofL gives to graduating doctoral students. She received her PhD from the School of Nursing last weekend. Miller was named Ms. Kentucky United States in 2013.

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    Campus-Submitted Announcement List

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Get Healthy Now Memorial Day schedule announced

    2.) Fire up your core muscles with Ab Lab

    3.) Make a splash with Get Healthy Now water fitness

    4.) Ya Ya Yoga suitable for everybody

    Miscellaneous

    5.) Celebration of Dean Terry Singer’s career planned

    6.) Belknap Farmers Market ‘Grand Opening’ is today

    7.) Gray Street Farmers Market opening day is today

    8.) Scholarship opportunity available for student parents

    9.) Introduction to ASSIST available

    10.) Grant Writing Certificate – Learn how to secure funding for your organization

    11.) ESSENCE Program’s Summer Institute includes workshops and activities

    12.) Students head to Ireland for International Learning program

    13.) 19th Annual Estate Planning Institute offers CLE hours

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    14.) The Morgan Colbert M.D. Lectureship topic is the Axis Knee System

    15.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar features PhD defense

    Grand Rounds

    16.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    17.) Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds

    18.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

     

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    Campus-Submitted Announcements

    Health and Wellness

    1.) Get Healthy Now Memorial Day schedule announced

    The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Normal hours of operation will resume Tuesday, May 31.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    2.) Fire up your core muscles with Ab Lab

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-12:15 p.m.; Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN Wellness Center members

    This class will help you develop a toned physique and will help improve total ab strength with various ab exercises in just 15 minutes. Suitable for all fitness levels.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    3.) Make a splash with Get Healthy Now water fitness

    Summer session: April 26– May 26, Tuesday/Thursday, noon to 12:45 p.m., Natatorium; Free for UofL employees, retirees and their spouse/QA

    Are you looking for a form of exercise that is easy on the joints and big on fun? Join Get Healthy Now’s Water Fitness class for the 2016 summer semester. The benefits of this class include increased energy, better sleep, relief from joint pain and more. Suitable for all fitness levels and no swimming skills needed (hair can stay dry or not).

    Additional Information: Facebook, website, email, 852-7755

     

    4.) Ya Ya Yoga suitable for everybody

    May 20, 12:30-12:50 p.m., University Club, Belknap Campus; Free for employees, spouses, QAs

    Join Get Healthy Now for Ya Ya Yoga, a 20-minute, 100-percent hands-on gentle yoga class that you can do on campus and in your street clothes. Taught by Laurie LeCompte, a 500-hour certified yoga instructor.

    Additional Information: Register online

     

    Miscellaneous

    5.) Celebration of Dean Terry Singer’s career planned

    May 25, 6-8 p.m., Red Barn

    The UofL community is invited to celebrate the career of Terry Singer, who will step down as Dean of the Kent School of Social Work on June 30. RSVPs requested for those planning to attend.

    Additional Information: RSVP to Laura Brock, 852-1017

     

    6.) Belknap Farmers Market ‘Grand Opening’ is today

    May 19, 3:30-6 p.m., 3rd Street and Brandeis Avenue

    Come check out the variety of products offered by 14 local farmers and vendors from Kentucky and Indiana. Door prizes will also be handed out.

    Additional Information: Email, website

     

    7.) Gray Street Farmers Market opening day is today

    May 19, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 400 block of E. Gray Street, between South Preston and South Jackson streets

    This market serves those who work at the Health Sciences Center campus, hospitals, and other area businesses, as well as those who live in the surrounding neighborhoods of Phoenix Hill, Smoketown, Shelby Park and Liberty Green.

    Additional Information: Facebook, website

    8.) Scholarship opportunity available for student parents

    Applications are being accepted for the Ann T. Allen Endowed Scholarship for single parents enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences. The deadline to apply is June 17, 2016 for the fall semester. For criteria and more details, visit online.
    Additional Information: Email, Phyllis M. Webb, 852-8976

     

    9.) Introduction to ASSIST available

    The EVPRI’s Office of Sponsored Programs Administration has developed a document concerning the Application Submission System and Interface for Submission Tracking for NIH’s online platform. It explains how to access and navigate the online ASSIST proposal submission system and can be found on the SPA Proposal Preparation and Submission web page.

    Additional Information: Website, 852-3788

     

    10.) Grant Writing Certificate – Learn how to secure funding for your organization

    July 27-July 29, Shelby Campus

    Join UofL Professional Development and Instructor Rebecca Crump for a three-day intensive workshop that will help you develop the skills you need to create competitive grant applications, identify and build relationships with potential funders, and follow-through after your grant is funded. The workshop takes place from July 27 to July 29 on Shelby Campus.

    Additional Information: Register online

     

    11.) ESSENCE Program’s Summer Institute includes workshops and activities

    June 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Humanities 122 & Shumaker 139, $50; applications due May 27

    From June 6-18, The Department of Pan-African Studies and the Dean’s Office will offer workshops and engaged learning activities on interpersonal and leadership skills, cultural awareness and social justice, and academic appreciation for rising 8th grade Black women. Applications are due on May 27.

    Additional Information: Tomarra Adams, 852-4008

     

    12.) Students head to Ireland for International Learning program

    A group of 14 students from the College of Education will be traveling to Ireland between May 20 and June 1, 2016 as part of the International Learning program. They will focus on the education system in Ireland, and Art Therapy and Counseling. They will also make a presentation of Special Education in the U.S. to local teachers and administrators. The group is led by Drs. Eileen Estes and Oscar Aliaga and Mrs. Lynne Ernst.

    Additional Information: Website, Dr. Oscar A. Aliaga, 852-0638

     

    13.) 19th Annual Estate Planning Institute offers CLE hours

    May 27, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., University Club and Alumni Center, Ballrooms B and C, 200 E. Brandeis Ave.

    This is an annual institute offered by the Brandeis School of Law and focused on Estate Planning. The one-day event offers 7 CLE hours for the Kentucky and Indiana Bar Associations, including two hours satisfying the Kentucky Ethics requirement.

    Additional Information: Tracie Cole

     

    Talks/Seminars/Symposiums

    14.) The Morgan Colbert M.D. Lectureship topic is the Axis Knee System

    May 20, 6:45 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium; Free

    The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is proud to present Ramon B. Gustilo, MD, a renowned orthopaedic surgeon, philanthropist, and academic. Dr. Gustilo will lecture on The Axis Knee System – A Solution to Mechanical Axis Alignment and Femoral Rotation in TKA and Distalock – an innovative approach to Distal Locking of the Femur and Tibia Nailing. Case presentations by the residents will follow at 8 a.m.

    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902

     

    15.) Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar features PhD defense

    May 19, 10:30 a.m., HSC CTRB Room 123; Free

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presents a PhD defense by Wei-Yang Jeremy Chen “Acrolein is a Critical Mediator of Alcohol-Induced Gut-Liver Injury in Alcoholic Liver Disease.”

    Additional Information: Florence Su, 852-5141

     

    Grand Rounds

    16.) Family Medicine Grand Rounds

    May 20, 7:30-8:30 a.m., Jewish Hospital Bottigheimer Auditorium; Free

    Three graduating senior residents, Jianxia Wang, MD, Jesse Jenkins, MD, and Wesam Elramahi, MD, will present their senior capstone projects, covering a broad range of topics. CME category 1 is available for both AAFP & ACCME accreditation.

    Additional Information: Melissa Garrett, 852-5499

     

    17.) Department of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds

    May 20, 1-2 p.m., Ambulatory Care Building- Basement Auditorium; Free

    Our guest speaker is Peter Benn, PhD, with Natera. His title is “Non-invasive screening for fetal chromosome abnormalities.” He with help you become familiar with some of the differences between the various available non-invasive prenatal tests (NIPT) and help you understand some of the reasons for discordancy between NIPT and true fetal karyotype.

    Additional Information: Crystal Menear, 502-561-7463

     

    18.) Pediatric Grand Rounds

    May 20, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium

    This Friday, please join us for a pediatric grand rounds featuring Scott Rapp, MD. Rapp is a craniofacial, cleft lip and palate surgeon in Louisville. He will be presenting “Multilevel Airway Obstruction: Advanced Craniofacial Approaches in the Pediatric Population.”

    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828

     

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    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at Forbes.com, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.