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Events are free unless noted otherwise. See the online calendar and submit items at www.uthouston.edu/calendar/index.htm.
Are We Prepared: Is Houston Ready for the Big Storm? noon, April 4, School of Public Health (SPH) Auditorium, Bill King, former mayor of Kemah and member, Governor’s Task Force. Contact: Alison.M.Gregg@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9165.
15th Annual James H. Steele Lecture, 4-6 p.m., April 4, SPH Auditorium, “Have Animals Made Our Food Unsafe?” Herbert L. DuPont, M.D., director, Center for Infectious Diseases, and professor, epidemiology, SPH; and chief, Internal Medicine Service, St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital. Reception follows. Contact: Peggy.L.Powell@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9230.
Innovations in Online Learning Conference, early registration deadline: April 6. Hosted by UT TeleCampus, May 23-25, in Austin. Visit http://www.IOLconference.org.
Henry W. Withers Lectureship in Family Medicine, 1 p.m., April 11, Medical School Building (MSB) 2.135, “What It Will Take To Reduce Cancer Mortality in the U.S.,” Richard C. Wender, M.D., professor and chair, family medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Contact: Margaret.Zambrano@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7777.
18th Annual William S. Fields Lecture, noon, April 13, MSB 2.135, “Post Stroke Complications - Dementia, Seizures and Depression,” Natan M. Bornstein, M.D., professor and head, Neurology Department, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel. Contact: Annie.M.Rose@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7051.
Promoting a Successful Transition from Applicant to Registered Nurse, April 13-15, Renaissance Houston Hotel Greenway Plaza, planned and implemented by UT School of Nursing (SON) in partnership with Tomball College, and funded by a grant from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. See http://son.uth.tmc.edu/.
16th Annual UT House Medics, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., April 14 and 21, volunteering to help elderly homeowners. Contact: Wanda.D.Clemons@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2235.
PARTNERS Spring Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., April 17, Hilton Americas Hotel, guest speaker Mehmet Oz, M.D., benefits SON. For ticket information, contact: Kathleen Kuznicki, 713-500-2003.
International Society for Stem Cell Research, early registration deadline April 17 for annual meeting June 17-20 in Cairns, Australia. President is Paul Simmons, Ph.D., professor of molecular medicine research, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases, UT Health Science Center. See http://www.isscr.org/.
Reinventing Public Health: Designing an Intersectoral Public Health System, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., April 20, SPH Auditorium, keynote speaker Beth Quill, associate professor, management policy and community health, SPH. Sponsored by SPH and Office of UT System Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs. Refreshments. Contact: Peggy.L.Powell@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9230.
The Epidemiology of Blast-Related Injuries from Terrorism, noon, April 20, SPH 102B, Richard Sattin, M.D., director of research, Medical College of Georgia Department of Emergency Medicine. Lunch for first 50. Sponsored by Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, SPH. Contact: Maria.Arias@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9266.
United To Serve, April 21, beginning at Dental Branch. UT-System Wide Outreach Day.
An Evening of Texas Traditions, 6-10 p.m., April 24, River Oaks Country Club, UT Health Science Center 35th anniversary dinner. For ticket information contact: Jennifer.Wagner@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-3376.
Cheves Smythe Endowed Lecture Series, 4 p.m., April 26, MSB 3.001, Jeffrey Cummings, M.D., director, Alzheimer’s Disease Center, University of California, Los Angeles. Contact: Kimberly.J.Campbell@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-5605.
Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma, 7 a.m., April 29, Bear Creek Park. Fifth Annual Houston 5K race/walk will honor physicians and scleroderma researchers in the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics, UT Medical School. Contact: SclerodermaRace@yahoo.com, or 713-770-0228.
March of Dimes WalkAmerica, 8-10 a.m., April 29, University of Houston campus. Contact: Rose.M.Betancourt-Trevino@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-3209, Office of Institutional Advancement.
Teacher Professional Development Opportunity for Science Educators, application deadline April 30. HEADS UP Teacher Summer Science Institute, July 16-20, Austin. Hosted by SPH, The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, and University Clinical Research Center. Contact: Nathalie.Sessions@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9678.
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