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Events are free unless noted otherwise. See the online calendar and submit items at http://publicaffairs.uth.tmc.edu/calendar_new/index.asp.
Disparities in Musculoskeletal Injuries and Disorders among Hospital Workers, noon, March 2, School of Public Health (SPH) 102B, Lisa Pompeii, Ph.D., assistant professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, SPH. Contact Maria.Arias@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9266.
Spring Institute 2007 of the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., March 5-8, SPH. Registration fees. Contact Vickie.L.Mason@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9451.
NASA Astronaut Clayton Anderson, noon, March 7, SPH auditorium, keynote speaker for Spring Institute 2007 of the Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, open to all.
The Redesign Imperative in Family Medicine, 1 p.m., March 7, Medical School Building (MSB) 2.135, Joseph Sherger, M.D., University of California, San Diego. Sponsored by the Sam and Elizabeth Nixon Lectureship in Family Medicine. Contact Gevetta.W.Phillips@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7604.
The Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase as a Pharmaceutical Target to Treat Pain Inflammation and Hypertension, noon, March 9, Fayez S. Sarofim Research Building, conference rooms 109-110, Bruce D. Hammock, Ph.D., distinguished professor of entomology, University of California, Davis, Cancer Research Center. Contact Ruby.T.McFarland@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2461.
Long-Term Impact of Stroke on the Survivors and Their Spouses, noon, March 9, MSB 2.135, Sharon K. Ostwald, Ph.D., holder of the Isla Carroll Turner Chair in Gerontological Nursing, School of Nursing, and Thomas Cole, Ph.D., holder of the John P. McGovern, M.D., Chair in Medical Humanities, Medical School. Sponsored by Department of Neurology. Lunch for first 50. Contact Renee.G.Tagert@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7024.
Brain Awareness Week Annual Public Forum, 10:30 a.m.-noon, March 10, MSB 3.001, "Central Nervous System Trauma and Rehabilitation," moderator Alex Valadka, M.D. Sponsored by Neuroscience Research Center. Contact Amanda.J.Concha@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-5633.
The Pharmaceutical Industry's Controversial Role in Medicine, noon, March 12, MSB 1.006, Howard Brody, M.D., Ph.D., director, Institute for the Medical Humanities, and holder of John P. McGovern Centennial Chair of Family Medicine, UT Medical Branch at Galveston, and Paul Antony, M.D., chief medical officer, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America. "Ethics in Action" series, sponsored by a grant from the American Medical Association Foundation. Food for the first 75. Contact Gaia.Muallem@uth.tmc.edu or 214-557-2656.
The Ethics of Medical Professionalism, noon, March 13, Audiey Kao, M.D., Ph.D., vice president of ethics standards, American Medical Association, and clinical associate professor of medicine, University of Chicago Medical School. Contact Gaia.Muallem@uth.tmc.edu or 214-557-2656.
Partners in Education Brain Night for Children, 6-8 p.m., March 15, the Health Museum. Contact Amanda.J.Concha@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-5633.
Neurology Grand Rounds, noon, March 16, MSB 2.135, Jaroslaw Aronowski, Ph.D., associate professor of neurology. Sponsored by Department of Neurology. Lunch for first 50. Contact Renee.G.Tagert@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7024.
Post-Stroke Depression, noon, March 16, MSB B.605, Ranjit Chacko, M.D., professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. Sponsored by Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance. Lunch provided but space limited. Contact PMandR@bcm.edu or 713-799-5033.
Transforming Health Care for the Uninsured in the State of Texas: Policy Implications of the Code Red Report, 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., March 23, SPH Auditorium, keynote speaker Kenneth Shine, M.D., executive vice chancellor for health affairs, UT System. "Reinventing Public Health" series. Refreshments. Contact Peggy.L.Powell@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-9230.
Neurology Grand Rounds, noon, March 23, MSB 2.135, Steven P. Ringel, M.D., professor and director of the Neuromuscular Division at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Contact Renee.G.Tagert@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7024.
Factors Contributing to Childhood Obesity, noon, March 23, School of Nursing and Student Community Center, Room 508, Elizabeth Reifsnider, Ph.D., professor and associate dean for research, UT Medical Branch, School of Nursing. Sponsored by UT School of Nursing at Houston Center for Nursing Research. Contact Tammy.Clemmons@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-2041.
Emerging Infectious Diseases - Has the U.S. Become a Developing Country? noon, March 27, MSB 2.103, Herbert L. DuPont, M.D., director, Center for Infectious Diseases, and professor of epidemiology, SPH, and holder, the Mary W. Kelsey Chair of Medical Sciences. Sponsored by the Walter M. Kirkendall, M.D., Endowed Lecture Series. Contact Lynn.A.Medeiros@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-6714.
Neurology Grand Rounds, noon, March 30, MSB 2.135, Anne B. Sereno, Ph.D., associate professor of neurobiology and anatomy. Contact Renee.G.Tagert@uth.tmc.edu or 713-500-7024.
Innovations in Online Learning Conference, early registration deadline: April 6. Hosted by UT TeleCampus, May 23-25, in Austin. Visit http://www.iolconference.org/.
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