Among recent University of Arizona Health Sciences news of note for the UA Department of Medicine are the following items, most included in UAHS Announcements:
- UA Cancer Center Annual Holiday Craft Fair, Fri., Dec. 18, noon-2 p.m., Kiewit Auditorium
- Spicy New Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis Moves to Clinical Trials
- UA College of Medicine – Tucson Recognizes Top Educators
- Accreditation Alliance Allows Las Vegas GI Fellows to Learn about Liver Care at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Guidance for Clinical Research at Banner - University Medical Centers
Banner/UA clinical research investigators should refer to the UA Research Gateway on questions about procedures to ensure research protocols continue to be conducted in a fiscally and ethically responsible manner. More detailed guidance will be forthcoming in 2016 as information becomes available...
Visiting Scholar Lecture: "Translating the Science of Diabetes Prevention to the Community," Tue., Dec. 8, 1 p.m., Rm 8403
Speaker: David G. Marrero, PhD, director, Diabetes Translational Research Center, Indiana University School of Medicine
Livestream: Watch It Live!
Drug Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Seminar Series: "D-Peptide Drug Discovery for Anticancer Therapy," Tue., Dec. 8, 4 p.m., Skaggs 325
Speaker: Wuyuan Lu, PhD, professor and co-director, Basic Science Division, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology Seminar: “Insight into Maintaining Skeletal Health with Age,” Wed., Dec. 9, 11 a.m., Rm 8403
Speaker: Michelle Thompson, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Arizona
Webinar: Interprofessional Education and Practice: Projects and Lessons Learned." Thu., Dec. 10, Noon
Moderator: Doug Taren, PhD, PI of the Region 9 Public Health Training Center program, University of Arizona
- Ronald Weinstein, MD, University of Arizona
- Jean Nagelkerk, PhD, FNP, Grand Valley State University
- Edward Pecukonis, PhD, MSW, University of Maryland
Faculty Candidate Presentation, Tue., Dec. 15
Topic: “Development and Implementation of Technology-Supported Behavioral Interventions: Lessons Learned and How to Optimize Moving Forward”
Speaker: Christine A. Pellegrini, PhD, research assistant professor, Department of Preventative Medicine, Center for Behavior and Health, Northwestern University. She has worked with various cost-effective technology-supported interventions (i.e., wearables, smartphone applications) and targeted populations including adults with obesity, diabetes, lupus, knee osteoarthritis and knee replacement.
Visiting Scholar Lecture: Chemistry and Biology of DNA Repair," Tue., Dec. 15, 1 p.m.
Speaker: Yinsheng Wang, PhD, professor of Chemistry and Director, Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program, University of California, Riverside
Medical Grand Rounds, Wed., Dec. 9, Noon, Rm 5403
Topic: “Generic Drugs: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine”
Speaker: Jeremy A. Greene, MD, PhD, Elizabeth Treide and A. McGehee Harvey Chair in the History of Medicine, Jons Hopkins University
Livestream: Watch it live!
Medical Imaging Grand Rounds, Wed., Dec. 9, Noon, Rm 2117
Topic: “Why you may already have Alzheimer's Disease: Neuroimaging Clues to Causation”
Speaker: Meng Law, MBBS, FRACR, director, Neuroimaging Core, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, University of Southern California
Psychiatry Grand Rounds: “Neuroimaging in Geriatric Psychiatry, Wed., Dec. 9, 4 p.m., BUMCS Rm 1233
Topic: “Neuroimaging in Geriatric Psychiatry”
Speaker: Marianne Klugheit, MD, C-L Service and medical director, Geropsychiatry Unit, SAVAHCS - Tucson
Medicine Grand Rounds, Wed., Dec. 16, Noon, Rm 5403
Topic: "Bleeding and Bruising"
Speaker: UA Cancer Center's Ravitharan Krishnadasan, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, whose special areas of interest include Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Myeloproliferative Disorder and Polycythemia Vera.
Cardiology Grand Rounds – Fri., Dec. 18, Noon, 4137
Topic: “Hunting for Acute MI Genes: A Vascular Biologist’s and Interventional Cardiologist’s Perspective”
Speaker: Daniel Simon, MD, division chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Strategies for Enhancing Work-Life Balance Panel Discussion – Tue., Dec. 15, 3 p.m.
Gordon Carr, MD, assistant professor, Medicine
Cori Daines, MD, associate professor, Pediatrics
Alice Min, MD, assistant professor, Emergency Medicine
Marisa Menchola, PhD, assistant professor, Psychiatry
Terence O’Keeffe, MD, associate professor, Surgery
Webinar: “The Future of Natural Medicine,” Tue., Dec. 15, Noon
Speaker: Tanisha Hoover, MD
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Save the dates: Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 17 and April 21 – all at noon-1 p.m.