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Events

January 2019

Jan 23
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Research Nuts & Bolts: All About IRB Applications
Health Discovery Building 1.204
Jan 23
12–1 p.m.
Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Ralph A. DeFronzo, M.D.
Jan 23
6–9 p.m.
To Err is Human: Free Movie Screening & Panel Discussion
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Jan 24
10:30–12:30 p.m.
Kick-Off of Austin Monthly Support Group
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Alex Klein, Ph.D.
Jan 28
6:30–8 p.m.
Innovation in Mental Health Care Design: Redesigning Austin State Hospital
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Hosted by NAMI Austin
Jan 29
7:30–8:30 a.m.
The Future of Neurological Care
UFCU Room, Dell Seton Medical Center
Speaker: E. Ray Dorsey, M.D.
Jan 29
12–1:15 p.m.
Where is the Evidence for ‘Evidence-Based’ Therapy?
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Jonathan Shedler, Ph.D.
Jan 29
3:30–5 p.m.
Vital Signs: Where We’ve Come From
NUR 1.112
Speaker: Steve Steffensen, M.D.
Jan 29
4–5 p.m.
Therapeutic Targeting, Translational Biology in Cancer Research
Biomedical Engineering Building Room 3.204
Speakers: Everett Stone​, Ph.D & William Matsui​, M.D.
Jan 30
5:30–6:30 p.m.
A National Perspective on Black/Latinx Health: A Community Conversation
Huston-Tillotson University, Agard-Lovinggood Auditorium
Speaker: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
Jan 31
7–8 a.m.
Diversity, Inclusion & Implicit Bias
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Annesley Copeland, M.D., FACS
Jan 31
12–1 p.m.
The Science of Minority Health & Health Disparities: NIMHD Perspectives
Health Learning Building Auditorium
Speaker: Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, M.D.
Jan 31
3–4 p.m.
Advancing Health Systems In Kenya & Austin
The Frank Erwin Center Lone Star Room
Speaker: William Tierney, M.D.
Jan 31
3–5 p.m.
Health, Design & Business: Design Thinking for Health Innovation
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: José Colucci, Ph.D.

February 2019

Feb 5
12–1:15 p.m.
The Role of Character in Medicine
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Carrie Barron, M.D.
Feb 5
3:30–5 p.m.
Feb 6
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Health System Transformation: Perspectives from CMS & Private Payer
Health Learning Building Auditorium 1.111
Speaker: Patrick H. Conway, M.D.
Feb 7
7:30–8:30 a.m.
The Role of Character in Medicine
Health Learning Building Auditorium
Speaker: Carrie Barron, M.D.
Feb 12
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Dysphagia: A Multifactorial Disorder That Calls for Multifactorial Management
Health Learning Building Auditorium
Speaker: Corinne Jones, Ph.D.
Feb 12
3:30–5 p.m.
Feb 13
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium 2.108
Feb 13
5–6 p.m.
Feb 15
7–8 a.m.
Non-Accidental Trauma & Retinal Hemorrhage
Health Learning Building Boardroom
Feb 19
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Neurostimulation for Epilepsy
UFCU Room, Dell Seton Medical Center
Speaker: Pradeep Modur, M.D.
Feb 19
3:30–5 p.m.
Vital Signs: Non-Medical Health Interventions — Hype or Science?
NUR 1.112
Speakers: Mini Kahlon & Pat Carter
Feb 21
8:30–4:30 p.m.
Mental Health & Health Communication Symposium
Health Learning Building Auditorium
Feb 26
3:30–5 p.m.
Feb 26
4–5 p.m.
Bad Actors in Pancreatic Cancer
Biomedical Engineering Building Room 3.204
Speaker: Gregory B. Lesinski, Ph.D.
Feb 27
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Feb 27
12–1 p.m.
Why (& How) Would You Do That?
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Bill Tierney, M.D.
Feb 28
12–1 p.m.
Radiopharmaceuticals for Diagnosis of Neurodegenerative Diseases
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Speaker: Hank Kung, Ph.D.

March 2019

Mar 5
3:30–5 p.m.
Vital Signs: Food & Parks — Case Studies in Social Determinants
NUR 1.112
Speakers: Raj Patel & Lourdes J. Rodríguez
Mar 12
3:30–5 p.m.
Vital Signs: Food & Parks — Systemic Imbalances in Access & Quality
NUR 1.112
Speakers: Raj Patel & Lourdes J. Rodríguez
Mar 13
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Mar 25
7–8 p.m.
Mar 27
10:30–11:30 a.m.
Mar 27
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Mar 30
8–5 p.m.
Get Waivered Texas!
Health Learning Building Auditorium

April 2019

Apr 10
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
Apr 24
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium

May 2019

May 2
6–7:30 p.m.
All Faculty Meeting & Faculty Development Session
Health Learning Building Auditorium
May 7
7:30–8:30 a.m.
Getting to the Big Issues in Stroke Care
UFCU Room, Dell Seton Medical Center
Speaker: Clay Johnston, M.D., Ph.D.
May 8
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium
May 20
7–8 p.m.
May 22
10:30–11:30 a.m.
May 22
12–1 p.m.
Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Health Discovery Building Auditorium

June 2019

Jun 26
10:30–11:30 a.m.

July 2019

Jul 15
7–8 p.m.

August 2019

Aug 22
6–7:30 p.m.
All Faculty Meeting & Faculty Development Session
Health Learning Building Auditorium