The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine will host its seventh annual Research Day on Saturday, May 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Clinical Research Building, room 989. Keynote lecturer Walter R. Frontera, M.D., Ph.D., professor and Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will present “Aging, Muscle, and Exercise" at 9 a.m.
The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics will host a comprehensive, four-day course, “Genetic Analysis of Complex Human Diseases,” May 20-23 at the Miami Beach Resort and Spa, 4833 Collins Avenue, will introduce state-of-the-art approaches for the mapping and characterization of human inherited disorders with an emphasis on the mapping of genes involved in common and genetically complex disease phenotypes.
Please join us for Pediatric Grand Rounds on Tuesday, May 21, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. G. Patricia Cantwell, professor of clinical pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, will present “Against All Odds: Making a Difference with Palliative Care."
The Young Society of Love and Hope will host its 2nd Annual “Haute Tea” at noon on Tuesday, May 21, at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, 9703 Collins Avenue. The event will feature a delicious lunch, champagne, silent auction and prizes to the finest hats.
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis Wednesday Noon Seminar: “Cyclic AMP: A Key Player in Converting Activated Microglia from an M1 to an M2, Non-Inflammatory Phenotype”
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis will host a seminar on Wednesday, May 22, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium. Mousumi Ghosh, Ph.D., assistant scientist at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, will present “Cyclic AMP: A Key Player in Converting Activated Microglia from an M1 to an M2, Non-Inflammatory Phenotype.”
Orthopaedic Grand Rounds: “Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Education: What to Expect from Next Accreditation (NAS)”
The Department of Orthopaedics will host Grand Rounds on Thursday, May 23, from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Mailman Center for Child Development, eighth-floor auditorium. Sheila Conway, M.D., assistant professor of clinical orthopaedics and director of the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program, will present “Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Education: What to Expect from Next Accreditation (NAS).”
The Department of Managed Print Services, along with Canon Solutions America, will hold a Town Hall meeting to provide information on the University's new print services program, answer questions and discuss future print output service needs. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 23, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Jose Berrocal Auditorium.
Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, GRECC and Geriatrics Institute Grand Rounds: “Treatment of Hypertension in Older Adults: Aggressive or Lenient?”
Please join the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, the Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Miami VA Healthcare System and UM’s Geriatric Institute for their inaugural Grand Rounds, which will be held in honor of Bernard A. Roos, M.D., professor of geriatrics, and his late wife Virginia Roos, at noon on Friday, May 24, on the second floor of the VA Medical Center, conference room 207. Roos is the former director of GRECC, as well as the former chief of the Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Endocrinology.
The Greater Miami Association of Diabetes Educators will host its annual Diabetes Education Seminar on May 31, from 7:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida Community Room, 8400 NW 33rd Street, Miami.
The Division of Continuing and International Education will host the first Pan American Academy for Advancing Executive Women Leaders in Academia June 5-9, at the J.W. Marriott Hotel Miami, 1109 Brickell Avenue. The five-day event, designed to advance women’s presence in leadership roles at academic centers in the Pan American region, will raise awareness about the global contribution of academic women leaders.
Please join the Department of Surgery and Division of Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery for the Cleft Lip and Palate 5K Run and 1K fun run for children on Sunday, June 9, at Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Boulevard. The 5K race starts at 7 a.m., followed by the kids' run at 7:10 a.m. After the race, participants can enjoy a health fair, "kids' zone" and refreshments.