June 1, 2017 Announcements


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    Thursday, June 1, 2017





    Doctors and medical students from UofL arrived in Mufindi, Tanzania, this week to provide medical supplies, checks and treatments to orphans, vulnerable children and staff in the Children’s Village. They are also providing outreach to the 16 remote villages in the area



    John Paul Nelson, from the College of Business, was recently recognized for 50 years of service at UofL. Nelson is professor of Economics. 




    Cardinal Tennis Camps scheduled

    June 19-July 25, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., UofL Bass-Rudd Tennis Center; $350/week
    The University of Louisville offers young tennis players a high quality opportunity to come to a college campus to learn, improve, make new friends and have fun. Each camper is instructed for at least 6 hours per day in a very positive way by experienced coaches who know and play the game at the top level. Coach Rex Ecarma invites juniors aged 7 to 18 to his Cardinal Tennis Camps. Children of UofL staff receive a discount on the camp fee. There are three camps this summer. Overnight camp is available.

    Additional Information: Email, 852-0217, website


    This week at the Gray Street Farmers Market

    June 1, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., HSC, 400 Block of E. Gray Street, in front of the School of Public Health & Information Sciences
    The Gray Street Farmers Market is open every Thursday through Oct. 26, rain or shine. Some items available today include: strawberries, spinach, asparagus, greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, squash, honey, maple syrup, jams, eggs, baked goods, canned items, and kettle corn. Lunch provided by: Red Top Gourmet Dogs and The Celtic Pig. Special guests: Family Health Centers and the Louisville Free Public Library.
    Additional Information: Website, Facebook


    LGBT Center invites community to march in Pride Parade

    June 16, 6-9 p.m., corner of Floyd and Market streets, downtown Louisville
    The LGBT Center invites the UofL community to march in the Kentuckiana Pride Parade on Friday, June 16. As the LGBT Center marks its 10th year anniversary, it is hoping to have UofL’s largest parade contingency ever. Brian Buford, the center’s executive director, has been named the 2017 Kentuckiana Pride Parade grand marshal. Wear UofL gear or colors and celebrate 10 years of pride.
    Additional Information: Website


    Open Walls submission deadline is Friday

    June 12-29, opening reception June 14, noon to 2 p.m.
    The annual show for faculty and staff will run from June 12 through June 29 in the Photographic Archives gallery, part of Archives & Special Collections, in the Ekstrom Library. The exhibit is an opportunity for UofL employees who are not professional or exhibited artists to share their work. Employee visual artists who want to participate should submit the registration form via email by 5 p.m. June 2, 2017. Click here for the form. Past Open Walls participants are encouraged to exhibit; please enter artwork that is new to Open Walls.

    Additional Information: Alicia Kelso, 852-2670


    Training and Workshops

    AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support Training and Basic Life Support Training available

    Dates and times below

    • ACLS: June 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 14, 8 a.m. to noon.
    • BLS (CPR) June 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; June 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; July 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; July 18, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Aug. 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Aug. 18, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Aug. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sept. 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Oct. 17, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Nov. 7, 1-3 p.m.; Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Dec. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Classes will be held at UofL’s School of Medicine Paris Simulation Center, Instructional Bldg. B, Room 307, 500 S. Preston, Louisville, 40202. Cost for ACLS is $200 for UoL employees and $250 for non-employees, and $40 for BLS.
    Additional Information: Stuart Crawford, 852-2219



    Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents a Seminar in the Environmental Health Series

    June 1, noon to 1 p.m., 123, CTR, HSC
    The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents a Seminar in the Environmental Health Series by J. Christopher States, PhD, titled, “miRNAs and Aneuploidy in Arsenic-induced Skin Carcinogenesis.” States is a professor and University Scholar in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
    Additional Information: Olivia Hill



    Carnosine for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Study

    The UofL Health Sciences Center is seeking PAD patients between age 50-80 with and without claudication to determine whether Carnosine/Placebo supplementation for 6 months improves walking ability. The study has been approved by UofL IRB (#16.0047). Principal Investigators are Shahid Baba,PhD/ Amit Dwivedi, MD.
    Additional Information: Leslie Haysley, 852-2801


    Infant scientists wanted

    June, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Davidson 314
    The UofL Infant Cognition Lab (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences) is conducting several studies on infant face perception. Infants who are between 3 and 8 months old with normal vision and hearing are invited to participate. Participation involves one brief visit to campus. Infants will receive a UofL t-shirt or bib for participating. HSPPO#: 053.06.
    Additional Information: Nonah Olesen, 852-6852, website


    Grand Rounds

    Neuroscience Grand Rounds

    June 1, 8-9 a.m., Baxter 1 Auditorium HSC
    As a part of Neuroscience Grand Rounds, the Department of Neurosurgery is pleased to announce that Kai Miller, MD, will present “Decoding the Cortex from Electrocorticographic Physiology” on Thursday at 8 a.m. in the Baxter Building Auditorium (Lower Level).
    Additional Information: 502-540-1430


    Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

    June 2, 6:40-9 a.m., Baxter I Research Building, lower level auditorium
    The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery invites you to attend Fischer-Owen Resident Research Day. The guest judge is Bernard F. Morrey, MD, who holds the academic rank of Professor of Orthopedics at both Mayo and at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. The presentations will be followed by a lecture from Morrey titled, “Prosthetic Replacement as a Salvage for Elbow Trauma.” Case presentations by the residents will close out the day.
    Additional Information: Monica Welsh, 852-6902


    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

    June 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., ACB Auditorium
    Dr. Eugenia Brikker, PGY4, will present, “Catatonia: A Syndrome.”
    Additional Information: Sara Thomas


    Pediatric Grand Rounds

    June 2, 8 a.m., Norton Hospital, 2nd Floor Auditorium
    Join us for the a pediatric grand rounds featuring Amy Hanson, MD and Megan Laniewicz, MD, assistant professors in the division of emergency medicine in the department of pediatrics at the University of Louisville. They will present, “Order Out of Chaos: How Effective Teamwork Can Improve Care in a Medical Crisis.”
    Additional Information: Brittney Luckett, 502-629-8828



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    Alicia Kelso
    Alicia Kelso is the director of social media and digital content. She joined UofL in 2015 as director of communications at the Brandeis School of Law. She also serves as a senior contributor at Forbes.com, writing about the restaurant industry, which she has covered since 2010. Her work has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Bloomberg, The Seattle Times, Good Morning America and Franchise Asia Magazine.