May 23, 2018 Announcements


    Wednesday, May 23, 2018



    The 550 HIV Clinic at UofL is currently providing specialized healthcare to approximately 2,000 patients living with HIV-AIDS. Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists collaborate to provide comprehensive care to those patients through access to Ryan White Title III funding. In addition, education and care is provided to patients in correctional facilities using the Kentucky TeleHealth Network.




    The Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) South selected Matt Bergman, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development, for the 2018 Outstanding Faculty Award. He was presented the award at ACHE South’s award luncheon in April, which was held in Austin, Texas.



    Summer Intensive Project Management Certificate program – employee discounts available

    ShelbyHurst Campus
    Earn your project management certificate from UofL Professional Development in two months. This two-seminar program is based on the processes and knowledge areas in the Project Management Institute’s “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.” A limited number of spaces in each seminar are available at a 25-percent discount for UofL employees. Classes begin June 4. Contact Julijana Curcic at 852-5636 for more information and assistance with registration.
    Additional Information: Website 

    Construction notification for areas near the new Belknap Academic Building

    The new Belknap Academic Building’s Contractor, Whittenberg Construction, has scheduled closure of specific sidewalk areas beginning immediately. More information, including a map, is available online


    RCR 101

    May 24, 1-2 p.m., Room 123 Clinical & Translational Research Building, HSC
    This session will provide an overview of the topics and concepts related to the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR): Data Management, Peer Review, Authorship/Publication, Collaboration, Mentor/Mentee Relationships, Conflicts of Interest, Research Misconduct, and Fiscal and Social Responsibility in Research. Additionally, connections to Human Subjects, Animal Use and Biosafety will be discussed. Individuals needing certification for NSF, NIH or another funding agency are encouraged to attend
    Additional Information: Carla Jones, 852-2454, website

    Summer Camps scheduled at Rauch Planetarium

    Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium; $180 UofL employees and students/$200 public/$150 family members
    Summer camps are filling up quickly, but we still have space available in the 5-6th grade and 7-9th grade camps. Campers actively engage in learning with hands-on experiments and projects as well as take flight in our virtual spaceship to explore the mysteries of the universe.
    Additional Information: Website

    Training and Workshops

    CPR Training

    May 23, noon to 4 p.m., Medical School Instructional BLDG., Room 307, 500 So. Preston, Louisville, 40202; $40
    Additional Dates: May 23, noon to 4 p.m.; May 25, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; June 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; June 13, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; June 25, 8 a.m. to noon; July 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; July 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Additional Information: Stuart Crawford, 852-2219, or Kevin Martin, 852-3384



    Neuroscience Seminar Series

    May 24, 4 p.m., Baxter I Auditorium
    The Department of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology presents Dr. Michael M. Halassa of the Department of Brain and Cognitive Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His seminar is titled, “The Cognitive Thalamus.”


    Health and Wellness

    GHN maintains regular summer hours

    Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday 12-5 p.m., Get Healthy Now
    The Get Healthy Now Wellness Center continues to serve the UofL community all summer long. Sign up now. The enrollment packet is available online.
    Additional information: Websiteemail, 852-7755


    Mobility and Strength: Feel better in your body

    May, Wednesdays 7:15-8:15 a.m., Get Healthy Now; Get Healthy Now; Free with membership, drop in $5
    Come learn progressions for weighted and bodyweight strength exercises for whole body stability, new movement patterns that promote functional range of motion, and breathing and mindfulness exercises to increase body awareness. Suitable for all levels.
    Additional information: Websitegroup fitness scheduleemail, 852-7755


    Grand Rounds

    Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds

    May 23, noon to 1 p.m., Jewish Hospital Rudd Heart & Lung, CC, 16th floor, Great Halls I & II
    Join us for guest speaker, Nikolaos Frangogiannis, MD, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Microbiology & Immunology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. Dr. Frangogiannis will present “The functional pluralism of fibroblasts in the remodeling myocardium.”
    Additional Information: Monica Sivori, 852-1162, website


    Research study recruiting women who have not used hormonal contraceptives in the last three months

    Suite 316, Davidson Hall, Belknap Campus; IRB:17.1108
    Involves: one or two visits to the lab (2 hours total) and 30 minutes of home procedures. Eligibility: women with a regular menstrual cycle. Ineligibility: diagnosed with a psychological disorder, history of psychological or psychiatric treatment, pregnant or breastfeeding in the last three months, had a serious car accident, had a loved one in a serious car accident (potential serious injury or death). PI: Dr. Tamara Newton. Compensation: $25 gift card.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-2665



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