May 28, 2014 Announcements


    Campus-Submitted Announcements



    1.) Sign up now for the 23rd Annual Faculty Staff Golf Outing

    June 13, 11:30 a.m., Quail Chase Golf Course


    Your entry fee gets your golf, range balls, lunch, cart, entry to the skins game and tee gift. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun start at 12:45 p.m. You may get your own foursome together or we can place you on a team. Alumni and retirees are welcome to play in the outing as well. Make plans now to join us for what is always a fun day on the links!

    Additional Information: John Smith, David Hatfield, 852-6707.


    2.) Advances in neurology 2014 CME event scheduled

    May 31, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Churchill Downs, Derby and Oaks Rooms, 4th floor


    Advances in Neurology 2014 is a CME event for neurologists, primary care physicians, neuroscientists, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychologists, physician assistants and healthcare professionals covering a broad variety of topics in neurology including headache, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and movement disorders.

    Additional Information: Website.


    HR Items of Interest

    3.) Tuition remission for Summer 2014 online form due

    Attention all employees utilizing tuition remission for Summer 2014. If you have not already done so, please click here to submit the online form. Employees have until June 5 to withdraw with 100% refund for summer Term II. Withdrawals that do not result in a refund of 100% of tuition paid shall constitute unsatisfactory performance for the semester.

    Additional Information: Human Resources, 852-6258. Website.



    4.) Health Sciences Diversity Newsletter available

    Check out the latest edition of the Health Sciences Center Diversity Newsletter:


    5.) ‘The New Black’ showing at Ali Center

    May 29, 6 to 7 p.m., Muhammad Ali Center, 144 N. 6th St.

    Free, but registration requested at

    “The New Black” is a documentary film examining how the African American community is grappling with gay rights issues in light of the gay marriage movement and the continuing civil rights struggle.

    Additional Information: Website.


    6.) Lunch and Learn: Interdisciplinary Dementia Assessment

    June 3, noon to 1 p.m., Kornhauser Health Science Library Auditorium


    This case-based learning session will demonstrate the process of interdisciplinary team approach and care planning for persons with dementia by the UofL Geriatric Team (GET). Sponsored by Kent School of Social Work, UofL OVAR/GEC and UofL Institute for Sustainable Health and Optimal Aging. CME category 1 is available for ACCME accreditation/approved by KBN for 1.2 CE/may apply for individual social work credit through KBSW. Pizza lunch is provided with reservations made by May 30.

    Additional Information: Ann Burke.



    7.) Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

    May 29, noon, Baxter II, Room 038

    Free, open to the public

    The Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series presents “Novel Immunotherapeutic Strategies for Cancer Treatment,” by Kavitha Yaddanapudi, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, James Graham Brown Cancer Center.

    Additional Information: Carolyn Burton, 852-6208.


    8.) BMB Research Conference features Saasha Huy Le

    May 28, noon, Homberger Library, HSC-A, Room 614

    The topic will be “Physical Confirmation of Mammary Susceptibility Locus 3 (Mcs3) and Future Plans for Mcs1b.”

    Additional Information: Janice Ellwanger.


    Grand Rounds

    9.) Endocrinology

    May 28, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038

    Please join us as Amy R. Quillo, MD, assistant professor of surgery, division of surgical oncology, director of endocrine surgery, Kenneth F. Von Roenn, MD family chair in surgical endocrinology, presents “Perioperative and Surgical Management of Pheochromocytoma.”

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237.


    10.) Cardiovascular Medicine

    May 28, noon to 1 p.m., Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center, 16th floor, Great Halls I and II

    Please join us on when Cardiovascular Medicine Grand Rounds welcomes Dr. Howard A. Rockman. Dr. Rockman is professor of medicine, cell biology and molecular genetics with Duke University. He will present Biased G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in the Heart.

    Additional Information:


    11.) Neurosurgery

    May 29, 8 to 9 a.m., School of Nursing, 4th floor auditorium, Room 4003

     Neuroscience Grand Rounds is cancelled.

    Additional Information: Paul Fultz.