May 3, 2018 Announcements


    Thursday, May 3, 2018



    UofL’s marching band — the Marching Cards — has been the “Official Band of the Kentucky Derby” since 1936. This Saturday, once again, the band will perform its traditional rendition of “My Old Kentucky Home” at Churchill Downs before the Run for the Roses.




    Michelle D. Stevenson, MD, MS, has been selected to the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program. The chief of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Louisville, Stevenson is the 20th faculty member chosen for the program from UofL and will join the 2018-2019 ELAM class. ELAM is a yearlong fellowship for women faculty in schools of medicine, dentistry and public health.




    University of Louisville faculty and staff received more than $800,000 in grants the past two weeks. Check out their projects and awards here



    UofL Field Hockey Camps scheduled this summer

    Trager Stadium; employee discounts available
    Skills camp: Children of all UofL employees receive a 50% discount off the regular registration price, i.e. $80; Elite Camp: Children of UofL Athletics employees receive a 50% discount off the regular registration price, i.e. $125; Children of UofL employees receive a 25% discount off the regular registration price, i.e. $187.50. No discounts on Team Camp. To take advantage of these discounts, register via mail and check payable to “Hockey Edge 100.” Please include a copy of your UofL ID card. Mail to Debbie Bell, 317 East Warnock St., Louisville KY 40208
    Additional Information: 852-7616, email


    Advances in Neurology 2018

    May 19, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Churchill Downs Trophy Room, 700 Central Ave., Louisville, 40208; Free for UofL affiliates; Non-UofL affiliates: $15 for nurses, $25 for physicians
    The 10th annual Advances in Neurology course, hosted by the UofL Department of Neurology, will focus on neuromuscular disease. Neuromuscular medicine has undergone significant recent advances. Topics will assist attendees in the evaluation and management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), myopathy and peripheral nerve disease.
    Additional Information: Website


    HSC Walking Tour

    May 8, 10-11:15 a.m., Abell Admin Center, 1st floor lobby at 323 E. Chestnut St.
    Get to know your way around the Health Sciences Center. See the highlights on a walking tour by registering online. Tours take a little over one hour.
    Additional Information: Bonnie Dean, 502-550-3928



    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar

    May 3, noon, HSC Research Tower A, Room 1302, Knoefel Conference Room
    The William J. Waddell Seminar Series presents “Chemical Stressors of Atherosclerosis” by Sanjay Srivastava, PhD, FAHA, Sanjay Srivastava, PhD, FAHA.
    Additional Information: Aaron Howell, 852-5141


    Health and Wellness

    Chair Massages available

    June 8, 2-4:30 p.m., Dental School Rm 037; $15 for 15 minutes
    Chair massages available to Dental School faculty and staff courtesy of Advanced Massage and Therapeutics. Every Friday beginning June 8 through August 10. $1 per minute, 15 minute minimum, Cash only. Email Susan Rissmann for appointment. 


    GHN Barre Basics, the best lunch hour escape

    Mondays and Wednesdays 12:10-1:00 p.m. Free with membership, drop in $5
    Use a combination of postures inspired by ballet and other disciplines like yoga and Pilates. Focuses on isometric strength training combined with high reps of small range-of-motion movements.
    Additional information: Group fitness schedulewebsiteemail, 852-7755


    Burn Calories with Get Healthy Now’s Boot Camp

    Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30-7:15 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now
    Are you ready for a workout that’s intense, incorporates strength, cardio and sport movements? This class is designed for maximum calorie burn and to challenge your mind and body, while having fun. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional information: Group fitness schedulewebsiteemail, 852-7755




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    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, 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.