Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017
DID YOU KNOW
The Speed School of Engineering is part of the prestigious $160 million National Science Foundation National Nanotechnology Network. It is one of only 16 universities nationwide to be part of the network. Other universities include Harvard, Stanford and Duke.
FACULTY AND STAFF NOTABLES
Mary Pat McCallister, manager of Regulatory Affairs in the Department of Radiology, has passed the AAPC compliance certification. The certification demonstrates that you “understand the key requirements needed to effectively develop, implement, and monitor a health care compliance program for your practice based on governmental regulatory guidelines. This includes being knowledgeable in compliance reviews, audits, risk assessments, and staff education and training.”
President Postel hosting open forum on Belknap today; HSC forum is Thursday
Tuesday, Oct.3, 2 p.m., Middleton Theater, Strickler Hall, Belknap Campus
UofL Interim President Greg Postel will host an open forum for the university community today. During the forum, he will take employee input into the future direction of the university. A second forum will be held on the HSC Campus on Thursday, Oct. 5 at noon in the HSC Auditorium. The forums will be livestreamed at http://uofl.me/UL-Video.
Business Services/ULPD Cookout is Wednesday, Oct. 4
Oct. 4, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., outside between ULPD, Commonwealth Credit Union and the parking garage
Meeting the health care needs of LGBT older adults
October 31, noon to 1 p.m., HSC Auditorium, Kornhauser Library; Free
The 2017 Pride Week HSC Campus keynote address will feature leading scholar and researcher Noell Rowan, PhD, addressing the unique challenges of the aging LGBT population, the clinical and social needs of LGBT communities and specific strategies professionals can employ to improve the health of LGBT populations, especially in later life. A part of the LGBT Health Certificate and Grand Rounds for the Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine; the community also is invited. Lunch provided with registration by the School of Public Health and Information Sciences Student Council.
Additional Information: Website
CIK-FY17 Annual Report available online
The Commonwealth Institute of Kentucky (CIK) has just released its Annual Report highlighting the institute’s diverse research projects and activities from fiscal year 2017. Interactive copies are available on the CIK website.
Additional Information: Sherry Duffy, 852-8087
Brown & Williamson Fall Seminar Series
October 6, 4 p.m., Room LL-16, Chemistry Building, Belknap Campus
Susan Kauzlarich, PhD, University of California-Davis, will present, “Applications of Zintl Phases for Direct Thermal to Electrical Energy.”
Additional information: Sherry Nalley, 852-6798
Biology Dept. Seminar Series Presents Dr. Shizuka Uchida, UofL
October 6, noon, Room 139, Shumaker Building
Training and Workshops
Free Training for Commercializing Life-Science Innovations
October 3, 3-5 p.m., Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124; Free
iClicker Cloud Demo
November 7, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Belknap Campus, Ekstrom Library, 3rd Floor TILL Conference Room (Rm: 302); Free
Additional Information: Linda Leake, 852-4332
iClicker Classic Demo
November 7, 3-4 p.m., Belknap Campus, Ekstrom Library, 3rd Floor TILL Conference Room (Rm: 302); Free
iRIS grant submission training offered by Office of Research Integrity
October 5, 1-3 p.m., Room W104, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus
Additional Information: Aiyana Lyninger
Health and Wellness
First Friday Salsa at Five
October 6, 5-6 p.m., Studio A, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym, 601 Presidents Blvd., Belknap Campus; Free for employees, spouses, QAs
Laugh, dance, and de-stress with our First Friday Salsa at GHN. Enjoy learning the basic moves of merengue and salsa with Cherie Lanier. Walk-in or email Paula Kommor for calendar appointment reminders.
Congrats to Get Healthy Now’s Member of the Month
Congratulations to Steve and Lisa Lindsey for being Get Healthy Now’s Members of the Month for October. This month’s theme is Mental Health and Sustainability. Additional Information about Steve and Lisa’s Story is available online.
Group fitness classes at Get Healthy Now
See Group Fitness Schedule, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free for GHN members
Biometric screenings for Health Science Center
Wednesdays only, October 4 – November 15, 7:30 to 11 a.m., Nursing Building/ K-Wing Room 2017
Get ready for 2018 Open Enrollment. Make an appointment with Get Healthy Now for a free, optional biometric screening. Screenings provide your personal health data, including blood pressure, weight, waist/hip measurements, and cholesterol/glucose. Use this information to complete the online health assessment during Open Enrollment, required annually for GHN participation to earn the monthly premium incentive. Appointment required and spots are limited – schedule yours today.
Additional Information: Email, 852-7755
Partnership for a Green City Energy Tip 5: Social justice and electricity generation
Most people do not think about the social consequences of generating electricity. There are LG&E power plants at Cane Run (natural gas), Mill Creek (coal) and Trimble County (coal) to supply the energy needs of our community. The families and children who live near the power stations receive the majority of the pollution, particulates and dust emissions. As electricity is directed across the area on the grid, we should be aware of the people who live near the power plants and conserve energy. Visit the Partnership for a Green City website and click on Lou’s Energy Challenge.
Additional Information: Brent Fryrear
Endocrinology Grand Rounds
October 4, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, Lower Level, Room 038
Join us as Stephen J. Winters, MD, UofL Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, presents, “Klinefelter Syndrome 75 Years Later.”
Additional Information: Kelly Galiette
QUESTIONS & SUBMISSIONS
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