October 4, 2016 Announcements


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    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016


    The Margaret A. Bridwell Art Library is named for its first director and includes a collection of more than 90,000 items. It is located in Schneider Hall.


    Photographer Tom Fougerousse will celebrate his 25th anniversary at UofL with a retrospective exhibit in the Photographic Archives Gallery, Ekstrom Library. The exhibit runs Oct. 6 through Dec. 23.




    National Depression Screening Day

    Oct. 6, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., SAC, meeting room W305

    National Depression Screening Day is conducted by the UofL Counseling Center and provides free, anonymous screenings for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder, as well as referral to treatment resources if warranted. This year’s focus is on suicide prevention.

    Additional Information: Tracie Meyer, 852-5787, website


    UofL Today will no longer be sent on Fridays

    A newly-formatted UofL Today daily email will be delivered Monday through Thursday. It will be replaced on Fridays with a UofL News digest, which will include a roundup of the week’s top stories from UofLNews.com. More information about these changes is available online.

    Additional Information: Alicia Kelso


    Research!Louisville 2016: Call for Judges

    Oct. 11-14, Kosair Charities Clinical & Translational Research Building, HSC

    Faculty and post-docs are needed to judge posters at Research!Louisville. Sign up for judging online

    Additional Information: Anne Noe, 852-2553


    Be a part of the InNet Launch Event at Research!Louisville

    Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., KCCTRB Room 101/102

    Join us for the launch of UofL Investigator Network – InNet – at Research Louisville. Event includes food, prizes and networking. 

    Additional Information: Email


    JB Speed School of Engineering hosting Diversity Week

    Oct. 10-12
    The Speed School of Engineering’s Diversity week includes a kickoff lunch, cultural exploration workshop, Society of Hispanic Engineers interest meeting, safe space grand opening, Diversity Jubilee and more.
    Additional Information: Website


    2017 Optimal Aging Conference abstract submission opens

    Submission deadline December 16
    The conference brings together academics, health care & social service professionals, and older adults across disciplines who are united by a belief that aging is an opportunity, not a disease.
    Additional Information: Website, email


    Mark your calendars for Benefits Open Enrollment

    Employees will have the option to choose their 2017 benefits online October 17 at 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. on October 28. To learn more about your benefits, attend one of the following upcoming benefit fairs: HSC Campus, Clinical and Translational Research Building, 1st floor, October 19 and 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Belknap Campus, Get Healthy Now Wellness Center, 601 Presidents Blvd., October 25 and 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.



    Fifth Annual Pediatric Behavioral and Mental Health Symposium

    Oct. 7, 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Home of the Innocents, 1100 E. Market St.; $60 for health professionals/$15 for students

    This year’s theme is “The Impact of Poverty on Pediatric Mental Health.” Dr. James Duffee, lead author of the AAP policy statement on the impact of poverty on child health, is keynote. Breakfast and lunch provided.

    Additional Information: 502-629-1234, option 2; website 


    Presentation on commercializing academic research to benefit patients 

    Oct. 4, 3-5 p.m., Clinical Translational Research Building, Room 124

    Hear from three industry experts about protecting your technology, overcoming regulatory hurdles, and understanding reimbursement.

    Additional Information: Email 


    Dept. of Family and Geriatric Medicine presents the Gheens Lecture

    Oct. 7, 12-1 p.m., Instructional Building (B Building) Room 215, HSC

    “The Inner Lives Of Physicians: Addressing Burnout, Quality Of Care And The Goals Of Medicine” will be presented by Dr. Ronald Epstein. Lunch will be served to the first 150 who make a reservation.

    Additional Information: Website 


    Neurosurgery Symposium 2016: Teachings, Technologies, and Tools to Improve Clinical Preparedness

    October 14, 8 a.m., Rudd Heart and Lung Conference Center
    This continuing medical education event will provide lectures on general neurosurgery topics and multidisciplinary topics on historical perspectives of neurosurgery, current and future technologies, current best practices and more.

    Additional Information: Emily Rollins, 502-407-3226, website


    CRAFT Seminar Series featuring Dr. William Chambers

    October 5, 12-1 p.m., CTRB Rm 123
    Dr. William Chambers, SVP, extramural research, American Cancer Society, presents his talk, “Research and Training Opportunities at the American Cancer Society.” Lunch provided by Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

    Additional Information: Katie Hasper, 852-3805


    Training and Workshops

    Safe Zone I Training Next Week

    October 12, 10 a.m to 12 p.m., Room 103A, Human Resources, Belknap Campus
    Includes the opportunity to hear from LGBT students about their personal experiences, learn about issues that impact LGBT people, and self-reflect on what actions you can take as an ally to help improve the lives of LGBT people.

    Additional Information: Katy Garrison, email 


    Health and Wellness

    Biometric Screening scheduled for Belknap Campus

    Get Healthy Now Wellness Center; Free
    Get ready for 2017 Benefits Open Enrollment by making an appointment for a free biometric screening. Screenings provide blood pressure, weight, waist/hip measurements and blood cholesterol/glucose data to complete the online health assessment required annually to receive your premium incentive.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755


    Strengthen your core with Pilates

    Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:10-1 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; $40 Unlimited classes/semester
    This class will help strengthen your core, sculpt your body and burn calories by using weights, balls, bands, gliding discs and your own bodyweight as resistance. Modifications for all fitness levels provided. First class is free.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755


    Intro to InCycle Class

    October 4, 5:45-6:20 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym; Free

    Our certified cycling instructor will introduce you to the basics of indoor cycling as you ride through a variety of speeds and resistance challenges. Suitable for all fitness levels. First Tuesday of the month only.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755


    Fit GHN’s ‘Fit in 30’ in your busy schedule

    Tuesdays, 6:30-7 a.m. and 12:10-12:40 p.m., Get Healthy Now Wellness Center at Humana Gym, Free for GHN Wellness Center members
    Power up your morning or lunchtime routine with an energizing, full body workout, including a variety of strength and cardio moves. Suitable for all fitness levels.
    Additional Information: Email, 852-7755


    Grand Rounds

    Pediatrics Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Psychology monthly Grand Rounds

    Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Bingham Clinic conference room, Norton Hospital, 2nd floor

    Broderick Sawyer, MA, doctoral student, Clinical Psychology, research assistant, Center for Mental health Disparities, UofL, will present “Racism Related Stress and Trauma in Children and Adolescents: Background and Clinical Application.”

    Additional Information: Jan Schoen, 502-588-0816


    Endocrinology Grand Rounds

    October 5, 4 p.m., Baxter II Research Building, lower level, Room 038
    Stanley S. Levinson, PhD, DABCC, UofL Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Medicine-Endocrinology presents, “Lipoprotein Metabolism and its Relationship to the Newest (2016) Coronary (ASCVD) Risk Guidelines.

    Additional Information: Kelly Galiette, 852-5237



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