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Date: Monday, October 2, 2017

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UC Cancer Institute Breast Center Hosts Annual Symposium Nov. 4

The UC Cancer Institute’s Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center will host "We See Individual Breast Cancer: You See Personalized Care” from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center, 151 Goodman Dr. This free educational event, aimed at breast cancer patients, survivors, their family, friends and just interested members of the community, will focus on how breast cancers differ at the gene level and explain how these differences lead to personalized treatment. Experts will also explain how risks can be reduced and recurrence can be minimized. UC experts will be available to answer questions.

Lunch will be provided to attendees.

>> Register for conference

Teresa Meier, MD
Teresa Meier, MD

Meier to Speak at WIN Event Oct. 18

Teresa Meier, MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology, will be speaking to 20 to 30 female business owners at the Women's Idea Network (WIN) event on Oct. 18 at Wetherington Country Club.

Meier will talk about the Cincinnati Children’s/UC Health Proton Therapy Center and how proton therapy works. She is conducting studies looking at how patients with early stage breast cancer could benefit from proton therapy.

United Way

Basket Raffle and Silent Auction to Support United Way

Visit the CARE/Crawley atrium from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day this week to buy tickets and enter to win one of the many gift baskets or silent auction items up for grabs in support of our 2017 United Way giving campaign. All proceeds of this United Way campaign event will be designated towards funds providing hurricane relief. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and the final gift basket drawing will be held Friday, Oct. 6. There’s also still time to make your online pledge to United Way. Our campaign ends Friday, Oct. 6. Questions should be directed to one of the following 2017 United Way campaign champions:

Michelle Cooper

Heather Cox

Michael Lieberman, PhD

Art Pancioli, MD

Steve Petrovic

Procter Hall

REMINDER: National Telehealth Conference

The UC College of Nursing will host the National Telehealth Conference at Procter Hall Oct. 9-10, 2017. The title of the conference is "Transformations in Care Delivery—Three Points of IPE: Education, Clinical, Research.”
Conference attendees will get a firsthand look at the ways telehealth transforms traditional care delivery and improves accessibility. The conference features a variety of speakers representing a diverse array of organizations, including the National Quality Forum, Apple Health Care, the National Center for Connected Health Policy and NASA.

Physicians can obtain continuing medical education credits. The conference has been approved for 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.

>> Register here.



REMINDER: Collecting for Goodwill Industries

The Health Sciences Graduate Association (HSGA) will be collecting used clothing to donate to Goodwill Industries over the next two weeks. There will be donation containers set up in the Health Sciences Library in CARE/Crawley on the E-level, on the first floor of MSB near the vending machines, and on the second floor of MSB outside the MSTP/graduate student study lounge, Room 2401. If you would like to donate any gently used clothing to these containers, please do so before Tuesday Oct. 4. The containers will be taken to the GSGA General Assembly meeting on the main campus the following day to be donated.




The UC Center for Integrative Health and Wellness at Turner Farm has openings for their Tuesday, Oct. 17th Community Education Series Wellness program: "Healing Benefits of Herbs & Spices", from 5-7 p.m, with Tammy Ward, RD.

Cost for the class is $75, which includes a meal.

>>More information and registration here.


Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Oct. 3:
Special Seminar Faculty Candidate. Matthew Aliota, PhD, University of Wisconsin, will present "Lessons From Zika: How to Respond to Emerging Vector-Borne Pathogens” at noon in MSB Room 3351.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Grand Rounds Oct. 4: John Schorge, MD, Harvard Medical School, will present "Ovarian Cancer: In Search of Lost Time" beginning at 7 a.m., Kresge Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, E-Level.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Oct. 4: Eric Warm, MD, will present "The Forgetting and Learning Curves” at 7 a.m. in MSBE-351.

Department of Environmental Health Seminar Series Oct. 4: Robert Smart, PhD, North Carolina University, will present "Programming Programmed Cell Death to DNA Damage and Tumor Stress” at 11:30 a.m. in the Kettering Research Complex Auditorium. RSVP is required for lunch.

Medical Grand Rounds Oct. 4: Joseph Broderick, MD, will present "Update on Catheter-Based Treatment for Ischemic Stroke” at noon in MSB 5051.

Cincinnati Dermatological Society Meeting Oct. 4: Melanie Pratt, MD, will present "Great Cases from the Ottawa Contact Dermatitis Clinic, Part 1” at 6 p.m. in Hoxworth G44.

Department of Environmental Health Wednesday Seminar Oct. 4: Robert Smart, PhD, director of the Center for Human Health and the Environment at North Carolina State University, will present "Programming Programmed Cell Death to DNA Damage” at 10 a.m. in Kowalewski Hall, Room 310. Lunch with the speaker follows from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Kettering Lab Complex Atrium. Lunch is free to attendees, but an RSVP is required

Cancer Biology Seminar Oct. 5: Visiting scholar Yongyao Wang, will present "Study DNA-Protein Interaction at the Single Molecule Level” and PhD candidate Nick Brown will present "RON Receptor Signaling Drives Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer through ß-CATENIN and NF-kB” at noon in the Vontz Center’s Rieveschl Auditorium.

Biomedical Informatics Hutton Lecture Series Oct. 6: Peter Embi, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, will present "Leveraging Informatics to Create a Learning Health System” at 11 a.m. at Cincinnati Children’s Location S, Room S10.130.

Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry and Microbiology Oct. 10: Katherine Vest, PhD, Emory University, will present "Tales From the 3’ End: Impaired RNA Processing and Metabolism in a Model of Late Onset Muscular Dystrophy” at noon in MSB 3351.

Department of Psychiatry Oct. 25: The 27th Annual Lurie Psychiatric Lecture Series. Richard Isaacson, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College, will present "Advances in the Management of Alzheimer’s Prevention and Treatment: A Clinical Precision Medicine Approach” at noon in the Stetson Building, Room 2108.

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