Held in conjunction with the University of Arizona Cancer Center, this series runs the first Thursday of each month, Feb. 2 - May 4, 2017, 6:30-7:30 p.m., at the Jewish Heritage Center at the Tucson Jewish Community Center.
Lecture or Seminar
Dr Gordon Ewy will share memories of the early days of the medical school and the hospital. He will reflect on some of the decisions that the initial faculty had to make and early cooperation between hospital and the medical school faculty. Dr. Ewy will also discuss the “town- gown” interaction, experience with his first patients, cardiovascular surgery, and early experience with the FBI!
The Donald K. Buffmire Visiting Lectureship in Medicine with Nobel Laureate Dr. Randy Schekman
Genetic Rush Hour: How the proteins of our cells follow traffic signs in normal and genetic diseases
Join us for the annual Solidarity week activity, Poetry Slam/Spoken word event - food provided!
Keynote speaker Dr. Bill Madden, retired U.S. colonel and pediatrician will kick-off Solidarity week with his lecture about the importance of the physician-patient relationship in room 2117 in the College of Medicine.
DOM Research Seminar Series
SPEAKER #1: Christian Bime, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, UA Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and Medical Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson
TOPIC #1: “SELPLG as a candidate gene is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome"
An inaugural research poster night event to recognize work across the UA Department of Medicine by faculty physicians and researchers who serve as principal investigators on numerous projects financed by federal grants and additional funding to develop innovative therapies and other solutions to many of the world’s most challenging and debilitating medical issues.
Take a deep breath: Is a cure for asthma on the horizon?
February 28 • 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Westin La Paloma
Presented by Monica Kraft, MD
• Who gets asthma, what are risk factors and what we can do
• Personalizing asthma treatment to ensure it will be effective
• Work being done by UA and Banner – University Medical Center to find a cure
Gut Microbes: The good, the bad, and the ugly
February 21 • 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Westin La Paloma
Presented by Fayez Ghishan, MD
• What kind of bacteria do you have in your body
• What’s good bacteria and how do you increase it
• What’s bad bacteria and how do you decrease it
Preserving Memories: What it will take to end Alzheimer’s
February 7 • 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. @ Westin La Paloma
Presented by Eric Reiman, MD
• Latest research and studies
• Lifestyle interventions (supplements, drugs, diets)
• How you can help
This is part of a series of lectures featuring leading-edge health information from health experts. These are free events. Please register at BannerHealth.com/DocTalk or 602-230-CARE(2273). Appetizers and beverages will be provided.