UTHSC Announcements


Announcements

CEC Conversation on Health Disparities: Food Insecurity 1/20 6 pm

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Join the Community Engaged Care Program Wednesday, January 20 at 6 pm for a Conversation on Health Disparities with Dr. Kimberly Kasper (Rhodes College) and Mia Madison (Memphis Tilth) on Food Insecurity. Free to students, faculty, and staff at all campuses. RSVP at https://uthsc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6642605 for Zoom details. Counts toward Social Determinants of Health Certificate.


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Cancer Research Grand Rounds – Tomorrow , Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12 pm

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Dr. Norman E. Sharpless, MD, Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), will present to attendees on “Assuring Progress in Cancer Research During Challenging Times”. The seminar is scheduled for Thursday, January 14, 2021 12:00 – 1:30 pm CST.

Please feel free to contact us at uthscccr@uthsc.edu with any questions.


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Chick-fil-A Closing for Two Weeks

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Due to a potential COVID-19 exposure, Chick-fil-A in the UTHSC Madison Plaza Food Court will be closed until Monday, January 25.


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Medicine Grand Rounds

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The Department of Medicine Presents:

“Development of a GI-Safe & Effective Anti-Inflammatory Drug:

Hydrogen Sulfide to the Rescue”

John Wallace, Ph.D

Adjunct Professor

Pharmacology, Toxicology

University of Calgary

Calgary, Canada

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2021

VIA ZOOM PRESENTATION 8:00 A.M.


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TN-CTSI recommends an online training offered by Stanford University

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This 10-session course introduces the basics of clinical research design, including biostatistics, design of diagnostic and predictive test studies, and required/desired elements of clinical trial protocols. Participants will also gain an understanding of the regulatory aspects of clinical research conduct and oversight, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and ethical dimensions of clinical research.


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MMDC’s Annual Survey

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Complete the survey by January 15 and 3 survey participants from the UTHSC community will be selected to receive $100 gift cards to the new Slim and Husky’s Pizzeria in the Edge District!


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NEW LIBRARY WORKSHOP: Research Impact Demystified Starting Jan. 20

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Join us for a discussion of scholarly research impact metrics. We will discuss common metrics, their advantages and limitations, and sources for those metrics. We will also learn how to match metrics to purpose by looking separately at journal, publication, and author level measures.


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Appy Hour: Wave Hello to Wakelet for Facilitating Asynchronous Learning and Learner Support

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Wave hello to Wakelet. Wakelet is a content creation tool that makes it fast and easy to gather rich resources and documents in one place and to share curated lists with learners-and colleagues alike.