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Calendar of Events

April 8   Division Directors and Administrators
CTW 214B
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
April 8   CSD Division Faculty Meeting
CTW 214B
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
April 8   Administrative Council
Dean's Conference Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
April 8   PA Program Meeting
CTW 216
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 10   AT MSL Lab Meeting
TBA
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
April 10   AT Division Meeting
CTW 214B
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
April 11   RHB PhD Spring Colloquium
College of Nursing, CON 201
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
April 12   Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda Items Due
April 12   Grantsmanship Presentation
Speaker: Esther Dupont-Versteegden, PhD

 

Note: More dates can be found on the CHS Sharepoint Calendar

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Muscle Forum

Date April 11, 2013
Time 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Speaker Ken Campbell
Topic MyoSim: a new tool to help understand muscle function
Location  MS505
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Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series

Date April 10
Time 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Speaker Nate Hensley
GCNS Doctoral Student

(Xiang-An Li, PhD)
Topic Pregnane X receptor mediates dyslipidemia induced by the HIV protease inhibitor amprenavir in mice
Location CTW 411
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Don't forget to check for updates on The Staff Voice. Announcements made frequently.

Back to Top Charlotte Peterson Receives CCTS Mentor Recognition Award

Associate Dean Charlotte Peterson has been selected to receive a Mentor Recognition Award at the CCTS Spring Conference on Monday, April 08, 2013. She was nominated by several individuals both inside and outside the college for her ongoing and excellent work as a mentor. Please be sure to congratulate Dr. Peterson.

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ˇ       Travis Thomas has received the Markey Cancer Center Peter and Carmen Lucia Clinical and Translational Research Award. The funding will enable a pilot trial investigating therapeutic outcome improvement, compliance with therapy, and changes in body composition using Beet Root Juice for enterally fed patients undergoing chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancers. Congratulations Travis!

Back to Top Pat Kitzman to Serve on PCORI Advisory Panel

Dr. Pat Kitzman has been chosen to serve on the inaugural Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Advisory Panel on Health Disparities.  Out of 1029 applicants, 84 people were chosen to serve on the 4 advisory panels (21 per panel). He credits his selection in part to the wonderful work being conducted by KARRN initiatives. Congratulations to Pat!

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The University will receive a SACS site visit April 9-11, 2013. The Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) task force has provided this flier so that faculty and staff gain a better understanding of the QEP.

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April 12 (Friday), 12-1p, CTW 405 – Dr. Esther Dupont-Versteegden will present (Title, TBD)

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All faculty are invited to the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program's Spring 2013 Colloquium on Thursday, April 14. This colloquium will highlight collaborative research within the rehabilitation sciences doctoral program. Please follow this link to RSVP to this event by Monday, April 8. Click here to see the agenda.

Back to Top Scott Livingston's Research Cited by American Academy of Neurology

Dr. Livingston’s research on sport-related concussion has been cited in the American Academy of Neurology’s Evidence-Based Guideline Update: Evaluation and Management of Concussions in Sport. The AAN guideline was published in the March issue of the journal Neurology. The clinical practice guideline includes, in part, neuroimaging and electrophysiologic assessment as tools used in concussion diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring. The review panel cited Dr. Livingston’s work using motor evoked potentials to compare abnormalities in athletes who have concussion with athletes who are not injured. The authors conclude that, "When the reference standard of clinical diagnosis of concussion is used, specialized (neuro)imaging and electrophysiologic techniques are useful in identifying athletes with concussion.”

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Register today to participate in the CHS Day of Service! The event will take place Friday, April 19 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. with transportation and lunch provided. All faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in this event, which will benefit AVOL, The Nature Conservancy of Kentucky, God's Pantry Food Bank, Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House. Register here and see a flier with brief activity descriptions here. Please RSVP by April 5. Contact Randa Remer with any questions.

Back to Top Brian Noehren Receives Research Award

Brian Noehren, PT, PhD is recipient of the 2013 CHS Young Investigator Award!  He is recognized for establishing a fundable line of research, attainment of extramural funding, expansion of research skills beyond biomechanics and into imaging, and scholarly activity (publications, book chapter, and presentations). Dr. Noehren’s research is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and American Physical Therapy Association. In addition to these projects, he is also devoted to mentoring a team of students in the CHS Undergraduate Research Program. Congratulations, Dr. Noehren!

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University Announcements

 

Call for Artists

The 9th Annual International Federation of Medical Students' Association (IFMSA) Art Auction to benefit Shoulder to Shoulder Global (STSG) and the Centro Médico Hombro a Hombro will take place Monday, April 15th, in the Biological-Pharmaceutical Building Atrium, from 12-5pm.

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