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17th Annual Michael S. Aldrich Commemorative Lecture

January 29, 2019

We hope you will join us for the 17th Annual Michael S. Aldrich Commemorative Lecture on Wednesday, March 6th from 10:30 – 11:30am in the CVC Danto Auditorium. Thomas E. Scammell, MD will present “Neural Mechanisms of Narcolepsy”.Dr. Thomas Scammell is a Professor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital. He is a widely respected physician-scientist who has lectured both nationally and internationally on narcolepsy and the neurobiology of sleep and wakefulness. His current research interests include identification of how loss of orexin signaling results in sleepiness and cataplexy; interactions of sleep…

HBCS seminar: Feb. 14, 2019

January 29, 2019

Dr. Andrej Kral will present his HBCS Seminar, entitled Corticocortical processing requires developmental hearing experience, on February 14. He is Professor and Chair, Auditory Neuroscience, and Director, Department of Experimental Otology and Institute of Audio-Neuro Technology at Hannover Medical University, Germany. Dr. Kral graduated summa cum laude and received his M.D. and Ph.D at Comenius University School of Medicine, Bratislava, Capital of Slovakia.  He has taught and conducted research in Germany, Australia, USA, Slovakia, and Canada. He served as chair of the International Committee for the Association for Research in Otolaryngology and was elected co-chair for the 2013 Conference of Implantable Auditory…

Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

January 28, 2019

Spring 2019 (6 classes per session) Session 2: Wednesdays : April 17 - May 22 Join us for this six week class exploring music and movement in enjoyable, creative, and stimulating ways. Modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group's "Dance for PD" program. Appropriate for all levels of PD and no dance experience required. Care Partners Welcome! Fee:  $30 per person; $50 per couple/pair* Call (734) 998-9353 for more information or to register.   Turner Senior Resource Center 2401 Plymouth Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (734) 998 - 9353   Support for this patient education activity…

Parkinson’s Movement & Dance Class

January 28, 2019

Spring 2019 (6 classes per session) Session 1: Mondays : March 4 - April 15 Session 2: Wednesdays : April 17 - May 22 Join us for this six week class exploring music and movement in enjoyable, creative, and stimulating ways. Modeled after the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Brooklyn Parkinson Group's "Dance for PD" program. Appropriate for all levels of PD and no dance experience required. Care Partners Welcome! Fee:  $30 per person; $50 per couple/pair* Call (734) 998-9353 for more information or to register.   Turner Senior Resource Center 2401 Plymouth Road Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (734) 998…

Canceled: Pharmacology Seminar Series – Dr. Cheng Zhang

January 28, 2019

Cheng Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology, University of Pittsburgh “Structure and Pharmacology of non-chemokine chemoattractant G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs)”

DataDirect 101: Live Online Training

January 28, 2019

Members of a clinical research team who are new users of DataDirect or users looking for more information on features and functionality of the tool are invited to attend this live online training. Access link and instructions will be sent directly to participants who RSVP. RSVP: https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b9NVV6C6YhvL65v

Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

January 27, 2019

People with mental health and/or substance use disorder can quit tobacco use.  Health educator Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT, U/M Wellness and Risk Reduction Services, will shed light on the relationship between tobacco use, mental health and substance use disorders; the extent of this public health problem, and resources for help in quitting tobacco. Contacts: For additional information please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series or contact 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org. Location: Presented at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197.

Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

January 27, 2019

People with mental health and/or substance use disorder can quit tobacco use.  Health educator Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT, U/M Wellness and Risk Reduction Services, will shed light on the relationship between tobacco use, mental health and substance use disorders; the extent of this public health problem, and resources for help in quitting tobacco.

Nancy Kass, ScD, presents Ethics for a Learning Health Care System

January 25, 2019

There is increased interest among health care institutions to transitioning to become learning health systems. In this process, however, there are increased practical and moral challenges from using the traditional definitions of “research” vs “practice” to determine which activities within such systems require IRB review and other ethics oversight, and which do not. As health systems more deliberately integrate care delivery with ongoing data collection, a set of ethics commitments for this integrated approach must be articulated. This presentation will provide an example of an ethics framework for learning health care and underscore how also being guided by commitments to…