UTMB Announcements for 9/18/2014

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TODAY: Dr. Callender to Host Town Hall Meeting
Work, Eat, Pray Bible Study TODAY
FDA-GLP Regulations in the Academic Setting (GLP Basic Training)
> > > VANPOOL FOR CLEAR LAKE - LEAGUE CITY < < <
ETHICS PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS
***TODAY***TODAY***The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology***TODAY***TODAY
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- For Asthma Research Study
“Software Changes Are Required” pop-up message.
IMH Brown Bag: Joan E. Nichols, PhD, to present "Bioengineering the Lung: Innovation Inspired by Nature"
Cruise on by for a Test Drive…
New Student Health and Counseling Center Dedication and Open House
UTMB & JOFFE MEDICENTER ANNOUNCE LASIK ALLIANCE
TODAY **** Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ****TODAY

Repeat AnnouncementsFirst Published
*** Free Weight Loss Seminar ***9/15/2014
TRS Member Contribution Changes Effective Sept. 1st9/16/2014
Police Administration and Police Badge Office Closed9/16/2014
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability or Veteran Status9/16/2014
SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS START OVER WITH THE BEGINNING OF NEW FISCAL YEAR9/17/2014
PMCH Seminar Series9/15/2014
Postdoc Stress: Tackling Your Unique Challenges9/16/2014
Volunteer Opportunity Galveston Island Shrimp Scamper and Festival9/17/2014
Volunteers needed for research study9/16/2014
Due to Requests: Extended sale on Bookstore Equipment9/16/2014
September Teaching Skills Workshop9/16/2014
***Patient Safety Net Downtime***9/16/2014
OLAW webinar to be rescheduled9/17/2014

TODAY: Dr. Callender to Host Town Hall Meeting
First Published 9/18/2014

Please join President David Callender for the next UTMB Town Hall meeting at noon today in Levin Hall Auditorium. Dr. Callender will outline the institution’s major goals for the new fiscal year, welcome new leaders to UTMB and announce year-end financial results. Please plan to attend Dr. Callender’s Town Hall, either in person, online or via the campus TV network. The meeting will include a Q & A session. Refreshments will be available after the meeting.

If you’d like to submit a question in advance to be read at the meeting (your name will not be used), see the options below. If time constraints do not allow every question to be asked at the meeting, Dr. Callender will be available after Town Hall to answer questions individually. And we’ll post questions and answers to the Town Hall website.

  1. Click on the “Submit a Question” link on the Town Hall website (option on Employee Advisory Council blog to remain anonymous).
  2. Or, send a confidential note via interoffice mail addressed to “Talk of the Town,” Route 0149. From off-campus: UTMB Talk of the Town, 301 University Blvd., Galveston, TX 77555-0149.
Town Hall viewing options:
  • Town Hall will be broadcast live on campus TV Channel 53; a signal of the meeting is sent to many remote sites (such as RMCH telehealth locations) via the Information Services Video Operations network.
  • A live webcast will be offered and will be available using Apple Quicktime stream - (*Note: Quicktime player is required.) Check this site approximately 30 minutes before the meeting for an active link to the webcast.
  •  CMC participants can view online using a PC and this Media Windows link. To view the meeting using an existing DMS video conference room system, remote locations must RSVP to Veronica Pleasant at vpleasan@utmb.edu or the ISVO Control Room at (409) 747-9037 to ensure and confirm video connectivity for the actual event.
Contact:     Email: Raymond Brouillard     For: Marketing and Communications     Phone: 409.772.2618
 
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Work, Eat, Pray Bible Study TODAY
First Published 9/18/2014

Work, Eat, Pray Bible Study will meet TODAY from 12 noon-1:00 pm in room 1.408 in the SHP/SON building. We will study the parable of Jeremiah 38:1-13 and will learn the hidden lessons and messages from within. Please join us for an inspirational and uplifting hour of fellowship. Feel free to bring your lunch and some co-workers.

Contact:     Email: M. E. Beaupre     For: Work, Eat, Pray Bible Study     Phone: 2-3030
 
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FDA-GLP Regulations in the Academic Setting (GLP Basic Training)
First Published 9/18/2014

FDA-GLP Regulations in the Academic Setting

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 8:30a–12:30p

and

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 8:30a–12:30p 

(both sessions are required)

4.302/4.304 Rebecca Sealy Hospital

Register at https://my.utmb.edu/PStraining

FDA-GLP Regulations in the Academic Setting

Course Overview:  This course is designed as an introductory course to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Good Laboratory Practice regulations.  The course gives an overview of each section of the regulations including a discussion of the scope of the regulations, key personnel roles and responsibilities, requirements for developing standard operating procedures, and an overview of the history behind the birth of the GLP regulations--including examples of poor animal housing conditions, sloppy documentation, and fraud. Course materials include a copy of the regulations, an FDA Warning Letter, and a copy of the UTMB Institutional policy on performing GLP studies.

Course Objectives:  Upon completion, attendees will possess a basic knowledge of the U.S. FDA GLP regulations and the applicability of the regulations to research studies performed at UTMB.

Who Should Attend:  Faculty and staff who are planning to participate in studies which require compliance with the GLP regulations are required to complete this course.  Faculty and staff who would like to gain an understanding of product development and the applicability of the GLP regulations are encouraged to attend. 

Course Administration:  The course is given by the UTMB Office of Regulated Nonclinical Studies (ORNcS) and is offered in the spring and again in the fall of each year.  A certificate is given to attendees who successfully complete the class. 

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Contact:     Email: Research Education     For: Research Services/GLP     Phone: 69551
 
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> > > VANPOOL FOR CLEAR LAKE - LEAGUE CITY < < <
First Published 9/18/2014

Our van has an immediate opening for Clear Lake and League City riders. Ideal for the Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm, work shift.  Pick up riders at Bay Area Park & Ride and Sportsplex parking lot in League City.  Stops at the circle at 9th St. and Market.

For more information, please contact Luz Cheng at (409) 682-1766 or email lcheng@utmb.edu.

Thanks! 

Contact:     Email: Luz Cheng     For: EHS - Radiation Safety Program     Phone: 21781
 
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ETHICS PATHOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS
First Published 9/18/2014

Monday, September 22, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
GNL 1.100


“Are Tumor Boards Defunct”

presented by

Timothy Craig Allen, MD, JD
Professor of Pathology

Director of Anatomic Pathology

UTMB – Galveston

Objectives:  At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

·         Demonstrate how tumor board has evolved through the last half of the 20th century, and how it is evolving in the early 20th century

·         Critique the value of tumor board in its present, traditional form, and propose an efficient, technologically sophisticated alternative

·         Examine legal and ethical criticisms and concerns regarding the proposed alternative to traditional tumor board

 

Methodology:  Lecture followed by question and answer session

 

Disclosure Statement (Speaker):  Dr. Allen has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

 

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members):  Drs. Anthony O. Okorodudu, Judith F. Aronson, Alexander J. Indrikovs, Mahmoud A. Eltorky, and Mrs. Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


Accreditation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation StatementThe University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 39
AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

ETHICS:  UTMB designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour in ethics/professional responsibility.

 

If you do not have access to the GNL, you must RSVP with your UTMB ID# to Paula Gabriles at plgabril@utmb.edu by Friday, September 19, 2014.  You may be denied entry if you do not RSVP.

Contact:     Email: Paula Gabriles, Grand Rounds Coordinator     For: Pathology     Phone: 22521
 
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***TODAY***TODAY***The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology***TODAY***TODAY
First Published 9/18/2014

 

***TODAY***TODAY***The Department of Pharmacology &Toxicology***TODAY***TODAY***

 

Presents An

 

IPA Seminar By

 

Dr. Sohela Shah

 

 

Field Application Scientist

 

Ingenuity Products

 

QIAGEN

 

 

 

Maximizing the Biological Interpretation of Gene, Transcript and Protein Expression Data with IPA

 

 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

2.212 Basic Science Auditorium

 

Registration Optional: yvonne.trulin@qiagen.com

 

Hosted by: Carol Nilsson, MD, PhD

Contact:     Email: Kirsty Foss     For: Pharmacology     Phone: 409-772-9646
 
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- For Asthma Research Study
First Published 9/18/2014

Subjects With Asthma Are Needed

 

You could qualify for one of our studies if you have a history of physician-diagnosed asthma AND are between the ages of 18 and 65 and are a non-smoker for at least one year. Eligible Participants will be reimbursed for their time.

William J. Calhoun, M.D.
Principal Investigator
Clinical Trials Office 

Contact:     Email: Afifa Khalil     For: Clinical Trials Office     Phone: 409-747-1887
 
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“Software Changes Are Required” pop-up message.
First Published 9/18/2014

This is a legitimate message and is not malicious software.

Concerns have been reported by users receiving a pop-up message on their computer saying “Software changes are required.  Your IT department requires changes to the software on your computer.  Click here for options.”  This is a legitimate message and is not malicious software.

Information Services is currently deploying Microsoft’s System Center 2012 Configuration Manager(SCCM) to laptops and desktops.  One of the core functions of SCCM is to distribute software updates to the clients using the same process and policy that has been in place for many years.  This was previously performed by WSUS and it is this process that causes the pop-up message.

SCCM's processes will usually be invisible to the end user, however, as mandatory updates are distributed (typically on the 3rd Wednesday of each month), users will be notified through the pop-up message in the system tray.  Users have a grace period of 7 days in which to apply updates and restart.  At the end of this grace period, a forced restart will occur with users being notified beforehand by a pop-up message allowing users to save/close files and applications.  For additional information, see our FAQ’s listed here:  SCCM FAQs or contact the IS Service desk at 409-772-5200 or ishelp@utmb.edu.

Contact:     Email: Andy Fisher     For: Information Services     Phone: 78896
 
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IMH Brown Bag: Joan E. Nichols, PhD, to present "Bioengineering the Lung: Innovation Inspired by Nature"
First Published 9/18/2014

You are cordially invited to attend the next IMH Brown Bag that will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 12:00-1:00 p.m., 2.268 Primary Care Pavilion (PCP).  Dr. Joan E. Nichols, Professor, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases; Associate Director, Galveston National Laboratory; and Associate Dean for Student Affairs, GSBS, UTMB, will be giving a presentation titled "Bioengineering the Lung: Innovation Inspired by Nature."  Discussion to follow presentation.

The PCP is located at 400 Harborside Drive, Galveston.  Enter through the glass doors at Entrance A.  Immediately as you enter you will see an elevator on your right. Take the elevator up to the second floor.  Directly across from the elevator you will see a door labeled “Family Medicine.”  Enter through that door and walk about half way down that long hallway.  You will find room 2.268 on the left side of the hallway.  Door number are at the top of the doors.

We hope to see you there.  Please contact Donna Vickers, davicker@utmb.edu, if you have any questions.

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Contact:     Email: Donna Vickers     For: IMH     Phone: 409-772-9396
 
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Cruise on by for a Test Drive…
First Published 9/18/2014

➠ Cruise on by for a Test Drive… ➠

Business Operations & Facilities (BOF) is offering UTMB staff the opportunity to evaluate task seating as part of our continued effort to bring the most comfortable and ergonomic desk chairs into our Standards Program.

We have an estimated of 15-20 {demo} task chairs located on our 2nd floor break room, in the Materials Management Bldg.{1302 Mechanic}room 2.210.

If you would like to participate in this evaluation process, please allow at least 30 minutes to complete the process.

Stop by our the reception desk located on the 3rd floor of Materials Mgt.  Leanna Green will provide you with the evaluation form, and take you to the room where the seating is located. This evaluation will continue weekdays from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. daily until 10/15/14.

☼ Welcome All!!!☼

✔For questions, thoughts or concerns please Leanna at X-23500!

Contact:     Email: Melanie M. Zepeda     For: BOF~Design & Construction     Phone: 409-772-5319
 
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New Student Health and Counseling Center Dedication and Open House
First Published 9/18/2014

Please join us as the Student Health and Counseling staff host a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the new student health and counseling center space located on the third floor of the Lee Hage Jamail Student Center. The ceremony will begin at 4:00 pm on the first floor of the Student Center. UTMB President Dr. David Callender and UTMB Provost and Dean of Medicine Dr. Danny Jacobs will speak at 4:15 with a ribbon cutting and tour of the new space to follow. Tours will take place until 6:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Contact:     Email: Jessika Davidson     For: Student Life     Phone: 4097479056
 
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UTMB & JOFFE MEDICENTER ANNOUNCE LASIK ALLIANCE
First Published 9/18/2014

Tired of the hassle of glasses and contacts? UTMB Health Eye Center and Joffe MediCenter in Bellaire have aligned to offer excellence, experience and value in LASIK eye care.

Now UTMB is able to offer state-of-the-art, custom wavefront LASIK eye surgery at a special pricing ranging from $495 to $1,395 per eye per eye for UTMB employees and family members covered by UTMB health insurance.

UTMB faculty member and experienced LASIK specialist and ophthalmologist Dr. Kevin H. Merkley is medical director of Joffe MediCenter, where he performs custom LASIK eye surgery. A UTMB ophthalmologist with more than 17 years of LASIK experience, Dr. Merkley has performed more than 20,000 ophthalmic procedures, including corneal transplants, LASIK, PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) and astigmatic corrections.

Wondering if LASIK is right for you? Call 1-866-685-6995 today to schedule your free LASIK evaluation at Joffe MediCenter in Bellaire. Be sure to tell them you’re with UTMB! Click here to friend UTMB Health Eye Center on Facebook to learn more about eye health and Eye Center news.

Contact:     Email: Joffe Center     For: Ophthalmology     Phone: 1-866-685-6995
 
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TODAY **** Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ****TODAY
First Published 9/18/2014

 

“Systems Metabolomics for Biomarker Discovery”

 

Presented by

 

Habtom W. Ressom, Ph.D., Professor

Department of Oncology

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

 

2.212 Basic Science Auditorium

September 18, 2014

4:00 p.m.

 

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS WELCOME  

Contact:     Email: Julie Quiroga     For: BMB     Phone: 22742
 
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*** Free Weight Loss Seminar ***
First Published 9/15/2014

 *** Free Weight Loss Seminar ***

 UTMB-Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Victory Lakes Specialty Care Center

2240 Gulf Freeway South

League City, Texas 77573

6:00 pm

The UTMB Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery is hosting a seminar on weight loss options. The seminar is free and will discuss medical and surgical weight loss options available.

For more information or to register for the seminar please call 832-505-1500.

Contact:     Email: Kelli Gondesen, RN, BSN, CBN     For: The Center for Obesity and Metabolic Surgery     Phone: x51500 or (832)505-1500     Fax: (281) 614-0686
 
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TRS Member Contribution Changes Effective Sept. 1st
First Published 9/16/2014

In May 2013, the 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, approved Senate Bill 1458- “TRS Benefits and Contributions” which requires contribution rates for TRS active members to increase from the current 6.4% to 6.7% in fiscal year 2015. Effective September 1, 2014, 6.7% of eligible compensation will be deducted from your paycheck for TRS. Eligible compensation includes, but is not limited to, the following:

 

·         Regular salaries and wages

·         Overtime

·         Longevity Pay

·         Vacation Leave taken

·         Sick Leave taken

·         Comp Time taken

 

For more information, please visit the attached websites:

 

           Summary of the Senate Bill 1458- TRS Benefits and Contributions-

                 http://www.trs.state.tx.us/about/documents/new_laws_affecting_members.pdf

 

           Compensation Eligible for TRS, pp. 15-20

                http://www.trs.state.tx.us/traqs/documents/gi_general_information.pdf

Contact:     Email: Stacie Spikes     For: Finance Payroll     Phone: 409 747-8078
 
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Police Administration and Police Badge Office Closed
First Published 9/16/2014

Police Administration Office and Police Badge Office will be closed on Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 11:45am to 1:15pm. 

We apologized for any inconvenience this may have caused.

 

Contact:     Email: Ta' Wanda Fuqua     For: Police Department     Phone: X21503     Fax: X20524
 
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Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability or Veteran Status
First Published 9/16/2014

 

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued new regulations for federal contractors and subcontractors regarding affirmative action requirements.

The OFCCP has revised Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veteran Readjustment and Assistance Act (VEVRAA) to improve the recruitment and retention practices for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Under the new regulations, UTMB must invite all current employees to voluntarily self-identify as an individual with a disability and/or as a protected veteran.

Please follow these steps to complete the voluntary self-identification processes if you have not already done so:

1.    Click here to log in to Employee Self Service

2.    Enter your User ID and Password

3.    Click on Main Menu at the top of your screen

4.    Select Self Service from the dropdown list

5.    Click on Personal Information

6.    Select Disability to self-identify as an individual with a disability or as an individual who previously had a disability

7.    Select Veteran Status to self-identify as a protected veteran, the surviving spouse of a veteran or the orphan of a veteran

For questions or more information, contact HR Recruitment at HR.Recruit@utmb.edu.  

Contact:     Email: Recruitment Services     For: Human Resources     Phone: (409) 747-4800
 
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SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS START OVER WITH THE BEGINNING OF NEW FISCAL YEAR
First Published 9/17/2014

SUPERIOR VISION BENEFITS START OVER WITH THE BEGINNING OF NEW FISCAL YEAR

UTMB Optometrist Dr. Praveena Gupta would like to welcome employees into the Optical Center to use their Superior Vision Benefits.  It's the beginning of the new fiscal year an you and your eligible dependents are eligible again for exam and eyeglasses or contact lenses.  Remember it does not have to be a calendar year before you can use your beneftis again, a new fiscal year is all.

We offer discounts on what the insurance doesn't pay, which makes a big difference especially when your watching pennies.  If you don't have Superior Vision not to worry we have special eyeglass packages starting at $79.95 for single vision lenses to $149.95 for selected progressive lenses including selected frames.

Appointments:  409-747-5800

Questions:  409-747-5823 

Contact:     Email: Charlene Miller     For: Ophthalmology/Optical Center     Phone: 409-747-5823     Fax: 409-747-5824
 
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PMCH Seminar Series
First Published 9/15/2014

PMCH Seminar Series

" A Latent Variable Analysis Approach for Epidemiological Reserach"

Raymond Palmer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Family & Community Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio

Thursday, September 18, 2014
1.104 Ewing Hall
Noon

Lunch Provided

 

Contact:     Email: Brittany Wallace     For: PMCH     Phone: 409-772-1128
 
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Postdoc Stress: Tackling Your Unique Challenges
First Published 9/16/2014

In observation of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, a Work/Life Balance workshop will be held for UTMB postdocs Wednesday, Sept. 24, Noon - 1 pm, in Levin Hall 3.324.

Carol Kerr, M.Ed, LPC, LCDC, CEAP from UTMB's Employee Assistance Program, will present ways to reduce stress and address the unique pressures postdocs face.

Bring your lunch or come at 11:30 for pizza.

Ms. Kerr and other licensed counselors are available for free individual confidential consultations. Postdocs can call 209 772-2485 or 1-888-870-8553 to make an appointment.

Contact:     Email: Tammie Taylor     For: Office of Postdoctoral Affairs     Phone: 409 762-3661
 
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Volunteer Opportunity Galveston Island Shrimp Scamper and Festival
First Published 9/17/2014

Galveston Island Shrimp Festival and Shrimp Scamper 5k Fun Run/1K Kid Run

UTMB volunteers and runners are needed for the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival and the Scamper 5K Fun Run/1K Kid Run, to be held on September 26 - 28, 2014.  

UTMB Volunteer Schedule:

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Registration and route monitor for Shrimp Scamper 5k Fun Run and 1K Kid Run

7 a.m. - 10 a.m. First Aid Station - volunteers will manage the first aid station for the fun run

9 a.m. - Noon  Shrimp Fest information booths Saengerfest Park

Noon - 4 p.m. Shrimp Fest information booths Saengerfest Park

If you are interesed in volunteering, please contact Diana Davison at dldaviso@utmb.edu.

UTMB volunteer form: http://www.utmbhpla.org/doc/Page.asp?PageID=DOC000888

 Participate in the Run:

Registration is underway for the 2014 Shrimp Scamper, a family fun run along Seawall Boulevard, benefitting both UTMB and the Ronald McDonald House. The annual event is part of the Galveston Island Shrimp Festival that returns Sept. 26-28. The Scamper will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 9 a.m.

All fitness levels are invited to join this non-competitive event. Costumes and teams are encouraged. Skateboards, roller skates, strollers, and bikes are all welcome! Bring your dog along for the fun too!! Entry fees include an event T-shirt, gumbo cook-off tasting cup and a Shrimp Scamper surprise!

The Festival is again benefitting the Justin David Hughes Fund at UTMB. The fund was created by the Hughes Family following the suicide death of their son, Justin, who was a student in the UTMB School of Medicine. The monies help to educate students and faculty on the warnings signs, treatments for and dangers of depression.

Run information: http://www.yagaspresents.com/shrimpfestival/5k.html

Run online registration: http://www.active.com/galveston-tx/running/races/shrimp-scamper-2014

Click for more information
Contact:     Email: Diana Davison     For: Health Policy & Legislative Affairs     Phone: 409-747-2739
 
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Volunteers needed for research study
First Published 9/16/2014

Are you 25-75 years old,male?

If YES,you may be eligible to participate in a study investigating the effect of cold exposure and exercise in the body's ability to clear fat and sugars from the blood.

You will need to come to the hospital 3 times (approximately 2 weeks apart ) and stay 2 days each time.

Eligible volunteers will receive:

~health screenings and lab tests at no charge

~compensation for time and travel

 

Contact:     Email: Catherine Iliadou     For: Internal Medicine     Phone: 832-316-09-18
 
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Due to Requests: Extended sale on Bookstore Equipment
First Published 9/16/2014

 

OUR MEDICAL EQUIPMENT SALE HAS BEEN EXTENDED

SEPTEMBER 15TH THROUGH SEPTEMBER 19TH 

DIAGNOSTIC SETS/WELCH ALLYN 

STETHOSCOPES

SPHYGMOMANOMETERS

Miscellaneous items, all sale items are non-refundable.

 

Contact:     Email: UTMB BOOKSTORE     For: AUXILIARY SERVICES     Phone: 409-772-1939     Fax: 409-772-3440
 
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September Teaching Skills Workshop
First Published 9/16/2014

Are you really testing what you think you are testing?  Writing test questions

Presented by Vicki Freeman, PhD, FACB, Chair and Distinguished Teaching Professor Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Director of the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers

Are you really testing what you think you are testing?  Do your test questions match your objectives? This one hour workshop will outline the processes for developing effective and reliable examinations. 

By the end of this interactive workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify three purposes for using written tests
  • Describe the nine steps in developing an examination
  • Discuss the six steps in developing a test blueprint to ensure test reliability
  • Construct a test blueprint using objectives and exam questions from an instructional unit

For this session, participants are encouraged to bring a current unit of instruction that they teach, along with the objectives and exam questions, and/or a current exam that covers those objectives, if possible.  Participants will then build a test blueprint using that information. 

To help you juggle an already busy schedule, we will offer the workshop twice (once during the lunch hour - bring your lunch - and one in a late afternoon format) on the following dates:

  • September 23, 2014       Noon -1:00 pm        Mary Moody Northen, room 1.102
  • September 25, 2014        4:00-5:00 pm          Mary Moody Northen, room 1.102

*    The Teaching Skills Workshop Series is jointly sponsored the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers and the Office of Educational Development.

TO REGISTER CLICK ON LINK:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BqFG6sWDQ23SEHqULGSVB8PSNBT7yiXXAs9hBsrHfi4/edit

Registration Questions - Contact:  Mary-Margaret Davila at 409-772-2791 or maedavil@utmb.edu

Other Questions – Contact Oma Morey at 409-772-3235 or ommorey@utmb.edu.

  

Contact:     Email: Oma Morey     For: Office of Educational Development     Phone: 409-772-3233
 
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***Patient Safety Net Downtime***
First Published 9/16/2014

HOLD THAT THOUGHT!

 

DUE TO Patient Safety Net (PSN) UPGRADES:

 

PSN REPORTERS:  DOWNTIME FOR ENTERING A PSN-

 

9/18/2014  0700-0830AM

 

PSN MANAGERS: DOWNTIME FOR MANAGING EVENTS-

 

9/18/2014  0700-1100AM

 

 

  

Contact:     Email: Carla Kunz     For: Risk Management     Phone: 409-772-4775     Fax: 409-772-6897
 
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OLAW webinar to be rescheduled
First Published 9/17/2014

The OLAW webinar scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 18, is being rescheduled due to scheduling conflicts. When we have a new date and time for viewing "The Research Animal Coordinator: A Tool to Foster a Culture of Compliance," we will post it to Daily Announcements.

 

Thank you.

Research Education

Contact:     Email: Research Education     For: Research Services     Phone: 69432
 
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