2023 Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health (WCBH) Symposium- Feb. 9, 2023

 

The 2023 Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health (WCBH) Symposium will be held on Feb. 9, 2023 starting at 8:00AM in the MET 109-111 building.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend this event in which there will be a free lunch, scientific talks from guest speakers, student poster and oral presentations/competition, a panel discussion, prizes, and networking opportunities.

The purpose of the conference is to 1) promote research addressing women’s cardiovascular and brain health, 2) provide the opportunity for students and postdoctoral fellows to present their work, 3) foster regional and local research collaborations, and 4) raise awareness about the importance of women’s health research.

We encourage all students to submit an abstract by Jan. 13, 2023 for the opportunity to present an oral presentation and to win a prize. The speakers and the panelist for the symposium are dynamic experts in field that will facilitate lively, engaging, and informative sessions.

Abstracts are due Jan. 13, 2023. Please submit your abstracts to: https://wcbh2023.dryfta.com

*Students, faculty, and staff please register for this symposium.

For more information, such as speaker topics and schedule, please visit the websites:

Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health Symposium

https://wcbh2023.dryfta.com

For questions, email Mark.Cunningham@unthsc.edu.

Tiffany Duque MS Notice of Research Proposal Defense

 

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Masters degree in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Tiffany Duque will present a research proposal seminar entitled, “DNA Detection Using Fluorescent Dyes and Subsequent STR Profiling” on December 7, 2022, at 2:00 pm CST in IREB-443. A private defense with the advisory committee will immediately follow the seminar.

Tiffany Duque is a masters student in Genetics under the supervision of Magdelena Bus, PhD.

ECDC Promotion & Tenure meeting for early-career faculty — Tuesday, December 6

 

The Early Career Development Council (ECDC) is hosting a P&T informational meeting for early-career faculty and postdocs on Tuesday, December 6, from 12:00 – 1:00 pm, in LIB400 and via Zoom. Representatives from each school/college and Faculty Affairs will be available to answer your questions and offer advice. Lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.

Ezek Mathew notice of research proposal & seminar defense

 

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Ezek Mathew will present a research proposal seminar entitled, “Development of Machine Learning Models to Design Target-specific Ligands” on December 02, 2022, at 9:00 pm CST in LIB-110. A private defense with the advisory committee will immediately follow the seminar.

Ezek Mathew is a doctoral student in Biochemistry and Cancer Biology under the supervision of Jin Liu, PhD.

Last chance to join our focus group discussion on colon cancer screening

 

Join us for a research study focus group/interview discussion to talk about health, health care and being screened for colon cancer. We want to better understand your thoughts on knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors about a person’s decision to be screened for colon cancer.

If you are between the ages of 45-75 years and identify as Black or Hispanic, you may be eligible to participate. All information is kept confidential, and participants will be compensated for their time.

Complete the online survey to see if you qualify here: https://unthsc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_e8pfsIfzt65WcyW?Q_CHL=qr&jfefe=new

Or, contact the Department of Pharmacotherapy at (817) 735-0685 or (817) 735-2932 for more information.

Optional on demand professional development training – Managing Up: Building an Effective Relationship

 

HSC HR Welcomes you to weekly optional on demand virtual trainings. Topics covered include having difficult conversations, effective meeting strategies and HSC Staff Flexible Work arrangement information. We will share a new topic and link every Monday in the Daily News. We are excited to be on this journey with you. HSC.HR@untsystem.edu #WorkAtHSC

Do you feel that your work relationship with your supervisor could be improved? Do you find yourself thinking, “my manager doesn’t understand what I do?” Not every vital working relationship is a perfect match immediately. The good news is that there are some tips and tricks that employees can learn to work more productively with their manager. In this engaging session, we will equip you with the skills needed to better connect with your manager in a way that optimizes shared success. Course Learning Objectives: • Identify tactics for dealing with difficult manager behaviors. • Describe how to approach your professional relationship with your manager in a productive way. • Articulate how to adapt your work style to your manager in a way that optimizes shared success.

https://learnhsc.bridgeapp.com/learner/courses/ddae63c3/enroll

SPH Maternal and Child Health and Health Disparities poster symposium – 12/5 at 3-5 pm, EAD Atrium

 

All are invited to attend the Second Annual SPH Maternal and Child Health and Health Disparities poster symposium on Monday, December 5, from 3-5 p.m. in the EAD Atrium.

This is a forum for SPH students to network with others across campus and highlight their final projects from the following courses: Maternal Child Health Epidemiology, Human Sexuality and Reproductive Health, Introduction to Maternal Child Health, and Introduction to Health Disparities. Please attend to support our students. For questions, email Stacey.Griner@unthsc.edu.

Read a description of last year’s event here: https://www.unthsc.edu/school-of-public-health/student-work-shines-at-sph-maternal-and-child-health-and-health-disparities-poster-symposium/