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May 21 - May 27

Ann's Hope Foundation Block Melanoma Run/Walk, May 21

05-21-2017 All Day Event

The 13th Annual Block Melanoma 5K Run & 3K Walk and TEAM CATHY Kids Fun Run, organized by Ann’s Hope Foundation, will be held Sunday, May 21, at the Milwaukee County Zoo.

Registration and event details:

5K Run / 3K Walk

  • Online registration through May 11: $35 for adults; $20 for youth 17 and under
  • Race Day registration: $40 for adults; $25 for youth 17 and under

TEAM CATHY Kids Fun Run

  • Registration is $20

Proceeds from the event support melanoma research, including research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Based in southeast Wisconsin, Ann's Hope Foundation has been raising awareness and funding for melanoma research since 2005Its founders, Anne Frentzel and Ann Harrington, both lost family members to the disease.

Since 2007, Ann's Hope Foundation has donated $515,000 to melanoma research at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Registration link: http://www.silvercirclesportsevents.com/block-melanoma 

Cardiology EP Core Curriculum "HRS: Update, Trials, New Trends" May 22

05-22-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

HRS - update, trials, new trends.

NCBI Welcoming Diversity Exposure Workshop May 22

05-22-201712:45 PM  - 5:00 PM

The MCW Coalition Builders Team regularly offers the National Coalition Building Institute's (NCBI) award-winning Welcoming Diversity Workshop which has been presented to thousands of groups throughout the world, including schools, colleges and universities, corporations, government agencies, trade unions, religious institutions, and community organizations. Over 1,000 MCW employees and students have received support and leadership development through these workshops. The workshop consists of a series of seven highly interactive activities designed to celebrate diversity and discover our unconscious bias and how it impacts our leadership.

"Transitioning to Retirement Lifestyle" May 22

05-22-20175:15 PM  - 6:15 PM

The transition to retirement can impact emotions, identity, time and relationships. What does retirement mean for you? This session will address concerns about retirement and creating your next chapter, presented by Jenny Opels, an account executive for BDA Morneau Shepell.

Multimodality Imaging Conference "Nuclear Cardiology Topics" May 23

05-23-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

Nuclear Cardiology Topics. Presented by Dr. Shayne Squires

BRI Seminar Series “Memory From the Time of Cholera Causes Cancer” May 23

05-23-20179:30 AM  - 10:30 AM

“Memory From the Time of Cholera Causes Cancer,” presented by Kelvin Lee, MD, Professor and Jacobs Family Chair, Department of Immunology; Professor, Department of Medicine; Program Co-Leader, Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Program; Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Women in Science "Interdependence of the Heart and Kidneys in Health and Disease" Alison Kriegel, PhD - May 23

05-23-201711:30 AM  - 1:00 PM

Dr. Kriegel will discuss the essential relationship between the heart and kidney organs. She will describe her research, combining physiological and molecular research, exploring how the damaged kidneys “talk” to the heart. Find out more information and register now.

Women in Science Lecture Series "Interdependence of the Heart and Kidneys in Health & Disease" May 23

05-23-201711:30 AM  - 1:00 PM

CVC Member Alison Kriegel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin. Registration and social time begins at 11:30 a.m.; luncheon and presentation from noon - 1 p.m.
Free valet parking.

Cancer Center Visiting Professor, Siegfried Janz, MD: “Multiple Myeloma: The Therapeutic Advances and Ongoing Research Toward Achieving a Cure” May 23

05-23-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

“Multiple Myeloma: The Therapeutic Advances and Ongoing Research Toward Achieving a Cure”

Siegfried Janz, MD
Professor, Pathology
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
 
Light lunch will be served.  Please RSVP by Tuesday, May 16th to Michele Ward at mward@mcw.edu.  
 
 

 

"Medicare Basics" May 23

05-23-20175:15 PM  - 6:15 PM

Learn about the different parts of Medicare and how they work together. How much will it cost? How do I pick a Medicare Advantage or Medigap Plan? What IS a Medigap Plan? Join us for a discussion that will address the key “ins” and “outs” of Medicare, empowering you to make smart decisions, presented by Timothy Shirk, an advisor for Francis Investment Counsel.

CTSI Science Cafe "Stroke Rehabilitation: The Impact of Technology on Recovery" May 23

05-23-20175:30 PM  - 6:30 PM

The May CTSI Science Cafe will feature the presentation, "Stroke Rehabilitation: The Impact of Technology on Recovery." You are invited to hear a brief presentation by an expert in stroke rehabilitation and to participate in the community conversation to follow.

Cardiology Imaging Conference "Prosthetic Valve Complications (Clot, Infection, Patient Prosthesis Mismatch)" May 24

05-24-20177:00 AM  - 8:00 AM

"Prosthetic Valve Complications (Clot, Infection, Patient Prosthesis Mismatch)" presented by Dr. Mark Kaeppler

OBGYN Transgender Symposium May 24

05-24-20177:30 AM  - 11:00 AM

Care of transgender patients requires providers to be aware of issues specific to this population. A multidisciplinary approach is essential for a safe and effective transition. This symposium addresses the counseling, hormone treatment as well as surgical options available to transgender patients. Visit the OBGYN website for more information on this event.

CVC Seminar Series "Extracellular Matrix Roles in Cardiac Wound Healing" May 24

05-24-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Merry L. Lindsey, PhD, Director, Mississippi Center for Health Research, Professor of Physiology and Medicine, University of Mississippi Medical Center. *Lunch provided

Cell Biology Seminar "Translation of Gene Therapy in Animal Muscle Disorders to the Human Clinical Trial Stage" May 24

05-24-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Michael W. Lawlor, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor, Pathology (Pediatric), Neuroscience Research Center, presents: "Translation of gene therapy in animal muscle disorders to the human clinical trial stage."

Host: John Lough, PhD

PM&R Research Day May 24

05-24-20172:00 PM  - 6:00 PM

PM&R Research Day 
May 24th
2:00 pm-6:00 pm
 

Keynote speaker: Kathleen Bell, MD

Cancer Biology Research Forum, Brian Link, PhD, May 25

05-25-20179:00 AM  - 10:00 AM

“Studying Hippo Pathway Signaling in Cancer Using Zebrafish”

Brian Link, PhD

Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Anatomy

Tissue Bank Workshop "Navigating Specimen Requests – A Guide for i2b2 Queries & REDCap Request Forms" May 25

05-25-201710:00 AM  - 11:00 AM

The MCW Tissue Bank workshop series continues on Thursday, May 25 at 10 a.m., with the hands-on demonstration of CTSI’s de-identified data query and the Tissue Bank’s online specimen request form. Researchers and study staff will learn how to find information on available tissues and body fluid samples using the i2b2 Cohort Discovery Tool as well as the steps to define a detailed specimen request

Registration Deadline for SoCRA Certification Preparation and Review Course, May 26, 2017

05-26-2017 All Day Event

The Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Trials Office will sponsor a SoCRA Certification Preparation and GCP Review Course on June 2nd, 2017 with the Certification Exam (CCRP) following the next day, June 3rd, 2017.

The SoCRA Certification Preparation and Review Course will be held on Friday, June 2nd, 2017 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm in Froedtert & Medical College of WI – Clinical Cancer Center, conference room M.  This course aids participants in preparing for the Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) certification exam through review of FDA and ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines.  This also provides a regulatory review for people interested in receiving continuing education credits but not interested in taking the certification exam.  SoCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6.5 Continuing Education Credits for SoCRA CE and Nurse CNE. SoCRA designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This class has openings for up to 50 people.  Please see the SoCRA website for registration details www.socra.org.

All participants for the course and/or exam must register through SoCRA (www.socra.org).  Any additional questions, please contact Paulette Jacobs, MS, CCRP, 414-805-4594, pjacobs@mcw.edu.

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