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July 24, 2003


Thursday 24

Medical Grand Rounds

“Parkinson’s Disease,” Neil Busis; west wing aud. Shadyside, 8 am

GSPH Epidemiology Seminar

“Infections With JC Virus, BK Virus & Simian Virus 40 in Relation to Human Cancer,” Dana Rollison; A719 Crabtree, noon

Friday 25

EH & S Evacuation Drill

Salk, 8:30 am

Internal Medicine Conference

“Fritsche A. et al. Glimepiride Combined With Morning Insulin Glargine, Bedtime Neutral Protamine Hagedorn Insulin or Bedtime,” Rosanne Granieri; “Prognostic Value of Ambulatory BP Recordings in Patients With Treated Hypertension. Clement et al. NEJM. 6/12/03,” Michael Elnicki; conf. rm. 933 Montefiore, 9 am

Saturday 26

UPMC Physical Exams & Special Screenings for High School Students

Ctr. for Sports Medicine, South Side, 8 am (register: 412/432-3770)

Tuesday 29

EH & S Evacuation Drill

Benedum, 8:30 am

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Dining Rm. A WPU, noon (also Aug. 4, 11, 18, & 25)

Wednesday 30

Inst. for Entrepreneurial Excellence Workshop

“Commercializing Technology: Processes, Pitfalls & Funding”; 2K56 Posvar, 8 am (register: 8-1544)

Toastmasters Meeting

L5 Clapp, noon-1 pm (also Aug. 6, 13, 20, & 27)

Thursday 31

Pediatric Surgery Lecture

“Craniofacial Malformations,” B.J. Costello; 4A496 Children’s, 8 am

EH & S Evacuation Drill

LRDC, 8:30 am

Toastmasters Meeting

1105 Scaife, 6 pm (also Aug. 7, 14, 21, & 28)

Friday 1

EH & S Evacuation Drill

GSPH, 8:30 am

Saturday 2

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, & 4-week-3 sessions end; final exams scheduled for last class meeting.

Tuesday 5

EH & S Evacuation Drill

Chevron, 8:30 am

Wednesday 6

• Summer 12-week, 6-week-2, & 4-week-3 sessions grade rosters due in Registrar’s office by noon.

Thursday 7

Pediatric Surgery Lecture

“Respiratory & Cardiovascular Considerations in the Neonate,” Douglas Potoka; 4A496 Children’s, 8 am

EH & S Evacuation Drill

WPU, 8:30 am

Friday 8

EH & S Evacuation Drill

CL, 8:30 am

Saturday 9

• Summer term ends; final exams scheduled for last class meeting.

• Official date for awarding degrees.

Sunday 10

• Residence halls close.

Monday 11

• International student orientation through Aug. 15.

Tuesday 12

GSPH Educational Policies & Curriculum Meeting

109 Parran, 3 pm

Wednesday 13

• Summer term grade rosters due in Registrar’s office by noon.

Thursday 14

Medical Grand Rounds

“Toxicology in Clinical Medicine,” Jawaid Akhtar; west wing aud. Shadyside, 8 am

Pediatric Surgery Lecture

“Disorders of the Upper Airway,” Evan Nadler; 4A496 Children’s, 8 am

Monday 18

Vanguard One on One Investing Sessions

200B Craig, 9 am-4:30 pm (also Aug. 19, 800/662-0106)

Tuesday 19

GSPH Educational Policies & Curriculum Committee Meeting

109 Parran, 3 pm

Wednesday 20

• Residence halls open.

Thursday 21

Pediatric Surgery Lecture

“Esophageal Atresia-TEF,” Faisal Qureshi; 4A496 Children’s, 8 am

Medical Grand Rounds

“Neurosurgical Emergencies,” Ghassan Bejjani; west wing aud. Shadyside, 8 am

Friday 22

Freshman Convocation

Petersen, 3 pm (RSVP, 4-7100)

Monday 25

• Fall term registration period ends for all students; classes begin.

Ph.D. Defenses

GSPH/ Epidemiology

“Can Community Level Variables Explain the Racial Disparity in Birth Outcomes?” Mary Huynh; July 24, 109 Parran, 10 am-noon

FAS/Geology & Planetary Science

“Thermal Infrared Data Analysis of Meteor Crater, Arizona: Implications for Mars Space-Borne Data From the Thermal Emission Imaging System,” Shawn Wright; July 26, 214 SRCC, 3 pm

SHRS/ Communication Science & Disorders

“Validity, Accuracy & Reliability of Electric Response Audiometry Using Auditory Steady-State Response,” Wafaa Kaf; Aug. 1, 4014 Forbes Tower, 2 pm


“Genetic Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Among Indians in Central Trinidad,” Hillary Keenan; Aug. 4, A523 Crabtree, 9 am

Information Sciences/Telecommunications

“Softswitch Overload Control,” Shi Lu; Aug. 4, 503 IS, 10 am-noon


“Public-Nonprofit Partnership for Collective Action in a Dynamic Environment: The World Trade Center Attack in New York City, Sept. 11, 2001,” Naim Kapucu; Aug. 5, 3J51 Posvar, 1 pm

FAS/Rhetoric & Communication

“Science & Self-Defense: Rhetoric, Politics & Personae in the Bernard Fisher Breast Cancer Research Controversy,” Lisa Belicka Keranen; Aug. 18, 1128 CL, 2 pm


“Studies on the Role of the N-Terminal Domain of NRI in the Redox Modulation of NR2A-Containing NMDA Receptors,” Greta Ann Herin; Aug. 19, S120 BST, 9:30 am

Medicine/Molecular Pharmacology

“Mechanisms of Polyglutamine Expanded Huntingtin-induced Toxicity,” Haibing Jiang; Aug. 19, W1395 BST, 1 pm


“Injuries, Health Care Utilization & Cost Related to Child Maltreatment,” Lorraine Ettaro; Aug. 26, 157 Wilson, 10 am

Event Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Aug. 28. It will contain events of Aug. 28-Sept. 11. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Aug. 21 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax to 4-4579 or e-mail to

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