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Content and Dynamics: -------- Arboviral infections, such as dengue virus, Zika virus, chikungunya virus, are an increasing clinical concern worldwide. Dengue infections have increased dramatically over the last 50 years. There is no specific treatment for arboviral infections, and no safe, effective vaccine for dengue or Zika. Fever due to arboviral infection such as dengue and Zika is a relatively common occurrence in Honduras, compared to the United States. Physicians and epidemiologists in Honduras are gaining clinical expertise in diagnosis and management of arboviral infections.

2019 C Thorpe Ray Visiting Professor, Tulane School of Medicine
Newman Family Professor
Deputy Chair, Radiation Oncology from U of Michigan
Director, Center For Bioethics in Social Sciences and Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School

Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Tullis Tulane Alumni Chair in Diabetes
Chief, Section of Endocrinology
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Tulane University School of Medicine

Deming Dept of Medicine and Dept of Physiology
In collaboration with Veterans Health Care System

Medicine/Physiology Joint Monthly Research Conference

Lunch will be provided


Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Cornell University

Co-hosted by the Biomedical Engineering Department (BMEN) - Shuttle services will be provided to students in the BMEN Department to and from this seminar. (Uptown to Downtown)

And Supported by the COBRE in Aging and Regenerative Medicine grant from NIGMS.

Wessex Kidney Centre, Portsmouth Hospitals
Research and Development, University Hospital Southampton
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.
Lunch will be provided

Associate Professor in Internal Medicine Clinical Senior Physician, Lecturer
Giessen, Hesse, Germany

Professor and John Gates Endowed Chair of Cancer Stem Cell Biology
Director of the Head, Neck, Cancer Research Program
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Lunch available for attendees at 11:45am.

Vice President and Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Participants will:
1. Be exposed to quantitative and qualitative data that illuminates a new perspective on inclusion, diversity, and health
2. Think critically about the intersection of identity and experiences, so we consider inclusion and diversity from a novel perspective
3. Reflect on our role in building trust and being authentic with ourselves, those we work with, and those we serve
4. Find intrinsic motivation to take action

Associate Professor
Division of Genetics, Department of Medicine
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School


Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
Noon-1:00 PM

Lunch will be served

Gregory Bix, MD, PhD, FAHA
Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center
Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research,
Department of Neurosurgery
Vada Odom Reynolds Chair in Stroke Research
Professor of Neurology,
Tulane University School of Medicine


Lunch will be provided

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™.