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VCU Health Sciences Events

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Show Me the Money

Noon
Tompkins-McCaw Library

The Center for Clinical and Translational Research and Tompkins-McCaw Library present their first Whetting Your Appetite for research seminar titled “Show Me the Money,” on Wednesday, September 27, from noon - 1PM in the Tompkins-McCaw Library, Room 109. Dr. Pamela Dillon, Research Liaison, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, will discuss how to position yourself to be competitive for funding and identify appropriate research funding for your career and research interests. Participants can bring a lunch, drinks will be provided. For more information or to register, contact Dr. Dillon (pmdillon@vcu.edu).

 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Patients and Practitioners: Partnering for Health Symposium

11:30am
Kontos Medical Sciences Building - Auditorium

The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation hosts "Patients and Practitioners: Partnering for Health" Symposium in the Kontos Medical Sciences Building - Auditorium. There will be poster presentations, key-note address, podium presentations and lunch. For more information and to register, visit go.vcu.edu/2017langstonsymposium. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Community-Engaged Webinar Series

Noon
Theater Row

The Center on Health Disparities hosts a group viewing of "An Introduction to Photovoice as a Method Aligned with Community-Engaged Research." This webinar is sponsored by The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Wake Forest University. The viewing is free and open to all interested on Tuesday, October 3rd, from 12pm to 1pm at 730 E Broad Street in our 4th floor conference room. For more information, contact Alisa Brewer at alisa.brewer@vcuhealth.org

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Film Screening: Sleepless In America

12:10am
Hunton Student Center

Through its portrayal of the latest cutting-edge research and compelling stories, Sleepless in America illustrates what happens when we don`t get enough sleep or when our sleep is disturbed, reveals the emerging explanations for why we sleep, and illuminates an array of sleep disorders and explains what we can do to get a better night`s sleep. Following the film screening discussion will be facilitated by Dr. Cecelia Valrie, Associate Professor in VCU`s Department of Psychology.

 

Participants are welcome to bring their lunch. Registration is encouraged. Walk-ins are welcome.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Health Disparities Roundtable

Noon
Larrick Student Center

The Center on Health Disparities invites you to sample a low sugar lunch and to consider the benefits of being sugar free with speaker, Melissa Burton. Burton is a cookbook author of "Simply Sugar Free", a local health advocate and VCU staff member. Lunch will be provided. RSVPs appreciated at alisa.brewer@vcuhealth.org

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Practical Frontiers in Primary Conference 2017

7:00am
Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center

The VCU Practical Frontiers in Primary Conference will take place on October 21, 2017, 7:00 am – 4:30 pm at Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, VA (near Richmond, VA). This conference is attended by healthcare providers from across Virginia where they can earn up to 8 hours of CME credit. The conference receives outstanding feedback because of our high-quality, practical presentations in a wide-array of topics. We feel your providers could greatly benefit from this conference.

The topics that will be covered this year include:

  • Primary Care for the Transgender Patient
  • Assessment and Discontinuation of Chronic Opioids
  • Helping Patients Lose Weight
  • New Insights in COPD Management
  • Dermatologic Dilemmas
  • New Medication Insights for Diabetes
  • Women and Cardiovascular Health
  • Prevention of Stroke
  • The Annual Women’s exam
  • Kidney Disease Updates
  • Recent Journal Articles to Changed Your Practice
  • Orthopedics

Attendees can register here:

Friday, November 3, 2017

Health Disparities Roundtable

11:00am
Larrick Student Center

The Center on Health Disparities invites you to lunch and learn the EssentiaALZ of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Discover certification, training, and support services offered by the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Richmond. Lunch will be provided. RSVPs appreciated at alisa.brewer@vcuhealth.org

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Film Screening: Age of Champions

12:10pm
Hunton Student Center

Age of Champions is the award-winning PBS documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You’ll meet a 100-year-old tennis champion, 86-year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they triumph over the limitations of age. The Washington Post called the film "infectiously inspiring" and theater audiences across the country have fallen in love with its light-hearted take on growing older. It’s a powerful story to share with the whole family and get inspired to be healthier, happier, and more active.

Participants are welcome to bring their lunch.

The screening will be followed by a brief discussion.

Registration is encouraged. Walk-ins are welcome.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Community-Engaged Webinar Series

Noon
Theater Row

The Center on Health Disparities hosts a group viewing of "Citizen Science: A Novel and Emerging Method to Knowledge Generation." This webinar is sponsored by The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Wake Forest University. The viewing is free and open to all interested on Tuesday, November 14th, from 12pm to 1pm at 730 E Broad Street in our 4th floor conference room. For more information, contact Alisa Brewer at alisa.brewer@vcuhealth.org

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Community-Engaged Webinar Series

Noon
Theater Row

The Center on Health Disparities hosts a group viewing of "Recruitment and Retention of 'Hard-to-Reach' Populations: Successful Strategies to Increase the Participation of Latinos in Research." This webinar is sponsored by The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Wake Forest University. The viewing is free and open to all interested on Tuesday, December 5th, from 12pm to 1pm at 730 E Broad Street in our 4th floor conference room. For more information, contact Alisa Brewer at alisa.brewer@vcuhealth.org