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Clinical Translational Research Forum - Schedule of Seminars

CTRF Seminar Schedule - College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Fall 2018

The following seminars will be held on Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM in Pickard Hall Room 549, except for the October 31, November 7 and November 28 lectures as noted below. Anyone who is interested in the material being presented is invited to attend, including faculty, students, and staff. Seminars are recorded (as permitted by presenters) and YouTube links are listed with the seminars below as they become available.

Video on YouTube
Clinical Translational Research Forum
Fall 2018 Seminars
Date Seminar
September 12 Learning Motor Sequences: Insights from Populations with Dopamine Dysregulation
Shikha Prashad, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for BrainHealth, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas
Hosted By Priscila Caçola
September 19 Clinical Decision-Making Across the ACL Continuum Through the Use of Serial Testing
Craig Garrison, PhD, PT, ATC, SCS

Sports Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Researcher, Texas Health Resources Sports Medicine
Hosted by Meredith Decker
Video on YouTube
September 26 Leveraging Interdisciplinary Collaborations to Address Challenges in Health and Aging
Noelle Fields, PhD, LCSW

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
Ling Xu, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
Zhen Cong, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington
Video on YouTube
October 03 Facial Skin: Glabrous, Non-glabrous, or Something Totally Different
Thad E. Wilson, PhD

Professor of Physiology & Physiology Discipline Lead, Division of Biomedical Sciences, Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Hosted by Paul Fadel
October 10 Elevations in the bone-derived hormone, FGF23, during chronic kidney disease—What are the implications for cardiovascular, skeletal muscle, and neuronal function?
Michael Wacker, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor, Associate Dean - Academic Affairs, Vice-chair - Biomedical Science, Department(s) of Biomedical Sciences, Section: Physiology, UMKC School of Medicine
Hosted by Marco Brotto
Video on YouTube
October 17 The Association between Hearing Loss and Cognition
Jacob Hunter, MD

Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Hosted by Sandra Laird
October 24 Chromatin Modifications and Long Non-Coding RNAs in Gene Regulation, Human Health and Disease
Subhrangsu Mandal, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted by Matt Brothers
October 31 The following talk will be held in the Lone Star Auditorium of the Maverick Activity Center, and is part of the Texas ACSM Lecture series:
Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity and Health: Independent, Co-dependent or Irrelevant?
Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, III, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology and Kinesiology, University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston, Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, University of Texas at Austin
Hosted by Matt Brothers
November 07 The following talk will be held in Pickard Hall Room 554:
Mechanical Influences on Skeletal Muscle Blood Flow
Philip S. Clifford, PhD

Associate Dean for Research, College of Applied Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago
Hosted by Rhonda Prisby
November 14 Development and Deployment of an Infection Control Data Exchange to Understand the Transmission of MRSA across Hospitals via Molecular Genotyping and Social Networking Analysis
Yosef Khan, MD, PhD, MPH

American Heart Association’s National Director of Healthcare Quality Research and Bioinformatics, Dallas
Hosted by Erin Carlson
November 21 No Seminar - Happy Thanksgiving!
November 28 Multi Organ Crosstalk in ALS
Jingsong Zhou, PhD

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted by Marco Brotto
December 05
(final seminar for Fall 2018)
Behavioral Mechanisms of Childhood Obesity Prevention and Health Promotion
Xiangli Gu, PhD

Assistant Professor in Motor Behavior, Department of Kinesiology, University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted by Priscila Caçola