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Clinical Translational Research Forum - Schedule of Seminars

CTRF Seminar Schedule - College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Fall 2017

The following seminars will be held on Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM in Pickard Hall Room 549, except for the October 4 and November 1 seminars. Anyone who is interested in the material being presented is invited to attend, including faculty, students, and staff.

Clinical Translational Research Forum
Fall 2017 Seminars
Date Seminar
September 13 The Aging Brain: Role of Cardiovascular Function and Fitness
Takashi Tarumi, PhD, MA

Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Hosted by Matt Brothers
September 20 Benefits of Prenatal Physical Activity on Physical and Cognitive Health
John Biggan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
Hosted by Tyler Garner
September 27 Overview of the UTA Research Institute (UTARI)
Eileen Clements, PhD

Director of Research, University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute
Hosted by Paul Fadel
October 4 The following talk will be held in the Lone Star Auditorium of the Maverick Activity Center, and is part of the ACSM Lecture series:
Force, Motion, Speed: The Mechanical Basis of Running Performance
Peter Weyand, PhD

Glenn Simmons Professor of Applied Physiology and Biomechanics, Director, Locomotor Performance Laboratory, Department of Applied Physiology and Wellness, Southern Methodist University
Hosted by David Keller
October 11 Sleep Insufficiency and Cardiovascular Risk in Humans
Jason Carter, PhD

Department Chair and Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology, Michigan Technological University
Hosted by David Keller
October 18 Nanofiber Scaffold Modified with Mesenchymal Stem Cells to Repair of Damaged Cardiac Tissue After Myocardial Infarction
Arun Kumar, PhD

Associate Professor and Program Director, Biotechnology, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology, Thomas Jefferson University
Hosted by Rhonda Prisby
October 25 Mechanisms That Drive Chronic Pain and the Potential Protective Effects of Myokines
Theodore "Ted" Price, PhD

Associate Professor, Program Head, Neuroscience BS, UT Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Hosted by Mark Haykowsky
November 1 The following talk will be held in Pickard Hall, Room 212, and is part of Maverick Public Health Month:
Eliminating Mental Health Disparities Through a Culturally and Linguistically, Patient-Centered, Integrated Health Care Approach
Katherine Sanchez, LCSW, PhD

Associate Professor, School of Social Work, UTA
November 8 Redox Signaling in the Brain and Antioxidant-Based Therapeutics: Consequences for Hypertension
Matthew Zimmerman, PhD

Associate Professor & Vice Chair, and Director of the Integrative Physiology and Molecular Doctoral Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Hosted by Paul Fadel
November 15 Regulation on Membrane Repair in Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle Diseases
Noah Weisleder, PhD

Associate Professor, SBS-Physiology & Cell Biology, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Ohio State University
Hosted by Marco Brotto
November 22 No Seminar - Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Holiday Break!
November 30 How the Nurse Work Environment Influences Hospital Processes and Outcomes
Jessica Smith, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Nursing Science Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Hosted by Mark Haykowsky
December 6
(final seminar for Fall 2017)
Soft Robotics for Preventative and Rehabilitation Care
Muthu Wijesundara, PhD

Principal Research Scientist, Head of Biomedical Technology Division, University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI)

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