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Clinical Translational Research Forum - Schedule of Seminars

CTRF Seminar Schedule - College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Spring 2020

The following seminars will be held on Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM in SEIR 194, except for the February 12th, March 18th, April 1st, and April 22nd 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.

Clinical Translational Research Forum
Spring 2020 Seminars
Date Seminar
January 22 Center for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (CIRTL): An Opportunity for Doctoral Professional Development
James Grover, PhD

Professor, Interim Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate School, the University of Texas at Arlington
Hosted By Jake Samuel
Video On YouTube
January 29 Updates in Venous Thromboembolism in Children and Young Adults
Ayesha Zia, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Hosted by Mike Nelson
Video On YouTube
February 05 HLA and Human Health
Anajane Smith

Program Manager, North Texas Genome Center, the University of Texas at Arlington
February 12 The following seminar will be held in SEIR 198 and is part of the Anderson Lecture Series:
Professional Football - Playing on a Team and Building One from Scratch
Isaiah Stanback, MBA

Manager, Community Relations, XFL Dallas Renegades
Hosted by Brad Heddins
February 19 Barriers to and Benefits of a Nurse-Led Telemedicine Intervention for Rural Cancer Survivors
Pamela DeGuzman, PhD

Associate Professor of Nursing, Department of Family, Community & Mental Health Systems, University of Virginia School of Nursing
Hosted by Beth Merwin
February 26 Emerging Tobacco Products: Epidemiology, Health Effects and Policy Considerations
Ziyad Ben Taleb, MD, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor, Public Health Program, Department of Kinesiology, the University of Texas at Arlington
March 04 The Many Roles of Microphages in Skeletal Muscle Injury Repair
Lan Zhou, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology and Pathology, Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Boston University
Hosted by Jingsong Zhou
March 11 No Seminar - Enjoy your Spring Break!
March 18 The following seminar will be held in SEIR 198 and is a special two hour session (12 noon to 2 pm):
Emerging Viruses: Arboviruses and an Update on the Wuhan Coronavirus
Scott C. Weaver, MS, PhD

John Sealy Distinguished University Chair in Human Infections and Immunity; John S. Dunn Distinguished Chair in Biodefense; Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Director, Institute for Human Infections & Immunity; Scientific Director, Galveston National Laboratory; Professor, Microbiology & Immunology and Pathology; University of Texas Medical Branch
Hosted by Florence Haseltine
March 25 The Acute Vascular Effects of Traditional Hookah (Waterpipe) Smoking vs. Electronic Hookah Vaping in Young Adults
Mary Rezk-Hanna, PhD, NP

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles, CA (UCLA)
Hosted by Michael Nelson
April 01 The following seminar will be held in SEIR 198 and is part of the Barry McKeown Speaker Series:
Vascular Consequences of Physical Inactivity and Insulin Resistance: Mechanisms and Implications
Jaume Padilla, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Investigator, Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Missouri
Hosted by Matt Brothers
April 08 No Seminar - Find us at EB!
April 15 Acute Traumatic Joint Injury and the Rick of Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis in young and Physically Active Military Populations
Ken Cameron, PhD, MPH, ATC, FNATA

Director of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Research, John A. Feagin Jr. Sports Medicine Fellowship, Keller Army Hospital, United States Military Academy, West Point
Hosted by Cindy Trowbridge
April 22 The following seminar will be held in the Bluebonnet Ballroom in the University Center and is part of the 2nd Annual Health Across the Lifespan Symposium:
Ryanodine Receptor Local Ca Control
Michael Fill, PhD

Chairperson, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, The Francis N. and Catherine O. Bard Professor of Physiology, Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Rush Medical College
Hosted by Jingsong Zhou
April 29
(final seminar for Spring 2020)
Aerobic Capacity and Protection Against Metabolic Disease
John Thyfault, PhD, FACSM, FTOS

Professor, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Hosted by Paul Fadel

 

Fall 2019

The following seminars will be held on Wednesday from 12 to 1 PM in SEIR 194 , except for the September 25 lecture 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.

Clinical Translational Research Forum
Fall 2019 Seminars
Date Seminar
September 11 Vascular Function in Menopausal Women
Megan Wenner, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Health Science, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, University of Delaware
Hosted By Paul Fadel and Jody Greaney
Video On YouTube
September 18 Preeclampsia: A Maternal Cardiovascular Response to Placental Dysfunction
Styliani (Stella) Goulopoulou, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Anatomy, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Hosted by Jody Greaney
September 25 The following seminar will be held in the Lone Star Auditorium of the Maverick Activity Center

A Public Health Seminar presented by
Rita Colwell, PhD

Distinguished University Professor both at the University of Maryland at College Park and at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Senior Advisor and Chairman Emeritus, Canon US Life Sciences, Inc., President and Chairman of CosmosID, Inc., and former Director of the National Science Foundation (1998-2004)
October 02 Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Vascular Control in Health & Disease
Walter Wray, PhD

Associate Professor, Dept Of Internal Medicine, University of Utah
Hosted by Paul Fadel
Video on YouTube
October 09 Exercise Intolerance in Heart Failure and PAD: The Role of Skeletal Muscle Afferents
Hanjun Wang M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Courtesy Associate Professor, Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology, Vice Chair, Integrative Physiology & Molecular Medicine Doctoral Program, University of Nebraska Medical Center
Hosted by Paul Fadel
Video On YouTube
October 16 The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Cancer-Induced Muscle Wasting
Michael Wiggs, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Kinesiology, UT Tyler
Hosted by Dan Trott
Video On YouTube
October 23 Dietary Sodium and Health: More Than Just Blood Pressure
William B. Farquhar, PhD

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware
Hosted by Matt Brothers
Video on YouTube
October 30 Interprofessional Practice Education: Implications for Health Care Education from the Classroom to Clinical Learning Environment
David Farmer, PhD

Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice, Assistant Professor Medical Education, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Hosted by Laura Kunkel
Video on YouTube
November 06 Introducing the North Texas Genome Center
Jon Weidanz, PhD

Associate Vice President for Research, the University of Texas at Arlington
Video on YouTube
November 13 Biomaterials-Based Approaches to Head and Neck Cancer Immunotherapy
Simon W. Young, DDS, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UT Health Science Center of Houston
Hosted by Venu Varanasi
Video on YouTube
November 20 (final seminar for Fall 2019) Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Health: The Power of Prevention
Margie H. Davenport, PhD

Associate Professor, University of Alberta, Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, Women and Children's Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute
Hosted by Mike Nelson
Video on YouTube