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February 24, 2011

OSU in Tulsa Research Day is tomorrow

The inaugural OSU in Tulsa Research Day for OSU researchers in Tulsa to share their research interests with colleagues and collaborators takes place at OSU-CHS Friday, Feb. 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Research activities at OSU-Tulsa and OSU Center for Health Sciences will be on display, in conjunction with the OSU Research Symposium week Feb. 21.
About 40 oral research presentations and 90 poster presentations are expected. The event is free and is open to the public. The opening session is in Merkel Auditorium - D-007.

CMA and SJBF host brain injury discussion slated
The Sarah Jane Brain Foundation and OSU-CHS Student Christian Medical Association host “The National Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan,” video presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25.  The SJB foundation offers resources for families coping with brain injury, and seeks to develop a model of care for PABI.

OSU-CHS is the state’s lead institution for the foundation, whose goal is improving quality of life for children and young adults with acquired traumatic brain injuries (such as shaken baby syndrome). Pediatrician and professor Stanley Grogg, D.O., associate dean of clinical research, and Christine Clary, D.O., associate professor of pediatrics, will answer questions. The meeting is free and open to the public and includes a pizza lunch.

Monday seminar examines morals and faith in medical practice and ethics
Scott Gelfand, Ph.D., J.D., an associate professor of philosophy and director of the Ethics Center at OSU-Stillwater, and Curtis Harris, M.D., J.D., chief of endocrinology for the Chickasaw Nation, will discuss “The Place of Morals and Faith in Medical Practice and Ethics,” at a biomedical ethics seminar from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, in Dunlap Auditorium. Lunch is provided.

SAC Fundraiser - Spaghetti Lunch
Join the crowd at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 8 in Founders Hall for a five-dollar lunch which includes spaghetti, salad, bread and drink. Proceeds go towards staff scholarships.

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