Events

  • Brain Matters in Neurology
    Mar 18 2015 - 10:00am

    The University of Arizona Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, and Pima Council on Aging continue their partnership with Brain Matters in Neurology monthly lecture series that runs Jan. 14. through April 8 at Tucson’s Jewish Community Center. The lectures are free and open to the public. 

     

    10 am: Steve Rapcsak, MD (Dementia)

    Dr. Rapcsak specializes in the clinical evaluation & treatment of patients with cognitive impairment due to neurological deisease. He is a of Professor of Neurology, Psychology, and Speech Language & Hearing Sciences at the UA & Chief of the Neurology section at the Sourthern Arizona VA Healthcare System in Tucson.

    11 am: Nancy Berheim, OTR/L (Strategies for Coping with Memory Issues)

    Nancy Berheim is an Occupational therapist who has been practicing for 28 years, focusing on program development & memory care.


    11:35 am: Alzheimer’s Association – Desert Southwest

    Morgen Hartford is the Program Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter. Mr. Hartford provides dementia education throughout Southern Arizona.


                        
    April 8:           10:00 am David Labiner, MD (Medications including marijuana for neurological disease)
                          11:00 am Michael Katz, PharmD Food and drug-drug medication interactions.
                          11:45 am Adina Wingate, PCOA
  • Brain Matters in Neurology
    Feb 18 2015 - 10:00am
     
    The University of Arizona Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, and Pima Council on Aging continue their partnership with Brain Matters in Neurology monthly lecture series that runs Jan. 14. through April 8 at Tucson’s Jewish Community Center. The lectures are free and open to the public. 
     
    February 18:    10 am: Alex Hishaw, MD (TBI/ Concussions)     (Presentation Slides)
                           11 am: Amiram Griver, DPT (Strategies for caregivers of TBI/concussion patients)
                           11:45 am: Adina Wingate, PCOA

      
    March 18:        10 am: Steve Rapcsak, MD (Dementia)
                           11 am: Nancy Berheim, OTR/L (Strategies for coping with Memory Issues)
                           11:35 am: Kelly Raach, Regional Director Alzheimer’s Association – Desert Southwest
                           11:45 am: Adina Wingate, PCOA
     
    April 8:           10:00 am David Labiner, MD (Medications including marijuana for neurological disease)
                          11:00 am Michael Katz, PharmD Food and drug-drug medication interactions.
                          11:45 am Adina Wingate, PCOA
  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Jan 16 2015 - 8:00am
    Travis Dumont, MD
    Assistant Professor
    Division of Neurosurgery
    Department of Surgery

     

     Stroke Intervention Update:  Trial Data and Year One Local Experience


    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

  • Brain Matters in Neurology
    Jan 14 2015 - 10:00am

    The University of Arizona Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, and Pima Council on Aging continue their partnership with Brain Matters in Neurology monthly lecture series that runs January 14 through April 8 at Tucson’s Jewish Community Center. The lectures are free and open to the public. 

    Lectures will be held the second Wednesday of each month, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    • Topic: Headaches
    • Date: January 14, 2015
    • Time: 10:00 am
    • Guest: John LaWall, MD - Dr. LaWall is Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Arizona, specializing in headache disorders & forensic neurology. 
      He is certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in headache Medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS).

     

    • Topic: Headache Prevention and Treatment
    • Date: January 14, 2015
    • Time: 11:00 am
    • Guest: Ken Lamm, PT - Ken received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota in 1970 and has been trained and certified in a number of programs. 
      His experience includes working in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and orthopedic offices.

     

     

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Jan 9 2015 - 8:00am
    Roberta Diaz Brinton, PhD
    R. Pete Vanderveen Chair in Therapeutic Discovery and Development
    Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biomedical Engineering and Neurology
    Director of the Norris Foundation Laboratory for Neuroscience Research
    Director USC STAR Science Education Program
     

     Phenotypes and Trajectories of Neurodegenerative Disease: Opportunities for Therapeutic Innovation


    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Dec 19 2014 - 8:00am
    Ali A Baaj, MD
    Director, Spinal Neurosurgery Program
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    University of Arizona
     

    "Complex Approaches to the Thoracolumbar Spine"


    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Dec 5 2014 - 8:00am
    Torsten Falk, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    University of Arizona
     

    Glycosylated opioid peptides for the treatment of Parkinson's disease and L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia: Preclinical investigations


    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Nov 14 2014 - 8:00am
    Dinesh Talwar, MD
    Chief
    Associate Professor
    Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology
    University of Arizona
     

    TBD


    All other Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Nov 7 2014 - 8:00am
    Michael Lemole, MD
    Chief
    Division of Neurosurgery
    Department of Surgery
    University of Arizona
     

    "Living in the Limelight:  A Neurosurgeon's View of the Tucson Tragedy"


    All other Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

  • Neuroscience Grand Rounds
    Nov 21 2014 - 8:00am
    Martin E Weinand, MD, FACS
    Professor
    Division of Neurosurgery
    Department of Surgery
    University of Arizona
     

    "Update on Epilepsy Surgery"


    All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Sponsored by the University of Arizona College of Medicine at the Arizona Health Sciences Center.

     

     

    Please contact Peggy Nolty at panolty@neurology.arizona.edu if you have any questions or would like to be added to the Neuroscience Grand Rounds mailing list.

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