Emory Transplant Center's Noon symposium: 2010 Archive

The Transplant Center Seminar Series held in the Emory University School of Medicine Building, Room 110 is attended by transplant surgeons, internists, fellows, residents and nurses. In addition it is open to all School of Medicine faculty. This is a CME accredited program.

Date

Speaker

Talk Topic

Jan 13, 2010

Andres Pelaez, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, McKelvey Lung Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine

"Primary Graft Dysfunction
following Lung Transplant,
Identification of Phenotypes"

Jan 20, 2010

Stuart Knechtle, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Transplant Department of Surgery, Emory Transplant Center
Emory University SOM

"Liver Tolerance: Molecular,
Cellular, and Clinical Aspects"

Jan 27, 2010

Leonard C. Hymes, MD
Associate Professor Pediatrics, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Emory University SOM

"Rapamune: The Pediatric Renal Transplant Experience at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta"

Feb 3, 2010

Kenneth A. Newell, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Director, Living Donor Kidney Program, Emory Transplant Center,
Emory University SOM

"Update on Living Donor Kidney Transplantation"

Feb 10, 2010

Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Vice President of Research, Department of Surgery, Scientific Director, Emory Transplant Center
Emory University SOM

"Tolerance: An overview of pathways and approaches"

Feb 17, 2010

Miriam Benedicta Vos, MD, MSPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Emory University SOM

"Fatty Liver Pre-and Post-Liver Transplant: Role of Fructose"

Feb 24, 2010

Valerie Akopov, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical Director and Associate Chief of Medicine, Emory Hospital Midtown

Marc Overcash
Deputy Chief Information Officer, Research and Health Sciences IT

Deborah Ryan, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor,
School of Nursing

Mindy Simon
Associate General Counsel,
Office of the General Counsel

"Improving the Transfer of Information Between Inpatient and Outpatient"

March 10, 2010

Randolph A. Hennigar, PhD, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Emory University SOM

"Healthcare Reform: Turning The Titanic"

March 17, 2010

Diego R. Martin, MD, PhD
Professor and Director MRI
Director of the Clinically Applied Research Body MRI Program
Department of Radiology
Emory University SOM

"MR Imaging of the Transplant Kidney Structure and Function: An Update"

March 31, 2010

Matthew J. Kuehnert, MD, FACP
Capt, U.S. Public Health Service
Director, Office of Blood, Organ, and other Tissue Safety
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (proposed)
Centers for diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)

"Preventing Infectious Disease Transmission through Organ Transplantation: Why Can't A Guideline Address Everything?"

April 7, 2010

Frank A. Anania, MD, FACP, AGAF
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Hepatology
Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine
Emory University SOM

"Molecules of Metabolism in the Liver:
Fibrosis, Cancer and Fat"

April 14, 2010

Peter W. Nickerson, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine & Immunology
University of Manitoba

"Post Transplant Antibody
Monitoring: Is it Useful?"

June 2, 2010

Antonio Guasch, MD
Professor of Medicine
Renal Division
Emory University School of Medicine

"Medical Evaluation of
the Living Kidney Donor

Sept 15, 2010

Thomas C. Pearson, MD, DPhil
Livingston Professor of Surgery
Director, Renal Transplantation
Emory Transplant Center
Department of Surgery

"The Checklist Manifesto"

Sept. 29, 2010

Christian P. Larsen, MD, D.Phil
Whitehead Professor and Chairman
Department of Surgery

"Belatacept: On the cusp of a new immunosuppressive paradigm?"

October 6, 2010

Steven I. Hanish, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of Liver Transplantation
Emory Transplant Center
Department of Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine

"Organ Utilization
and Medical Ethics:
Closing the Gap"

October 13, 2010 Tammie E. Quest, MD
Interim Director, Emory Palliative Care Center
Chief, Section of Palliative Medicine, Atlanta VAMC
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, EPEC-EM

Stephanie Grossman, MD, FHM, FAAHPM
Director, Emory Healthcare Palliative care services at EUH, EUHM
"Palliative Care and Transplantation:  Partners in Caring"

October 20, 2010

David C. Neujhar, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Medical Director McKelvey Lung Transplant Program
Emory University School of Medicine

"Gastroesophageal Reflux is the enemy in lung transplantation"

November 3, 2010 Jason M. Stein, MD, SFHM
Director for Quality Improvement & Clinical Research
Emory Hospital Medicine Associate Vice Chair for Quality
Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine 

"Leveraging Structured Interdisciplinary Bedside Rounding Teams to Create an Accountable Care Unit"