Emory Transplant Center's Noon Symposium: 2012 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.

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Talk Topic

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Alton B. Farris, III, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Emory University Department of Pathology
Emory University Hospital

"From –osis to –omics:  Selected Pathologic Metrics in Transplantation”


Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Robert A. Bray, Ph.D., D(ABHI)
Professor, Department of Pathology
Emory University Hospital
Howard M. Gebel, Ph.D., D(ABHI)
Professor, Department of Pathology
Emory University Hospital 

 “HLA Antibody Detection:  Great Expectations”

Wednesday, January 25, 2012


Nicole Turgeon, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine

Kurt Erik Schnier
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies, PhD Program
Associate Editor - Marine Resource Economics
Department of Economics
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
Georgia State University

“The Role of Behavioral Economics in Transplantation”

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Arlene B. Chapman, MD
Professor of Medicine
Assistant Fellowship Program Director Renal Division
Emory University School of Medicine
Co-Principal Investigator Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Program Director clinical Interactions Network

“Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease:  An Update”

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Dorry Segev, MD., PhD
Professor of Surgery and Epidemiology
Director of Clinical Research, Transplant Surgery
Director of Information Technology, Surgery
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

“Of Math and Medicine:  Advancing Transplantation Through Novel Mathematical Approaches”

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Scientific Director, Emory Transplant Center
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Transplantation

“What gets published:  An editor’s perspective”

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Michael J. Hanaway, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Transplantation
University of Alabama-Birmingham

“Induction Therapy – Past and Present”

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

E. Anne Nelson, Ed.D., Director
Organizational Development & Learning Services
Emory University Hospital

“Beyond the Pledge:  Difficult Dialogues”

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Neema Stephens, MD
Nephrology Fellow
Division of Transplant Nephrology
Emory Transplant Center

“The Living Donor:  What you should know”

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Nadine Kaslow, PhD, ABPP
Professor and Vice-Chair
Department of Psychiatry
Emory University School of Medicine

“Effective Strategies for Managing Difficult Conversations”

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Kimberly Jacob Arriola, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor
Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
Department of Behavioral Sciences & Health Education

“Living ACTS Living Donation Education for African American End Stage Renal Disease Patients”

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ryan Ford, MD
Assistant Professor
Transplant Hepatology and Digestive Diseases
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine

“Hepatitis C, On the Road to a Cure”

Wednesday, November 7,2012

David Neujahr, MD
Assistant Professor
Medical Director
Emory Lung Transplant Program
Emory University School of Medicine

“What makes lung transplantation so difficult and what can we do about it?”

Wednesday, November 14,2012

Hyun S. (Kevin) Kim, MD, FSIR
Director of Interventional Radiology and Image-guided Medicine Interventional Oncology

“Targeted Radiation Delivery for Liver Cancer”

Wednesday, November 28,2012

Paul Grimm, MD
Professor of Pediatrics Stanford University School of Medicine
Director, Stanford/LPCH Pediatric Renal Transplant Program
Director, Stanford/LPCH Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program

“DSA, ABM, C4D, C1q, MFI, and other rapidly changing initials”?

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Nicole Turgeon, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Renal and Pancreas Transplantation
Emory Transplant Center
Emory University School of Medicine

“UNOS Kidney Allocation Proposal”

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Enver Akalin, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine and Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Medical Director, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program
Director, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship
Montefiore Medical Center

“Kidney Transplantation in sensitized patients:  Application of microarrays to unanswered questions”