The Arizona College of Public Health Announces Spring 2003 Grand Rounds Schedule
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health has announced its spring 2003 Grand Rounds schedule. Public Health Grand Rounds provide a forum for sharing a range of public health issues and prevention programs related to community health. Presentations focus on local, state, national or global public health topics, including those from other disciplines that may affect public health.
Grand Rounds also address student, resident and health practitioner education and training needs. Presentations are provided by the UA Colleges of Public Health, Nursing, Pharmacy and Medicine faculty, national public health figures, and invited guests from community, local and state agencies.
Public Health Grand Rounds for the spring 2003 semester are held every first, third and fifth (if applicable) Tuesday of the month, Jan. 21 through April 29, in Kiewit Auditorium in the Arizona Cancer Center, 1515 N. Campbell, noon to 1 p.m. Presentations are teleconferenced to the Arizona Health Sciences Center Phoenix Campus and Northern Arizona University's College of Health Professions. In addition, they are broadcast through the Arizona Telemedicine Program and local cable television-on Cox Cable Channel 76 and Comcast (People' Choice) Channel 48. Presentations also may be viewed live, via the Streaming Video Server at: http://video.biocom.arizona.edu/video/videolibrary/mph/PHGR/default.htm. The spring 2003 schedule is as follows:
- Tuesday, Jan. 21 The National Diabetes Education Program: Using a Social Marketing Approach to Develop Messages for American Indians and Alaska Natives by Yvette Roubideaux, MD, MPH.
- Tuesday, Feb. 4 Clinically Important Drug-Drug Interactions: A Population-Based Assessment by Daniel C. Malone, PhD
- Tuesday, Feb. 18 Healing the Diabetic Wound and Keeping it Healed by David Armstrong, DPM, Southern Ariz. Veterans Affairs Medical Center
- Tuesday, Mar. 4 TBA
- Tuesday, Mar. 18 Beyond Borders: Tohono O'odham Community Health Assessment by Silvia Parra, TODHS Executive Director; Cynthia Norris, Community Health Manager; and Susan Kunz, Community Health Assistant Manager
- April 1 and 15 TBA
- Tuesday, April 29 Nutro-metabolic conditions of Mexican and U.S. Pima Indians: the importance of genetics and environment by Mauro Valencia, PhD, Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo (CIAD), Mexico
Continuing Education credits are offered. Grand Rounds are open to the public. For more information, please call Jennie Mullins, MPH, (520) 626-3200, ext. 106.
Established by the Arizona Board of Regents in January 2000, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health is the first public health college in the four corner states and represents a tri-university collaboration among the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University. The Arizona College of Public Health's mission is to promote the health of individuals and communities with a special emphasis on diverse populations and the Southwest. Programs concentrate on the reduction of health disparities, the development and maintenance of healthy communities, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.