UTMB Announcements for 7/5/2022

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Call for Nominations for Educator of the Month
Roberto Logro˝o, M.D. Award for Professionalism in Health Care
Free Medicare Informational Workshops July 11
Office of Biostatistics is now offering ***JMP Pro*** software licenses
Comprehensive Clinical Research Training Offered
SDA Seminar Series: "National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)" presented by Dr. Villasante
**TOMORROW: Pepper Investigators Lecture - Rebeca Wong, PhD & Rafael Samper-Ternent, MD, PhD**
Professional Development Opportunity: Communication, Verbal Skills and De-escalation Training and Certification ľADC, CLC, LCC and GC

Repeat AnnouncementsFirst Published
Education Seminar for Caregivers of Persons iwth Memory Loss1/4/2022
The Academy of Master Clinicians (AMC) is calling for nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award.6/20/2022
Seeking Vietnamese Speakers for 2nd Annual Fishermen's Clinic6/22/2022
IHOP - 09.14.01 - Covered Entity Eligibility for the 340B Drug Pricing Program6/22/2022
IHOP - 06.05.04 - Institutional Conflicts of Interest Available for Review and Comment6/24/2022
IHOP - 06.05.06 - Code of Ethics Available for Review and Comment6/24/2022
Faculty Educational Enrichment Award (Travel Grant) - Call for Submissions6/28/2022

Call for Nominations for Educator of the Month
First Published 7/5/2022

Call for Nominations for Educator of the Month

The Academy of Master Teachers (AMT) is calling for nominations for Educator of the Month. AMT presents this honor in recognition of educational excellence at UTMB to acknowledge, thank and reward outstanding teachers.

Nominations can be submitted by the following link by students and faculty.

https://www.utmb.edu/amt/educator-information/educator-of-the-month

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Contact:     Email: Anasthasia Guajardo     For: Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development     Phone: 409-266-5503
 
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Roberto Logro˝o, M.D. Award for Professionalism in Health Care
First Published 7/5/2022

Judith F. Aronson, M.D.
and
The Family of Roberto Logroño, M.D.

Cordially invite you to the
Roberto Logroño, M.D. Award for Professionalism in Health Care

Honoring

Premal G. Patel, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.P.
and
Jenna D. Reisler

Special Guest: Kaliris Salas-Ramirez, Ph.D.
City University of New York (CUNY)

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
4:00p.m. to 6:00p.m.
Caduceus Room, Administration Buliding
8th and Market Street
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas 77555

Reception Immediately Following
Ballinger Mills Room

Available via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/93604875342?pwd=T0JQS3krN1Y4aUJKVHRUOXlwYVNZQT09
Meeting ID: 936 0487 5342; Passcode: 524848

Contact:     Email: Angela Culler     For: Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases     Phone: 72464     Fax: 70762
 
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Free Medicare Informational Workshops July 11
First Published 7/5/2022

 

OLLI and the Houston-Galveston Area Agency on Aging will present a Medicare Informational Workshop Monday July 11 from 10:00 - Noon. The seminar is free and open to the public.

Presenter Alex Richan, Benefits Counselor II, will deliver information on Medicare basics, assistance programs that might be available to you, and provide an overview of services that our Area Agency on Aging provides.

Free individual consultations will also be available from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.

To register for the workshop or consultation, phone OLLI at 409-763-5604; registrations must be received by July 8.

 

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Contact:     Email: OLLI@UTMB.EDU 409-763-5604     For: OLLI @UTMB HEALTH     Phone: 14097635604
 
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Office of Biostatistics is now offering ***JMP Pro*** software licenses
First Published 7/5/2022

JMP Pro

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) Office of Biostatistics is offering JMP Pro Software Licenses for purchase. The cost of an annual license is $150. For assistance with purchasing a license or general questions please contact Monica Cline via email at mjcline@utmb.eduor by phone at 409-772-6355. Below is some general information about the software which can also be found at https://www.jmp.com.

Statistical Software for Insight-Driven Improvement

Why hundreds of thousands of scientists and engineers choose JMP

  • Save time and effort

Easily access and import data from a variety of sources and quickly analyze and share your discoveries in one platform.

  • Accelerate process improvement

Boost reproducibility and get to market faster while reducing variation by automating repeat analyses – no coding required.

  • Remove barriers and complexity

Tackle problems of any size with our extensive suite of analytic platforms.

  • Get more from your investment

Increase efficiency without increasing head count and eliminate the need to have multiple tools that solve the same problems.

JMP produces interactive software for desktop statistical discovery. Pronounced “jump,” its name suggests a leap in interactivity, a move in a new direction. John Sall, SAS co-founder and Executive Vice President, created this dynamic software and remains its chief architect and leader of the JMP division. Introduced in 1989 with scientists and engineers in mind, JMP has grown into a family of statistical discovery products used worldwide in almost every industry. From its beginnings, JMP software has empowered its users by enabling interactive analytics on the desktop.

A demonstration of JMP Pro will be held at noon on 7/21. Please join via Zoom, if you have interest.

 
Contact:     Email: Monica Cline     For: Office of Biostatistics     Phone: 409-772-6355
 
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Comprehensive Clinical Research Training Offered
First Published 7/5/2022

The Office of Clinical Research offers Comprehensive Clinical Research Training for Investigators, Coordinators, and Research Nurses.

The two-part training covers all aspects of conducting clinical research on campus, including best practices and UTMB policies.

Part 1
Tuesday - July 12, 2022
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Part 2
Tuesday - July 26, 2022
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Sessions will be held in Research Building #6, 6.110

Please register online so we can prepare materials and spacing.  Must be on UTMB network to access registration link

Participants should register and attend both sessions to receive completion credit.

Completing Part 1 prior to attending Part 2 is recommended.

Contact:     Email: Research Education     For: Research Administration     Phone: 409-266-9441
 
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SDA Seminar Series: "National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)" presented by Dr. Villasante
First Published 7/5/2022

SDA Seminar Series Presents: "National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)" 

 

Presented by Dr. Alejandro Villasante-Tezanos, PhD

Assistant Professor, Office of Biostatistics, UTMB School of Public and Population Health

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

 

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

12-1 pm via Zoom

For zoom information, please email Kathryne Dunn at kddunn@utmb.edu

 

 

Contact:     Email: Kathryne Dunn     For: The School of Public and Population Health     Phone: 409-772-1128
 
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**TOMORROW: Pepper Investigators Lecture - Rebeca Wong, PhD & Rafael Samper-Ternent, MD, PhD**
First Published 7/5/2022

Please join us for the next Pepper Investigators Lecture:

 

Wednesday, July 6th

12-1pm

Via Zoom (details below)

 

Enhancing the Focus of the Pepper Center on Hispanic Health: The Role of the Hispanic Aging Council

 

Presented by

 

Rebeca Wong, PhD & Rafael Samper-Ternent, MD, PhD

Hispanic Aging Council (HAC) Co-Directors

 

 

Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95378808724?pwd=eEVpbStBQTRWUWZHVDZUU2x0VitMZz09

Meeting ID: 953 7880 8724

Passcode: 747974

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Contact:     Email: Stephanie Burt     For: Sealy Center on Aging     Phone: 409-266-9675
 
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Professional Development Opportunity: Communication, Verbal Skills and De-escalation Training and Certification ľADC, CLC, LCC and GC
First Published 7/5/2022

Want to learn the stages of escalating behavior (in ourselves and others) and how to appropriately intervene to make things better, not worse?

Join us in this entertaining and informative class focused on strengthening your communication.

We have seats available for the following dates:

Monday, July 11, 2022; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm – League City campus (LCC)

Monday, August 8, 2022; 8:30 am – 4:00 pm – Clear Lake campus (CLC)

Monday, September 12, 8:30 – 4:00 pm – Galveston Campus (GC)

Monday, October 3, 2022;  8:30 – 4:00 pm – League City campus (LCC)

Monday, November 7, 2022;  8:30 – 4:00  - Clear Lake campus (CLC)

Monday, December 5, 2022;  8:30 – 4:00 pm -Galveston Campus (GC)

Training and certification are:

  • FREE to Nursing Service personnel (who have first dibs at seats).
  • Put it on your evaluation and résumé!
  • Use skills at work and home.
  • Instructor: Dr. Tammy Cupit

Non-Nursing Service colleagues:  We would love to have you, if, room permits.  Feel free to contact me and I can discuss the cost of the booklet.

Description:  This Nonviolent Crisis Intervention® class provides a framework and teaches skills to safely prevent and manage difficult behavior.  For more information, please visit the CPI website at https://www.crisisprevention.com .

Requirements for participation: (please review carefully):

  1. Ensure that your manager/supervisor has approved your attendance in training
  2. You must attend the full day for certification.  Testing will be at the end of the day; participants who pass will be issued a completion card.
  3. The course is part classroom with some physical skills.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

*THE CLASS WILL FOLLOW CURRENT UTMB MASKING AND MEETING ROOM CAPACITY GUIDELINES.

REGISTRATION for the course is on the Education Calendar on the Nursing Service website. https://innovation.utmb.edu/TrainingGateway/?type=nurse#/

Hope to see you.

Contact:     Email: Tammy Cupit, PhD, RN-BC     For: Nursing Science & Innovation     Phone: 409-747-8772
 
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Education Seminar for Caregivers of Persons iwth Memory Loss
First Published 1/4/2022

 

EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR FOR CAREGIVERS

OF PERSONS WITH MEMORY LOSS

This is a three (3) hour informational seminar offered monthly in Galveston and League City.  The seminar provides information about the medical conditions that lead to memory loss, treatment, community resources and tips to relieve caregiver stress.

 Galveston, 2022 dates-1:30-4:30pm Wednesday            

400 Harborside Drive, Rm 1.190

January 19           March 16

May 18                 July 20

September 21      November 16

League City, 2022 dates- 1:30-4:30 pm Wednesday

2660 Gulf Freeway South

February 16         April 20

June 15                August 17

October 19          December 14

Pre-registration is required.  To register, call the Geriatric Clinic Social Worker, Alison Moseley at 979-459-2854.  If you leave a message, please include your name and phone number, so we can notify you of any changes. Dates are subject to change or cancellation.

Contact:     Email: Andrea Wirt     For: Geriatrics- Internal Medicine     Phone: 409-747-7015     Fax: 409-747-7012
 
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The Academy of Master Clinicians (AMC) is calling for nominations for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
First Published 6/20/2022

The Academy of Master Clinicians (AMC) honors and recognizes UTMB clinicians who have 20 or more years of clinical service, the Lifetime Achievement is awarded annually to the clinician that exemplifies all that the Academy of Master Clinicians stands for.

If you know a clinician who provides exceptional patient care by exemplifying outstanding service, commitment, and professionalism in their daily work, who have significant identification with UTMB, and have provided outstanding clinical care over the years of their career.

Please nominate them for the AMC Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Contact:     Email: Rotesha Buckley     For: Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development     Phone: 409-266-6084
 
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Seeking Vietnamese Speakers for 2nd Annual Fishermen's Clinic
First Published 6/22/2022

We are seeking Vietnamese speaking volunteers to assist us at the 2nd Annual Fishermen's Clinic at the fishing docks on

Friday, July 8th 8am-1pm! 

We will be offering COVID-19 and Tetanus vaccinations, labs, medical and preventative services, dental services and much more.

 

If interetested, please sign up here: https://cee.sched.com/event/13ibY/annual-fishermens-clinic-vietnamese-translator

 

For all inquireies, please email: lddavis@utmbledu 

 

Thank you! 

 

 

 

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Contact:     Email: Lacy Davis     For: Family Medicine     Phone: 409-772-3998
 
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IHOP - 09.14.01 - Covered Entity Eligibility for the 340B Drug Pricing Program
First Published 6/22/2022

The following policy is available for review and comment:

IHOP - 09.14.01 - Covered Entity Eligibility for the 340B Drug Pricing Program

Comments on this policy will be accepted until 5:00 pm on July 7th, 2022 and may be submitted via email to policies@utmb.edu

Contact:     Email: Cecily Martinez     For: Office of Institutional Compliance     Phone: 409-747-8710
 
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IHOP - 06.05.04 - Institutional Conflicts of Interest Available for Review and Comment
First Published 6/24/2022
The following policy is available for review and comment:
 
 
Comments on this policy will be accepted until 5:00 pm on July 8th, 2022 and may be submitted via email to policies@utmb.edu
 
Contact:     Email: Cecily Martinez     For: Office of Institutional Compliance     Phone: 409-747-8710
 
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IHOP - 06.05.06 - Code of Ethics Available for Review and Comment
First Published 6/24/2022

The following policy is available for review and comment:

IHOP - 06.05.06 - Code of Ethics

Comments on this policy will be accepted until 5:00 pm on July 8th, 2022 and may be submitted via email to policies@utmb.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:     Email: Cecily Martinez     For: Office of Institutional Compliance     Phone: 409-747-8710
 
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Faculty Educational Enrichment Award (Travel Grant) - Call for Submissions
First Published 6/28/2022
The Academy of Master Teachers 
 
Call for Submissions - Faculty Educational Enrichment Award (Travel Grant)
 
Faculty Educational Enrichment Award (Travel Grants): The Academy of Master Teachers will be awarding several FEEA travel grants for remainder of this fiscal year. These travel grants are for attending educational meetings to enhance the faculty member’s ability to teach at UTMB. The grants are for up to $1,500 for in state travel and $1,500 for out of state travel. All travel must be completed before July 27th . Applications should be made at least 1 month before the meeting.
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Contact:     Email: Anasthasia Guajardo     For: Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development     Phone: 409-266-5503
 
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