The John P. McGovern
Academy of Oslerian Medicine
invites you to a
Meeting of the 84th UTMB Osler Club
(Dedicated to the application of Oslerian principles to
contemporary medicine and medical education.)
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Open Gates Conference Center
2419 Sealy Avenue, Galveston, TX
Dialogue and Dinner:
“The Discovery of Human Zinc Deficiency by Ananda S. Prasad”
Harold S. Sandstead, MD
Former Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
The University of Texas Medical Branch
A light buffet supper will be served.
Admission is free, but space is limited. Reservations are advised.
For reservations, or to register for CME credit, contact the McGovern Academy at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or (409) 747-9680.
Educational Method: Lecture
Target Audience: All members of the UTMB and surrounding communities.
1. Describe some characteristics of scientists that enhance the likelihood of discovery.
a. Describe some ways mentors may be helpful.
2. Describe zinc deficiency in Iranian farmers and Egyptian farmers.
a. Describe pathogenesis, and clinical similarities and differences.
3. Describe the implications of Prasad’s discovery for human health today.
a. Describe some roles of zinc in biochemistry and metabolism.
b. Describe some roles of zinc in health throughout life.
c. Describe potential ethical issues.
Disclosure Statement (Speaker): Dr. Sandstead has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members): Drs. Jack Alperin and Dwight V. Wolf; and Mrs. Brenda Johnson have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Accreditation: The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians accredits the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Designation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Ethics: This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for 1 hour of formal CME in Medical Ethics/Professional Responsibility.