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April 2002     noon - 1 pm

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Wednesday, April 3
noon - 1 p.m.

Ethics Grand Rounds

End of Life Issues

Diane E. Meier, M.D., Director, The Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute; Professor, Henry L. Schwartz Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development;Catherine Gaisman Professsor of Medical Ethics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Wednesday, April 10
noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers

The Skin and the Eye

Irwin M. Braverman, M.D., Professor of Dermatology, Yale University

Lecture can be accessed on the NIH videocast at

Wednesday, April 17
noon - 1 p.m.

Emerging Protective Roles of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Aggressive and Depressive Disorders

Joseph R. Hibbeln, M.D., Chief, Outpatient Clinic, Section of Nutritional Neurosciences, Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, NIAAA

Imaging the Effect of Medical and Interventional Therapies in Patients with Heart Failure

Vasken Dilsizian, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Radiology, Director of Cardiovascular Nuclear Medicine and Cardiac PET, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore

Wednesday, April 24
noon - 1 p.m.

MRI of Myocardial Perfusion and Viability

Andrew Arai, M.D., Investigator, Laboratory of Cardiac Energetics, NHLBI

Antibiotic Treatment to Prevent Preterm Birth in Asymptomatic Pregnant Women with Bacterial Vaginosis

Mark Klebanoff, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, NICHD

NOTE: The August lectures will be archived and not videocast live. Go to and click on Past Events to access the archived Grand Rounds lectures.

The National Institutes of Health/Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (NIH/FAES) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The NIH/FAES designates this educational activity for 1 credit per session up to a maximum of 48 category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.

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