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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

September 2008 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, September 3
12 noon - 1 p.m.

The Pathway Activation in Asthma: Closing the Loop
Sally E. Wenzel, MD
Director, Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center
Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

Identifying New Therapeutic Strategies for Severe Asthma
Stewart J. Levine, MD
Chief, Asthma and Lung Inflammation Section, Pulmonary and Vascular Medicine Branch, NHLBI

Wednesday, September 10
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
Stroke Care: Present and Future Therapy
Brett Kissela, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Lecture will be videocast,

Wednesday, September 17
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Bronchiolitis Obliterans After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation – An Increasingly Recognized Manifestation of Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Steven Pavletic, MD
Head, Graft-Versus-Host and Autoimmunity Unit
Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch, NCI

Kirsten Williams, MD
Assistant Clinical Investigator, Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch, NCI

Jason Chien, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington

Wednesday, September 24
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Sarcoidosis: Clinical Presentation, Epidemiology, and Genetics
Michael Iannuzzi, MD
Professor and Chair of Medicine
Pulmonary/Critical Care Division
SUNY Upstate Medical University and University Hospital, Syracuse, NY

Sarcoidosis: Immunopathogenic Concepts and Their Clinical Application
Joseph Fontana, MD
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, NHLBI/Pulmonary and Vascular Medicine Branch

Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities offered by NIH are jointly sponsored in partnership with The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Activity Description
The weekly Clinical Center Grand Rounds provide a mechanism for presentations on state-of-the-art discoveries.

Intended Audience
All physicians, allied health professionals, and non-clinical scientists are invited to attend the Clinical Center Grand Rounds Series.

After attending the activity, participants will be able to (1) define options and alternatives that will guide clinical practice, (2) evaluate practical information presented about clinical research principles based on state-of-the-art scientific discovery and clinical advances, and (3) analyze information and opportunities to increase and improve collaboration among investigators.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.  The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Policy on Speaker and Provider Disclosure
It is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).  The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.

Videocast Information
Viewing of the videotaped lectures requires RealPlayer software and a 220Kbps LAN or 56Kbps dial-up connection bandwidth. NIH users can download RealPlayer Enterprise for Windows or RealOne for Mac.  Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the latest free version of RealPlayer software from Real Networks. Questions: Call 301-496-2563 or contact us.

Reasonable Accommodations
Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact Clinical Center Communications at least five days in advance. Call 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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