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Clinical Center Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds Lecture Schedule

February 2013 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm • Lipsett Amphitheater

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Ethics Rounds
Pediatric Stem Cell Donors

Michael A. Pulsipher, MD
Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Program,
Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

Naynesh R. Kamani, MD
Medical Director, Office of the Protection of Human Subjects
Principal Investigator, Children's Research Institute, Center for
Cancer and Immunology Research, Children's National Medical Center

Case Presenter: Nirali Shah, MD, Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Oncology Branch, NCI

Lecture on Videocast (230 MB)
Evaluation Form* (369 KB)

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Contemporary Clinical Medicine: Great Teachers
The NIH Clinical Center's 2013 Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Residence Lecture
Herpes Simplex Virus: From Encephalitis to Gene Therapy

Richard J. Whitley, MD
Distinguished Professor, Loeb Scholar in Pediatrics and
Professor of Pediatrics, Microbiology, Medicine, and
Neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Lecture on Videocast (167 MB)
Evaluation Form* (474 KB)

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

Psychiatric Symptoms in a Patient with HIV: Co-morbidity or a Symptom of NeuroHIV?
Saud Kapetanovic, MD
Associate Deputy Clinical Director
Office of the Clinical Director, NIMH

P-glycoprotein Function and Neuroinflammation in HIV Infection of the Brain
William C. Kreisl, MD
Assistant Clinical Investigator, Molecular Imaging Branch, NIMH

Lecture on Videocast (173 MB)
Evaluation Form* (332 KB)

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12 noon - 1 p.m.

How Can We Identify and Address Social Determinants of Obesity? Lessons from Dallas County, Texas
Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley, MD, MPH
Assistant Clinical Investigator, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch,
Division of Intramural Research, NHLBI and Applied Research Program,
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI

The Potential for Glycated Albumin to Replace A1C in African Descent Populations
Anne E. Sumner, MD
Tenured-Investigator and Chief, Section on Ethnicity and Health,
Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity Branch, NIDDK

Lecture on Videocast (184 MB)
Evaluation Form* (331 KB)

* NOTE: To receive credit for attendance, this form must be returned to the Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education by 4 pm on the day of the lecture. Please fax forms to 301-435-5275. For CC Grand Rounds CME inquires, contact Daniel McAnally at 301-496-9425 or


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

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

Who Should Attend
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 live activity for 1 credit per session for a maximum of 44 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the 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 and the NIH 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 materials.

Videocast Information
The Center for Information Technology (CIT) makes special NIH events, seminars, and lectures available to viewers on the VideoCast web site. VideoCasting is the method of electronically streaming digitally encoded video and audio data from a server to a client. Streaming files are not downloaded, but rather are broadcast in a manner similar to television broadcasts . The videos are processed by a compression program into a streaming format and delivered in a staggered fashion to minimize impact upon the network and maximize the experience of the content for the viewer. When users request a streaming file they will receive an initial burst of data after a short delay (file latency). While content is being viewed, the streaming server machine and software continues to "stream" data in such a manner that the viewer experiences no break in the content. Questions: Call 301-496-2563. Viewers from outside the NIH network can download the lastest free tools:

Reasonable Accommodations
Sign language interpreters will be provided. Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should contact the Clinical Center Office of Communications and Media Relations at 301-496-2563. TTY users, please call through the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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