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Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Departmental Seminar: Lei Li

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Lei Li, Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, will give a seminar entitled "Keep an eye on zebrafish: Retinal regeneration and visual modulation" on Tuesday, October 1 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin.

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Saturday, October 5, 2019

NDCAN Lecture Series: Dominic Vachon

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science, Auditorium 105

Dominic O. Vachon, M.Div., Ph.D.

Title: The New Science of Compassion as the Hubble Telescope for the Health Professions: How the Science of Compassion is Uncovering What is Essential for Medical Training and Clinical Practice. 

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The new science of compassion has provided clinicians with incredible information based on the biology, neuroscience, and psychology of compassion that is relevant to clinical practice, clinician self-care, and how to train compassion.  Yet medicine has not yet learned how to teach and apply many of these new findings. Medical schools and residency programs are gradually becoming aware of the findings of compassion science.  In this presentation, Dr. Vachon will provide an overview of the cutting-edge work of compassion science and how to use it in training and practice to improve patient care and clinician well-being.  Among the topics will be the neuroscience of empathy and the myth of emotional detachment; the clinician compassion mindset process based on the neurocognitive distinction between empathy and compassion; the model of balanced compassionate caring helping clinicians find the zone between emotional detachment and emotional over-involvement inpatient care; and the organizational and individual factors necessary to sustain this compassionate caring and prevent burnout. …

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

ND Learning Speaker Series: Erin Dolan

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Location: 1050 Jenkins-Nanovic

Erin Dolan, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Innovative Science Education at the University of Georgia will give a seminar entitled "Undergraduate Research at Scale: What If The Treatment Is A Cure?" on Tuesday, October 8 at 4:00 p.m. at 1050 Jenkins-Nanovic.

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Departmental Seminar: Alex Perkins

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Alex Perkins, Eck Family Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, will give a seminar entitled "Advancing interventions towards public health impact with mathematical modeling" on Tuesday, October 8 at 4:00 p.m. in 283 Galvin.

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Friday, October 11, 2019

Saving Limbs, Saving Lives: Advanced Treatments for Preventing Amputations in the Diabetic Population

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Science Center

Damien M. Dauphinée, DPM, FACFAS, FAENS, FACCWS, CWSP, is board certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He is also board certified in Wound Management by the American Board of Wound Management. Dr. Dauphinée has special interest in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery and trauma, as well as, peripheral nerve injuries. He is a current Fellow and served as President of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons in 2009. Dr. Dauphinee serves as faculty for the AENS Fundamental and Advanced Peripheral Nerve workshops, training surgeons to treat a variety of peripheral nerve pathologies. Dr. Dauphinée completed a mini-fellowship in external fixation techniques at the Russian ILIZAROV Scientific Centre for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopaedics (RISC-RTO) in Kurgan, Russia, using those techniques as Medical Director of Limb Preservation for the Comprehensive Wound Center at The Heart Hospital Baylor in Denton, TX. In 2014 he was awarded the Jules Tinel, MD Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. Dr. Dauphinée lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of diabetic limb salvage, hyperbaric oxygen therapy for chronic wounds, and peripheral nerve pathology and treatment.…

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

CV and Resume Workshop

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Location: 115B Galvin Life Science Center

Join Dr. Liz Loughran, Graduate Career Consultant, for an interactive workshop on CVs & resumes for the biology department. Bring your own document if you would like to work on it towards the end of the session. Please RSVP on Handshake under Events.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Departmental Seminar: Alan Guebert

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Location: Education Arts 1011, Indiana University South Bend

Alan Guebert, a nationally syndicated columnist, will give a public talk entitled "The only constant in US farming (and your food) is change".  Book signing and light refreshments will be provided immediately after the talk on Wednesday, October 30 at 6:00 pm in 1011 Education Arts, Indiana University South Bend.…

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