Wayne State University

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Date

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Dr. Morris S. Brent Lectureship Series & Luncheon Location

WSU School of Medicine
Gordon H. Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201

Reunion Location

MGM Grand Detroit
1777 Third Street
Detroit, MI 48226

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Wayne State University
School of Medicine
Alumni Association
540 E. Canfield
1369 Scott Hall
Detroit, MI 48201

313-577-3587 | 877-WSU-MED1

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Schedule

Medical Alumni Reunion Day 2016 - Saturday, May 14, 2016
Gordon Scott Hall | 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

7:30-8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  
8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Dr. Morris S. Brent Lectureship Series - 3.75 Category 1 Credit(s)™
Cutting Edge Medicine: Current Medical Trends You Should Know
 
8:00-8:10 a.m.

Welcome and introduction of first speaker
Brenda Moskovitz, M.D. ‘83
1st Vice President-elect, Medical Alumni Association
Co-Chair, Medical Alumni Reunion Day Committee

 

8:10-8:35 a.m.

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease Through Better Blood Pressure Control

Phillip D. Levy, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP, FAHA, FACC
Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate Chair for Research, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director of Clinical Research Service Center, WSU School of Medicine

 
8:35-8:40 a.m. Dr. Moskovitz ask for Q & A and introduction of next speaker  
8:40-9:05 a.m.

Pediatric Cardiology/Screening Athletes

Nancy Goldman Cutler, M.D. ‘89
Section Head, Pediatric Cardiology
Beaumont Children’s Hospital

 
9:05-9:10 a.m. Dr. Moskovitz ask for Q & A and introduction of next speaker  
9:10-9:35 a.m.

Cardiac Benefits of Nutrition

Joel Kahn, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Wayne State School of Medicine
Founder, Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity

 
9:35-9:40 a.m. Dr. Moskovitz ask for Q & A and introduce break  

9:40-10:00 a.m.

 

BREAK

 
10:05-10:10 a.m Dr. Moskovitz introduction of next speaker  
10:10-10:35 a.m.

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Roy Soto, M.D. 
Residency Program Director 
Department of Anesthesiology 
William Beaumont Hospital

 
10:35-10:40 a.m. Dr. Moskovitz ask for Q & A and introduction of next speaker  
10:40-11:05 a.m.

Mechanism of Insulin Resistance: Implications for Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome

Gerald I. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D. '79, F.A.C.P., M.A.C.E. 
George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology) and Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Co-Director, Yale Diabetes Research Center
Director, Yale Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center

 
11:05-11:10 a.m. Dr. Moskovitz ask for Q & A and introduction of next speaker  
11:10-11:35 a.m.

Germline Mutations

Madhvi Rajpurkar, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Wayne State University
Division Chief of Hematology, Director of the Thrombosis Service
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Michael Callaghan, M.D. ’03
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology Division for the Wayne State University School of Medicine

 
11:35-11:45 a.m. Dr. Moskovitz ask for Q & A and final discussion  
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m Closing Remarks and Announcements

Brenda Moskovitz, M.D.  ‘83
 

 
12:15-1:30 p.m.

Lunch - Scott Hall Cafeteria

 
1:30-3:00 p.m. Tour of the Medical School/Campus  
 

Medical Alumni Reunion Day 2016 - Saturday, May 14, 2016
MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 Third Street, Detroit, MI - 5:30 – 11:00 p.m.

 
5:30-7:00 p.m. Cocktail and Hors d'oeuvre Reception  
7:00-9:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards Presentation

Lawrence Weiner Award – David Amponsah
Recent Alumni Award – Courtney Moore
Distinguished Alumni Awards – Gerald Shulman and Robert Wahl

 

The Detroit Medical Orchestra - Sunday, May 15, 2016
Community Arts Auditorium - 5401 Cass Avenue, Detroit

4:00 p.m. Click here for more detailed information

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