PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR TOPICS AND/OR CHANGES TO:
 
Emily Wilhelm
Academic Affairs
Phone: 303.270.2014 
WilhelmE@njhealth.org

All events are one hour long unless otherwise noted.

Date Time Location Event
Tuesday
December 3, 2019
1:00
p.m.
Heitler Hall
Denver Sleep Medicine Conference
Movement Disorders in Sleep
Pinar Polat, M.D., P.M.H.
Assistant Professor
Pediatric Sleep & Child Neurology
Children's Hospital of Colorado
University of Colorado


If you are unable to attend, please register to participate via Zoom:
https://njhealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/uZwqf-uhrDIpgfYkjE127KuE-YLYKNHS9g
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting
 
Wednesday
December 4, 2019
7:30
a.m.
Heitler Hall
Denver Allergy Rounds
Management of the Multi-Food Allergic Child
Kari Nadeau, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Naddisy Family Foundation
Director of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research
Stanford University

 
Wednesday
December 4, 2019
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series
Mechanisms of Prevention and Therapy in Food Allergy
Kari Nadeau, M.D., Ph.D.
Naddisy Foundation Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics and, by courtesy, Otolaryngology 
Director, Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research
Stanford University

 

Thursday
December 5, 2019
 
7:30
a.m.
Heitler Hall Pulmonary Grand Rounds
Cases presented by Drs. Meghan Althoff and Natalie Held

Friday
December 6, 2019
 
8:00
a.m.
Heitler Hall
Pulmonary Research in Progress
Targeting Vascular Dysfunction to treat Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Left Heart Disease
Mehdi A. Fini, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus


&

How to Use Pulmonary Pathology in Pulmonary Research
Rubin M. Tuder, M.D.
Hart Family Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado, School of Medicine


If you are unable to attend, please join us on Zoom:
https://zoom.us/j/34121372828
 
 
Friday
December 6, 2019
 
12:00
noon 
Heitler Hall
NJH Medicine Case Conference
Updates from CHEST 2019 Conference: Diagnosis and Management of Bronchiectasis
Steve Lommatzsch, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine


&

Extubation using Non-Invasive Ventilation? What? Who? Why? How?
Amen Sergew, M.D.
Pulmonary and Critical Care Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine


If you are unable to attend, please join us on Zoom:
https://njhealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/vJQsfuqsrDMup5nq8bojt2S0-FSTyKwSYw
 
Tuesday
December 10, 2019
1:00
p.m.
Molly Blank J104 
Denver Sleep Medicine Conference
Pediatric Sleep Apnea
Stephen Hawkins, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics, Pulmonary Medicine
Associate Program Director - Sleep Medicine
Children's Hospital of Colorado
University of Colorado


If you are unable to attend, please register to participate via Zoom:
https://njhealth.zoom.us/meeting/register/uZwqf-uhrDIpgfYkjE127KuE-YLYKNHS9g
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting
 
Wednesday
December 11, 2019
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall
Medicine Office of Research Microgrants
Annual Research Updates
Presented by:
Irina Petrache, M.D.
Evans Fernandez, M.D., M.S.
Anuj Mehta, M.D.
Kris Genelyn Dimasuay, Ph.D.
 
 
Friday, 
December 13, 2019
 
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall NJH Medicine Grand Rounds
Dr. Raphael Sung

Friday, 
December 13, 2019
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
Heitler Hall Research Happy Hour
Wednesday
December 18, 2019
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Clinical & Translational Research Forum
Distinct Cancer-Promoting Stromal Gene Expression Patterns in COPD
Christine Wendt, M.D. 
Professor of Medicine
Section Chief of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Minnesota

 
 
Friday, 
December 27, 2019
 
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall Case Discussions
Wednesday 
January 8, 2020
12:00
noon
TBD  
Grant Writing Workshop
Research Topics: Bioinformatics, Computational Neuroscience, Epigenetics, Genetics, Human Genetics, & Genetic Disorders
Joel Dudley, PhD
Director, Institute for Next Generation Healthcare
Associate Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 
Wednesday 
January 8, 2020
TBD TBD  
State of the School
University of Colorado, Denver
 

Friday 
January 10, 2020
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
Heitler Hall Research Happy Hour
Wednesday 
January 15, 2020
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Clinical & Translational Research Forum
Susanna McColley, M.D.
Associate Chief Research Officer for Clinical Trials & Christy Anton
Director for Clinical Trials Support Office 
Stanley Manne Children's Reserach Institute
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

 
 
Wednesday 
January 29, 2020
 
TBD TBD Employee Recognition
Wednesday
February 5, 2020
TBD TBD  
Biomedical Research
Ali Shilatifard, PhD
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, and Pediatrics
Director, Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
Northwestern University

 

Friday
​February 7, 2020
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
Molly Blank J103/104 Research Happy Hour
Wednesday
February 12, 2020
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Clinical & Translational Research Forum
Stephen Phinney, M.D., PhD
Chief Medical Office, Co-Founder
Virta Health

 
Wednesday
February 19, 2020
TBD TBD  
Department of Biomedical Research
Marion Pepper, PhD
Associate Professor, Immunology
University of Washington

 

Friday
March 13, 2020
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
Molly Blank J103/104 Research Happy Hour
Wednesday
March 18, 2020
12:00
noon
TBD  
Basic Science Workshop
Purushothama Rao Tata, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Duke University

 
Friday,
March 27, 2020
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series
Max Krummel, PhD 
Professor Department of Pathology
University of California, San Francisco

 
Wednesday,
April 1, 2020
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series
Jadwiga “Wisia” Wedzicha, M.D., FMedSci
Clinical Chair, Respiratory Medicine
Professor of Respiratory Medicine 
National Heart and Lung Institute
Imperial College, UK

 
Wednesday,
April 8, 2020
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series
Zhijian “James” Chen, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
George L. MacGregor Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

 

Friday
April 10, 2020
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
TBD Research Happy Hour

Friday
May 8, 2020
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
TBD Research Happy Hour
Wednesday,
May 13, 2020
12:00
noon
Heitler Hall  
Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series
Susan Kaech, PhD
Professor and Director
NOMIS Center for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis
NOMIS Chair

Professor Adjunct, Department of Immunobiology
Yale University
 

Friday
June 12, 2020
 
3:00 - 5:00
p.m.
TBD Research Happy Hour
Wednesday
June 17, 2020
TBD TBD
Clinical & Translational Research Forum
Tanya Alderete, PhD
Assistant Professor Integrative Physiology
University of Colorado, Boulder