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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences  
Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatrics
Grand Rounds Schedule

Where:  UAMS Reynolds
Institute on Aging Building,
Ground/1st Floor
Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium

When:  Wednesdays
8:00 am – 9:00 am

July 2017 – June 2018
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July 5

Speaker:  Leah Tobey, PT, DPT and Gayle Quattlebaum, PT
UAMS Rehabilitation Outpatient Physical Therapist
Topic:  “Optimizing Pelvic Health for the Geriatric Patient”

July 12 – Cancelled

July 19

Speaker:  Brendan Stack, MD, Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – HNS
Topic:  “Elevated Calcium”

July 26

Speakers:  Masil George, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics, Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Humanities  *  Leah Eisenberg, JD, MA, Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Humanities, Ethics Consultant, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and UAMS  *  Manisha Singh, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine
Topic:  “Role of Surrogate in Decision Making”

August 2

Speaker:  Ronald Braswell, MD, Acting Chief of Surgery, Staff Ophthalmologist, CAVHS
Topic:  “Ophthalmologic Findings in the Geriatric Population”

August 9

Speaker:  Malek Al-Hawwas, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cath Lab Director
Topic:  “Approach to Patients with Lower Extremity Arterial Disease”

August 15

Speaker:  Ruth Thomas, MD, Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Topic:  “The Aging Foot”

August 23

Speaker:  Noojan Kazemi, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Topic:  “Emerging Minimally Invasive Surgery for Spine Disorders in the Elderly”

August 30

Speaker:  Regis Renard, MD, MS, FACS, FAAOS, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Director, Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Topic:  “Geriatric Pelvic Fractures”

September 6

Speaker:  Sami Uwaydat, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Topic:  “Vision Loss in the Geriatric Population”

September 13

Speaker:  Mark Jansen, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Medical Director of UAMS Regional Programs
Topic:  “Psoriasis – A Primary Care Perspective”

September 20 – Cancelled

September 27

Speaker:  Kevin W. Sexton, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Topic:  “Management Strategies for Small Bowel Obstruction in the Elderly”

October 4

Speaker:  Jonathan A. Dranoff, MD, Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Chief, Gastroenterology Service, Central Arkansas VAMC
Topic:  “Coffee Consumption and Progression of Cirrhosis”

October 11

Speaker:  Ryan Dare, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Topic:  “Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long Term Care Facilities”

October 18

Speaker:  Sumant Inamdar, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Topic:  “Esophageal Disorders in the Elderly”

October 25

Speaker:  Paul Edwards, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
Topic:  “Hip and Knee Update”

November 1

Speaker:  Lawrence O’Malley, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
Topic:  “Injuries and the Aging Athlete”

November 8

Speaker:  Thomas Frazier, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Topic:  “Osteoarthritis of the Hand and Wrist”

November 15

Speaker:  Alissa Kanaana, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – ENT
Topic:  “Management of Nasal Complaints in the Geriatric Population”

November 22 – Cancelled

November 29

Speaker:  Masil George, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Geriatrics
Topic:
 “Advanced Care Planning (ACP) – Clinical Procedures and Dementia Billing Codes”

December 6 – Cancelled

December 13

Speaker:  Sanjeeva Reddy Onteddu, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology Stroke Director, Primary Stroke Center, UAMS Medical Director, AR SAVES, Center for Distance Health, UAMS
Topic:  “Stroke in the Elderly”

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Click here for July 2016 – June 2017 Geriatrics Grand Rounds listing