Geriatrics Grand Rounds


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:  Tuesdays
12:00 – 1:00 pm

July 2019 – June 2020

July 9, 2019

Speaker:  Nickolas Zaller, PhD, Professor, COPH, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education
Topic: “Prescription Drug Misuse Among Older Adults”

July 16, 2019

Speaker:  David L. Rutlen, MD, Professor, COM Internal Medicine
Topic: “Eat to Live – Live to Eat”

July 23, 2019

Speaker:  Alexander Burnett, MD, Professor, COM Obstetrics and Gynecology
Topic: “New Approaches to Hysterectomy”

July 30, 2019

Speaker:  Veronica A. Pinto Miranda, MD, COM Department of Geriatrics
Topic: “Update in Pain Management in Geriatric Primary Care”

August 6, 2019

Speaker:  Edgar Garcia-Rill, MD, Director of the Center for Translational Neuroscience
Topic: “Arousal in Alzheimer’s Dementia”

August 13, 2019

Speaker:  Priya Mendiratta, MD, MPH, AGSF, CND, Associate Professor, COM Dept of Geriatrics
Topic: “Diabetes Update in Older Adults”

August 20, 2019

Speaker:  Atul Kothari, MD, Assistant Professor, COM Internal Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases
Topic: “What’s so diff-icult about C diff?”

August 27, 2019

Speaker:  Amanda Dawson, MS, RD, CSG, LD
Topic: “Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults”

September 3, 2019

Speaker:  Carolyn Mehaffey, MD
Topic: “Late Onset Multiple Sclerosis”

September 10, 2019

Speaker:  Jason Painter, PharmD, MBA, PhD, Associate Professor, College of Pharmacy and Associate Director of Operations, Center for Mental Healthcare & Outcomes Research at CAVHS
Topic: “Opioids & Older Adults:  Epidemiology & Policy Landscape”


Click here for July 2016 – June 2019 Geriatrics Grand Rounds listing