July 2016 – June 2017 Geriatrics Grand Rounds listing

July 6, 2016

Konstantinos Arnaoutakis, MD
“Novel Diagnostics and Treatments for Advanced Lung Cancer in 2016- A primer for the non-oncologist”

Jul 13

Kelsey Van Gorkom, PharmD
“Opioid Dependence and Medication-Assisted Treatment”

Jul 20

Rawle Seupal, MD
“An update on Minor Head Trauma in Anti coagulated Elderly Patients”

Jul 27

Christopher T. Westfall, MD
“The Transparency Initiative at UAMS”

Aug 3

Sarawathi Battar, MD
“Leaders Developing Leaders: Geriatrics & Extended Care Programs at Central Arkansas VA Healthcare System”

Aug 10

Caris Talburt Fitzgerald, MD
“Common Geriatric Sleep Disorders”

Aug 17

Emre Vural, MD
“Surgical Management of Non-Cell cutaneous malignancies”

Aug 24

Amanda Novack, MD
“Prosthetic Joint Infections in the Elderly”

Aug 31

Masil George, MD
“Caring for the Older Adult with Memory Loss”

Sept 7

Mohamed Kammel, MD
“Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly”

Sept 14

James Meek, MD
“HCC: Diagnosis, Staging, and Management”

Sept 21

Thomas S. Kiser, MD
“Aging in the Spinal Cord Injured Patient”

Sept 28

Terri R. Cohen, DPM
“Feet Can Last a Lifetime”

Oct 5

Brian Bell, MD – CMO, Arkansas Hospice
“Compassionate Care When it Matters Most: Transforming the Culture of Death and Dying in Arkansas”

Oct 12

Mark Hagemeier, JD
Oct 19


Oct 26

Elisabet Borsheim, MD
“Muscle Protein Metabolism in Older Adults-Role of Protein Intake”

Nov 2

Richard Zraick, MD
“Communication Issues in Alzheimer’s’ Patient”

Nov 9

John Schall, Chief Executive Officer – Caregiver Action Network
“How the Caregiver Experience can Positively Impact the Patient Experience”

Nov 16

Irina Lendel, MD
“Thyroid Dysfunction in Elderly”

Nov 23

GGR Canceled

Nov 30

Rohit Dhall, MD, MSPH – Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
“Parkinson’s Disease Update”

Dec 7

Benjamin Tharian, MD, MRCP, FRACP – Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
“What is new in Interventional Endoscopy?”

Dec 14

Mitesh Loita, MD – Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
“Essential Tremors”

Dec 21

Mark Hagemeier, JD – Associate General Counsel, Office of General Counsel
“Implications of Social Media and the Practice of Medicine”

Dec 28

GGR Canceled


January 4, 2017

David A Nelsen, Jr., MD, MS – Associate Professor, Department of Family and Preventative Medicine
“CMS 2 Midnight Rule Update & Epic Pearls”

Jan 11

Sheva Chervinskiy, D. O. – Assistant Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics
“Chronic Urticaria and Angioedema: Turning Swell into Well”

Jan 18

Jennifer L. Vincenzo, PT, MPH, PhD, CHES, GCS
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, UAMS/Northwest Arkansas Campus
“Postural Control In Older Adults: Impairments and Interventions-More than just not falling”

Jan 25

Mary Katherine (Katie) Kimbrough, MD, FACS – Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Trauma/Critical Care Division
“Trauma in the Elderly”

Feb 1

Larry E. Johnson, MD – Associate Professor, Department of Geriatrics
“You Don’t Know Squat about High Blood Pressure”

Feb 8

Ehab Eltahawy, MD, MRCS, FACS – Assistant Program Director and Associate Professor, Medical Director Urology Clinic
“Guidelines Based Management of BPH and LUTS”

Feb 15

Wendy Ward, PhD, ABPP – Professor – Director of Interprofessional Faculty Development, Associate Director of Faculty Wellness, Associate Director of Faulty Affairs
“Interprofessional Collaboration: Theory, Evidence and UAMS application”

Ashley Castleberry, PharmD
Cathrin Carithers, PhD

Feb 22

John W. Bracey, MD – Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics
“Distal Radius Fractures in the Elderly”

Mar 1

Venkata Phani Durvasula, MD – Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology
“Practical Approach to Dizzy and Falls Risk Patient: ENT Perspective”

Mar 8

Larry E. Johnson, MD,  Associate Professor, Department of Geriatrics
“If it is new and expensive, it has to be good:  Rat poison and other blood thinners”

Mar 15

Nithin Karakala, MD, Nephrology Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
“Chronic Kidney Disease in Elderly”

Mar 22


Mar 29

Janna Hawthorne, Pharm. D., and Emily Ellsworth, Pharm. D. Department of Pharmacy
“Unraveling Unusual Indication”

Apr 5

Manish Joshi, MD, Associate Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine Pulmonary
“Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)”

Apr 12

Jerry McKenzie, MD, Fellow
Evaluation and Management of Common Causes of Shoulder Pain”

Apr 19

Carolyn Mehaffey, MD, Instructor, Department of Neurology
“Late Onset Multiple Sclerosis”

Apr 26

Joseph Bates, MD, MS, Deputy State Health Officer and Chief Science Officer
Arkansas Department of Health
“How Air Pollution in Arkansas Unfavorably Impacts the Public’s Health”

May 3

Sarah Walker, PT, DPT
“Pelvic Floor Strengthening Exercises in Managing Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly/Pelvic Floor Dysfunction”

May 10

Jerry McKenzie, MD
“PTSD: A Geriatric Perspective”

May 17
Cancelled due to A.G.S.

May 24

Cody L. Sipe, PhD, Harding University Physical Therapy Program
“Exercise for the Prevention and Treatment of Dementia”

May 31

Eric Wright, MD
“Surgical Pressure Wound Management”

June 7

Jerry McKenzie, MD
“QI Presentation”

June 14
Cancelled for this date.

June 21

Betty Everett, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Complex PTSD in Adults and Geriatric Populations”

June 28

Khaled Khasawneh, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Medical Director, UAMS Sleep Program

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