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Medicine, Neuroscience, OB/GYN hold Grand Rounds

Published on February 7, 2012

Several UofL School of Medicine Departments are holding Grand Rounds this week.


The Department of Medicine’s Grand Rounds will feature David M. Hiestand, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine and associate program director for adult Cystic Fibrosis at UofL. Hiestand will present, “Sleep and Safety: Pilots, Drivers, Doctors” at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Ambulatory Care Building auditorium. For more information, call Darlene Rose, 852-7959 or e-mail


The Neuroscience Combined Grand Rounds is pleased to present Peter T. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology, University of Kentucky. He will present, “MicroRNAs in Neurodegenerative Disease” on Friday, Feb. 10, at 8 a.m. in Room 4003 of the K building. For more information, please contact Dominique Hurt at 502-852-8426 or email:


Also on Friday, Feb. 10, the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health will feature Peter S. Heyl, M.D., associate professor, who will discuss, “Hooray! I’m pregnant…so why am I Depressed? – Depression in Pregnancy.” The lecture will cover: the scope of depression in pregnancy and beyond; the dangers of untreated depression, and the dangers of pharmacologic treatment of pregnancy; and the management of clinically depressed pregnant women. Grand Rounds are held at 7:30 a.m. in the Glass Room of the Ambulatory Care Building Basement. For more information, contact Maggie Steptoe at

The University of Louisville School Of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The target audience for grand rounds is ULP physicians, UofL residents, fellows, medical students, community physicians and other professional medical staff.