Pre-2010 Events

Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, December 11, 2009 at 8:30 am, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room

Topic: "Oil crisis? Inflammatory effects of hydraulic fluid and other hydrocarbons"

Speaker: Westley Reeves, MD
Marcia Whitney Schott Professor of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology
University of Florida, Gainesville


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Dr. Westley H. Reeves
Marcia Whitney Schott Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology
University of Florida, Gainesville

Time and Place: Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 3:30 pm in the Pagano Conference Room, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Topic: "Innate immune mechanisms in lupus"


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, November 13, 2009 at 8:30 am, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room 3rd Floor

Topic: "Juvenile Dermatomyositis- Update"

Speaker: Egla C. Rabinovich, MD, MPH


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, October 30, 2009 at 8:30 am, Women's Hospital Radiology Reading Room

Topic: Radiology Rounds - Jordan Renner MD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, October 23, 2009 at 8:30 am, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room, 3rd Floor

Topic: "Immunobiology of Airway Response of Humans to Air Pollutants"

Speaker: David Peden, MD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, September 25, 2009 at 8:30 am,UNC Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds.

Topic: Radiology Grand Rounds

Speaker: Jordan Renner, MD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, September 18, 2009 at 8:30 am, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3rd floor Conference Room.

Topic: "Chemokines and Chemokine Receptors in Inflammation During Cancer"

Speaker: Alan Fong, PhD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, September 11, 2009 at 8:30 am, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, 3rd floor Conference Room.

Topic: "Diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory or immune-mediated peripheral neuropathies"

Speaker: Caroline Klein, MD, PhD
UNC Department of Neurology


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library.

This session will be presentations by the 2009 Summer Research and ACR-REF Preceptorship Students.


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: August 2, 2009 6 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

Presentations by 2009 Summer Research and ACR-REF Preceptorship Students


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: August 19, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Understanding and Measuring Pain Associated with Rheumatic Conditions" presented by Rick Gracely, PhD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

time and Place: Friday, August 21, 2009 at 8:30 am, Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "Clinical and Pathological Classification of Inflammatory Myopathy"

Speaker: Nizar Chahin, MD


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: August 12, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"An Overview of Current TARC Clinical Trials" presented by Diane Bresch, RN and Brenda Meier, RN


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, August 7th at 8:30 am, Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "Th17 Cells and Autoimmune Diseases"

Speaker: Dr. Peng Liu, MD, PhD


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: August 5, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building."The Role of Social Support in Vasculitis"

Speaker: Robert DeVellis, PhD and Jessica Kadis


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: July 29, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Using Innovative Technology for Recruitment of Study Participants" presented by Jack Shreffler, PhD and Delesha Carpenter, MSPH


Methodology Core Summer Session

July 22, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Limb Length Inequality and Osteoarthritis" presented by Yvonne Golightly, MS


Methodology Core Summer Session

July 15, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Lessons Learned from Physical Activity Programs" presented by Britta Schoster, MPH and Laura Houenou


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: July 8, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Influence of Community and Neighborhood on Arthritis Outcomes" presented by Kathryn Martin, PhD


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: July 1, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Johnston County as a 'Natural Laboratory' for Arthritis Research" presented by Carol Patterson and Joanne Jordan, MD


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: June 24, 2009 at 9:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Measuring Arthritis Outcomes" presented by Leigh Callahan, PhD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, June 19, 2009 at 8:30 to 9:30 AM, at Women Hospital Basement, Radiology conference room.

A review of musculoskeletal imagings with Dr. Jordan Renner.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, June 12, 2009 at 8:30 am, Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "What if Chopin had lived in today's information age: Computers in Medicine and Music"

Speaker: Robert Berger, MD


Methodology Core Summer Session

Time and Place: June 10 at 10:00 am in the Thurston Library, 3rd floor Thurston Building.

"Arthritis 101" presented by Amanda Nelson, MD


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, June 5, 2009 at 8:30 am Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "Long Term Treatment of Lupus Nephritis with Mycophenolate Mofetil"

Speaker: Dr. MK Farmer-Boatwright


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, May 29, 2009 at 8:30am Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "The diagnosis and management of anaphylaxis"

Speaker: Dr. Maya Jerath


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, May 15th, 2009 at 8:30am, Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "G protein coupled receptor kinases (GRKs) as regulators of leukocyte trafficking in autoimmunity and immunodeficiency"

Speaker: Dr. Terri Tarrant, MD


Thurston Seminar Series

Yvonne Golightly, will be presenting Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 9:00am in the Thurston Library on Johonston County longitudinal analyses of the association between limb length inequality and osteoarthritis of the knee and hip.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, April 17, 2009 at 8:30am, Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "Complement: A review"

Speaker: Dr. Vinod Doreswamy
Allergy and Immunology Fellow


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, April 3, 2009 at 8:30am, Dickson Conference Rm., 3rd floor Thurston Bldg.

Topic: "Eosinophilic Disorders"

Speaker: Dr. Mike Chou
Allergy and Immunology Fellow


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, March 20, 2009 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Dickson Conference Room in Thurston Building.

Topic: "Mechanical Bone Formation"

Speaker: Dr. Janet Rubin, MD
UNC Endocrinology and Metabolism


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Friday, March 6, 2009 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Dickson Conference Room in Thurston Building.

Topic: "Mastocytosis"

Speaker: Dr. Taryn Richardson, MD
Allergy and Immunology Fellow


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, February 27, 2009 8:30 am, Radiology Conference Room, Basement of Women and Children's Hospital. "Review of Radiographs" presented by Dr. Jordan Renner, Professor of Radiology.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, Feb. 20, 2009 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Dickson Conference Room in Thurston Building.

Topic: "Outcome Assessments in Osteoarthritis."

Speaker: Dr. Amanda Nelson, MD
Rheumatology Fellow


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Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Dickson Conference Room in Thurston Building.

Topic: "Psychophysical and fMRI Studies of Fibromyalgia pain and headache"

Speaker: Dr. Richard Gracely, PhD
UNC Center for Neurosensory Disorders


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, January 30, 2008 at 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Dickson Conference Room in the Thurston Building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Topic: "NLRs: Of Mice and MEN"

Speaker: Dr. Millie Kwan, MD, PhD
UNC Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Fellow


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, December 19, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital.

"Review of Radiographs" presented by Dr. Jordan Renner, Associate Professor, Radiology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, December 12, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Pathogenesis of ANCA Vasculitis and Glomerulonephritis"

Speaker: Dr. Charles Jennette,br>Nephrology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, November 21, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Close Encounters with the Myositis Syndromes: New Developments in Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment"

Speaker: Dr. Frederick Miller
NIH/NIEHS


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, November 14, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Lung Disorders in Connective Tissue Disease"

Speaker: Dr. Deepak Kumar
Rheumatology Fellow


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, November 7, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Periodic Fever Syndromes"

Speaker: Dr. Madeline Adams
Allergy Fellow


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, October 31, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital.

"Review of Radiographs" presented by Dr. Jordan Renner, Associate Professor, Radiology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, October 3, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

 

Topic: "Antiphospholipid Syndrome"

 

Speaker: Dr. Robert Roubey


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, September 19, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, Third Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "A Rheumatologist's Perspective on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"

Speaker: Dr. Kristin Highland
Associate Professor
Medical University of South Carolina


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, September 12, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Sarcoidosis"

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Tilley
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, September 5, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, 3rd floor, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, Dickson Conference Room.

Topic: "In Search of the Etiology of Endemic Pemphigus Foliaceus"

Speaker: Dr. Luis Diaz
Professor and Chair of Dermatology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, August 29, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, August 22, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Thurston Arthritis Center, 3rd Floor Dickson Conference Room.

Topic: "Amyloidosis"

Speaker: Dr. Mehrnaz Fischbach
Fellow, Rheumatology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, August 15, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd floor Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Enteropathic Arthritis"

Speaker: Dr. Beth Jonas
Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, August 8, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd Floor of Thurston Arthritis Research Center.

Topic: "Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis"

Speaker: Dr. Alfredo Rivadeneira


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: July 25, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital.

"Review of Radiographs" presented by Dr. Jordan Renner, Associate Professor, Radiology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, July 11, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, 3rd floor Thurston Arthritis Center.

Topic: "Update on Lupus Nephritis"

Speaker: Dr. Mary Anne Dooley, MD, MPH


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, June 6, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room

Speaker: Dr. Mehrnaz Fischbach

Topic: "Behcet's Disease"


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday, May 30, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room

Speaker: Dr. Leonard Stein

Topic: "Kawasaki's Disease"


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

Time and Place: Friday May 23, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Childen's Hospital.


Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Scientific SeminarMay 21, 2008 10-11:00AM, Library Conference Room, Thurston Arthritis Research Center. "Environmental Risk Factors for Systemic Autoimmune Disease: Epidemiologic Studies" presented by Christine Parks, PhD, Fellow, Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Scientific SeminarMay 14, 2008 10-11:00AM, Library Conference Room, Thurston Arthritis Research Center. "Introduction to the Partial Proportional Odds Model" presented by Todd Schwartz, DrPH, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

April 25, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital. "Review of Radiographs" presented by Dr. Jordan Renner, Associate Professor, Radiology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

April 18, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room. "Kashin-Beck Disease and Osteoarthritis: The Role of Selenium in Joint Health"


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

April 11, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Thurston Arthritis Research Center Conference Room. Dr. David Thompson, Orthopedics: "New Surgical Options for Hand RA"


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

April 4, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, "ANCA Vasculitis: Treatment and Outcomes" presented by Dr. Patrick Nachman, Associate Professor, Nephrology


Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Scientific Seminar

March 5, 2008 10-11:00AM, Library Conference Room, Thurston Arthritis Research Center. "The Role of Arthritis in Lifestyle Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes" presented by Viktor E. Bovbjerg, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor, Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Virginia.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

February 29, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, Dr. Richard Silver, Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. "Scleroderma-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

February 15, 2008 8:30-9:30 AM, "Review of Radiographs"; Dr. Jordan Renner, Associate Professor, Radiology. Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital


Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Scientific Seminar

February 13, 2008 10-11:00AM, Library Conference Room, Thurston Arthritis Research Center. "Ethical Dilemmas in Statistical Practice: The Problem of Race in Biomedicine" presented by Jay Kaufman, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Scientific Seminar ,/p>

February 6, 2008 10-11:00AM, Library Conference Room, Thurston Arthritis Research Center. "Addressing Disparities In Health by Reaching People Where They Live, Work and Socialize" presented by Laura Linnan, ScD, CHES, Associate Professor and Masters Program Director, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

January 18, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, TARC. "Nod-like Receptors: Turning Caterpillars into Butterflies" presented by Dr. Mille Kwan, Rheumatology & Allergy Fellow.


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

January 11, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Radiology Conference Room, Basement Women and Children's Hospital. "Review of Radiographs" presented by Dr. Jordan Renner, Professor, Radiology


Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology Grand Rounds

January 4, 2008 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Dickson Conference Room, TARC. "Lyme Arthritis" presented by Dr. MK Farmer Boatwright, Rheumatology Fellow