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Office of Diversity and Community Outreach

Houston, Texas

The Office of Diversity and Community Outreach provides programs and activites aimed at increasing the enrollment and graduation of students underepresented in medicine.
The Office of Diversity and Community Outreach
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Welcome to Saturday Morning Science 2011

Sample Schedule from SMS 2011

All sessions held on the main campus of BCM from 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Schedule of Lectures

Jan. 8, Kick-Off Session - Frank Kretzer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Cell Biology
"Blindness in Tiny Premature Babies - Tough Science and
Complex Ethics"

Jan. 22, Melvyn Harrington, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery/Residency Program
Director
"Total Knee Replacement"

Feb. 5, Gerardo Cabrera-Meza, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Newborn
"Saving High Risk Babies"

Feb. 19, Judith Campbell, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Infectious Disease
"Outbreak Investigation"

March 12, Scott Basinger, Ph.D.
Associate Dean/Associate Professor of Ophthalmology & Neuroscience
"Drugs and the Brain"

March 26, Oluyinka Olutoye, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery Division
"Intra-Uterine Surgery"

April 9, Wah Chiu, Ph.D.
Professor Biochemistry
"3D Molecular Imaging"

April 30, Chester Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular & Human Genetics
"Human Genetics in the 21st Century"

May 7, Dhaval Parekh, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Cardiology
"Cardiology Made Easy"

May 14, James L. Phillips, M.D. and College Fair
Senior Associate Dean/Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Office of Diversity & Community Outreach
"Selecting Your College"

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