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Caduceus Newsletter:  Fall 2015.16, Week of December 7  

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Dr. Stan Eisen, Director
Preprofessional Health Programs
Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN  38104

Home page:
http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/ 

Caduceus Newsletter Archives:
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The Annual Christmas Dinner and Tree Lighting Ceremony is always a team effort:

 

 

We, the members of Santa’s Workshop are diligent in finding out what people really want for Christmas.  For more information, please go to Marginalia.

 

Table of Contents:

1.  Events coming up during the Spring 2016 semester. 
2.  The Council on Education for Public Health Education (CEPH) Re-Accredits St. George’s University Master of Public Health Program Through 2022.  
3.  Loyola University – Baltimore announces a five-week summer program on psychological and social foundations of health to build your capacity to serve as a culturally competent health professional
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4.  See Shelby Farms Park in a whole new light. 

5.  Marginalia:  What do people want for Christmas?    

 

1.  Events coming up during the Spring 2016 semester. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016:  So you want to be a physical therapist”, 4th in the 2015-2016 “So you want to be a <fill in the blank>” series, featuring Dr. Janet Grillis, DPT and CBU alumna.  Cosponsored with Career Services, refreshments, featuring cakes and hot chocolate from Mama D’s Italian Ices ( https://www.facebook.com/mymamads  ) will be served at 6:30 p.m., and Dr. Grillis will begin her presentation at 7 p.m.  

Wednesday, March 2, 2016:  So you want to be a Physician Assistant”, 5th in the 2015-2016 “So you want to be a <fill in the blank>” series, featuring Anmol Khan, PA and CBU alumna.  Cosponsored with Career Services, refreshments from Mama D’s Italian Ices (( https://www.facebook.com/mymamads  ) will be served at 6:30 p.m., at Ms. Khan will begin her presentation at 7 p.m.

 

2.  The Council on Education for Public Health Education (CEPH) Re-Accredits St. George’s University Master of Public Health Program Through 2022.  

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Once again, SGU's Master of Public Health program received accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit public health schools and programs. This accreditation period is for an additional seven years, affirming the University's leadership position in the region through the year 2022.

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In Case You Missed It

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SGU Collaborates with Stanford University and WINDREF on Examine Chikungunya Virus

St. George's University, in partnership with the Windward Islands Research and Education Foundation (WINDREF) and Drs. Clare Heath and Desiree LaBeaud of Stanford University, has embarked on a study to learn more about the long-term health consequences of the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) following infection.

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A New Clinical Affiliation in Nevada

With an agreement signed this year, St. George's University medical students can partake in fourth-year electives at Renown Health in Reno, NV, and can conduct third-year clerkships starting in Summer 2016.

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3.  Loyola University – Baltimore announces a five-week summer program on psychological and social foundations of health to build your capacity to serve as a culturally competent health professional. 

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Join us!

 

This five-week summer program on psychological and social foundations of health builds your capacity to serve as a culturally competent health professional. The integrated course work, service-learning internship, and networking opportunities prepares you to learn, serve, and lead in the diverse and rapidly changing twenty-first-century world. The courses develop foundational skills to analyze how health is influenced by psychology, socioeconomic factors, religious beliefs, and neighborhoods in which individuals reside. The service-learning internship in urban health care setting give you an opportunity to deepen your understanding of health disparities and effective service to some of Baltimore's underserved residents.

 

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When?

May 23 - June 24, 2016

What?

STUDY

Introduction to Health Psychology + Urban Health and Faith
(diversity course) - 6 credits

 

IMMERSION

Health service-learning internship in urban setting
Site visits, urban health bus tour, and visiting speakers

 

GUIDANCE

Pre-health workshops and individualized guidance

 

EVEN MORE

Breakfasts and lunches on teaching days

Books included

Deadline?

Apply by February 21, 2016

More?

Open to visiting students

Learn more

 

 

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For more information, contact Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, Ph.D., B.S.N., R.N.,

coordinator of health professions counseling,

at mlehmijokigardn@loyola.edu or 410-617-2218.

 

4.  See Shelby Farms Park in a whole new light. 

time to shine

 

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See Shelby Farms Park in a Whole New Light

 

The lights of Orion Starry Nights will be shining brightly through December 27 -- have you purchased your ticket yet? All proceeds from the show benefit Shelby Farms Park and Shelby Farms Greenline!

 

Did you know that purchasing a ticket online will give you more time to enjoy the lights? Pre-purchase ticket holders get to use a special entrance, skipping the big line at the main entrance!

Be sure to stop at Mistletoe Village, presented by Nationwide Insurance, to take photos with Santa, ride camels, roast marshmallows and to do some holiday shopping!

 

Don't forget -- Park Members get a 25% discount on tickets! 

 

If you want to get involved with the show, volunteers are needed to help sell/take tickets, direct internal traffic and to help with various activities in Mistletoe Village. Can you help? Click here to sign up!

 

 

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Discount Nights to See the Lights

 

Want to earn a $5 discount to Orion Starry Nights? Join us on a Theme Night! Guests participating in the theme will receive a discount on a ticket purchased at the front gate (discounts do not apply online).

 

December 3: Tacky Sweater Night

December 10: Deck Your Car Night, presented by Gosset VW Germantown

December 16: Scout Night

December 17: Howl at the Stars, presented by @Memphis Veterinary Specialists

 

Learn More...

 

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Ready, Set, Glow!

12.28.15 | 6pm

 

See Orion Starry Nights at the speed of light at the Starry 4K Fun Run/Walk! This family-friendly event is your only chance to see the lights on foot this year, so don't miss out! All proceeds benefit Shelby Farms Park and Shelby Farms Greenline.

 

 

Learn More + Register... 

 

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We "Herd" You Need a Great Gift

 

When you adopt a buffalo for someone you love this holiday season, we'll send some extra gifts their way, including a ticket to Orion Starry Nights, special glasses for viewing the lights, a holiday mug, a packet of premium hot chocolate, a giant peppermint stick, and of course, a plush buffalo! All proceeds help provide care for the Park's herd.

 

Give A Gift Today...

 

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Giving Tuesday

 

Today, we're celebrating giving! Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday are great ways to stock up for the holidays, Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to use the dollars you saved to support the nonprofits you love, like Shelby Farms Park Conservancy! There are many ways to give, and no gift is too small! Donations made this holiday season will help the Park grow all year round.

 

Give Today...

 

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Every Cup Matters

Relevant Roasters | 584 Tilman

December 1-31, 2015

 

This December, Shelby Farms Park Conservancy will receive 10% of proceeds from every coffee drink purchased from our friends at Relevant Roasters, where every cup matters! Head on over to their coffee bar this month to support a great local business that is supporting the Park and Greenline you love!

Bonus: Their to-go cups, sleeves and lids are compostable!

 

SHELBY FARMS PARK CONSERVANCY

www.shelbyfarmspark.org

 info@shelbyfarmspark.org | (901) 222-7275

 

 

 

5.  Marginalia:  What do people want for Christmas?    

As you may know, I was Santa at this year’s Annual Christmas Dinner and Tree Lighting Ceremony on the campus of CBU.  I couldn’t have done it without the help of my 3 helpers, Becky Wauford, Ken Guy, and Carlee Darnell:

     Ken was the designated Total Quality Management Coordinator who asked each person who wanted to have his/her/their picture taken with Santa what they wanted for Christmas.   Since I didn’t hear their requests, I’m not sure of all their genders, but here are their replies:

First name

F/M

What she/he/they want for Christmas

 

First name

F/M

What she/he/they want for Christmas

Angel

F

World peace

 

Shelley

F

Teddy Bear

Makayla

F

Purple pony

 

Savannah

F

Mail

Jessica

F

Puppy

 

Haley

F

Foot

Maria

F

TV

 

Cassady

F

Gift cards

Morgan

F

Puppy

 

Sushma

F(I think)

Good GPA

Rebecca

F

Beverages

 

Bobby

M

A in Microstation

AP

?

Pooh Bear – life size

 

Oliver

M

Stuff

Payton

M

World peace & A’s in class

 

James

M

Free tuition for sister’s grad school

Megan

F

Straight A’s

 

Alex

M

Warm clothes

Victoria

F

Pony

 

Abby

F

Money

Victor

M

Fire truck

 

Prakruth

M

Puppy

Ciara

F

Happiness & good grades

 

Bryan

M

2 Chainz song

 

 

 

 

Nick

M

Running shoes

 

Dr. Stan Eisen, Director
Preprofessional Health Programs
Biology Department
Christian Brothers University

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN 38104
E-mail: seisen@cbu.edu
http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/ 
Caduceus Newsletter Archives: http://facstaff.cbu.edu/~seisen/Caduceus.html