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Caduceus Newsletter: Spring 2018.05, Week of February 5

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

650 East Parkway South
Memphis, TN  38104

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Table of Contents:

1.   One great alternative for your Gap/Growth Year after graduating:  Becoming a Chief Research Associate in a National Alliance of Research Associate Program (NARAP) Affiliate Hospital.  (Yes, this IS a promotion, because I know the Director, Dr. Keith Bradley, MD.) 
2.  Washington Insider, an e-publication from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, January 29, 2018 edition.   
3.  The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting its 2nd Annual Predental Day on March 24, 2018 and YOU are invited! Last year was a huge success and this year will be even better!
 
4.  Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk, VA) is holding a Virtual Open House on Saturday, February 24, 2018.  
5.  The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity is a non-credit, ten-week, structured research experience sponsored by UMMS Office of Outreach Programs. 
6.  The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric is sponsoring a FREE Podiatric Medicine Virtual Fair on February 7, 2018.  
7.  Inside Osteopathic Medical Education:  Osteopathic Medical Education News, January 25, 2018 edition.  
8.  Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, CA) is, once again, honored to host The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) this summer. 
9.  Volunteer opportunities are available at the Church Health Center at the new Crosstown Concourse building at 1350 Concourse Avenue. 

10.  Marginalia:   February Ebloom, from the Memphis Botanic Garden.  DON’T FORGET THE WHISKEY, WINE AND CHOCOLATES EVENT ON FEBRUARY 10! 

 

1.  One great alternative for your Gap/Growth Year after graduating:  Becoming a Chief Research Associate in a National Alliance of Research Associate Program (NARAP) Affiliate Hospital.  (Yes, this IS a promotion, because I know the Director, Dr. Keith Bradley, MD.) 

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The National Alliance
of Research Associates Programs

Text Box: “What Am I Going to Do for My Gap Year?”
Chief Research Associate 
in a 
National Alliance of Research Associate Program (NARAP) 
Affiliate Hospital
Clinical Experience + Clinical Research + Leadership 
Jump Starting a Career in the Health Professions
•	Undergraduate degree and pre-requisite courses completed
•	Research Associates Program Director’s assistants for the academic year 

•	Involved in all aspects of an emergency department’s clinical research                           à potential for authorship

•	Leadership role on NARAP national, multi-center studies on
o	Implementation study on facilitating primary healthcare in the emergency department
§	This research has the potential to enroll more participants than any other prospective, interventional study in history.

•	Volunteer about 20 hours per week … 
o	career advancement 
o	time for a full-time job
For details 
and a list of the current NARAP Affiliate Research Associates Programs 
www.theNARAP.org

 

2.  Washington Insider, an e-publication from the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine, January 29, 2018 edition.   

Washington Insider

AACOM

 

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January 29, 2018

What You Need to Know

With the reopening of the federal government and the expiration of the most recent continuing resolution (CR) quickly approaching, AACOM continues to be persistent in its advocacy, calling on Congress to fully reauthorize vital health care programs for our nation’s most vulnerable patients, to include the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program and the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), as well as to immediately approve appropriations bills that fund important primary care and health professions education and training programs. Without consistent and sustainable funding, our health care workforce and the patients they serve across the country suffer the consequences. Congress must not continue to punt its responsibilities and instead swiftly enact legislation to fund and maintain these critical programs.

On the education front, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee continues to hold hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA), and medical and other health professions students’ voices must be at the table as Congress makes decisions impacting the future health care workforce. The proposed elimination of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and the limitation of borrowing for Grad PLUS loans are being debated now. We call on ED to MED advocates and partner organizations to join with AACOM to urge Congress to advance graduate education policies that support the future health care workforce. The time is now to make your voice heard.

Pamela Murphy
Senior Vice President of Government Relations

 

Legislative Update

On The Hill

President Signs CR to Reopen Federal Government

Following a brief federal government shutdown that commenced at midnight on January 20, Congress passed another CR on January 22 to reopen the government through February 8, which included funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program for the next six years. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made a deal with Senate Democrats to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program’s expiration prior to February 8. Although the CR keeps the federal government funded in the short term, important federal spending bills have yet to be passed, and public health programs including the THCGME Program and the NHSC remain in limbo and have yet to be fully reauthorized.

Senate HELP Committee Continues HEA Reauthorization Hearings

This month, the Senate HELP Committee continues to hold a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the HEA. On January 18, the Committee held its second hearing, focusing on federal financial aid simplification and transparency issues in higher education. AACOM submitted testimony highlighting its priorities, to include the PSLF and the Grad PLUS Loan Programs, of particular importance to osteopathic medical students who intend to specialize in primary care and serve in medically underserved communities across the nation.

On January 25, the Committee held its third hearing, focusing on access and innovation in higher education; it has now scheduled its fourth hearing for January 30, entitled “Accountability and Risk to Taxpayers.” AACOM will continue to strongly advocate for priorities for osteopathic medical students and schools as HEA moves forward.

AACOM and AOA Send Letter to Hill Supporting THCGME Program

On January 17, AACOM and the American Osteopathic Association sent a joint letter to House and Senate leadership urging the immediate reauthorization of the THCGME Program and the NHSC. Without immediate reauthorization and approved funding by Congress for these critical programs, our nation’s most vulnerable patients will stand to lose access to much-needed health care.

Senate Confirms Azar as HHS Secretary

On January 24, the Senate confirmed Alex Azar to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) by a vote of 55-43, with several Democrats crossing party lines to join the majority Republican vote. Previously, Mr. Azar worked under the George W. Bush Administration as General Counsel and Deputy Secretary at HHS. After working for the Administration, he moved on to Eli Lily as Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications. Mr. Azar's appointment provides HHS its first permanent Secretary since Tom Price’s resignation in September. His swearing-in ceremony will take place today. Learn more.

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Advocacy Update

Advocacy 

ED to MED Grassroots Advocates Urge Senators to Save PSLF, Grad PLUS

As the reauthorization of the HEA continues, ED to MED advocates have been speaking up in defense of the PSLF and Grad PLUS Loan Programs. In December, the House Education and the Workforce Committee approved H.R. 4508, the Promoting Real Opportunity, Success and Prosperity through Education Reform Act, which, if enacted, would eliminate PSLF for new borrowers and limit federal graduate student loan borrowing. We’d like to thank our advocates for standing in strong support of both PSLF and Grad PLUS as the Senate continues to debate HEA, and urge you to continue calling on your Senators to #SavePSLF and #SaveGradPLUS to protect our nation’s health care workforce, especially raising your voices during the next Senate HELP Committee hearing tomorrow morning.

AACOM Hosts 2017 Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship Seminar

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Front Row (left to right): Jason Meade, DO (NJ); Stephanie Zeszutek, DO, FACOG. RPh (NY); Brooke Laurent, DO (AR); Brandon Isaacs, DO, FAAFP (WA); Steven Halm, DO (NC) Back Row (left to right): Deanah Jibril, DO, MBA (TX); Adela Lente, MD (NM); Craig Czyz, DO, FACS, FACOS (OH); Robert Devine, DO (AZ); Amy Capoocia, DO, FACOFP (FL); Jacqueline Kaari, DO, FACOP, FAAP (NJ)

On December 7 – 9, AACOM’s Office of Government Relations hosted the 2017 Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship Seminar in Washington, DC. This program is a year-long leadership training program designed for practicing or teaching osteopathic physicians and other osteopathic medical educators who are preparing for leadership roles in the profession and positions of influence in health and higher education policy. Throughout the program, fellows learn about health and higher education policy, the structure of Congress and the federal agencies, and the policymaking process at the federal level. Learn more.

Health Professions Students Need Grad PLUS Loans

Mary Payne, Director of Student Financial Aid at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, authored a guest blog post for ED to MED about the importance of Grad PLUS loans for medical and other health professions students. Learn why capping federal borrowing for these students would have serious, far-reaching ramifications for the future health care workforce and what you can do to #SaveGradPLUS.

Congress 101: Educated Advocacy

Whether you are a new advocate or have been consistently using your voice in support of medical and other health professions students everywhere, understanding how the legislative branch functions makes your advocacy more effective. Learn a few key points that every advocate should know.

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Regulatory Update

Administration and Federal Agencies

SCOTUS to Hear Case on Travel EO

Nearly a year since the first Executive Order (EO) was signed that restricted travel and immigration from certain countries, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has announced it will hear oral arguments on the third version of the EO signed in September. SCOTUS will review three questions presented by the Administration, to include the following: whether the lower court’s order to block enforcement applies too broadly; whether the EO is within the President’s executive powers; and whether lower courts have the authority to hear cases related to the EO at all. Justices will also consider a question posed in a previous ruling regarding the EO’s violation of the Constitution’s establishment clause. It is expected that the arguments will begin in April with a decision expected possibly in June.

DACA Update: SCOTUS to Expedite Administration’s Appeal

On January 23, SCOTUS granted the Administration’s request to expedite the process by which the Court will decide whether to hear the Administration’s appeal to a federal district court’s ruling on the DACA Program. Briefs in opposition to the appeal must be filed by February 2. Earlier this month, U.S. District Court Judge William Alsurp of the Northern District of California ordered that the DACA Program must be maintained on a nationwide basis while legal challenges are pending. As instructed, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) provided guidance in the interim and said that it will process renewal applications for individuals who previously held DACA status. AACOM continues to closely monitor USCIS for further guidance as well as the Administration’s announcement for a plan to address immigration that may include protections for DACA recipients. Learn more.

USDE Announces New Strategy and Transformation Office

U.S. Department of Education (USDE) Secretary Betsy DeVos has established the formation of the Office of Strategy and Transformation, which will be housed in the Office of Federal Student Aid (FSA). A. Wayne Johnson, PhD, former FSA Chief Operating Officer (COO), will lead the new office and the effort to “improve the delivery of financial aid to millions of students and their families.” In this role, Dr. Johnson is tasked with advancing the FSA’s Next Generation Financial Services Environment initiative announced last fall. Acting Under Secretary of Education James Manning will step in as Acting COO until a permanent replacement is named.

Featured Federal Resources and COM Engagement

HRSA Funding Announcement: The Health Resources and Services Administration fiscal year 2018 Health Workforce Research Center Cooperative Agreement Program is now open and accepting applications through April 12. This cooperative agreement funding opportunity works to support and disseminate rigorous research to enhance evidence-based policy and the understanding of issues and trends in the health workforce. Interested applicants may participate in a technical assistance webinar at 2:00 PM ET on February 8. Learn more.

PCORI Advisory Panel Opportunity: The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is accepting nominations by March 30 for new members to serve on its five advisory panels: Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science; Healthcare Delivery and Disparities Research; Patient Engagement; Clinical Trials; and Rare Disease. Advisory panel members provide guidance and recommendations to PCORI on the development and implementation of its research agenda priorities. Learn more.

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3.  The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting its 2nd Annual Predental Day on March 24, 2018 and YOU are invited! Last year was a huge success and this year will be even better! 

***ATTENTION ALL PREDENTALS!!!***

 

The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting it’s 2nd Annual Predental Day and YOU are invited! Last year was a huge success and this year will be even better! 

 

**HANDS ON EXPERIENCE!!

**MENTORED BY DENTAL STUDENTS!!

**FREE FOOD AND T-SHIRT

**EVENING SOCIAL WITH DENTAL STUDENTS AND FACULTY

 

Space is limited, so sign up fast to make sure you get to experience this great opportunity and add it to your dental school application!

 

Visit http://www.tennesseeasda.com/pre-dental/pre-dental-day/ to register and see attached flyer for more information!

 

This event is hosted by the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) chapter at UTHSC. We work together with National ASDA to advocate for dental students including things regarding loans, board exams and more as we graduate and enter the field of dentistry. We are currently working to get more Predentals involved so we can advocate for change regarding the application process across the country! Being involved in this organization as a Predental will look great on your application and help you stay involved in the field of dentistry as you continue your journey to become a dentist!

 

Questions?

Email: uthscpredental@gmail.com

 

Thanks,

Connor Denison

DDS Candidate UTHSC ’19

ASDA Predental Chair

 

4.  Eastern Virginia Medical School (Norfolk, VA) is holding a Virtual Open House on Saturday, February 24, 2018.  

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EVMS School of Health Professions

VIRTUAL

OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, February 24, 2018

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Considering a career in allied health or biomedical research? 

 

Our Virtual Open House will introduce you to graduate-level programs offered through the EVMS School of Health Professions. Register today to join a program session and learn about curriculum, application requirements, employment opportunities post-program completion and more!

Watch a video about our graduate programs to see which one is right for you.

 

Session 1 
Art Therapy and Counseling, Laboratory Animal Science, Pathologists' Assistant, Surgical Assistant

 

Session 2 
Biomedical/Biotechnology Sciences, Doctor of Health Sciences*, Healthcare Delivery Science*, Reproductive Clinical Science*

 

Session 3
Contemporary Human Anatomy, Health Analytics, Medical Masters, Public Health

 

Session 4 
Medical and Health Professions Education*, Physician Assistant

 

Visit www.evms.edu/shp-open-house to obtain more information and register.

*distance-learning programs

 

 

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Eastern Virginia Medical School

P.O. Box 1980, Norfolk VA 23501-1980

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5.  The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity is a non-credit, ten-week, structured research experience sponsored by UMMS Office of Outreach Programs. 

2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity

                                      Summer Research Program Participants

 

Program Description

Program Dates: May 27 - August 3, 2018 (Ten Week Program)

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity is a non-credit, ten-week, structured research experience sponsored by UMMS Office of Outreach Programs. The program consists of "hands-on" laboratory research with an UMMS investigator serving as a mentor, role model and advisor. 

The Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity is funded by the National Institutes of Health National Heart Lung and Blood Institute and UMMS Office of Research.

Application must be completed by March 11, 2018 to be reviewed by our selection committee.

Program information and the on-line application are found at: https://www.umassmed.edu/summer

For additional information or answers to questions, contact Ms. Linhelle Charles, Program Coordinator at 508-856-2444 or summer.research@umassmed.edu.

Deborah Harmon Hines, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Radiology and

Special Assistant to the Provost

American Society for Cell Biology 2015 Bruce Alberts Award

       for Excellence in Science Education

University of Massachusetts Medical School

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6.  The American Association of Colleges of Podiatric is sponsoring a FREE Podiatric Medicine Virtual Fair on February 7, 2018.  

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Podiatric Medicine Virtual Fair on February 7th - Meet with Podiatric Medicine programs in a live online event!

 

 

7.  Inside Osteopathic Medical Education:  Osteopathic Medical Education News, January 25, 2018 edition.  

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Browse the newly launched Educating Leaders 2018 program planner and discover the sessions you will want to attend.

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Mark R. Speicher, PhD, MHA, Announced as AACOM Senior Vice President for Medical Education and Research

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Ashley E. Sam, fourth-year osteopathic medical student at RowanSOM, has been recognized as COSGP's Student DO of the Year.

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Andrea Amalfitano, DO, PhD, Recommended as Interim Dean of MSUCOM

Dr. Amalfitano is currently serving as interim dean designee and the MSU Board of Trustees will vote on his appointment as interim dean in the coming weeks.

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Submit your proposals for the AACOM Research Grant program before the February 9 deadline.

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8.  Western University of Health Sciences (Pomona, CA) is, once again, honored to host The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) this summer. 

Western University of Health Sciences is, once again, honored to host The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) on our campus this year. 

The brochure shown below and our SHPEP Website should answer most questions but I'm here to help if there is anything you need.

Sincerely,

Robin Johnson, Assistant Director
Liaison to the College of Graduate Nursing
Western University of Health Sciences
Office of University Recruitment and Strategic Enrollment Management
ph: (909) 706-3530 fax: (909) 469-5570
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9.  Volunteer opportunities are available at the Church Health Center at the new Crosstown Concourse building at 1350 Concourse Avenue. 

 

The Healthy Lifestyles Network is now located in the brand new Crosstown Concourse building located at 1350 Concourse Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104 - specifically, inside of Church Health. 

 

If you are unfamiliar with Church Health, it is a wonderful organization! Learn more here https://churchhealth.org/our-history/

 

Since we are now located inside Church Health facilities, it is essential to follow their requirements to become an official volunteer. If you would like to continue to volunteer with the Culinary Medicine Program, please follow these steps:

 

1) visit https://churchhealth.org/volunteer/ 

2) click "Non-Medical" 
3) click "Enduring Volunteer" application

4) fill out application 

5) make sure to click that you want to be a  "kitchen connector"

6) attend general Church Health Volunteer Orientation 

7) attend Kitchen Program Orientation and Training

8) show up for events! 

 

Culinary Medicine Program 

The Culinary Medicine Program (CMP) provides hand-on training for physicians, health professionals, and community participants. Topics include but are not limited to: food preparation, meal planning, and how food affects the treatment and management of diseases. 

 

If you have any questions, please let me know and hope to see you all at our next orientation! 

 

 

Kimberly Boone, MS, RDN, LDN
Nutrition Program Coordinator 
Healthy Lifestyles Network, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital 
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

 

 

10.  Marginalia:   February Ebloom, from the Memphis Botanic Garden.  DON’T FORGET THE WHISKEY, WINE AND CHOCOLATES EVENT ON FEBRUARY 10! 

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February Ebloom

 

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Greenhouse Plant Collection

 

The Memphis Botanic Garden's Greenhouse houses many wonderful tropical plants that the horticulture staff tends to throughout the year for use in the building with events and for summer display containers. Part of the Garden's mission is to establish and maintain groups of like plants. We have many excellent collections such as our Ilex (hollies), Magnolias and conifers. We also have a number of plants not currently on display. The Sansevierias, collectively called "mother in law's tongue," were donated by the family of the late Memphis floral designer and plant collector Kirk Pamper. The Garden has a huge selection and it is believed to be the second largest number of specie in the country. The Orchid collection came from several Memphis collectors along with occasional confiscated items we receive from US government. We have hundreds of orchids in our collection that have been either donated or they were seized plants given to us by the Department of Agriculture. The Memphis Orchid Society volunteers help to maintain these plants throughout the year.

Click here for a brief, behind the scenes, look at a few.

 

Whiskey, Wine and Chocolates

 

Saturday, February 10

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy this unique Valentine’s Alternative with perfect pairings of Phillip Ashley chocolates with select whiskeys, wines, and craft beer.

Tickets include chocolate/drink pairings, hors d'oeuvres, fireside cocktail lounge, and live music by Objekt12.

Members $40/non-members $50.

Tickets online here.

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Adult Education

 

Thursdays in February. For the LOVE of Gardening. Each week focuses on a new topic hosted by local gardeners from our communities and neighborhoods. 6:00 p.m. Tickets online at www.eventbrite.com.

 

Tuesday, February 6. February garden Chores with Jim Crowder. 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Free to members. Call 901-636-4128.

 

Saturday, February 10. Arborist Certification Prep course.  9:00 am -4:00 pm. Call 901-636-4128.

 

Friday, February 16. Warming Herbal Beverages. 12:00 pm -1:00 pm Call 901-636-4128.

 

Saturday, February 17. Master Gardeners Present: Simplicity in the Landscape. 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Call 901-636-4128.

 

Sunday, February 18. Signs of Spring Walk. 1:30 pm Call 901-636-4128.

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Get Creative at the Garden and Art Exhibits

 

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February 2 – 28. Escape Into Illusions by Sandra Horton. A reception will be held on Sunday, February 11 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

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February 3 and 4. Weekend Oil Painting with Judy Nocifora 1:00 pm -4:30 pm

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February 14, 21, 28. Gouache Painted Cards with Glenda Brown. 10:00 am -1:00 pm

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Tuesdays, February 20 - March 20. Oil Painting with Judy Nocifora. 9:30 am -12:30 pm OR 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Thursdays, February 22 - March 15. Hue Knew? Color Workshop with Judy Nocifora. 1:30 pm-4:30 pm

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Saturday, February 24.  Silver Clay molds with Brandy Boyd. 10:00 am- 5:00 pm

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For more information on Adult classes and to register, call 901-636-4128.

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Family Fun

 

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Saturday, February 3. Winter Garden Games. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Spend a chilly day getting “pumped” for the Winter Olympics with a bounce obstacle course, giant games, and more. Meet Sable Otey, Memphian and Team USA female Bobsledder.

 

February 6 & 7. Caterpillar Club: Birds Eat Berries AND February 20 & 21. Caterpillar Club: Sipping Nectar - 10:00 am -11:00 am.

 

Wednesday, February 7. Homeschool Days - The Cocao Tree, chocolate really does grow on trees! 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

 

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Support the Garden

 

Love Blooms. We've planted 23,650 new bulbs for the spring. You can support this labor of love with a donation in honor of your Valentine, and we’ll mail your special someone a unique card to let them know they make your heart bloom! Click here to order your customized Valentine's cards online.

 

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750 Cherry Road

Memphis, TN 38117

(Between Park & Southern)

Call Us (901) 636-4100

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Memphis Botanic Garden | 750 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN 38117

 

 

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