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Grand Rounds

Pediatric Grand Rounds Brochure - September - December 2013 (PDF)

Diana Brantley
Grand Rounds Coordinator
Phone: (732) 235-5699

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Pediatrics - Grand Rounds
takes place in the:

Clinical Academic Building
125 Paterson Street
Conference Room 1302

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
Thursdays 8:00am-9:00am


“Driving Science-Based Innovation to Strengthen the Foundations of Lifelong Learning, Behavior, and Health”
Jack P. Shonkoff, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Center of Developing Child
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

“Reprogramming Cancer: Epigenetics and Cancer Therapy”
Arnold Rabson, MD  
Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology, Pathology and Laboratory
Director of Child Health Institute
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ

"Tourette Syndrome"   
Jay Tischfield, PhD
Professor II of Genetics
Rutgers, the State University
Piscataway, NJ

“Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis”
Vikram Bhise, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Neurology
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ

“The X Chromosome”
Zoltan Spolarics, PhD, MD
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
New Brunswick, NJ

“Pediatric Hypertension Dyslipidemia in Children”
Jeffrey Saland, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrology
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

“Immunological Mechanisms that  mediate Type 1 Diabetes”
Lisa Denzin, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics   
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ

“Cell Membrane Repair and Regenerative Medicine”
Jianjie Ma, PhD
Karl P. Klassen Chair in Thoracic Surgery
Director, Division of Surgical & Biomedical Sciences 
Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute
Wexner Medical Center
The Ohio State University

“Gender Identity Issues”
Richard Pleak, MD
Director of Education & Training & Adolescent Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

“Evolution of Targeted Therapies for Canavan Disease”
Paola Leone, PhD
Associate Professor Cell Biology
Rowan University
School of Osteopathic Medicine
Stratford, NJ

“Vaccine Controversies”
Arthur Fierman, MD
Associate Professor, Associate Chair
Primary Care & Community Pediatrics
New York University
New York, NY      

11/28/13    “NO GRAND ROUNDS”

“Insulin Insensitivity”
Sonia Capriol,  MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

“MOD – Preterm Birth”
Edward Mc Cabe, MD, PhD
Medical Director   
The March of Dimes
White Plains, NY

“Current Innovations in Medical Education”
Steven Shelov, MD, MS
Associate Dean-Undergraduate Medical Education
Winthrop University Hospital
Mineola, NY

12/26/13      “NO GRAND ROUNDS”

"Rutgers Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Rutgers Center for Continuing and Outreach Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. TM Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.