Upcoming Presentations September 20, 2012:
"Global Health Initiative" - Screening of the documentary RX for Survival - A Global Health Challenge with food from Pho 20.
December 13, 2012:
"Global Health Potluck" - Screening of 2008 Global Conference: Revolutionizing Health Care and Research in the Developing World with dishes provided by students, staff and faculties
Julie M. Trumble presented "Using Library Resources"
Linda B. Crumpler, MLS, MBA presented, “Tips for the Beginning Grantseeker: An Overview of Grants and Funding for Graduate Students and Postdocs”
Librarian Julie Trumble presented methods of literature search to students at PMCH GSO meeting. Methods of using Ovid were discussed, as were PubMed search strategies. Materials were handed out to aid students in their use of University and library resources.
Introduced new officers for the PMCH GSO. An orientation to the UTMB campus and resources available to students were discussed at this meeting. Attendees were surveyed about information that they would like to see made available. Information sheets were handed out to the students.
Recruited new officers; Dr. Billy Philips joined us to provide an overview of the comprehensive exam process and proposed changes.
Dr. Harvey Bunce was invited to a GSO meeting to discuss the state of the department, program, and his retirement plans
Dr. John Papaconstantinou was invited by the PMCH GSO to provide a seminar on the molecular basis for aging. He was chosen specifically because there were aspects of his research that were applicable to almost every PMCH division.
Invited Organization of Postdoctoral Scientists to speak to students about the appropriateness of pursuing a postdoctoral position, what to look for, and how to interview
Implemented “PMCH GSO: Resources for Students” emails. This was a way to disseminate job, conference, and other opportunities found by the GSO for students in PMCH
Officers created a strategic plan for the year with 1-3 year goals as a way to help the organization stabilize