Columbia University College Of Physicians & Surgeons Holds Alumni Reunion Weekend May 17th And 18th
Contact: Adar Novak
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS & SURGEONS HOLDS
ALUMNI REUNION WEEKEND MAY 17th AND 18th
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons will celebrate
235 years of medical excellence
and continuing innovation at its 2002 Alumni Reunion Weekend. Activities
include continuing medical
educational sessions, class reunions, luncheons, and awards ceremonies.
HIGHLIGHTS: Friday, May 17th
Clark Conference Center, first floor
Milstein Hospital Building
177 Fort Washington Ave
Panel Discussion: P&S and the Environment, 9:50 a.m.
Moderator: Allan G. Rosenfield M.D., Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public
Health, Mailman School of Public
Health, Columbia University; professor of obstetrics and gynecology, College
of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia
The panel will discuss subjects relating to medicine and the environment.
Topics include drug-resistant
tuberculosis; public health issues relating to Sept. 11th; medical responses
to chemical and nerve agent
attacks; environmental aspects of asthma; and the international response
Keynote Presentation, 11:30 a.m.
Charles S. Houston, M.D.; Professor Emeritus of Medicine, University
Dr. Houston, a veteran mountain climber, will discuss high-altitude physiology
in the context of his
historic climb of K2 and show a vintage movie about his experience.
The Virginia Kneeland Frantz, M.D. ’22 Distinguished Women in Medicine
Award, 12:30 p.m.
Recipient: Lila A. Wallis, M.D.
Saturday, May 18th
P&S Alumni Auditorium
650 West 168th Street
Management of Dislocation After Hip Replacement, 9:30 a.m.
William B. Macaulay, M.D.; director, Center for Hip and Knee Replacement,
Aesthetic Reconstruction of the Craniofacial Skeleton: Application of
Aesthetic Principles for
Superior Results, 9:45 a.m.
Craig R. Dufresne, M.D.; clinical professor of plastic surgery, Georgetown
University, Washington, D.C.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Science Addresses a Popular
Movement, 10 a.m.
Stephen E. Straus, M.D.; director, National Center for Complementary
and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes
of Health; chief, Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIAID
Drug-Induced Hepatotoxicity in the U.S.A., 10:30 a.m.
William M. Lee, M.D.; Meredith Mole Professor of Internal Medicine,
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School,
Nasal Carriage of Staphylococcus aureus is a Risk Factor for Serious Community-Acquired
Nosocomial Infections, 11 a.m.
John M. Sheagren, M.D.; professor, University of Illinois College of
Medicine; chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Rheumatoid Arthritis: Fifty Years of Self Deception, 11:15 a.m.
Wallace V. Epstein, M.D.; professor emeritus of medicine, University
of California, San Francisco
A Successful, Cost-effective Diabetes Treatment Program in a University
County Hospital, 11:30
Joseph C. Shipp, M.D.; professor emeritus of medicine, University of
California, San Francisco; eminent scientist, Sansum
Medical Research Institute, San Francisco
Is Human Breast Cancer Infectious? Noon
James F. Holland, M.D.; distinguished professor of neoplastic diseases,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
FOR A COMPLETE AGENDA, PLEASE CALL (212) 305-3900.