Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2015

NOTE: these offerings are not yet official and are subject to change.

DSCI 653 Human Growth and Development Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This course provides an overview of the events of human growth and the analytic approaches used to study growth, particularly from birth to adulthood. Discussions center around the nature of growth, mechanisms of growth, general body development, and genetic and environmental influences on growth. Emphasis is given to the head and neck region.
DSCI 710 Advanced Dental Applied Pharmacology Trevor Sweatman
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This graduate course focuses on the clinical application of advanced pharmacologic/pharmacotherapeutic principles for specialty practitioners in dentistry. Topics covered include general pharmacology principles, alternative (herbal) products, emergency medicine drugs, drugs affecting the central and autonomic nervous systems, drugs affecting the cardiovascular system, agents used in conscious sedation, local analgesics and vasoconstrictors, chemotherapy drugs, immunosuppressant drugs, antihistamines, autacoids, and anti-inflammatory medications. Issues of age-related alterations in pharmacodynamics, the problems of poly-pharmacy, and important drug-drug interactions are highlighted and discussed. The course incorporates self-study through an online instructional instrument and seminar sessions devoted to evidence-based literature reviews covering topics of interest to dental specialists. The course is limited to graduate students currently enrolled in dental residency programs. Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of pharmacology and pharmacokinetics.
PDCH 623 Dental Pediatrics II Steven Hackmeyer
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/02/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This course entails discussions pertaining to the emotional, cognitive, language, and social changes in the maturing child. Theory regarding nonpharmacologic behavior management is introduced.
PDCH 636 Pediatric Dental Research II Martha Wells
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This course encompasses the activities necessary to write a formal research proposal including a full literature review, statement of material and methods, appropriate data analysis techniques, and associated resource requirements.
PDCH 647 Literature Review II Jennifer Lou
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
The literature review is designed to keep the postdoctoral student familiar with the current scientific literature as well as to prepare the individuals for board certification. Topics which are addressed include physical, psychological and social child development, behavior management, infant oral health, prevention of oral disease and trauma, histophysiology of pulp and oral disease, pain and anxiety control, dental materials, management of the developing dentition, management of the medically compromised patient, trauma, and medical ethics.
PDCH 649 Case Presentation and Analysis II Hamid Yazdi
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The student presents patient clinical examination records, models, radiographs, and other diagnostic aids utilized to form a diagnosis and treatment plan. The diagnosis and treatment plan are presented to faculty and colleagues for critical review and analysis.
PDCH 840 Special Topics Steven Hackmeyer
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: variable
Directed readings or special course in topics of current interest.
PDCH 736 Pediatric Dental Research IV Steven Hackmeyer
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
This course encompasses the activities necessary to complete a formal research investigation in the field of pediatric dentistry and prepare a publishable paper based on the findings of the investigation.
PDCH 747 Literature Review IV Hamid Yazdi
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
The literature review is designed to keep the postdoctoral student familiar with the current scientific literature as well as to prepare the individuals for board certification. Topics which are addressed include physical, psychological and social child development, behavior management, infant oral health, prevention of oral disease and trauma, histophysiology of pulp and oral disease, pain and anxiety control, dental materials, management of the developing dentition, management of the medically compromised patient, trauma, and medical ethics.
PDCH 749 Case Presentation and Analysis IV Jennifer Lou
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The student presents patient clinical examination records, models, radiographs, and other diagnostic aids utilized to form a diagnosis and treatment plan. The diagnosis and treatment plan are presented to faculty and colleagues for critical review and analysis.
DSCI 800 Thesis Martin Donaldson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit:
Upon achieving candidate status, this course must be elected. The preparation of the thesis is finalized, the results presented, and the oral defense is conducted under this course number.
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 001 Oral Biology) Mustafa Dabbous
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/07/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/07/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 002 Biostatistics) Mark Scarbecz
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 04/25/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,
ORTH 755 Craniofacial Growth Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Topics in growth malformations and dysplasias are presented. The etiology, presentation, differential diagnosis, and orthodontic treatment of comparatively common pharyngeal arch syndromes and sequences are described, with extended discussion of cleft lip and palate.
ORTH 856 Craniofacial Anomalies Edward F. Harris
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/03/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 06/28/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The orthodontic graduate student must be trained to deal with and to competently treat patients who present with various skeletal and dental anomalies. This Course's purpose is to cover the literature on the various syndromes and developmental anomalies that affect the teeth and the face. Visiting lecturers from across the spectrum of healthcare delivery address the class and explain the intricacies of dealing with these problems from the perspective of their respective specialty.
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 003 Biomechanics & Biomaterials) Antheunis Versluis
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 01/08/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 05/07/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,
DSCI 806 Biomedical Core II (Section 004 Craniofacial Anatomy) Randall Nelson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 02/15/2013     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : 04/10/2013
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
Biomedical Core 2 is the second in a series of three core courses making up a three semester long core curriculum for dental residents. Core 2 is designed to teach dental residents how to integrate into their clinical specialties (i.e., periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, and orthodontics) what is currently known about Oral Biology, Biostatistics, Biomechanics/Biomaterials, and Craniofacial Anatomy. Prerequisite(s): DSCI 805-001 Biomedical Core I (Histology/Embryology) ,

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Fall 2014

DSCI 603 Biostatistics Mark Scarbecz
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
This course in biostatistics is designed to introduce the student to widely used methods for the analysis of experimental and observational data with orientation toward statistical inference from dental research.
DSCI 659 Radiology and Cephalometrics Terry Trojan
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day : W    Time : 1-3p    Place : TBA Credit: 2
The course provides a thorough understanding of craniofacial radiographic techniques with emphasis on cephalometric roentgenography. The course is designed to acquaint the student with the use of radiographs, radiation hygiene, radiographic evidence of pathology, and cephalometric techniques to assure proficiency in technical skills and in interpretation as needed for diagnostic procedures.
DSCI 800 Thesis Sidney Stein
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit:
Upon achieving candidate status, this course must be elected. The preparation of the thesis is finalized, the results presented, and the oral defense is conducted under this course number.
PDCH 622 Dental Pediatrics I Martin Donaldson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The course entails discussions pertaining to the physical, craniofacial, and oral development of the child. Fluoride therapy and childhood injury and prevention are presented. The student is also introduced to hospital and medical emergency protocol.
PDCH 635 Pediatric Dental Research I Martin Donaldson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The student is required to complete a research project in the field of pediatric dentistry and write a publishable research paper prior to program graduation. This course teaches the theory and practice of investigative research studies including methods for designing experiments, evaluating experimental data, and writing a research proposal.
PDCH 646 Literature Review I Martin Donaldson
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 2
The literature review is designed to keep the postdoctoral student familiar with the current scientific literature as well as to prepare the individuals for board certification. Topics which are addressed include physical, psychological and social child development, behavior management, infant oral health, prevention of oral disease and trauma, histophysiology of pulp and oral disease, pain and anxiety control, dental materials, management of the developing dentition, management of the medically compromised patient, trauma, and medical ethics.
PDCH 648 Case Presentation and Analysis I Martha Wells
Starting date (MM/dd/yyyy) : Start of semester     Ending date (MM/dd/yyyy) : End of semester
Day: TBA    Time: TBA    Place: TBA Credit: 1
The student presents patient clinical examination records, models, radiographs, and other diagnostic aids utilized to form a diagnosis and treatment plan. The diagnosis and treatment plan are presented to faculty and colleagues for critical review and analysis.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
9:00 amGraduate Studies Council - cancelled (add this)
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2:00 pmDissertation Defense - Robyn Umans (BiomedSci), GEB A204 (add this)
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DetailRobyn Umans - Biomedical Sciences “Genetic and Chemical Dissection of Blood-Brain Barrier Development in Zebrafish” A204 General Education Building
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
9:30 amDissertation Defense - Nayaab Khan (BiomedSci), GEB A304 (add this)
Where8 S. Dunlap, Memphis, TN, 38163 (map)
DetailNayaab Khan - Biomedical Sciences “Group IV Cytosolic Phospholipase A2α Is Critical for the Development of Angiotensin II-Induced Hypertension and Associated Pathogenesis” A304 General Education Building
Friday, September 26, 2014
12:00 pmGraduate Student Executive Committee (add this)
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
8:30 amDissertation Defense - Jingjing Li (BiomedSci), GEB A303 (add this)
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DetailJingjing Li - Biomedical Sciences “Effect of Nedd4 Haploinsufficiency on Insulin Sensitivity, Adiposity and Neuronal Behaviors” A303 General Education Building
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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Friday, October 31, 2014
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Saturday, November 1, 2014
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Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Friday, January 30, 2015
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Friday, April 24, 2015
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015
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