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Schrier Recognition Event

October 26, 2012


Robert Schrier, M.D.

The Department of Medicine will host a celebration of Dr. Robert Schrier’s career.  While serving as the Chair of the Department of Medicine from 1976 to 2002, Dr. Schrier has contributed enormously to academic medicine and biomedical research. He has recently retired from the University and been named a Professor Emeritus for his outstanding successes as a physician, scientist, mentor, professor, and chair. 

On Friday, October 26, 2012, DOM will host a day of research in recognition of the extraordinary work and achievements of Dr. Robert Schrier.  During the day, selected scholars mentored by Dr. Schrier from across the United States have been invited to present their work and discoveries. 

The recognition ceremony will be held in the brand-new Vincent Fulginiti Pavilion for Bioethics and Humanities here on the Anschutz Medical Campus.
Agenda

08:30-09:00

Continental Breakfast

09:00-09:15

Welcome remarks and introduction of first speaker

09:15-09:30

Judith Kaur, Professor of Oncology, Mayo Clinic

09:30-09:45

Bruce Molitoris, Professor of Medicine, Director, Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy,

Indiana University School of Medicine

09:45-10:00

Timothy Henry, Director of Research, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and Professor of

Medicine, University of Minnesota

10:00-10:15

Philip Mehler, Professor of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer, Denver Health and Hospitals,

University of Colorado

10:15-10:30

Steve Miller, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Express Scripts

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:00

Jeffrey Miller, Section Chief, Molecular Genomics and Therapeutics Molecular Medicine Branch, 

NIDDK

11:00-11:15

Polly Parsons, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont

11:15-11:30

William T. Abraham, Professor of Medicine, Chair of Cardiology, Ohio State University

(by video)

11:30-13:00

Lunch

13:00-13:20

Talmadge King, Jr., Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, UCSF

13:20-13:40

Vicky Fraser, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, Washington University

13:40-14:00

Martin Blaser, Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

14:00-14:20

Chip Schooley, Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair Academic Affairs, UCSD

14:20-14:40

Greg Fitz, Professor of Medicine, Dean, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School

14:40-15:00

Patty Gabow, Professor of Medicine, CEO, Denver Health and Hospital Authority

15:00-15:15

Break

15:15-16:00

Keynote speaker: Peter Agre, Professor and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research

Institute, Nobel Laureate, Chemistry, 2003

Further details of the event are coming soon!

For more information, please contact Charles Hamilton, Chief of Staff, Department of Medicine at charles.hamilton@ucdenver.edu