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Yoleetah Ilodi, M.D.

‘VITALS’ with Yoleetah Ilodi, M.D., associate professor of internal medicine at NEOMED

Yoleetah Ilodi, M.D., FACP, associate professor of internal medicine in the NEOMED College of Medicine, is the next VITALS speaker at noon, Thursday, Feb. 2, via Zoom.

Dr. Ilodi was named the first assistant dean of diversity in the College of Medicine in January 2021. In that role she has provided leadership, oversight and strategic vision for policies and initiatives to promote inclusive and equitable learning and working environment for students, faculty and staff in the college. She is a graduate of the Fellowship in Academic Medicine and serves on the college’s admissions committee. She currently practices internal medicine and geriatrics for Summa Health, where she also leads diversity efforts.

Every month, health care thought leaders are given 17 minutes – the average duration of a physician-patient visit – to engage medical professionals and students on any of the VITALS topics: Value-based, Innovation, Technology, Advocacy, Leadership, Service.

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Seminar: ‘GRAF RhoGAPs from GWAS to Druggable Cardiovascular Disease Targets’

Joan Taylor, Ph.D., professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine at the University of North Carolina, will present “GRAF RhoGAPs from GWAS to Druggable Cardiovascular Disease Targets” from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 10 in RGE-123.

The talk is part of the Dr. Hans G. Folkesson Memorial Seminar Series presented by the IMS Department.

Contact: Erin Polcyn at epolcyn@neomed.edu.

Seminar: Inflammation and Cell Death in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease (ALD): Can a Carbohydrate be an Effective Therapeutic?

Laura Nagy, Ph.D. — professor of molecular medicine, director of the Liver Disease Research Center, and Director of the Northern Ohio Alcohol Center at the Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic – will present “Inflammation and Cell Death in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease (ALD): Can a Carbohydrate be an Effective Therapeutic?” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 in RGE-123.

The talk is free and open to the public. It is part of the Dr. Hans G. Folkesson Memorial Seminar Series presented by Integrative Medical Sciences.

Contact: Erin Polcyn, epolcyn@neomed.edu.

VITALS with Bernhard Fassl, M.D.

Bernhard Fassl, M.D., director of the Center for Global Health Innovation at NEOMED, will speak at VITALS at noon, Thursday, Dec. 1 via Zoom. The talk is free and open to the public.

Dr. Fassl has led several maternal-child health projects in India, Nepal, Tibet and other sites around the globe. His research is focused on reducing inequities in health care access and quality on a global scale through frugal innovation and quality improvement strategies.

Since joining NEOMED in January 2022, Dr. Fassl has led NEOMED’s collaboration with health innovators in Nepal, India and Kenya who have taken on the challenge of finding cost-effective solutions for their health systems through innovation and social entrepreneurship. The public-private-academic collaborative connects health care needs at the grassroots level with social, medical, engineering and other entrepreneurs who explore new approaches.

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See the full roster of VITALS speakers.

About VITALS

VITALS | Visionary Health Leadership in Action speaker series features a diverse range of experiences by innovative leaders in the medical sector. Speakers range from regional University partners — public, private and health care systems — to national peers, alumni and thought leaders, each discussing leadership challenges and solutions in their respective health care sectors past, present and future.

Continuing Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the sponsorship of Northeast Ohio Medical University. Northeast Ohio Medical University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education. Learn more.

 

VITALS with Forrest Faison III, M.D.

Forrest Faison III, M.D., vice admiral (ret.) and the 38th surgeon general of the U.S. Navy, will be the guest at VITALS at noon, Thursday, Nov. 10 in Watanakunakorn Auditorium on the NEOMED campus. His talk will also be streamed on Zoom.

Register now.

About VITALS: Every month, we give health care thought leaders 17 minutes – the average duration of a physician-patient visit – to engage medical professionals and students on any of the VITALS topics: Value-based, Innovation, Technology, Advocacy, Leadership, Service.

VITALS | Visionary Health Leadership in Action speaker series features a diverse range of experiences by innovative leaders in the medical sector. Speakers range from regional University partners — public, private and health care systems — to national peers, alumni and thought leaders, each discussing leadership challenges and solutions in their respective health care sectors past, present and future.

 

Bitonte College of Dentistry Celebration

President John T. Langell cordially invites you at noon, Thursday, Nov. 3 in the NEW Center atrium for a reception to celebrate the Bitonte College of Dentistry at NEOMED.

In tribute to Dr. Dominic A. and Mrs. Helen M. Bitonte, please join us for a celebration of NEOMED’s new College.

Contact: Lindsay Anderson, landerson1@neomed.edu

Seminar: Regulation of Hepatic Lipid Metabolism in the Fatty Liver Disease

Charlie Dong, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, will present “Regulation of Hepatic Lipid Metabolism in the Fatty Liver Disease” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in RGE-123.

The seminar is part of the Dr. Hans G. Folkesson Memorial Seminar Series presented by the IMS Department.

Seminar: “IGF Binding Protein-3 Protection in Anthracycline Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyocyte Injury”

Rene R. Sevag Packard, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor-in-residence in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, will present “IGF Binding Protein-3 Protection in Anthracycline Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyocyte Injury” at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 in RGE-123.

The talk is part of the Dr. Hans G. Folkesson Memorial Seminar Series presented by the Integrative Medical Sciences Department.

Contact: Erin Polcyn, epolcyn@neomed.edu.