The 15th TUCOM Research Day

April 14, 2016

This year's TUCOM Research Day is scheduled for April 14th, 2016 from 1-6 pm in Lander Hall, Lecture Hall A and the Farragut Inn Ballroom.

We showcase the most recent work of our faculty and students and celebrate the contributions of our researchers to basic science, clinical practice, education and public health. See below for more details on this year's event.


Lander Hall, Lecture Hall A

1:00-1:05 Introductions Shelley Berkley, CEO & Senior Provost Dr. Alejandro Gugliucci, M.D., PhD., COM-Associate Dean of Research

1:05-2:05 Keynote Address


1:05-2:05 Keynote Address “What is Metabolic Syndrome, and Why Are Children Getting It?”
Robert H. Lustig, M.D., M.S.L., Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, UCSF


2:05-2:30 Faculty Presentation “Changing the Progression of Type 2 Diabetes?”
Jay H. Shubrook Jr., D.O. FACOFP, FAAFP, BC-ADM, Professor, Primary Care Department, TUCOM


2:30-2:55 Faculty Presentation "Reaching Hard-to-Reach and Hidden Populations with Health Services: A Case Study from Cambodia"
Carinne Brody, DrPH, MPH, MA, Assistant Professor, Public Health Program


Farragut Inn

3:00-6:00 Poster session Hors d’oeuvres and wine