Provost's Research Seminar Series

The Provost’s Research Seminar Series is held on the second Tuesday of each month from 1 - 2 p.m. Seminars will be held virtually until further notice. 

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Date Speaker Name Speaker Institution Title of Presentation
04/11/2023 George Fitchett, DMin, PhD
Faculty Presentation
College of Health Sciences, Rush University
Making Spiritual Care a Routine Part of Care for People with Serious Illness: Recommendations from a JAMA Systematic Review
3/14/2023 2023 Denis A. Evans Lectureship Dementia Identification and Care in the Health System
Faculty Presentation
Rush Medical College, Rush University
Can We Target Pain in Osteoarthritis? [video]
Faculty Presentation
College of Nursing, Rush University
Educating About the Health and Health Care of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities:  The Application of Research and Scholarship to Teaching [video]
Case Western Reserve University 
Mechanisms of Information Representation in Cortical Brain Regions [video]
Bryan Killinger, PhD
Faculty Presentation
Graduate College, Rush University
Mapping alpha-Synuclein Interactions for Human Synucleinopathologies [video]

Michael S. Beauchamp, PhD

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
The Neuroscience of Human Communication: Seeing Faces and Hearing Voices [video]
8/9/2022 Jordan Grafman, PhD  Northwestern University Searching for God in the Human Brain [video}
7/12/2022 Majid Afshar, MD, MSCR University of Wisconsin Data-Driven Strategies for Identification of Substance Misuse in Hospitalized Patients [video]
6/14/2022 Michael A. Curran, PhD The UT MD Anderson Cancer Center Hypoxia Drives Tumor Immune Suppression and Immunotherapy Resistance [video]
Faculty Presentation
College of Health Science, Rush University
Health and Economic Consequences of Human Milk Feedings for Very Preterm Infants and Implications for Health Equity Research [video]

Kumar B. Rajan, PhD

Denis A . Evans Lectureship 
Rush University 
Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease:  The Contributions of the Chicago Health and Aging Project [video]
3/8/2022 Dawood Darbar, MBChB, MD University of Illinois at Chicago Personalizing Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation [video]
2/08/2022 Shafi Kuchay, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago Ubiquitin Proteasome System and Compartmental Protein Turnover Regulation [video]

Ardith Z. Doorenbos, PhD, RN, FAAN

University of Illinois at Chicago Pragmatic Research Addressing Pain Management and the Opioid Crisis [video]

Shaida A. Andrabi, PhD

The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Poly (ADP-ribose) and Neural Cell Death in Stroke [video]
11/9/2021 Jindan Yu, MD, PhD Northwestern University HOXB13 Loss of Function in Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Opportunities for Therapeutic Targeting [video]

Ali Keshavarzian, MD, FRCP, FACP, AGAF, MACG

Faculty Presentation
Rush Medical Collge, Rush University

Gut-Microbiota-Brain Axis in Parkinson Disease [video]


Contact Us

Norma Sandoval, executive assistant, Office of the Vice Provost for Research