College of
Human
Medicine

2019 Graduate Studies Committee Minutes

June 12

Voting Members: Nadir Abdelrahman, Judy Arnetz, Izabella Felzer-Kim, Anthony Paganini, Bruce Uhal, Donna Wang
Ex-Officio Members: Rebecca Schein, Aron Sousa
Guests: David Barondess, Connie Currier, Nicole Geske, Wayne McCullough

Minutes prepared by Lisa Galbavi

Call to order: D. Wang called the meeting to order at 2:32 p.m.

Approval of minutes:

Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve the minutes from the September 12, 2018 meeting as written. The motion was unanimously approved.

Anatomy request: N. Geske provide a copy of a new course request (copy appended to minutes on file). after discussion the follow action was taken:

ANTR 880: The committee requested the following change:

5) “A detailed sSurvey of human gross anatomy using prosections, medical imaging, and multimedia resources designed to prepare students for careers in human anatomy instruction or research.”

Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve ANTR 880 as amended. The motion was unanimously approved.

Epidemiology request: D. Barondess provided a copy of a course change request (copy appended to minutes on file). After discussion the following action was taken:

EPI 495: The committee requested the following change:

5) “Introduction to epidemiology as applied to behavioral health issues in contemporary society. Life-span developmental perspective from preterm births to late life Alzheimer's disease and the dementias. Offered second half of semester.

Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve EPI 495 as amended. The motion was unanimously approved.

Public Health requests: C. Currier and W. McCullough provided a copy of a course change request (copy appended to minutes on file). After discussion the following actions were taken:

HM 892: No changes requested.

Action: A motion was made and seconded to approve HM 892 as written. The motion was unanimously approved.

Additional item: A. Sousa thanked N. Abdelrahman, J. Arnetz, I. Felzer-Kim, A. Paganini and B. Uhal for their service on the committee.

Adjournment: 2:55 p.m.