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81.

How the Earthquake Bird Got Its Name and Other Tales of an Unbalanced Nature

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Dr. Shugart used the story, The wolf who was woman's best friend, to illustrate how stories can illustrate important ecological concepts. He talked about the relationships of various animals in evolution, and mentioned the ecological and environmental concepts of several important people in the past including Francis Galton and Daniel Webster.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
82.

Love and Hate in Jamestown

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Price talked about the stories of Jamestown, including the founding of the colony as an investment, the story of John Smith, and the relationship of the English colonists and the natives. He read excerpts from his book, Love and hate in Jamestown. A question and answer period followed the talk.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
83.

Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference

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Dr. Edmundson told the story of his teacher, Frank Lears, and talked about writing the book about him. He also talked about responses he had received about this book, and encouraged the audience to write books.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
84.

Beyond the Hype: Trafficked Persons to the United States Rebuild Their Lives

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Dr. Brennan discusses the situation of trafficked people in the United States; people who come to this country to work for others. She compares their situation to that of migrant workers.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
85.

The Next New Orleans

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Dr. Upton discussed the typography of New Orleans in relation to the flood, and Dr. Morrish discussed the difficulty of dealing with natural disasters.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
86.

2005 Final Exercises

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DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
87.

The Cultural Dimensions of Pain: Brain, Belief, Story

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David B. Morris, Ph.D. (University Professor, Program of Humanities in Medicine, University of Virginia) described his biocultural model of pain and how this model may help in understanding and managing pain in patients. Dr. Morris reviewed pychological, cross-cultural, historical, religious, social and pain-belief studies to illustrate his points. Nancy B. Eksterowicz, R.N.,M.S.N. (Pain Management Services Nurse Coordinator, University of Virginia) presented two cases illustrating the value of understanding pain in a borader/deeper, whole-person perspective.
DVD
2005
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
88.

How Safe Is the Homeland?

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Pope, former acting coordinator of the U.S. Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism, spoke as a private person. He discussed both the international community's efforts in combating international terrorism and the United State's efforts to combat terrorism at home. The U.S. effort included both the governmental and private sectors. Although the United States is better prepared for terrorism than it was prior to September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack is possible.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
89.

Learning the Language of Peace: The Spiritual Vision of the Civil Rights Movement and Its Promise for the Present Age

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Ms. Adams describes her life as an activist in the civil rights movement, and discusses the importance of spirituality, including singing, in holding the movement together.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
90.

Is There an Ethicist in the House?: On the Cutting Edge of Bioethics

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Moreno, who has a Ph.D. but is not a medical doctor, related his personal experiences with medical ethics including the health issues of his mother and the terminal illness of his father. He read excerpts from his recent book, Is there an ethicist in the house. Among the issues he discussed are doctor/patient relationships, the amount of information a patient should be given concerning his/her medical condition, and the use of the word "doctor" for persons who are not actually medical doctors.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
91.

Space Travel: A Dream Come True

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Olsen described his training for traveling in space through the Russian cosmonaut program, and his space travel in the International Space Station in which he conducted three experiments. A question and answer period featuring both Olsen and Anderson, who is president of the company which organized the space flights, followed the talk.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
92.

What's the Matter With Kansas: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America

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Dr. Frank considers the strategy by which over the past 35 years the Republicans have transformed themselves from an aristocratic miniority into the nation's dominant political party. He talks about the shape of American politics, and his book, What's the matter with Kansas. A question and answer period followed the talk.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
93.

The Watoto Village: Nairobi Street Children

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The founder of Watoto Village, an organization to better the lives of ophaned street children in Nairobi, Kenya, discusses this program which provides housing, healthcare, education, and love to these children.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
94.

Public/Private Partnerships: Can They Remedy Health Disparities?

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Arthur Garson, Jr., M.D., M.P.H. (James Carroll Flippin Professor of Medical Science, Dean, School of Medicine, and Vice President, University of Virginia) provided the context for the panel discussion on health disparities. Garson highlighted data regarding race poverty; rural/inner city; women; children; elderly; special health care needs; and the uninsured to illustrate the problem. Evelyn Lewis, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. (Managed Markets Regional Medical Research Specialist, Pfizer Inc., New York, New York) presented ideas for the elimination of health disparities and what companies can do. Randy C. Axelrod, M.D. ( Senior Vice President for Health Care Management, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia) talked about the University and Anthem relationship and the co [...]
DVDOnline
2005
Health Sciences (Service Desk)
95.

Address by Distinguished Alumna for 2005, University of Virginia

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Geolot discusses her career as a nurse and talks about the changing nursing profession.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
96.

Song and Dance: Poems

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Through his poetry, Alan Shapiro shared personal reflections on the illness and death from brain cancer of his brother, actor David Shapiro. Professor Shapiro discussed his writing of poetry, and read selected poems from his book, Song and dance: poems.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
97.

A New United Nations for the 21st Century

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Ms. Sorensen, who worked at the United Nations for approximately 20 years, discussed the importance of the United Nations and of the United States working with it. She gave a history of relationship of the United States to the United Nations over the years, and commented on the deep divide which now exists between the two organizations. She aimed to combat the UN bashing which is now occurring in the United States.
VHS
2005
Ivy (By Request)
98.

The Breast

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Maura Spiegel, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, New York, New York and Associate Professor, Department of English, Barnard College, New York, New York) described and showed through illustration the past and present cultural attitudes surrounding the female breast. Jennifer Harvey, M.D. (The Breast Care Center, University of Virginia Health System) discussed breast cancer in the context of societal perceptions, marketing (the symbol of pink) and public awareness.
DVDOnline
2005
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
99.

Pharmacogenomics: Scientific and Ethical Issues for a Brave New World

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Paul A. Insel, M.D. (Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego) defined pharmacogneomics and pharmacogenetics; described approaches to studying pharmacogenomics and compounds such as G-Protein-Coupled Receptors and Adrenergic Receptors; and highlighted The Human Genome Project and The International HapMap Project. Insel concluded with thoughts and questions regarding ethnicity, "personalized medicine," and ethics.
DVDOnline
2005
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
100.

Making the Case for Prevention: Shifting the Focus From Screening to Lifestyle Change

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Jeanette Lancaster, PhD, RN, FAAN (Dean, School of Nursing, Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing, University of Virginia) presented a brief history of Zula Mae Baber Bice and an introduction for Janet D. Allan. Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, CS, FAAN (Dean and Professor, University of Maryland, School of Nursing) presented a case for the need of evidence-based practice in prevention with a goal of changing health behaviors in the United States and implementing the initiatives of Healthy People 2010. Dr. Allan outlined the case for prevention, the perils of prevention, the benefits and limitations of evidence-based interventions, and implementing prevention guidelines.
DVDOnline
2005
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)