Dr. Constantinidas to Speak in U.S.S.R.
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4-B Wed., April 7. 1982 SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER The Times MEDICAL BEAT Dr. Constantinidas to speak in U.S.S.R. Dr. Paris Constantinidas, professor of pathology at LSU Medical Center, has been invited to speak at an international symposium on medical and sur-gical treatment of ischemic heart disease at Tbilisis in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic in June. Georgia, on the Black Sea, is one of the 15 constituent republics of the U.S.S.R. While there, Constantinidas will visit the Re-search Institute of Therapy, which specializes in research on aging, working with people purported to be 120 to 130 years old. 1980, she was employed at the VA Medical Center in Denver, Colo., where she acquired special skills in the organ transplant unit. Dental association Dr. Skip D. Buford and Dr. Kaylan F. Worley of Shreveport have been installed in the Louisiana Dental Association as speaker of the house of delegates and as editor, respectively. Hypertension program Research grant A staff dietitian has joined the registered nurse in Willis-Knighton Medical Center's weekly hyertension screening program. This free ongoing service is offered each Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 299 at the hospital as part of Willis-Knighton's community health program. The dietitian will give practical advice on select-ing and preparing food for control of hypertension. Dr. Gary Kinasewitz of LSU Medical Center has received a $30,000 research grant from the Ameri-can Lung Association for a study titled "The Dynamics of Visceral Pleural Fluid Exchange." Kinasewitz is an assistant professor in the pulmonary diseases section of the department of internal medicine. Urodynamics Cystic fibrosis Dr. Claude Pasquier, urologist, and Donna Flores, registered nurse, will speak to the Associa-tion of Operating Room Nurses Thursday 8 at 7 p.m. at Schumpert Medical Center. The program will be on urodynamics. Head nurse named Irene Lombardino has been named head nurse on Surgical Ward 5-East at the Veterans Adminis-tration Medical Center. She was promoted from staff nurse in general surgery. Miss Lombardino has been with the Veterans Administration since her graduation from the bac-calaureate program of Northestern State Univer-sity College of Nursing here in 1975. From 1976 to Community chairmen for the spring fund drive of the Louisiana Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation have been named by Dr. John L. Ochsner, state chairman. They are Molly Doris Roberts of Campti, Coach Ron Hayes of Vivian, Merdis L. Holyfield of Athens, Coy Hassell of Gloster and Grand Cane, Johnny Jacobs and Charles Hines of Gibsland, Mrs. Billy Wayne Leone of Zwolle, Felton Crossland and Frank DeLoach of Dubberly, Jeanne Brackman and Mary Osborn of Rodessa and Penny Shelton of Winnfield. Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that primarily attacks the lungs and digestive system. While no cure has been found, there has been advance in increasing the longevity among victims of the disease — from 3 years of age 25 years ago to past 20 today, according to the foundation.
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Louisiana State University Medical Center (Shreveport, La.)
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