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LA., NOVEMBER 2, 1982 B Medical Briefs Parenting Series "Tools for Parenting," a community series for parents of children 0-3 years of age, begins today, 7 p.m., at Willis- Knighton Medical Center's Health System Center, and will be held each Tuesday in November. Registration will be conducted prior to today's session, at 6:30 p.m. The series is co-sponsored by Willis- Knighton Medical Center and the Coal-tion for Parent Education, with each session exploring a different aspect of parenting. The fee is $10 per couple or $7.50 per person and includes parking, refreshments and take-home informa-tion. For further information, call the hospital's Community Relations De-partment, 631-8200 or 227-4687. Annual Banquet The Shreveport Club of the Deaf Inc. will hold its annual Banquet Saturday, 7 p.m., at the Holiday Inn Holidome. Dr. Nanci Scheetz, director of Northwest Louisiana Deaf Action Center, will be guest speaker, with James E. Henderson Jr. serving as, master of ceremonies. Interpreters will be Anne Bounds, Anita Harkness and Donna Rambin. A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the Outstanding Member of the Year (for a SDC member) and Outstanding Service Award (for a hearing person). Also, a reunion will be held for former students from the Caddo Parish Program for the Hearing Impaired. Parents and teachers are also encouraged to attend the banquet. For reservations, call 635-8920 (TTY or Voice). Elected to Office Dr. Helmut M. Redetzki of Shreveport has been elected to serve a two-year term as president of the American Academy of Clinical Tox-icology (AACT). He was elected at the group's recent meeting in Snowmass, Colo., and will begin his term in 1984. Dr. Redetzki is professor and head of the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at LSUMC School of Medicine in Shreveport and has de-dicated a good deal of his activities to the development of academic, educa-tional and professional aspects of clinical toxicology. Stress Seminar A Stress Management and Wellness Workshop will be held at LSUS on Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., sponsored by the LSUS department of conferences and institutes. Consultant for the course will be Dr. Ronald G. Nathan, director of medical psychology, co-director of the Biofeedback Clinic and assistant pro-fessor in the department of psychiatry and family medicine at LSU Medical Center in Shreveport. Course fee is $35 and enrollment is limited. Pre-registration is necessary through the office of Dr. John Powell, director of the sponsoring department. New Members Two department of surgery faculty members at LSUMC School of Medicine in Shreveport have been elected to membership in separate national pro-fessional organizations. John C. McDonald, M.D., professor and chairman, was elected to the Halsted Society, a group of surgical scientists; Edwin Deitch, M.D., assistant professor and director of the burn'unit, was elected to the American Associa-tion for the Surgery of Trauma. Attends Symposium Kenneth E. McMartin, Ph.D., assis-tant professor in the department of pharmacology and therapeutics, section of toxicology, LSUMC School of Medicine in Shreveport, was among 200 scientists from 24 countries attending the recent Seventh International Sym-posium on Pteridines and Folic Acid Derivatives held at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Dr. McMartin presented a paper en-titled, "Alterations in folate metabolism of the rat induced by acute ethanol administration." Scientists at the meeting discussed the current find-ings on the chemical, biological and clinical aspects of research with folic acid derivatives.
Redetzki, Helmut M.
Nathan, Ronald G.
McDonald, John C., 1930-
McMartin, Kenneth E.
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