MSURx Alumni Weekend 2017


Presenting Sponsor


 

Schedule of Events

         


Registration

8:30 - 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
MSU College of Human Medicine MSU College of Human Medicine
Grand Rapids Research Center Secchia Center
400 Monroe Ave NW 15 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids Grand Rapids
Free parking available on site Parking available for a fee

Tours

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Tour the new MSU College of Human Medicine Grand Rapids Research Center

**The last tour will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Friday afternoon events will be at the MSU College of Human Medicine Secchia Center, a short walk from the Grand Rapids Research Center. Parking is also available at the Secchia Center, there is a fee to park.

Lunch

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
State of the College
Dean Norman J. Beauchamp, Jr, MD, MHS
MSU College of Human Medicine
Secchia Center, Christman Community Commons
15 Michigan St NE
Grand Rapids



1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

MSURx has become a nationally recognized program for medical institutions. MSURx is a thought-provoking and inspirational series of short talks at the Secchia Center that are meant to inspire the audience both personally and professionally. 

The event's speakers are (listed alphabetically): 

Norman J. Beauchamp, Jr, MD, MHS (CHM '90)
Dean, MSU College of Human Medicine 
Emcee

Michael Brown, MD, MSc (CHM '86)
Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Christopher Contag, PhD
Hannah Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Director, Institute for Quantitative Health Science & Engineering

Asgi Fazleabas, PhD
University Distinguished Professor
Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Biology

Jack Lipton, PhD
Chair and Professor, Department of Translational Science & Molecular Medicine

Jeff MacKeigan, PhD
Professor of Cancer Biology

Jodi Mitchell
Parent and Advocate for Autism Research

Monica Pomaville, MSU CHM Class of 2019
Howard Hughes Medical Research Fellow

Richard Sadler, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Public Health & Department of Family Medicine

Howard Schubiner, MD
Director, Mind Body Medicine Program, Providence-Providence Park Hospital
Clinical Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Alumni Reception

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Knickerbocker - New Holland Brewing
417 Bridge St NW
Grand Rapids
Heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar (drink tickets will be provided)

Parking Map all posted rates will apply

Alumni & Friends Tailgate

1:30 p.m.
Tailgate

3:30 p.m.
MSU Spartans kick-off against the Indiana Hoosiers
Advance ticket purchase required

Tickets may be reserved by clicking on the "Registration" button at the top of the page

The tent is located on the north side of Spartan Stadium across from the stadium visitor parking lot by the Red Cedar River

There are several hotels conveniently located downtown Grand Rapids, standard rates apply.

Amway Grand Plaza - website
City Flats Hotel - website
Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids Downtown - website
Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown - website
JW Marriott Grand Rapids - website