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The Chester Pierce Research Society (CPRS) is a bi-monthly speaker series named in honor of MGH's Professor Emeritus in Psychiatry Chester Pierce, the first and most senior African-American physician-scientist at MGH. CPRS is designed for researchers to present their clinical, basic science and health services/policy research to the MGH community.
April 4th Valerie Stone, MD, MPH: "Disparities in the Receipt of HAART among Women with HIV/AIDS" June 2nd: Sherri-Ann Burnett Bowie, MD, MPH: "Phosphate and vitamin D Physiology Revisited" July 16th: Lenny Lopez, MD, MDiv, MPH: “Racial and Gender Differences in Emergency Room Triage Assessment and Test Ordering for Chest Pain” October 6th: David Henderson, MD: "Severe Mental Illness and Metabolic Syndrome: Does Ethnicity Matter? The association of severe mental illness with metabolic syndrome and the impact of ethnicity" 2008:
February 5th William Curry, MD: “Combination immunotherapy for tumors using oncolytic Herpes Simplex Virus - Type I” April 1st J. Rodrigo Mora, MD, PhD: “Tissue-specific imprinting by gut-associated dendritic cells and retinoids: lymphocyte homing and beyond”
June 10th: Alexander R. Green, MD, MPH: “Thinking Outside the Box: A Practical Framework for Cross-Cultural Care” July 29th: Aaron Styer, MD: “Endometriosis: Novel Approaches to Understanding a Familiar Disease” December 2nd: Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD: “Developing a Neurophysiological Characterization of General Anesthesia-Induced Loss of Consciousness”
2007: February, 6th: Karleyton C. Evans, Jr., MD: "Just another face in the crowd? An fMRI study of amygdala response to schematic faces in social anxiety disorder"
April 3rd: Robin Weinick, PhD: "Disparities and Quality"
October 2nd: Rocío Hurtado, M.D., D.T.M. & H.: "Challenges in the Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Resource-Limited Settings”
December 4th: Dennis K. Norman, Ed.D. : “The Status of American Indian / Alaskan Native Health Care and the Role that Academic Institutions can play in addressing disparities in Health Care”
Dr. Pierce with past speakers
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