UCSF events for February 2007

By Derek Deike

Events

Thursday, February 1

CHANCELLOR’S CONCERT SERIES

UCSF presents pianist Suzanne Macahilig performing selections by Mozart, Brahms and Chopin. Free. UCSF Millberry Union Conference Center, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco.  For more information, email artsan[email protected] or visit UCSF Events


LECTURES AND LEARNING

Saturday, February 24

WHAT FAMILIES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DELIRIUM AND STRATEGIES FOR MAINTAINING A RELATIONSHIP WITH A LOVED ONE WITH DEMENTIA

Eric Widera, MD, and Theresa Allison, MD.  7-8:45 p.m. $15.  A lecture with question-and-answer session that is part of the UCSF Mini Medical School, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCSF. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco.  For more information or to register, call the UCSF Public Affairs Office at (415) 476-2557 or visit lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Tuesday, February 27

ANATOMY REVEALED: UNDERSTANDING THE ANATOMY BEHIND CLINICAL PROCEDURE

Kimberly S. Topp, PT, PhD.  7-8:45 p.m. $15.  A lecture with question-and-answer session that is part of the UCSF Mini Medical School, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UCSF. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco.  For more information or to register, call the UCSF Public Affairs Office at (415) 476-2557 or visit lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.


CLASSES AND COURSES

Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27

HEALING THROUGH DANCE

Movement, imagery, and creativity to facilitate healing, led by Anne Krantz, PhD, ADTR. Techniques to deal with tension, enhance relaxation, and cope with medical procedures and physical limitations. Dance background unnecessary. 11 am-12:30 pm. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27

ASK THE PHARMACIST!

Drop-in with Zoe Ngo, PharmD, to discuss drug therapies, interactions, side effects, herbal medications, online resources. 11:00 am-Noon. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1600 Divisadero St., 1st fl., San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 885-3693 or visit http://cancer.ucsf.edu/crc/ask-the-pharmacist.php

Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20, 27

YOGA:  MEDICAL & STRESS-RELATED CONDITIONS

Continuing yoga with gentle movements, postures, slow deep-breathing, meditation, and relaxation for more advanced students. 5:00-6:30 pm. $12 per class. Prior to first class, contact instructor Jnani Chapman at (415) 353-9507. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco. For more information, visit

Yoga To register, call (415) 885-3693.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Tuesdays, February, 6, 13, 20, 27

SMOKING CESSATION

Counselor-led weekly sessions for 4 weeks. Individual consultations with physicians trained in treating tobacco dependence. Access to relapse-prevention program.
UCSF Tobacco Education Ctr. For more information, visit http://cancer.ucsf.edu/crc/smoking.php.
For registration, call (415) 885-7895.

Wednesday, February 7

BRAIN TUMOR

Some groups require pre-registration, call before your first meeting. 7-8:30 pm. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco.  For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Wednesdays, February 7, 14, 21, 28

GENERAL CANCER (ALL STAGES)

Some groups require pre-registration, call before your first meeting. 5:15-6:45pm. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco.  For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Tuesdays, February 6 & 20

LUNG CANCER
Some groups require pre-registration, call before your first meeting. 2:00-3:30 pm. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco.  For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22

FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF PEOPLE WITH CANCER

Some groups require pre-registration, call before your first meeting. 4:00-5:15 pm, as needed. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco.  For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Mondays, February 5, 12, 19, 26

YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER

Some groups require pre-registration, call before your first meeting. 6:30-8:15 pm. UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, San Francisco.  For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Wednesday, February 21

HIV LYMPHOMA SUPPORT GROUP

For people living with the dual diagnosis of HIV and lymphoma.  Facilitated by volunteers Nancy Levy, MSW and Tom Leahy, RN. 6:00-7:30 pm.  Survivors, friends, lovers, partners, and family invited.  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco. RSVP to Nancy at (415) 353-1304.