Events Calendar

January 2022
  • Thursday 06 January 2022 10:00am - 11:00am
    UGEC Fireside Chat - Caregiver Support by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
  • Thursday 20 January 2022 02:00pm - 03:15pm
    UGEC Age-Friendly LTSS ECHO - Mood Disorders in Older Adults by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
February 2022
  • Thursday 03 February 2022 10:00am - 11:00am
    UGEC Fireside Chat - A Grief that Can't Be Spoken: Embarking on Truth-Seeking Journeys in Coping with Uncertainty by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
  • Thursday 17 February 2022 02:00pm - 03:15pm
    UGEC Age-Friendly LTSS ECHO - Detection and Evaluation of Cognitive Impairment by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
March 2022
  • Thursday 17 March 2022 02:00pm - 03:15pm
    UGEC Age-Friendly LTSS ECHO - The Mouth: The Sixth "M" in Geriatric Care by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
  • Thursday 31 March 2022 12:00pm - 01:30pm
    Sixth Annual Advance Care Planning Summit by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
April 2022
  • Thursday 21 April 2022 02:00pm - 03:15pm
    UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Principles of Low Vision Rehabilitation by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
May 2022
  • Thursday 05 May 2022 10:00am - 11:00am
    UGEC Fireside Chat - The Distance Dilemma: Providing Care to Loved Ones from Another State of Location by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
June 2022
  • Thursday 02 June 2022 10:00am - 11:00am
    UGEC Fireside Chat - Elder Abuse: Signs, Impact and How to Help by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
  • Thursday 16 June 2022 02:00pm - 03:15pm
    UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Preoperative Assessment of Older Adults by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  ::  DEFAULT
18 Aug 2022
02:00PM - 03:15PM
UGEC Age-Friendly ECHO - Buprenorphine Use in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Settings
Dr. Melissa Cheng joined the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health after her completion of residency in 2011. She graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine in 2008. She also has a Master of Health Science in International Health with an emphasis on complex humanitarian emergencies from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2003 and Master of Occupational Health from the University of Utah in 2010. Dr. Cheng is the medical director for the University of Utah Occupational Medicine Clinic, which consists of three clinics in the Wasatch Front and she maintains a full spectrum occupational medicine practice. She also consults with major businesses and organizations like Biofire, Union Pacific Railroad and US Customs Border Patrol regarding occupational safety and health. Her educational teaching interests include teaching residents and graduate students in occupational and environmental health and health professionals about SBIRT, a universal screening program for substance use disorder. She was the program director for the University of Utah SBIRT training program and is the founder and director for the Utah SBIRT program. Her research interests includes evaluating the effectiveness of opioid use within the workers compensation system. She has given both local and national presentations on "opioids in the workplace."