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Oberlander to host live Facebook chat on health care law decision
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, will discuss the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld the Affordable Care Act.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Shaken baby prevention effort reduces crying-related calls to nurse advice line
The study found no reduction in state-level rates of abusive head trauma (AHT) or “shaken baby syndrome.”
Located in News / 2015 / October
Paws for Love: Pryntzka visits with medical students
UNC School of Medicine students were greeted by a furry friend during Wednesday’s lunch break at the Beach Café, as Pryntzka, a certified therapy dog, planted himself outside the cafeteria. Rita Kuwahara, a second-year medical student, brought Pryntzka to the Beach to ease the stress students are facing from schoolwork and exams.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / April 25
Study of human specimen collections in the U.S. offers a first look at their huge diversity
A new study from the UNC School of Medicine reveals the huge diversity of U.S. biobanks and also raises questions about the best way to manage and govern them.
Located in News / 2013 / January
Giselle Corbie-Smith to receive Edward Graham Kidder Award
The Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation, and the university by a faculty member.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 10
Gillings, SOM Researchers Awarded $51 Million NIH Grant to Combat Opioid Misuse
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researcher Lisa LaVange, PhD, is the PI of an NIH HEAL Initiative project to help people with chronic back pain and to curb opioid misuse. It includes Tim Carey, MD, MPH; Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc; and Sam McLean, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Oberlander to serve on Medicare eligibility study panel
Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, professor and chair of social medicine, will serve on a new study panel formed by the National Academy of Social Insurance to examine potential changes to Medicare eligibility.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25
Oberlander’s NEJM commentary: Supreme Court holds power to undo Affordable Care Act
UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, writes in a “Perspective” commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine that the Affordable Care Act faces another round in the high court.
Located in News / 2014 / December
UNC collaborates with NC Department of Public Safety, Durham County Sheriff’s Office on opioid addiction treatment
Two new projects are part of a NIH-funded network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings. Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, is a co-principal investigator for one study and site-PI for the other.
Located in News / 2019 / August
Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds
From Karen Ann Quinlan to Jahi McMath and Beyond: A Half-Century of End-of-Life Care Debates John C. Moskop, Ph.D., Wallace and Mona Wu Chair in Biomedical Ethics, Professor of Internal Medicine, and Chair of the WFBMC Clinical Ethics Committee
Located in Vital Signs / User Submitted