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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
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
Oberlander NEJM perspective calls for controlling health care costs, not just cutting budgets
The rise of “austerity politics” has important implications for health policy, says Jon Oberlander, PhD, professor of health policy and management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health and professor of social medicine in the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2011 / September
UNC Promotes Research Ethics in Africa
Biomedical research is increasingly being outsourced to developing countries, raising concerns about the potential for exploitation of vulnerable populations. In response, UNC researchers are spearheading projects to cultivate a culture of bioethics in several African countries.
Located in News / 2012 / January
UNC Fogarty Bioethics Research Capacity Building Project
Read this article from Project Manager Bavon Mupenda, MPH, on the UNC Fogarty Bioethics Research Capacity Building Project in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Jan. 19