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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
Third Edition of Social Medicine Reader Published
Six current and two former faculty from UNC's department of social medicine are editors of the newly published, two-volume title.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 16
Approval Processes for Clinical Practice Guidelines Introduce Potential Conflicts of Interest, Review Finds
The study led by UNC’s Jeffrey Sonis, MD, MPH, in the departments of social medicine and family medicine, finds that most of the approval processes used by medical specialty societies in the U.S. have the potential to undermine editorial independence of the guideline development committee.
Located in News / 2020 / February
Scholarly Concentration Project Symposium
This is the first annual Symposium, presented by Senior Medical Students (Class of 2018), who have participated in a Scholarly Concentration Program. We welcome all students, faculty and staff to attend as they are able.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 8
Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH
Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and an expert in cardiovascular disease, health disparities, social context of disease, and community-based participatory research.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Jonathan B. Oberlander, PhD
Jonathan B. Oberlander, PhD is a professor in the Department of Social Medicine and is an expert in Medicare policy, managed care, health care reform and the uninsured, health politics.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
William L. Roper, MD, MPH
William L. Roper, MD, MPH is Chief Executive Officer of the UNC Health Care System and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine. He is Stuart Bondurant Distinguished Professor in the Department of Social Medicine.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Invited Commentary by Lyerly Published in The Lancet
The commentary, by Anne Drapkin Lyerly, MD, professor of social medicine and associate director of the UNC Center for Bioethics, argues that the WHO's recommendation of dolutegravir as an HIV treatment for all populations was a significant advancement in the ethical inclusion of pregnant women in biomedical research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Dec. 5
Rodgers to deliver 14th Annual Huntley Lecture
Denise V. Rodgers, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, will deliver the 14th Annual Robert R. Huntley, MD Lecture, presented by the Department of Family Medicine. The title of her lecture is "Persistent Health Disparities: Understanding the Role of Social Determinants, Implicit Bias and Racism."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 8
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