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Culp highlights global need for radiology
As part of the UNC School of Medicine Office of International Activities' Global Forum, Melissa Culp, MEd, discussed RAD-AID International, a group formed to improve radiology in poor and developing countries. Culp is an assistant professor with the Division of Radiologic Science in the Department of Allied Health Sciences. She also serves as chief operating officer with RAD-AID, a nonprofit founded in 2008.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Jan. 24
Dr. Marcia Herman-Giddens joins "Here's to Your Health"
This weekend, Dr. Marcia Herman-Giddens joins the Department of Family Medicine's "Here's to Your Health" to discuss tick-borne illnesses and staying healthy outdoors.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
Registration now open for NC TraCS Institute Symposium: Translational Research to Address Health Disparities Across the Lifespan
The Symposium will be held on March 19, 2010. Register for free by Jan. 22. Space is limited!
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 28, 2009
Innovative Joint Program to Offer World’s First Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science Degree
The world’s first bachelor’s degree in neurodiagnostics and sleep science (NDSS) has received approval from the UNC Board of Governors. This innovative, online degree will be available through UNC Charlotte's College of Health and Human Service’s Kinesiology Department in collaboration with UNC’s Department of Allied Health Sciences.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / June 14
Professor Adaora Adimora named to "The Root 100" list of top African-American leaders
Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, professor of medicine in the School of Medicine and clinical professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, has been selected by The Root magazine as one of the top 100 African-American leaders.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Nov. 12, 2009
The Joint UNC-NCSU Rehabilitation Engineering Center Pilot Grant Program Makes First Two Awards
The Rehabilitation Engineering Center announces the awards of two pilot grants totaling $50K to facilitate collaboration between UNC and NCSU faculty for attaining larger grants, and to foster collaboration between undergraduate engineers at NCSU/UNC and Health Sciences students at UNC. These two grants will foster advancement of clinically relevant rehabilitation engineering research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Feb. 2
UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo
Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 3, 2009
Lecture: 'Drops of Life'
Michael Magee, M.D., who was once a resident at UNC and is now a renowned author, will be returning on Feb. 2 to give a lecture entitled, "Drops of Life."
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
First UNC Yoder Distinguished Professorship awarded to Karen Erickson
Karen Erickson, Ph.D., director of the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has been selected as the first David E. and Dolores J. (Dee) Yoder Distinguished Professor in Literacy and Disability Studies in the school’s allied health sciences department.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / February
Questionnaire completed by parents may help identify 1-year-olds at risk for autism
The First Year Inventory, a 10-minute questionnaire filled out by parents after a child’s first birthday, shows promise in identifying children who are later diagnosed with autism or other developmental problems.
Located in News / 2012 / July