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Many older emergency department patients are malnourished
More than half of patients 65 and older were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, study finds.
Located in News / 2014 / August
UNC investigators receive $3.7 million NIH grant
The grant will allow UNC researchers, led by Samuel McLean, MD, MPH, to perform the first-ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. Graduate students, fellows, or faculty from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are interested in potentially developing an NIH Diversity Supplement application related to the study are invited to send a cover letter to the program manager.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 24
UNC investigators receive $3.7 million grant for study of health outcomes after sexual assault
This study is the first ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. It will evaluate genetic, psychosocial and environmental factors influencing adverse outcomes after sexual assault including chronic pain and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Located in News / 2014 / July
Surgeons say parents must prepare children for contact with dogs
Physicians at UNC Children's have noted an increase in the number of cases involving dogs and harm to children. With dogs being a part of many families, parents should take steps to prevent injuries from dog bites.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / August
Martin elected to the Board of Directors for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Ian B.K. Martin, MD, FACEP, is assistant professor of emergency medicine and medicine. SAEM is the premier international organization representing researchers and teachers of emergency medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 12
Cairns receives John Marx Leadership Award
Charles B. Cairns, MD, professor and chair of emergency medicine, was awarded the 2014 John Marx Leadership Award of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Platts-Mills given Young Investigator Award
Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, MSc, assistant professor of emergency medicine, was awarded a 2014 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Biese, McNeal-Trice, and Viera named Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund Distinguished Teaching Professors
Kevin Biese, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, and Anthony Viera, MD, MPH, distinguished associate professor of family medicine, were nominated by the Academy of Educators and the National Loyalty Fund Committee of the Medical Alumni Association.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Results from many large clinical trials are never published
Non-publication is more common among industry-funded trials, study finds.
Located in News / 2013 / October
Emergency department visits by mental health patients on the rise in North Carolina
A new study by UNC researchers finds that patients with mental health disorders are visiting North Carolina hospital emergency departments in growing numbers.
Located in News / 2013 / June