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The latest news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

A Mother and an Advocate

A Mother and an Advocate

Patience Leino and her husband, Jordan, only spent 24 weeks with Isaac, their first child, but his memory lives on through Patience’s quest for optimal patient- and family-centered care at North Carolina Children’s Hospital.

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UNC scientists create mouse model to accelerate research on Ebola vaccines, treatments

UNC scientists create mouse model to accelerate research on Ebola vaccines, treatments

The researchers pinpointed genetic variation within one gene – which humans also have – that controls much of the variation in disease severity researchers found in mice.

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UNC earns award for innovative NC DNA Day

UNC earns award for innovative NC DNA Day

The American Association of Medical Colleges selected the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Education as a winner of a $2,500 Building Bridges and Spanning Boundaries Award: Innovations in Research and Education.

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News from HR

Carolina Hurricanes ticket purchase deadline, TIAA-CREF webinar speaker series, and on-site visits from Bank of North Carolina, Sprint, Chapel Hill Tire and Car Care Center, Wells Fargo Bank, Clairmont at Brier Creek Apartments, Sheraton Chapel Hill Hotel, Busch Gardens, and Employee Benefits.

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Open Enrollment period closing - act before it's too late!

The Open Enrollment period for benefits runs through 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31. Please revisit the site to CONFIRM your choices and print your confirmation pages. And read through the important requirements and benefits information in this message.

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Help us sustain Clean In, Clean Out with feedback to your co-workers - A message from Drs. Goldstein, Lindsey, and Tonges

Please read this message from Dr. Brian Goldstein, Dr. Tony Lindsey, and Dr. Mary Tonges, and help us sustain our goal of 90% "Clean In, Clean Out" compliance for hand hygiene during the 2015 fiscal year!

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UNC postdoc Eric Ubil featured in audio clip by UNC TV

UNC postdoc Eric Ubil featured in audio clip by UNC TV

UNC TV reporter Daniel Lane stopped by to interview Eric Ubil, PhD, who as a graduate student studied how fibroblasts that form scar tissue can be turned into endothelial cells to help repair the heart after a heart attack.

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Halloween Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Halloween Decorating Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to 4 Anderson North for winning this year’s Employee Recreation Halloween Decorating Contest, and to both 5 Anderson and 5 Memorial Hospital for tying for second place.

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Signing-in for HEAT, LMS and WebEx simplified

Beginning Thursday, Oct. 30, accessing HEAT, LMS and WebEx will be easier than ever. You will now be automatically signed into these applications on personal workstations and will not be prompted for credentials. The only exception will be for shared/kiosk workstations, where credentials will still be required.

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State Employees Combined Campaign – One More Day!

Employees have now donated more than $180,000 and over 1100 hours in PTO donations! Congratulations to Michele Buchan from Medical Information Management who participated online and chose a FitBit Flex as her prize! The campaign ends on Friday, Oct. 31, so donate now!

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A Look at the 2013 Multicultural Fair winning exhibit

Sara Earle is an administrative associate at the Women’s Health Information Center. Last year her team won the 8th Annual Multicultural Fair exhibit contest. Read about her experience and find out why you should attend this year's Multicultural Fair on Nov. 7!

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Triangle ADA’s annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

The Triangle American Diabetes Association's annual Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes event will be held on the Dorothea Dix Campus in Raleigh on Saturday, Nov. 8. Come join us!

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Coffee with a Cop

Join your neighbors and police officers for coffee and conversation! No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers of UNC Hospitals Police!

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Downtime details and procedures for Nov. 2

As we prepare for the Daylight Saving Time change on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 1:59 a.m., please review these, checklists, and procedures to ensure you and your team are prepared as several of our information systems, including Epic@UNC, experience downtimes during the morning of Nov. 2.

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Halloween transportation and parking updates

Halloween is Friday, Oct. 31, and campus parking lots and services will be affected including streets adjacent to campus. Advance planning and preparation on the part of everyone will go a long way toward making the evening as enjoyable as possible.

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UNC Hospitals Transportation Forum

This year's forum will be an open-house format. People will have the opportunity to provide feedback on services. Don’t miss your chance to meet with representatives from Chapel Hill Transit, Triangle Transit, PART, and others!

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Executive MBA information session for physicians

Prepare for the future by sharpening your business skills with an Executive MBA from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. You can earn an MBA while staying in the Tar Heel community.

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Relay for Life Gala

Please join Relay For Life of UNC Chapel Hill at our third annual Gala, benefiting the American Cancer Society. The night will be casino-themed, complete with food, drinks, dancing, a silent auction, & casino games!

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Brain Cancer 5K Fundraiser

The Department of Neurosurgery is hosting its first Head For the Cure 5K. This family-friendly event will take place at the beautiful Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary on Nov. 8 at 8 a.m. Whether you wish to walk, run, or volunteer, are welcome to participate in this exciting event.

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