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

Participate in the 2018 Multicultural Fair -- applications due by March 23

Celebrate diversity by participating in the 2018 Multicultural Fair! We want you to set up an exhibit or consider entertaining. The fair will be held on Friday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.

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Participate in the 2018 Multicultural Fair -- applications due by March 23

Celebrate diversity by participating in the 2018 Multicultural Fair! We want you to set up an exhibit or consider entertaining. The fair will be held on Friday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.

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Save the Date: 2018 Multicultural Fair

Celebrate diversity by participating in the 2018 Multicultural Fair! We want you to set up an exhibit or consider entertaining. The fair will be held on Friday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the UNC Hospitals lobbies.

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Plant Engineering Gets Pediatric Patients Involved with the Construction

Plant Engineering Gets Pediatric Patients Involved with the Construction

As part of the 5 Children’s Protective Environment Renovations, Plant Engineering distributed construction-themed toys (hard hats, construction safety vests, and construction tools) on the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th floors of NC Children’s Hospital.

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Davis named Chair of Department of Pediatrics

Davis named Chair of Department of Pediatrics

Stephanie D. Davis, MD, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine and Physician in Chief of UNC Children’s Hospital effective July 23, 2018.

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News from HR

Information about the February PTO sell-back period, TIAA Webinars and representative sessions with Prudential.

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Registration Opens Feb. 19 for the 2018 Administrative Professionals Conference

The Administrative Professionals Conference (APC) committee is pleased to announce that registration will open Feb. 19 for their 2018 Administrative Professionals Conference, which will be held April 25 - 27.

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First LOD Center of Leadership Excellence Graduation

First LOD Center of Leadership Excellence Graduation

Kudos to the first class of Learning and Organizational Development (LOD) Center of Leadership Excellence graduates!

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Scientists map molecular mechanisms crucial for new approach to heart disease therapy

Scientists map molecular mechanisms crucial for new approach to heart disease therapy

Scientists led by UNC McAllister Heart Institute researcher Frank Conlon, PhD, reveal detailed molecular events underlying the transformation of ordinary fibroblast cells into therapeutic cardiac muscle cells.

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Forgiving Yourself and Others

The Integrated Emotional Support Program is continuing it series of webinars available to faculty, managers, residents, and staff. There is no limit on attendance.

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UNC School of Medicine departments rank high on “Best Global Universities” list

UNC School of Medicine departments rank high on “Best Global Universities” list

In the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, pharmacology and toxicology were lumped into one category and ranked first among public universities. Among all universities around the globe, UNC pharmacology/toxicology ranked second behind Harvard.

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Community Lunch and Learn - Finding Peace in the Storm: Managing Stress with Mindfulness

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online, interactive lecture with Susan Gaylord, PhD. Prolonged stress can have a negative impact on the body and brain. Mind-body practices can help to manage stress and enhance well-being. This presentation introduces mindfulness as a useful technique for managing stress-related conditions and improving brain and body health.

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PTO Leave Sell Back Program: Feb. 1 - 24

UNC Medical Center will offer Paid Time Off (PTO) sell-back election periods quarterly to employees. To be eligible for the sell-back options, employees must have at least 88 hours of PTO available.

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Neurosciences Hospital Corridor Closure: Feb. 17

The corridor beginning at the ENT back entrance and extending the length of the corridor to the Neuroscience loading dock will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 17, from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. due to HVAC work being done for the Ground Neuroscience Project.

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Researchers define structure, function of enzyme key to blood cancers

Researchers define structure, function of enzyme key to blood cancers

In the journal Nature, UNC Lineberger's Greg Wang, PhD, and colleagues reported findings about the structure and function of the DNMT3A enzyme complex, which helps control gene expression.

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HIV exports viral protein in cellular packages

HIV exports viral protein in cellular packages

A study from the lab of UNC Lineberger's Dirk Dittmer, PhD, found that HIV sends out a protein called Nef in cellular packages called exosomes.

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Eyes Up! Phone Down! - UNC Driving and Walking Distracted Campaign

In cooperation with the AT&T “It Can Wait” campaign, UNC Trauma Center, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC Police are hosting a virtual reality event on Feb. 23 in the Children's Hospital lobby.

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Nursing Grand Rounds: Vascular and Aortic Emergency Network

More than 15,000 people in the US die each year from aortic aneurysm ruptures. UNC’s Aortic Disease Management Program (ADMP) provides comprehensive care for these patients and their families.

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