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

2015 Annual Benefits Statements Now Available!

Your 2015 Annual Benefit Statement (ABS) is in your personal ORBIT account now. You can assess your retirement planning needs today!

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Does that email pass the smell test?

In the month of January alone, the UNC Health Care email gateways blocked approximately 21.5 million emails that were deemed to contain some undesirable component such as spam, malware, or scams of some nature. Despite the number of emails that were blocked, a not insignificant number of malicious emails still find their way to coworkers’ mailboxes. Read these tips to help determine if an email can pass that basic smell test.

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Learning Made Simple (LMS) downtime scheduled this weekend

LMS will be down for updates this weekend beginning at 9 p.m. Friday, May 6, through 3 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2016.

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VisionWalk - Finding a Cure

Let’s cure blindness together! Please join our VisionWalk team or make a donation to the Foundation Fighting Blindness and help us restore sight to the 10 million Americans living in darkness.

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Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program Names Inaugural Honorees

Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program Names Inaugural Honorees

UNC's Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program has announced it's inaugural awardees, The UNC Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program announces its inaugural Scholar awardees, Eliza Park, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, MPH, assistant professor of family medicine.

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Zumba fitness classes for employees on Wednesdays and Fridays

Did you know that the Women's Health Information Center hosts Zumba on Wednesdays and Fridays, every week from 5:15 to 6:10 pm?

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Join the Women's Health Information Center for Yoga@Work

Did you know that the Women's Health Information Center hosts Yoga@Work for employees on Tuesdays and Thursdays of each week from 4:45 to 5:35 p.m.?

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Using Mobile Technology to Understand PPD

Using Mobile Technology to Understand PPD

Last month, Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, Patrick Sullivan, MD, and other UNC School of Medicine researchers released a first-of-its-kind mobile app to recruit patients for a large-scale genetic study on postpartum depression, addressing an old problem in a new way.

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New investigational compound shows promise against melanoma, lymphoma

New investigational compound shows promise against melanoma, lymphoma

Cancer patients with the EZH2 gene mutation could benefit from a new therapy UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger researchers have now tested successfully in lab models.

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Effective May 4: Dose Standardization Protocol in Epic@UNC for pediatric patients

To decrease the potential for medication errors and also increase efficiency in the Pharmacy, effective Wednesday, May 4, the Epic@UNC team will implement dose ranges and standardized doses for multiple drugs administered to pediatric patients.

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Nursing Staff Awards Ceremony and Reception

The Nursing Staff Awards ceremony will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. on Friday, May 6, at the Khoury Hall Dental School Auditorium. The reception will follow outside the auditorium.

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Professional Development Day

To celebrate Nursing Staff Recognition Week, please visit the Women's and Children's lobbies for exhibits on career advancement, Shared Governance at UNC Health Care, professional education opportunities, and more!

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Wellness Day during Nursing Staff Recognition Week

To celebrate Nursing Staff Recognition Week, please join us in the Women's and Children's lobbies, where on hand will be exercise and weight-loss experts, the farmers market, local businesses that promote wellness, 10-minute chair massages available with appointment, and more. Sign up on the day of the event in the lobby at the registration table.

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Assistive Personnel Appreciation Day

As part of Nursing Staff Recognition Week, please join us as we celebrate Assistive Personnel Appreciation Day on the lobby stage of the Children's Hospital. There will be carnival-style games, refreshments, and prizes to honor nursing staff support personnel.

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‘Moonshot to Malawi’ outlines global cancer disparities

‘Moonshot to Malawi’ outlines global cancer disparities

UNC Lineberger member Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, has called for a commitment to contribute resources and energy to control cancer in less-resourced countries where there are significant gaps in cancer awareness, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Wayfinding to our NEW location for the 2016 NSRW Awards Ceremony

The Nursing Staff Recognition Week Awards Ceremony will be held in Kirkland Auditorium in Koury Hall/ the Dental School, NOT be held in the NS/Cancer Hosp walkway.

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2015 Annual Benefits Statements Now Available

Your 2015 Annual Benefit Statement (ABS) is in your personal ORBIT account now. You can assess your retirement planning needs today!

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