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

With Grace and Good Humor

With Grace and Good Humor

Fifteen years ago, Nancy Raasch was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Then, in 2009, came multiple myeloma. Despite these malignancies, she refuses to let cancer define her.

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A Legacy of Care

A Legacy of Care

In the late 1960s, when Frederick Burroughs, MD, opened his practice in Southeast Raleigh, he was the first Board Eligible African-American pediatrician in Wake County. It’s a distinction he’s proud of, but it doesn’t come close to defining his career in medicine.

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Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity, set stage to potentially treat depression

Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity, set stage to potentially treat depression

Using a weak electric current to alter a specific brain activity pattern, UNC School of Medicine researchers increased creativity in healthy adults. Now they’re testing the same experimental protocol to alleviate symptoms in people with depression.

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Melanoma Patient Day

A half day of melanoma education dedicated to melanoma patients and the people who support them.

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IHQI Quality Improvement Speaker Series: Quality Improvement Through Collaborative Networks

Please join us for a presentation and discussion with Michael Kappelman, MD, MPH, about ImproveCareNow, a network of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) care centers in the U.S. and England.

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Escalators off Memorial Hospital lobby down for maintenance May 4

Beginning May 4, the escalators off Memorial Hospital lobby serving first floor to second floor and second floor to first floor will be down for required preventive maintenance. The escalators will be back in service by May 22. Please excuse this disruption to normal traffic through the hospital as we work to maintain the reliability of the escalators. If you have any questions, please contact Plant Engineering at 984-974-0311.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Prudential (regarding 401k/457) and Employee Benefits and information about the Maternity Workshop and Benefits and Life Planning Workshop.

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Go-Live #3 clinical data added to Epic@UNC beginning April 17

ISD will begin adding in clinical data (problems, medications, allergies, vitals, immunizations, labs, notes, etc.) for patients at Go-Live #3 clinics at Caldwell Memorial, High Point Regional, and Johnston Health to Epic@UNC starting at 6 p.m. Friday, April 17.

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Sign up for the May 2 Habitat for Humanity Build

Sign up for the May 2 Habitat for Humanity Build

Last weekend, volunteers from the Children's Hospital participated in a Habitat for Humanity Build. Everyone enjoyed their experience and some can't wait to do it again on May 2! This event is sponsored by the UNC Children's Hospital Community Involvement Group.

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UNC Employees SAVE $5 on the Tar Heel 10 Miler & Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run!

UNC Employees SAVE $5 on the Tar Heel 10 Miler & Fleet Feet Sports 4 Mile Run!

The 8th annual Tar Heel 10 Miler, Chapel Hill’s largest event, is pleased to offer UNC employees with a unique $5 OFF promo code on their registration fee.

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Live To 100 5K

A 5K race hosted by the UNC Wellness Centers to benefit the LiveFit Cancer Exercise program. All proceeds will help financially needy cancer survivors participate in the program.

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