Employee News Online

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

An update on our Ebola preparations

A number of individuals continue working to ensure we are prepared in case a potential Ebola patient presents in our Emergency Departments or one of our clinics or is transferred to UNC Hospitals.

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UNC neuroscientist part of first class of industry research grant winners

UNC neuroscientist part of first class of industry research grant winners

To support the NIH BRAIN Initiative, Garret Stuber, PhD, will use a new kind of microscope to further his lab’s investigation of brain circuits related to obesity.

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Funding for nurses interested in investigating clinical practice-based topics

The 2015 Becton Dickinson Fellowship to provide funded time and resources for clinical nurses to conduct bedside research.

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Lighting up Neurons

Lighting up Neurons

Garret Stuber, PhD, earns a UNC Hettleman prize for his research and promise as a young scientist uncovering the inner workings of the brain.

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Alert Carolina Timely Warning: Police Investigating Social Media Claims; Continue Normal Activity

The Department of Public Safety is aware of and investigating threats to campus safety made overnight Wednesday, Nov. 19, on social media. Police say there is no threat to campus at this time and the University and UNC Hospitals are operating under normal conditions.

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Planned Epic@UNC Clarity reports downtime

All Epic@UNC clarity reports will be unavailable during a planned downtime from 9 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Nov. 22.

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Training sessions on conversions to new phones at Neurosciences Hospital

Open house training sessions on new phones will be held all day Monday, Dec. 1, in Starbucks Conference Rooms A and B. All employees are invited to these sessions to learn more about new phones and new phone numbers at UNC Hospitals.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories Memos #116, 117, and 118

Read these important McLendon Clinical Laboratories Core Laboratory memos regarding changes in Oligosaccharide testing, Thyroglobulin testing, and reintroduction of in-house amikacin testing for therapeutic drug monitoring.

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Books and magazines needed

The Volunteer Services Lending Library would love your donated books and magazines. Please donate your used hardback books, paperback books, and magazines (up to 12 months) to the library on the ground floor Memorial.

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News from HR

The Employee Arts & Crafts Fair and the Fall Farmers Market will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On-site visits from Courtyard by Marriott Chapel Hill and BB&T.

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Infant Speech & Language Study

The UNC Craniofacial Center is conducting a longitudinal research study on infant speech development following cleft palate repair.

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Recruitment for Cigarette Warning Label Study

Do you smoke? Would you like to be in a research study about health warnings on cigarette packs? The study is being conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina and the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE). Read information below to learn more.

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2014 Employee Photography Contest winners announced

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Employee Photography Contest! This year our judges reviewed more than 130 entries, selecting the top ten photos for both the Hospital and the Hedrick Building contests. We want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s contest: the photographers, the judges, and everyone who cast a ballot.

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Neurosciences Hospital to get new phones numbers, phones Dec. 2, 3

As part of the ongoing project to update the landline telephone infrastructure at UNC Hospitals, the Neurosciences Hospital will receive new phones and new phone numbers (with the local 984 area code) on Dec. 2 and 3.

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Employee News Online to run early next week

Because of the Thanksgiving Holiday, we will distribute Employee News Online next Tuesday, Nov. 25. Please share any news/information you need to share through next week's issue by 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24.

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Employee Arts and Crafts Fair / Fall Farmers Market 2014

In celebration of the season Employee Recreation and Wellness’ annual Employee Arts and Crafts Fair will take place in conjunction with the Fall Farmers Market on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be 26 employees participating. Crafts available include: jewelry, paintings, pottery, knitted and crocheted items, wreaths and floral arrangements, and more. Plus, Nutrition and Food Services will be offering tasty baked goods. This is the perfect time to enjoy coworkers’ talents and pick up holiday gifts and food!

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Part II, Distinguished Webinar Speaker Series: Investing with Innovation and Style

The University of North Carolina and TIAA-CREF are pleased to invite you to join us for the second installment of five sessions. You’ll gain valuable information, ideas, and insights that can help you improve your long-term financial well-being.

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N.C. Children's Promise Radiothon today!

On Nov. 20, supporters from across the state will call in to support North Carolina Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill thru the 13th annual N.C. Children’s Promise Radiothon.

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Clean In, Clean Out October Update and Recognitions for Excellence

October compliance results for inpatients was 93.5% overall and for outpatient/procedural areas was 92.1% overall! Read which areas performed best during October!

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2015 Employee Health Fair dates

Please review the confirmed Employee Health Fair dates for 2015.

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