Employee News Online

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

A message from Gary Park and Dr. Allen Daugird

The 2016 Workforce Engagement Survey opens Tuesday, July 5, and closes Monday, July 18. Please view the following message from Gary Park and Dr. Allen Daugird.

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'Health Maintenance' updates coming Friday, July 8

On Friday, July 8, the Epic@UNC Healthy Planet (population health) team will release several Health Maintenance updates.

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New Procedure for Renewing UNC Gym and Pool Membership

Today is Employee Recreation’s final day and you may be wondering how to renew your UNC Student Recreation Center Membership when it comes time to renew at the end of July. Well good news! The procedure has been streamlined for your convenience. Learn about the details here.

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Cancer-causing virus mimics host signal to drive cell growth, protein production

Cancer-causing virus mimics host signal to drive cell growth, protein production

UNC Lineberger and UNC School of Medicine researcher Blossom Damania, PhD, and colleagues discovered a slick trick a virus uses to spur cancerous cell growth.

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Free drop-in photography sessions

In August, we will be offering two free drop-in photography sessions for UNC School of Medicine faculty members and UNC Health Care advanced practice providers (AuDs, CRNAs, CNMs, CNSs, CPPs, LCSWs, NPs, OTs, PTs, PAs and SLPs).

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Farmer appointed Associate Chair for Administration in the Emergency Department

As associate chair, Franklin Farmer will have a wide range of responsibilities to help ensure that the Department of Emergency Medicine continues to meet and expand its clinical, education and research goals.

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News from HR

Information about a new toolkit from the Employee Benefits Teams for employees who will be taking a leave of absence, as well as onsite visits from TIAA-CREF and Fidelity.

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Two Executive Directors join UNC Health Care’s Enterprise Analytics and Data Sciences Organization

Two Executive Directors join UNC Health Care’s Enterprise Analytics and Data Sciences Organization

Two Executive Directors have been named to lead key areas—Analytical Solutions and Data Governance—of the recently established Enterprise Analytics and Data Sciences (EADS) organization.

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Celebrating Father’s Day in support of N.C. Children’s Hospital

Celebrating Father’s Day in support of N.C. Children’s Hospital

The annual Eric Montross Father’s Day Basketball Camp was held recently at the Dean E. Smith Center. The camp offers an opportunity for fathers and their children to spend two days of quality time together while supporting the N.C. Children’s Hospital.

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Transplant Nephrology Clinic moving to Ambulatory Care Center

Starting July 1, 2016, the Transplant Nephrology Clinic on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for post-kidney transplant patients will be moving from its current location in the Jason Ray Transplant Clinic on the 4th floor of Memorial Hospital. The clinic will move to the 3rd floor of the Ambulatory Care Center building in the Kidney and Hypertension Clinic, which will be renamed the UNC Hospitals Kidney Specialty and Transplant Clinic.

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Korpi-Steiner appointed Interim Director of the Core Laboratory

Nichole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, has been appointed Interim Director of the Core Laboratory effective July 1, 2016.

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Safety first

Safety first

Some helpful tips from the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center as you celebrate Independence Day.

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Risk of death for adults with blood cancer higher in three N.C. regions

Risk of death for adults with blood cancer higher in three N.C. regions

UNC Lineberger researchers led by Dr. William A. Wood found that for patients treated in a hospital, the risk of death from acute myeloid leukemia was elevated in three regions of the state compared to a benchmark.

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