Nearly a year ago, thirteen-year-old Liam Canard, of Raleigh, was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Although his fight against the disease goes on today, he has already won by continuing to do what he loves.
William L. Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, has recommended Ronald Falk, MD, for appointment as Chair of the Department of Medicine following an internal search. Falk will assume his new role effective June 1, 2015.
The Carolina Refresher Course is a unique and enjoyable learning experience utilizing interactive lectures, speaker questions and answer panels, lunch and learn small group discussions, and a MOCA-certified simulation course. The event features a faculty of internationally known speakers, along with outstanding UNC faculty in medicine, surgery and anesthesiology.
UNC Eye Chair Donald Budenz, MD, MPH, recognized with Dr. Henry A. Sutro Family Grant for Research.
UNC’s Heart Health Now! Advancing Heart Health in NC Primary Care project is one of seven grantees awarded as part of the AHRQ initiative, EvidenceNOW – Advancing Heart Health in Primary Care.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Nicole Lurie, MD, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the US Department of Health and Human Services. The theme of the conversation will be "The Next Epidemic: Protecting Your Health."
Recent School of Medicine graduates Brian Blank and Adam Ketner were both featured by "In-Training," an online magazine for medical students. They shared tips for succeeding in medical school and how they are preparing to begin their residency training.
The Philip J. Bassford Memorial Lecture is a student-run event with the primary purpose of facilitating interactions between a distinguished scientist and graduate students. Philip J. Bassford was a respected scientist in the field of E. coli protein secretion, a vital faculty member and a committed mentor to graduate students. Following his death in 1991, the Department of Microbiology and Immunology created the Philip J. Bassford Memorial Fund, which funds the student-driven Bassford Memorial Lecture. This year's lecture will be delivered by Alan Sher, PHD, of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Chris Ellington, Executive Vice President and CFO of UNC Hospitals, and Bernadette Spong, Senior Vice President of Finance and CFO of Rex Healthcare, are both included in the 2015 edition of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know."
Please read this message from Dr. Roper in response to a study released Wednesday, May 27, recommending the creation of a new medical school in Charlotte.
Paris Margaritis, D. Phil, of the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine will deliver a lecture titled "Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Bleeding Disorders: Engineering Factor VII"
UNC Lineberger researchers are collaborating through the ClinGen consortium to pinpoint disease-causing genetic variants
The latest installment in the Family House Diaries video series features Dr. Tom Shea, the Director and Founder of UNC's Bone Marrow Transplant Program, and Joe and Veatrice Harris of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
On April 17, as part of Medical Alumni Weekend, Benny Joyner, MD, MPH, clinical director of the UNC Clinical Skills and Patient Simulation Center (CSPSC) and PICU Division Chief, shared recent dynamic simulation methodologies and teaching strategies currently utilized in the UNC School of Medicine with the Medical Alumni Council and National Loyalty Fund Committee.
David Huang, MD, PhD, director, UNC Comprehensive Stroke Center and professor, Department of Neurology, was recently recognized by the American Heart Association as that group’s Science Advocate of the Year.
This week's update contains guidance for keeping your ONYEN password secure. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
Culley C. Carson III, MD, a recognized authority on men’s health, will be honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society as the 2015 recipient of the Society’s Men’s Health Award, an honor recognizing an individual who has advanced the cause of men’s health. Carson will receive the award at the 13th Annual Massachusetts Medical Society Symposium on Men’s Health on June 18.
The UNC Flow Cytometry Core Facility has secured two separate equipment grants totaling more than $600,000.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Vivian Connell, teacher, lawyer, and advocate.The theme of the conversation will be "Adversity, Inspiration, and Hope."
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine administrative review of the leadership provided by Eric Juengst, PhD, in his position as Director of the Bioethics Center. The five-year review is a standard procedure of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The review will take place over the next four to five weeks.