Vital Signs

This week's collection of news and events from the School of Medicine

Mentor on a Mission

Mentor on a Mission

After 24 years as a dedicated UNC teacher, doctor and mentor, Jacob Lohr, MD, received the highest award he could ask for – an academic service award from his peers.

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UNC’s Bryan Roth elected to Institute of Medicine

UNC’s Bryan Roth elected to Institute of Medicine

Roth’s research to create innovative tools for neuroscientists and discover potential targets for therapeutics has earned him one of the highest honors in the field of medicine.

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Ebola planning and preparation at UNC Hospitals, clinics

Please review these details on preparations underway at UNC Hospitals and our clinics in case a patient presents with symptoms and a travel history consistent with Ebola Virus Disease.

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Larson named Interim Chair of Emergency Medicine

James Larson, MD, is professor of emergency medicine and medical director for the UNC Hospitals Emergency Department.

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Sowing the Seeds: How the UNC School of Medicine Grows Better Health Across North Carolina

Sowing the Seeds: How the UNC School of Medicine Grows Better Health Across North Carolina

Learn more about the UNC School of Medicine and our vital role in the state and nation in this new whiteboard video. We encourage you to share the video with your friends and colleagues around the state.

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UNC lung researchers team with Durham biotech Parion for $7.7 million NIH project

UNC lung researchers team with Durham biotech Parion for $7.7 million NIH project

The partnership aims to create new drugs to help patients with lung diseases clear mucus, a major roadblock to normal respiratory health.

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UEOHC Flu Shot Clinic at Hooker Research Center

A flu shot clinic will be held Oct. 15 at the Michael Hooker Research Center from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome!

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Influenza Vaccinations for University Employees

It's time for flu shots! University employees who get a flu shot from University Employee Occupational Health Clinic will receive a coupon for 20% OFF any single item in the Clothing & Gifts department or Bull's Head Bookshop at UNC Student Stores.

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UEOHC Flu Shot Clinic at MBRB

A flu shot clinic will be held in the lobby of the Medical Bimolecular Research Building Nov. 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome!

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The AMSA Training Ground: Seize Your Advantage in Public and Global Health

Please read for a message from Dr. Roper about this event, which will be hosted by the UNC AMSA chapter on campus Oct. 25-26.

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Class of 2018 immersed in first year of TEC curriculum

Class of 2018 immersed in first year of TEC curriculum

Prompted by a rapidly changing health care environment, the Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) curriculum was developed to provide a more student-centered and patient based way of learning that facilitates translation and integration of basic, clinical, and population science to enhance human health and well-being.

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Budenz to receive Outstanding Humanitarian Award

Budenz to receive Outstanding Humanitarian Award

Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH, Chairman of the UNC Department of Ophthalmology, was recently announced as the recipient of an outstanding humanitarian award from one of the field’s most prestigious professional organizations.

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Game Day Lecture - ‘Inside the Helmet’

Before you watch North Carolina’s football team play Saturday, take a bit of time to learn more about what’s inside those helmets. Kevin Guskiewicz will be speaking at the UNC-Chapel Hill Game Day Lecture Series.

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Call for Nominations: Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award

The UNC Faculty Council's Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards now invites your nominations for next year's Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award, which will be presented at the October 12, 2015, University Day ceremony.

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ConnectCarolina: Solutions and Support

ConnectCarolina: Solutions and Support

Multiple options are available for ConnectCarolina users to receive technical help and support.

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OIS Security Bytes: What is PHI?

OIS Security Bytes: What is PHI?

UNC’s Office of Information Systems is posting bite-sized IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. Read more about Protected Health Information and what you can do to protect patient privacy.

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Sex, Therapy, and Marriage with Dr. Sara Rosenquist and Dr. Stephen Shaban

Special guest host, Amir Barzin, UNC Family Medicine's Chief Resident Physician, will join Cristy this weekend on YOUR HEALTH to talk to Dr. Sara Rosenquist, psychotherapist and author, and Dr. Stephan Shaban, Urologist at Associated Urologists of North Carolina about Sex, Therapy, and Marriage.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include a special seminar from Carolina KickStart, a $2K Pilot Grant deadline, Clinical Trials Investigator Series, Mentoring Series, and Biostatistics Seminar Series.

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Milowsky appointed medical director of the N.C. Cancer Hospital

Milowsky appointed medical director of the N.C. Cancer Hospital

Matthew Milowsky, MD, associate professor and co-director of the Urologic Oncology Program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been appointed as the clinic medical director of the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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NC Academy of Sleep Medicine Annual Meeting

Don’t miss the 2014 NCASM annual meeting on Nov. 8, jointly sponsored by UNC in Chapel Hill and earn CEU's!

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