Vital Signs - June 26, 2009

VIDEO: New procedure to treat a ruptured double aneurysm
Watch the story of Alfreda Cordero, a patient at UNC Hospitals who is the first reported patient to have a ruptured double aneurysm clipped through the nose.
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine professor receives national award
Rick Segal, Ph.D., professor and director of the Division of Physical Therapy, has been elected as a 2009 Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association, the most prestigious recognition granted by the organization.
UNC medical student wins Bean Student Research Award
For the third time in four years, a UNC medical student has won the William B. Bean Student Research Award from the American Osler Society. This year Chris Dibble, currently a third-year M.D./Ph.D. student, took the honors for his proposal entitled “Osler and Trudeau: The North American Campaign Against Tuberculosis.”
UNC Health Care launches Commitment to Communities
Caring for the people of North Carolina is an integral part of the UNC Health Care mission. With that in mind, UNC Health Care External Affairs has developed the Commitment to Communities program to expand its outreach into the community both locally and statewide.
Honors and Awards
UNC Health Care's News Office is compiling a list recognizing faculty, staff and student accomplishments. These accomplishments are posted on our new Honors and Awards page.
2009 Triangle Metro Heart Walk
The 2009 Triangle Metro Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 27, at the RBC Center.
Corner Cafe closed July 3; Red Ginger update
The Corner Cafe will be closed Friday, July 3. Please also read the update from Nutrition and Food Services on Red Ginger and Max Mangoes in the Terrace Cafe.
'Weight Watchers at Work' starts July 8
UNC Health Care and University Employees can take advantage of the convenience, motivation and support of Weight Watchers meetings right at your workplace. An Open House is scheduled for July 1.
New NC TraCS Institute Pharmacometrics Walk-In Clinic
Dr. Julie Dumond will staff this weekly clinic in the Health Sciences Library. Read more about NC TraCS Institute Walk-In and By Appointment Clinics.
HSL Journal review and cancellation process
In response to the economic challenges we are all facing, the Health Sciences Library has begun to review their journal subscriptions in anticipation of cancellations. Please help make these decisions by providing feedback on their Web site by July 15.