Sept. 16

Marc J. Mass Memorial Distinguished Lecture given by Tyler Jacks Sep 21, 2010 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Room G202 MBRB ,
This year the students of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine will host the annual Marc J. Mass Memorial Distinguished Lecture that will feature Tyler Jacks, PhD. His lecture is entitled, "Molecular Analysis of Lung Cancer Progression."
Single fathers due to Cancer
The UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP) is offering an educational series for single fathers facing the challenges of raising children following the loss of their wives to cancer.
Trafficking scholar Silverman to visit UNC campus
Harvard’s Jay Silverman will focus on the health consequences of sex trafficking. Human trafficking is a crime and a human rights violation. Trafficking victims can be victims of sex or labor trafficking; foreign nationals, U.S. citizens, or legal residents; men, women, or children. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime estimates that human trafficking produces $32 billion each year in profit.
Lecture: “Trafficking and other Forms of Violence against Women: Comparing the Health Consequences” Oct 06, 2010 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM G100 Bondurant Hall,
This is the first of three lectures to be given by Jay Silverman, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Lecture: "Adolescent Female Sex Workers: Invisibility, Violence and HIV” Oct 07, 2010 from 01:30 PM to 02:30 PM Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation Auditorium, Gillings School of Public Health,
This is the second of three lectures to be given by Jay Silverman, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Lecture: “Trafficking: An Understudied Form of Gender-Based Violence and a Major Threat to Sexual Health” Oct 07, 2010 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM 1301 McGavran-Greenberg,
This is the last of three lectures to be given by Jay Silverman, Associate Professor of Society, Human Development and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Cocktails for Cancer Sep 25, 2010 from 07:00 PM to 11:00 PM The Great Room at Top of the Hill,
Cocktails for Cancer, an annual fundraising event, was established in 2007 to increase awareness among the public at large about female cancers. It is the last of several events that took place in September for Gynecologic Cancer Awareness month.
Carolina KickStart Commercialization Webinar Series Sep 17, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM N/A,
The webinar topic is: "It’s All About the People." Carolina KickStart is offering a series of commercialization webinars to provide foundational information to overcome barriers to commercialization for aspiring entrepreneurs. All Carolina KickStart webinars are archived for later viewing on Carolina Kickstart's website.
Call for Nominations, 2011 Distinguished Alumna/us Awards
The Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards invites your nominations for Distinguished Alumna and Alumnus Awards to be presented at the Oct. 12, 2011, University Day ceremony.
Spencer to be new Medical Director and VP of Ambulatory Care
We are pleased to announce that Donald Spencer, MD, MBA has been chosen to become the new Medical Director and Vice President of Ambulatory Care starting Oct. 1. He will report jointly to Brian Goldstein, MD, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of UNC Hospitals, and Allen Daugird, MD, MBA, President of UNC Physicians & Associates.
Educational Session Offered at NC TraCS Sep 23, 2010 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM Old Clinic Auditorium, Room 4008 ,
This offering will be: Participatory Improvement - How Patient and Family-Centered Care is Changing the way we Design, Implement, and Evaluate Healthcare Quality Projects and Research. This is the fourth class in a series of four that is targeting those who work with pediatric patients.
Two Years and 100 Shows – UNC Family Medicine improving the health of the community and beyond
As YOUR HEALTH Radio celebrates its 100th show this weekend, YOUR HEALTH Radio expands to improve the health of thousands of citizens in local communities.
Dental Students Organize 3rd Annual Cleft Palate Gallop Sep 25, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 11:00 AM Old Well, UNC Campus,
All proceeds from the on-campus 5k will benefit the UNC Craniofacial Center.
From Karen McCall, VP, Public Affairs & Marketing - Rogers acting director of Patient Relations
Vic O’Neal, director of Patient Relations, has resigned from his position at UNC Hospitals. Shane Rogers is acting director for Patient Relations and continues to manage our Interpreter Services program.
VIDEO: UNC and Malawi - A Partnership for Health
The UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases collaborated with Global Health TV to make this short film about UNC's partnership with Malawi.
Ambulatory Clinics achieve record-breaking patient satisfaction scores, Top Five clinics named
UNC’s Outpatient clinics averaged a score of 90.9 for patient satisfaction from July 2009 – June 2010, which puts them in the 79th percentile nationwide. The latest set of “Top Five” clinics include: PreCare, Reproductive Endocrine, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, and Pediatric Gastroenterology. The Wound Clinic was most improved.
F-15 flyover at the Sept. 18 UNC football game
Four F-15s will participate in a flyover just prior to the noon kickoff of the UNC - Georgia Tech football game Saturday, Sept. 18. Practice runs will be made Thursday, Sept. 16, between 10:45 - 11 a.m.
UNC home football games affect parking, transportation
The first home football game of the year will be this Saturday, Sept. 18 at noon. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals and the School of Medicine, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for the six UNC home football games.
Fordham Boulevard lane closure
As of Wednesday, Sept. 15, and through Friday, Sept. 24, NCDOT will construct a bus pull-off on the southern shoulder of Fordham Boulevard just east of the intersection with Old Mason Farm Road. Work will be between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on weekdays only.
University to test emergency sirens Sept. 21
UNC will test its emergency sirens on Tuesday, Sept. 21, between noon and 1 p.m. as part of Alert Carolina, a safety awareness campaign.
Upcoming events at the UNC Wellness Center
Upcoming classes include: Take A Breather and The Benefits of Holistic Health.
AWARE for All- The Triangle Sep 25, 2010 from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM N.C. Central University,
Is clinical research right for you? Come and find out at Aware for All, a free clinical research information event for the public.
Hearing is Healing: The Intersection of Music and Public Health Sep 21, 2010 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium,
Discover the power of music to change the world in this lecture and performance by Malawian musician Peter Mawanga.