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NC TraCS Investigator Research Interest Groups
NC TraCS is facilitating investigator research interest groups. These interest groups serve as a forum to bring investigators together, throughout UNC and beyond, to identify and address challenges in translational research.
Reminder - 2010 Quality Expo registration ends next Thursday
Calling all Quality Conductors! The annual Commitment to Caring Quality Expo will be held on Oct. 19. Celebrate what your unit/department/team has done to improve the quality of our institution this year by participating in the expo.
Dry conditions increase fire threat
The extremely dry conditions we have experienced the last few weeks make our campus and surrounding areas susceptible to the threat of fire.
Support Carolina Men Care - Get a T-shirt by signing up against family violence
UNC Hospitals' Beacon Child and Family Program is celebrating its 4th annual Carolina Men Care campaign which advocates for healthy non-violent relationships. The event is on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital lobby.
Weight Watchers Open House
Are you looking to make some changes to your health? Then check out the next series of Weight Watchers at Work. Just ask our current "At Work" members, who have lost almost 185 pounds in the current session! Come to one of the open house sessions on either Sept. 22 or 29 at 1 p.m. in the Women's Health Information Center.
Community partners pledge to 'Turn the Town Pink' in October
Community partners have turned out in force to help UNC Lineberger "Turn the Town Pink" to benefit UNC’s Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP). More than 40 community partners have committed to turning the town pink – through store displays, special events and promotions.
Triangle Bladder Cancer Support Group Formed
A conference on understanding bladder cancer, hosted by UNC with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), has led to the formation of a new support group for patients in the Triangle.
Mini-Medical School at UNC Science Expo
On Saturday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the UNC campus, the University will celebrate its first Science Expo. Presented by the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, and with the support of ten major sponsors, including UNC Health Care, the event includes lectures, demonstrations and hands-on experiences for school aged children and adults.
Five-year Administrative Review of UNC Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies Director
An ad hoc committee will undertake a routine administrative review of the leadership provided by Fulton Crews, Ph.D., as Director of the UNC Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies. This is a five-year review that is a standard procedure of the School of Medicine for chairs and center directors.
Department of OB/GYN September Highlights and Honors
Please take a look at the department's July updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.
AOE Faculty Development Series - Test Construction Sep 28, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM MacNider 021,
The Academy of Educators is pleased to kick off the Fall Semester Faculty Development series with a presentation by Dr Todd Zakrajsek! The topic is Test Construction: test item construction, Bloom's Taxonomy of question types, and tips to reinforce student learning.
AOE Faculty Development Series - Test Construction Sep 29, 2010 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM MacNider 321,
The Academy of Educators is pleased to kick off the Fall Semester Faculty Development series with a presentation by Dr Todd Zakrajsek! The topic is Test Construction: test item construction, Bloom's Taxonomy of question types, and tips to reinforce student learning.
UNC Family Medicine Open House Sep 25, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM UNC Family Medicine,
Have you ever wanted to interview your doctor BEFORE you went to an appointment? We are inviting you to visit UNC Family Medicine to interview us during an open house on Saturday, Sept. 25 from noon until 2 p.m.
Health Communication and Technology - Translating evidence-based findings to community practice Oct 06, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 05:30 PM UNC Center for School Leadership Development, Room 128,
This seminar is sponsored by NC TraCS and will take place Oct. 6 at the UNC Center for School Leadership Development.
2010 Biostatistics Seminar Series - First session Sept. 27 Sep 27, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 01:50 PM Brinkhous-Bullitt, Room 219,
This semester seminar series targets clinical and translational science investigators who have had basic training in biostatistics methods (e.g., completed Bios 541 and 542) and are interested in learning more about a variety of more advanced topics.
Lab memo: Change in Special Coagulation Laboratory Reference Ranges
Please read the following memo about Reference Range changes that will be made in the next 2 - 3 weeks by the Special Coagulation Laboratory.
Transportation changes to the Ronald McDonald & SECU Family Houses
Chapel Hill transit weekend service to Ronald McDonald/Family House will be discontinued. Hospital transportation and parking will pick up this service. There will be no break in service.
Oberlander to give Gordon H. DeFriese lecture on Health Services Research Oct 06, 2010 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM The Carolina Club, George Watts Hill Alumni Center,
The lecture is titled, "Against All Odds: The American Struggle for Health Care Reform. Jonathan Oberlander, Ph.D., is a professor in the Departments of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management.
Participate in the NC TraCS Institute Investigator Training Program (iTP)
The Investigator Training Program is an educational program designed to support clinical trial investigators. It aims to improve the many skills required for the planning, conducting, and reporting of clinical trials.