Sept. 30

P&A Leadership Changes - from Dr. Allen Daugird
I am pleased to announce several important leadership changes in the Administrative Office of UNC Physicians & Associates. These changes aim to bring the administrative arm of our practice plan more in line with our Health Care System colleagues in terms of titles as well as further our evolution into a business partner that fully supports physician strategic & business needs across the UNC Health Care System.
McLendon Lab Microbiology Memo: PNA FISH Candida Laboratory Testing on Positive Blood
As of Monday, Sept. 27, the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory will be using the Yeast Traffic Light PNA FISH test to rapidly identify the species of Candida from positive blood cultures.
Register to receive Alert Carolina text messages
Alert Carolina is the University's safety awareness campaign designed to alert students, faculty and staff on what to do in a University emergency and where to go for safety-related information and resources. We encourage everyone to sign-up for the services given our proximity to the main UNC campus.
Fuller Award nomination deadline this Friday
The H. Fleming Fuller Award is intended as a permanent memorial to Kinston, N.C., physician H. Fleming Fuller, a founding member of the Board of Directors of the N.C. Memorial Hospital.
Burn Survivor Reunion - Celebration of Life
Please join us for this free event, the 18th Annual Celebration of Life Burn Survivor Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Friday Center. Our annual gathering offers survivors a chance to come together to share their stories of struggle, recovery and hope.
Volunteer at the 2010 N.C. Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon
Just as the weather starts changing, you know it's time to start thinking about the N.C. Children's Promise Radiothon/Telethon. N.C. Children's Hospital celebrates it's ninth year of the Radiothon/Telethon on Thursday, Nov. 18 in the lobby of the Children's Hospital.
Changes in HU route schedule
To help improve schedule adherence, Chapel Hill Transit implemented a new HU Route schedule this month.
Flood Safety Reminder
Flooding affects all parts of North Carolina - from Manteo to Murphy. As we move through the peak of hurricane season, please continue to exercise caution when traveling on wet road ways and never drive your vehicle through moving water.
Home football game alert - UNC vs ECU at 3:30
The next home football game will be this Saturday, Oct. 2 at 3:30. 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.
Carolina Women’s Center Faculty Scholar call for applications
The Carolina Women’s Center is accepting applications for its Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Faculty Scholar. This program offers UNC-Chapel Hill faculty the opportunity to serve as a Faculty Scholar for the CWC for one semester. One Faculty Scholar will be chosen for each award semester.
Pancreatic Cancer Purple Stride Walk Nov 07, 2010 from 12:30 PM to 04:00 PM Fred Fletcher Park, Raleigh, N.C.,
This will be the first-ever Purple Stride Walk to raise awareness and funding for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Grant Writing Workshop Oct 11, 2010 from 08:30 PM to 12:00 PM The Women's Hospital of Greensboro, Education Center Classroom,
The NC TraCS Institute, Wake AHEC, Greensboro AHEC, NC TraCS Dissemination Core and Carolina Community Network (CCN) proudly co-sponsor a series of free workshops on research topics. The next workshop in the series is Grant Writing.
New NC TraCS Pilot Funding Opportunity: Emphasis on Carolina Data Warehouse-Health
The NC TraCS Institute is excited to announce a pilot grant opportunity designed to support researchers in taking advantage of the Carolina Data Warehouse for Health (CDW-H). TraCS aims to promote collaborative research based on data sharing. Hence, we strongly encourage projects that can be scaled up to new systems for supporting cross-institutional data sharing.
Ariely speaking at Oct. 13 Surgery Grand Rounds Oct 13, 2010 from 07:15 AM to 08:15 AM Old Clinic Auditorium,
Dan Ariely, PhD, James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, will be lecturing at UNC’s Surgery Grand Rounds Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 7:15 a.m., Old Clinic Auditorium.
UNC funded for five years of geriatrics education and training
The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the DHHS, has awarded UNC's Center for Aging and Health funding for five more years of geriatrics education and training through the Center's consortium, the Carolina Geriatric Education Center.
HIV 101 provides comprehensive primer for new School of Medicine staff
The HIV and Clinical Trials 101 lecture series, which took place August 23-31, targets new research and clinical staff in the Division of Infectious Diseases and is an update on current practices related to HIV/AIDS.
Save the Date: Oncology Protocol Office Conference Nov 19, 2010 from 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM N/A,
10th Annual Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Oncology Protocol Office Conference: “Health Care Reform and Clinical Research” will take place Nov. 19. Registration begins Oct. 4.
CANCELED: Wellness lecture - “Modern Infertility Evaluation” Oct 12, 2010 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM UNC Wellness Center,
This event, scheduled for Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m., has been canceled.
Funding available for funding for the Global Health Faculty Research Partnership Grants (GHP) program
The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID) and the Office of Global Health in the Gillings School of Global Public Health (OGH) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce a fifth round of funding for the Global Health Faculty Research Partnership Grants (GHP) program. Approximately four - five grants will be made this year in amounts up to $5,000.
Patterson honored with MERIT Award worth $3.75 million
Cam Patterson, MD, chief of the Division of Cardiology, has recently been selected to receive the prestigious Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and its National Advisory Council.
UNC awarded NIH grant as part of nationwide effort to seek, test and treat inmates with HIV
Investigators at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill comprise one of 12 scientific teams in more than a dozen states which will receive National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants to study effective ways to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS among people in the criminal justice system.
VIDEO: UNC nurses deliver school supplies in Rocky Mount
In August 2010 nurses from the UNC Health Care Medicine Service collected school supplies and delivered them to students at the G.R. Edwards Middle School in Rocky Mount.