The 2011 Walk will take place on Saturday, May 7 at the Sheraton Imperial Center in Durham. It is sponsored in part by the Thurston Arthritis Research Center.
The presenter will be Joel Press, MD. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is sponsoring this guest lecture that will take place on Friday, June 10.
If the alarm sounds for more than seven minutes, please evacuate the building.
Nigel Mackman, PhD, FAHA, is the John Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology. He is also Associate Director of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute. He will give the honorary lecture at the 2011 Spring Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology meeting in April.
Jessica Breland is at the top of her game. She is now the 16th Carolina Women's Basketball player in school history to be selected for the WNBA draft, which took place this year on Monday, April 11. Breland was the 13th pick overall, and next year she'll be playing for the New York Liberty. But Breland doesn't take anything for granted. She had to sit out the 2009 - 2010 season while undergoing treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma at UNC.
The North Carolina House of Representatives released their proposed budget April 12. We expected to see budget cuts for all state agencies, and in their proposal, House members suggest eliminating the entire $44 million appropriation to UNC Hospitals. This is money we use every year to offset the cost of providing uncompensated care, which this year will total more than $300 million.
Andrew Wang, MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology, has been awarded a $100,000 one-year grant from the National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI), a program of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine with support from the W.M. Keck Foundation.
The Department of Radiology hosts this annual lecture. Dr. Frush will discuss “CT, Radiation and Children: Assessing Our Journey through Awareness, Accountability, and Action.”