Feb. 17

Department of Psychiatry Research Day

Thomas R. Insel, MD, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will present "Rethinking Mental Illness" during Grand Rounds. Following the lecture, Department of Psychiatry faculty and trainees will present their research.

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Congrats to our latest 'Top 5' clinics!

Congrats to the following clinics for scoring among the top five of all ambulatory clinics during the latest quarterly release of the UNC Health Care's patient satisfaction scores: Pediatric Pulmonary, PreCare, Pediatrics Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Gastroenterology.

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UNC Family Medicine hosts Huntley Lecture

Family Medicine hosts visiting professor Dr. Gregg Warshaw, a national expert in Geriatrics, on March 2 for the 7th annual Robert R. Huntley, MD, Lecture and Luncheon. Dr. Warshaw's presentation is titled "Caring for the Aging Population: Is the Primary Care Workforce Prepared?"

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Important Water Quality Alert

If you use water for a special purpose in which residuals or other water characteristics are important, please carefully read the following information from Mary Beth Koza, Director of Environment, Health & Safety, to understand how this change may affect you.

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Innovations in Infection Prevention discussion

"Innovations in Infection Prevention" will convene several North Carolina experts, including our own Drs. David Weber and Bill Rutala, to review how area facilities are applying recognized best practices, policies and research to reduce health care-associated infections and achieve significant cost savings.

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Save the Date: An emergency physician's journey through flood, earthquake and the wake of war

Richard A. Vinroot Jr, MD, MPH will discuss his experiences as a volunteer with Doctors Without Borders treating patients after Hurricane Katrina, the earthquake in Haiti and war in Kenya.

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Mayer-Davis appointed to national public health advisory group

Mayer-Davis appointed to national public health advisory group

Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, Ph.D., professor of nutrition in the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health and professor of medicine in the UNC School of Medicine, has been appointed by President Barack Obama to a new health-care advisory panel.

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Zvara joins YOUR HEALTH radio

Zvara joins YOUR HEALTH radio

Dr. David Zvara, Chair of Anesthesiology, will join us to talk about anesthesiology.

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1,600 UNC Students Take a Stand for N.C. Children's Hospital

1,600 UNC Students Take a Stand for N.C. Children's Hospital

While most of North Carolina is sleeping, 1,600 UNC-Chapel Hill students will take a symbolic stand on their feet for the patients and families of N.C. Children's Hospital. For 24 hours, beginning 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, UNC-CH students will dance, stand and celebrate the success of North Carolina’s largest student-run fundraiser “for the kids.”

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Huron Webinar: Clinical Research Management

Huron's Life Sciences Advisory Services team is pleased to announce the 2011 Spring Clinical Research Management webinar series. The first session's topic is "ClinicalTrials.gov Compliance for Academic Medical Centers and Research Sites."

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Clinical Research Awareness Day & Health Fair

Come learn about the benefits of clinical research, have your questions answered, and find out how you can participate at this FREE event!

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CTRC Educational Session- "Coping with Loss Personally and Professionally"

Presented by: Heidi Gessner, MDIV, UNC Hospitals Pastoral Care Objectives: 1. Discuss internal stressors that may impact professional performance when dealing with loss 2. Learn strategies for healthcare professionals experiencing loss

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NC TraCS Translational Technologies Workshop

Brenda Temple, PhD, presents, "The Structural Bioinformatics Core and Protein Sequences, Structure and Dynamic Motion."

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School of Medicine Network Upgrades beginning Monday Feb. 21

OIS and ITS will begin upgrading network links within the School of Medicine to support 10Gbps between buildings, which is a 5 to 10 fold upgrade. Staff members should not see a disruption of more than 2 minutes during the upgrade process.

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