Oct. 6

NC AHEC Review fall 2011 newsletter

This issue of the AHEC Review contains articles that represent the full spectrum of the NC AHEC Program, from work with young people in AHEC health careers programs, to innovative community-based opportunities for students and residents, to work being done with health professionals to improve their capacity to serve patients and the general public.

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FDA/Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Webinar Series

The "Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS)" webinar is open to healthcare professionals, pharmacy students, nurse practitioner students and medical students.

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UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare among top hospitals for women

UNC Hospitals and Rex Healthcare were named among the top 100 hospitals for patient experience by Women Certified, an organization that brands itself “The Voice of Female Consumers.”

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Appropriate Decision-Makers in Patient Care: Insights from Law and Ethics.

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2011 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture - text and video available

2011 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture - text and video available

Ronald Falk, MD presented "The Essential Need for a Climate of Creativity in Academic Hospitals: The ANCA Vasculitis Story" on Monday, Oct. 3.

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AOE Faculty Curriculum - Session 1

Social Media in Medical Education: Embracing a New Medium

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AOE Faculty Curriculum - Session 2

Social Media in Medical Education: Embracing a New Medium

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Chance to win a $25 Visa Gift Card! Give feedback on OIS Client Services

OIS Client Services is working to improve the way in which it provides IT customer support services to School of Medicine customers.

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UNC OB/GYN Sept. 2011 Highlights & Honors

Read on for Sept. 2011 Highlights & Honors from the Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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PM&R Grand Rounds: "Malingering"

Karla Thompson, PhD, a neuropsychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will speak on "Malingering."

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Automated High-Throughput qPCR Solutions

The LightCycler 480 instrument is designed for the High Throughput analysis for gene expression studies and also for a variety of genotyping applications.

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Discussion: SMRT Monitoring of Biomolecules: DNA Sequencing and Beyond

Pacific Biosciences has developed a single molecule real-time (SMRT) sequencing technology which enables a diverse range of applications, such as finishing genomes, characterizing transcript and gene fusion diversity, rapid pathogen sequencing, and the direct detection of epigenetic markers.

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Discussion: Using Biomarkers to Improve Discovery, Translational and Clinical Research

The "Myriad RBM Approach" to biomarker discovery and validation has proven itself to be one of the most successful commercially available methodologies.

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Introduction to Participatory Research Approaches Community Workshop- Raleigh

This workshop is intended to be an introduction to research approaches that involve communities as research partners.

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Lunch-n-Learn: Impact of Pharmacometrics on Boceprevir and Telaprevir Approvals and HCV Clinical Care

Boceprevir and telaprevir are novel, direct-acting drugs for hepatitis C treatment recently approved by the FDA for use in patients. Using novel pharmacometric methods, including disease progression and PK/PD modeling, the drugs were approved for use in patient populations and at drug dosages that had not been directly tested in clinical trials.

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Dellon to present at CGIBD Research Seminar

Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine and adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology will present at the CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar on Oct. 13. The lecture is titled, "Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Research Update on Diagnonis, Epidemiology and Treatment."

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Fall Faculty Meeting/Semi-Annual Medical Staff Meeting - Nov. 15

The Fall Faculty Meeting was previously scheduled for October 25. Please delete that event from your calendar.

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UNC home football game Oct. 8

The next UNC home football game is Saturday, Oct. 8 at noon. Please plan appropriately as you travel to/from UNC Hospitals, as traffic will be heavy several hours before game time. Also, remember that certain parking lots are reserved for the seven UNC home football games.

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Joint UNC-NCSU BME and Rehabilitation Engineering Center Seminar

Chang S. Nam, PhD, will present "Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Technology: Applications and Implications for Rehabilitation."

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Pillars for Care of Older Persons in the Caribbean: A Framework in Need of an Informatics Solution

Pillars for Care of Older Persons in the Caribbean is a comprehensive community-based public health framework developed through a community-based participatory process involving health and social service professionals and elderly persons and their care givers from across the English-speaking Caribbean with an aim to increase years of healthy and active aging.

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