The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is currently accepting letters of intent for 1-2 year grants of approximately $20,000/year for Pilot & Feasibility research projects in nutrition or obesity.
This is a silent and live auction to raise funds for the services provided by the Family Violence Prevention Center (FVPC) of Orange County. This is always a great event with amazing auction items (e.g., getaways, jewelry, dinners, pottery, sports, spa treatments). Get great deals and enjoy Top of the Hill food while at the same time helping FVPC provide services for victims of domestic violence.
William E. Whitehead, PhD, Professor of Medicine & OB/GYN, Co-Director, Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders will present, "The natural history of bowel symptoms (pain and bloating), diarrhea and constipation in IBS: Implications for drug treatment," at the CGIBD seminar series.
On Sept. 20, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation of Chicago, Ill., awarded Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, a MacArthur Fellowship, an unrestricted award given to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality, creativity and the potential to make important future contributions.
The book, of which Judith Tintinalli, MD, MS, Professor and Chair Emeritus of Emergency Medicine, is the editor-in-chief, was awarded first place in "Surgery" category.
Application and nomination materials for the 2012-2013 Academic Leadership Program (ALP) at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities are due Nov. 1. The ALP is open to all tenured faculty members at UNC.
Updated policy: Medication Management: Prescribing, Dispensing, and Administration of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy
The Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee approved the updated version of the Prescribing, Dispensing, and Administration of Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy policy (ADMIN 0188) at the Aug. 29 meeting. The policy change will take affect Oct. 26.
Jock Brandis founded The Full Belly Project in 2003 after developing the Universal Nut Sheller to help a rural village in Mali. His lecture will highlight the importance and impact of appropriate technologies to improve health and increase access to sustainable incomes for individuals and communities around the world.
Dr. George Sheldon in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine has been awarded the University’s prestigious 2011 Thomas Jefferson Award.
Karen Mohlke, associate professor of genetics in the School of Medicine, was one of four UNC faculty members honored with a Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty.
OIS will upgrade the operating systems of our web systems beginning 7p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Students and employees can now register for a seasonal flu vaccination. The University Employee Occupational Health Clinic will be onsite at the Michael Hooker Research Center and Medical Biomolecular Research Building next week. Read on for more locations and dates for flu clinics.
Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, and Monte Willis, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine were selected by this year's committee.
Anthony Viera, MD, MPH, an assistant professor in the department of family medicine has been honored with the school’s prestigious Dr. James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award.
Dr. Ronald Falk will present, "The Essential Need for a Climate of Curiosity in Academic Hospitals: The ANCA Vasculitis Story."
Gregory Sawicki, PhD, will present "Biologically Inspired Wearable Robots for Human Locomotion Assistance."
The closure will begin Monday, Sept. 26. This work is scheduled for approximately eight weeks.