OIS will decommission the Tumbleweed Secure Email system on Sept. 30, 2011. All School of Medicine staff should have been migrated to the Campus Exchange platform which uses the Cisco IronPort system to provide the same functionality.
Drs. Linda Van Le, Craig Buchman, Giselle Corbie-Smith, Steven Young, Muge Calikoglu, and Marcia Hobbs have been elected to their respective committees. Please read this letter from Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs to learn more about the process.
The School of Medicine has been flooded with phishing messages that last couple of months. Another version came in this weekend that has generated a significant number of inquiries from SOM users.
The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Mountain Area Health Education Center and the South East Area Health Education Center will host day-long conferences during National Lung Cancer Awareness Month to share evidence-based approaches to addressing these important issues.
Mobile devices are often lost or stolen, putting the user, University and private individuals at risk. The Initiative seeks to inventory and encrypt all laptops used for University business within the UNC School of Medicine.
Howard W. Jones, III, MD, Chairman, Dept. of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, to discuss ways to improve doctor-patient relationships on Friday, Sept. 30.
Donald L. Budenz, MD , MPH, will be UNC’s Chair of Ophthalmology effective October 1. Dr. Budenz specializes in cataracts and epidemiology, and surgical clinical trials in glaucoma.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, we'll talk with Dr. Howard Cedar about Epigenetics: More Than Just Genes.
The North Carolina Disease Event Tracking and Epidemiologic Collection Tool (NC DETECT) is a near-real time surveillance system developed by the North Carolina Division of Public Health in collaboration with the Carolina Center for Health Informatics in the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine.
Cori Bargamann, PhD, of Rockefeller University; Stephen Smith, PhD, of Stanford University; Edward Callaway, PhD, of the Salk Institute and UC-San Diego; and Elizabeth Phelps, PhD, New York University will present at the symposium.
The Pfizer Innovation Speaker for 2011 is Jeff Chapin, Senior Designer at IDEO.
Please read this letter from Dr. Marschall Runge, Executive Dean, to learn more about the changes in the CME Office.
Burks named new Chair of UNC Department of Pediatrics, Physician-in-Chief of N.C. Children's Hospital
Wesley Burks, MD, will join the UNC School of Medicine on Dec. 1, 2011. He is an internationally-renowned expert in pediatric allergy.