Do you ever wonder how to stop your toddler's tantrums? Have you ever been concerned about your child's development? UNC Family Medicine is offering a free parenting series.
William Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of the School of Medicine, Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, and CEO, UNC Health Care System, announces the appointment of Shelley Earp, MD, Director of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, as the first director of UNC Cancer Care, effective Jan. 25, 2012.
Richard Peek, MD, to present at Thursday, Feb. 16 CGIBD Research Seminar Series.
General Surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Paul Ruggieri joins YOUR HEALTH radio this weekend to talk about his book, "Confessions of a Surgeon."
First clinic to receive NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program recertification via new electronic submission
The UNC Internal Medicine Clinic achieved recertification for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Program November 2011-2014.
"Mentoring Junior Faculty: More than just a wing and a prayer" will be presented by Drs. Susan Girdler and Brad Gaynes from the Department of Psychiatry, on Feb. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in MacNider 321. Snacks provided. The second session will be held on Feb. 23 at noon in Bondurant G030. Lunch for the first 20 attendees.
OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in the buildings listed below on Monday, February 20. If prompted, please follow the steps to download and install the NAC agent onto your computer to get access to the network. Only devices that are “wired” to connect to the network will be affected. Wireless devices will not be affected.
Meeting minutes are now available from the January DAC meeting.
Dr. Steve Cline, Assistant Secretary of the Office of Health Information Technology for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, will present this Duke / UNC Health Informatics seminar.
Nominations for the Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award are now being accepted. Send a CV, primary letter of nomination and at least one additional letter of support to Dede Corvinus by email [firstname.lastname@example.org] no later than March 16, 2012.
Come meet industry professionals working in Health IT March 16 from 1-3 p.m. Learn about research and development projects, along with practicum opportunities. Companies include Allscripts, EPIC, and Quintiles. Afterwards, a brief presentation will be given from industry leaders from 3-4:30 p.m.
UNC selected to participate in new trial for patients with uncontrolled hypertension - Symplicity HTN-3
This is a randomized, controlled trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of percutaneous renal denervation in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Drs. Rick Stouffer and Alan Hinderliter are the Co-PIs at the UNC site, with collaborating investigators from the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension and the Department of Family Medicine.
Elizabeth Loboa, PhD, will present, "Functional tissue engineering using human adipose derived stem cells and biomimetic stimuli."
The symposium will feature the Nobel Lecture by Thomas Cech, PhD, “Crawling out of the RNA world: ribozymes, telomerase and other non-coding RNAs,” followed by the post-doctoral research poster forum.
February's issue of Faculty Governance News is now available.
To see the status of OIS and ITS supported systems, including scheduled maintenance and current outages, visit http://help.med.unc.edu/status. An icon will now appear each week in the Vital Signs email. You may click on it to see all current system status news.