Feb. 2

SOM Draft Strategic Plan Review

This plan is the product of over a year of work on the part of faculty and administrators across the medical school. Our consulting team interviewed over 70 leaders across the campus for their perspectives on the state of the SOM and on the key challenges and opportunities facing us.

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The Joint UNC-NCSU Rehabilitation Engineering Center Pilot Grant Program Makes First Two Awards

The Rehabilitation Engineering Center announces the awards of two pilot grants totaling $50K to facilitate collaboration between UNC and NCSU faculty for attaining larger grants, and to foster collaboration between undergraduate engineers at NCSU/UNC and Health Sciences students at UNC. These two grants will foster advancement of clinically relevant rehabilitation engineering research.

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"Miss Representation" Film Screening and Discussion

UNC Eating Disorders Program is hosting a FREE screening of "Miss Representation," a documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, as part of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.

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CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series

Lola M. Reid, PhD, will present at the Thursday, Feb. 2 CGIBD Research Seminar Series.

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Save the Date: 2012 Spinal Cord Injury Conference

Save the Date: 2012 Spinal Cord Injury Conference

The conference will include multidisciplinary lectures and hands-on labs, a panel of speakers including community members living with SCI, and vendor exhibits.

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Acute Surgical Management Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

Please plan to attend our PM&R Grand Rounds/Guest Lecture. Eldad Hadar, MD, Associate Professor, UNC Neurosurgery, will speak on "Acute Surgical Management Following Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury" on Feb. 8.

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Joint UNC-NCSU BME and Rehabilitation Engineering Center Seminar

Rohan A. Shirwaiker, PhD, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, will present, "A Prophylactic Antimicrobial System using Electrically Activated Silver Ions for Assistive Rehabilitation Devices."

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Call for faculty advisors for the Larry Keith Advisory College

Are you a faculty member who enjoys working with medical students? Are you interested in making a difference? The Larry Keith Advisory College, an advising and career and professional development program established in 2008, is looking for the right individuals to join this dynamic group.

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Children’s Supportive Care Consult Service now available

The Pediatric Palliative Care Committee would like to announce the availability of the Children’s Supportive Care Consult Service. This interdisciplinary team is headed up by its Medical Director, Elisabeth Dellon, MD, MPH.

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‘Summer project’ lands on cover of Nature Genetics

‘Summer project’ lands on cover of Nature Genetics

A good summer project can be a great way for father and son to bond. Google the phrase “father-son summer project” and you’ll find examples of fathers and sons doing things together such as planting a garden, restoring an old truck or building a computer.

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Research Ethics Grand Rounds

The topic will be, "Beyond the Bombshell: Henry Beecher's 1966 article, 'Ethics and Clinical Research' Revisited" presented by Susan Lederer, PhD, Medical History & Bioethics, University of Wisconsin.

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Joint UNC-NCSU BME Rehabilitation Engineering Center Seed Grant Program

The UNC-NCSU Rehabilitation Engineering Pilot Grant Program was established to facilitate collaboration between UNC and NCSU faculty for attaining larger grants, and to foster collaboration between undergraduate engineers at NCSU/UNC and Health Sciences students at UNC.

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The Use of Medication Data Standards and Ontologies to Support Knowledge Discovery from Health Care Data Sets

Goals of the NIH Roadmap initiative include the harmonization of clinical and research data as well as the use of data standards throughout the research process.

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Rogue Wireless Access Points Not Allowed on UNC Network

ITS has begun to actively seek out rogue consumer devices such as Linksys, D-Link, Belkin, Apple AirPort, etc. and will block them from the network when detected.

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Network Access Control is coming to MacNider and Brinkhous-Bullitt buildings on Monday, February 6th!

OIS, together with ITS, will be activating Network Access Control (NAC) in these buildings. 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. If you have questions or concerns please go to http://help.med.unc.edu or 962-HELP to chat to a technician. For more information on please go to http://help.med.unc.edu/nac.

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Local Film Premier of "Neurotypical": Chapel Hill TEACCH Fundraiser

The local premiere of NEUROTYPICAL, directed by Adam Larsen, will take place Feb. 11 at 10 a.m. and again on Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. at the Carolina Theatre in Durham. Proceeds will benefit persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.

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