Jan. 19

BME Seminar: Fitness Measures and Intervention in Adults with Cerebral Palsy

Debbie Thorpe, PT, PhD, PCS, Division of Physical Therapy, will give a talk titled, "Fitness Measures and Intervention in Adults with Cerebral Palsy" on Tuesday, Jan. 24.

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Cultural Influences on Workplace Safety: What We Have Learned from Healthcare

The Carolina Collaborative for Research on Work and Health will host a meeting with guest speaker Dr. Douglas Myers.

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Call for feedback on School of Medicine Strategic Plan

The School of Medicine's draft Strategic Plan is in its final stages. Dr. Marschall Runge will send out the draft and more information to all faculty members next week. He, along with members from the Strategic Planning Oversight Committee, will host six meetings for interested faculty members to ask questions and provide feedback.

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Madanick named one of top social media influencers in medicine

Madanick named one of top social media influencers in medicine

UNC's Dr. Ryan Madanick has been recognized as the #6 social media "influencer" in medicine. This honor recognizes Dr. Madanick for his blog, “Gut Check,” and the medical education discussion (#meded) he hosts on Twitter.

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Medicine, Meaning and Mortality: A Teatime Reading Group

Sponsored by the Hospital Ethics Committee and UNC Center for Bioethics, a new reading group at UNC will address the intertwined issues of meaning and mortality in a medical context.

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CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series

John A. Baron, MD, to present at Thursday, Jan. 19 CGIBD Research Seminar Series.

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UNC Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders Annual Research Day

The Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders will host its annual Research Day on Jan. 28, beginning at 8 a.m., at the Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill.

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Gaylord Receives National Integrative Medicine Award

Gaylord Receives National Integrative Medicine Award

Susan Gaylord, PhD, associate professor in UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and director of the department's Program on Integrative Medicine, received one of the first, national Integrative Medicine Awards from Prevention magazine.

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UNC Fogarty Bioethics Research Capacity Building Project

UNC Fogarty Bioethics Research Capacity Building Project

Read this article from Project Manager Bavon Mupenda, MPH, on the UNC Fogarty Bioethics Research Capacity Building Project in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Memo 137 – New “Rapid” RSV/Influenza Combo PCR Test

On Jan. 17, 2012, the UNC Clinical Microbiology-Immunology Laboratory began offering a new rapid RSV/influenza combination PCR test. It is only available to order via SMS [browse: RSFLU] until Feb. 6, 2012 when it will be available through CPOE.

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West Drive closed to through traffic - Jan. 23 - March 30

West Drive (from Manning Dr. south to Mason Farm Rd.) will be closed to through traffic from Monday, Jan. 23 through Friday, March 30 due to construction of a vehicle bridge from the Cardinal Parking Deck (PD Zone) to the Imaging Research Building (IRB).

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AOE Faculty Development Session One - Student Specialty Choice

The next AOE Faculty Curriculum Development session is entitled "Student Specialty Choice: A Survey of the Class of 2011 About What Made Up Their Minds." The talk will be given by Sally Wood and Sue Tolleson-Rinehart.

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AOE Faculty Development Session Two - Student Specialty Choice

The next AOE Faculty Curriculum Development session is entitled "Student Specialty Choice: A Survey of the Class of 2011 About What Made Up Their Minds." The talk will be given by Sally Wood and Sue Tolleson-Rinehart.

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