July 12

Bulik study highlighted by American Psychiatric Association, international media

Bulik study highlighted by American Psychiatric Association, international media

National and international media have picked up Dr. Cynthia Bulik's research on body image in women above the age of 50. The American Psychiatric Association's 'Headlines' newsletter also selected a recent study led by Dr. Bulik as their top story.

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Nicholson Invited to Serve on NIH's NRCS Study Section

Nicholson Invited to Serve on NIH's NRCS Study Section

Wanda K. Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, associate professor and director of Diabetes and Obesity Core at the Center for Women’s Research, will join the Nursing and Related Clinical Sciences Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, at the National Institutes of Health.

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Roper named one of the Triangle's Most Influential Business Leaders

Roper named one of the Triangle's Most Influential Business Leaders

The Triangle Business Journal released its first list of the Triangle's Most Influential Business Leaders on July 9. Nine of the 100 leaders are affiliated with UNC Health Care, the School of Medicine, and the University.

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YOUR HEALTH: Eye Lid Problems with Dr. Amy Fowler

YOUR HEALTH: Eye Lid Problems with Dr. Amy Fowler

This weekend, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Amy Fowler, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at UNC, to talk about Eye Lid Problems.

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Heart and Vascular begins offering Stress Test Services at Caswell Family Medical Center

Heart and Vascular begins offering Stress Test Services at Caswell Family Medical Center

The Center for Heart and Vascular Care is now offering stress tests to cardiac patients at Caswell Family Medical Center as part of a community clinic partnership that began in 2008.

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Kidney Center included in PCORI Pilot Project

The UNC Kidney Center has been included in PCORI Pilot Project to study and develop a Patient Centered Decision Tool for Nephrotic Syndrome Management. Patrick Nachman, MD, will lead UNC's effort. The project is part of a national effort to improve methods for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research.

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Upcoming Classes: Mindfulness for Stress & Pain Management

Mindfulness is a way of consciously and systematically working with your own stress, pain, illness, or the challenges and demands of everyday life. Receiving mindfulness training can teach you how to slow down, recognize the warning signs of stress reactions, and to stay focused and relaxed in ways that enhance the body’s natural adaptive and healing abilities and the mind’s ability to choose healthy responses.

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Wicks appointed Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Integration

Wicks appointed Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Integration

Bruce A. Wicks, MHA, FACHE has been appointed as Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Integration effective July 1, 2012.

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A message from Dr. Roper on measures passed by the N.C. General Assembly

A message from Dr. Roper on measures passed by the N.C. General Assembly

In May, June and early July, the North Carolina General Assembly met in Raleigh. Please read this message from Dr. Roper detailing measures passed by the General Assembly that directly affect us at the UNC School of Medicine.

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