Deborah Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, associate professor in the UNC School of Nursing, has been appointed to a three-year term on the Cancer Survivorship Committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Victoria Bae-Jump, MD, PhD, has received a two-year $200,000 grant from the Department of Defense, to study “Preclinical and Clinical Investigations of the Impact of Obesity on Ovarian Cancer Pathogenesis.”
Pierre Morell Research Day (PMRD), within the Curriculum in Neurobiology, will be held this year on Friday, June 15. Former Society for Neuroscience (SFN) president Huda Akil is the featured speaker.
William Roper, MD, MPH, was recently a guest on the People's Pharmacy radio show entitled, "Medical Myths & the Future of Health Care."
Congratulations to the new members, who are based in 13 different departments. They join a group of 199 faculty members committed to promoting and supporting excellence in teaching.
Eleven faculty members were given awards recently by the the Academy of Educators for their achievements in education. Dr. Stephen Chaney was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education.
William G. Cioffi, MD, FACS will present the 2012 Colin G. Thomas Lecture for the Department of Surgery on June 13.
The UNC Genome Analysis Facility is pleased to announce the creation of a satellite submission site in Fordham Hall! The pick-up location will be in the third floor equipment room on the North side of Fordham Hall (room 313).
Campus security policies require that all mobile devices (including laptops) containing sensitive information be encrypted. The deadline for compliance is July 1.
Dr. Eugene H. Chung of the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care performs UNC’s first ventricular tachycardia (VT) ablation with a percutaneous ventricular assist device (pLVAD) in place.
On this weekend's show, Adam and Cristy will be joined by author and physician-patient-advocate, Dr. Steven Kussin, to talk about his book, "Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Now: Gaining the Upper Hand in Your Medical Care."
Recruitment for clinical trials at the UNC Diabetes Care Center (DCC) is now easier and more effective, thanks to the Diabetes Care Center Data Mart, a database developed by a team involving the Carolina Data Warehouse for Health (CDW-H).
The proposed change to the constitution would create a new Department of Cell Biology and Physiology in place of the existing departments of Cell and Developmental Biology and Cell and Molecular Physiology. To vote, you will be prompted to log in with your ONYEN at this site https://www.med.unc.edu/facultyaffairs/intranet/constitutional-amendment. Please vote by June 21, 2012.
UNC’s FY12 Organizational Quality Goals included a measure for 35 percent of our Eligible Professionals (EPs) to attest to Meaningful Use by June 30 of this year.
Please note, this outage was previously scheduled for June 8-11. The outage will last from 7 p.m. on Friday, June 15 until 6 a.m. on Monday, June 18. Cold rooms will NOT have emergency power. Anything in cold rooms that must be kept cold should be transferred to refrigerators in labs.