This year's Match Day Celebration will take place at noon in the MBRB. 165 fourth-year medical students (100 percent of the class) will find out tomorrow where they'll be spending the next few years of their medical training.
Michael Bode, MD, won the Best Clinical Vignette award for, "A case of late onset cardiomyopathy and carpal tunnel syndrome." Sarina Pasricha, MD, won the Best Basic Research award for, "Identification of QTLs for the phenotypes of XBP-1s and SOCS3 in a murine model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease."
Join researchers from the Allen Institute for this training workshop demonstrating their online public resource for exploring gene expression in the nervous system. Basic data access, navigation and usability will be covered, as well as more sophisticated search and visualization features.
Ranked number two in the country, UNC Family Medicine has earned a national leadership role in primary care research, education and patient care innovation. The 2011 Annual Report provides the details behind the department's tremendous success.
Tim Smith, MPA, is a program associate with UNC Family Medicine. He works with Carolina Health Net, a program which aims to create a high-quality cost effective system of care for the uninsured by providing access to a medical home, care coordination, medications, diagnostic, and specialty services. Carolina Health Net partners with UNC Health Care and Piedmont Health Services.
This talk will provide an overview of telehealth technologies as applied to physical rehabilitation, the evidence for their efficacy, current challenges and directions for future development.
The 14 annual AHEC Medical Faculty Day will be held on Thursday, May 24, at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill.
Timothy Gershon, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurology, has received a four-year National Institutes of Health Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award grant from the National Institute of Neurologic Disease and Stroke.
These photos will be used for websites, directories, news releases and publications. Photographs will be returned to faculty members and departments. There is no charge to be photographed and no appointments are necessary.
UNC-Horizons hosts an annual conference focusing on the needs of women and their children affected by substance abuse and related issues. Watch this page for updates related to our conference!
This issue of OoR News contains: the "First Word" written by Terry Magnuson, PhD, Vice Dean for Research; announcements and reminders; Patents recently issued to SOM faculty; and a Core Facilities Report.
Articles include: Director's Message; Area L AHEC Initiative Receives Grant; Faculty/Resident Physician Pair Treat Underserved Population; MAHEC Names Jeffery Heck, MD, as President and Chief Executive Officer; Homeless For a Night; News Briefs; and Staff News and Awards.
The School was ranked second in Primary Care and 21st in research overall. Four specialty areas were also ranked, including Family Medicine, which ranked 2nd in America! The rankings are part of the U.S. News and World Report 2013 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”
Gina Bertocci, PhD, PE, will present, "From Wheelchairs to Cruciate Ligaments and Humans to Dogs - The Many Faces of Rehabilitation Engineering."