The latest issue features the research of Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Dr. Robert Golden and Dr. Shannon Kenney will present the Landes-Merrimon lecture entitled “EBV, 5-HT, and UNC: Reflections on Virology, Psychobiology, and Tar Heels.” A medical student poster session and slide presentations will also take place.
News updates include: Faculty Council meeting Nov. 9; Faculty Advisory Council appointed; Faculty forum on UNC system strategic plan; UNC system strategic plan faculty survey now open; Chancellor search committee forum; Faculty Chair and Chancellor seek departmental liaisons to Honor System and Blackboard to shut down Dec. 31.
UNC Chapel Hill has joined with Duke, NC State and Wake Forest in an initiative to bring high speed fiber optic connectivity to homes in the Triangle area and Winston-Salem. The goal is to provide 1 gigabit/sec connections to residents, businesses, schools and clinics/hospitals.
Every month UNC OB-GYN compiles presentations, accomplishments and noteworthy events.
Being able to screen patients for lung cancer nodules is both important for retrospective and prospective clinical research and operations. The presentation describes how the team was able to do this with Natural Language Processing of the free text of radiology reports.
The UNC Comprehensive Cancer Support Program has launched a new website for Single Fathers Due to Cancer as a way to help fathers more easily find resources and support.
The Center for Heart and Vascular Care is working to achieve accreditation as a Chest Pain Center (CPC) through the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care.
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, was recently honored with an Outstanding Community Service Award by the North Carolina Pediatric Society.
In recognition of the many contributions that NPs provide to the health and well-being of the people of North Carolina, the UNC School of Nursing is hosting a reception on Nov. 13 from noon to 1 p.m. at Fox Auditorium in Carrington Hall on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease (CGIBD) will present its 2012 Research Competition in 1131 Bioinformatics Auditorium on Thursday, Nov. 8, starting at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited.
Answers to the Tobacco Trivia Quiz given to employees at Health Fair on November 6 are in! Read more to check your answers.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Wesley Burks, to talk about Food Allergies.
Read more to see the candidates and to find the link to vote. Please complete the ballot by Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Dr. David Rubinow will present, “Reproductive Aging: The Brain In Context.” The lecture is hosted by the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program (CCSP).
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Center has been established to provide oversight, coordination and improved integration of APPs across inpatient and ambulatory settings at the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill and the surrounding community. Please read more if you are interested in applying for the position of director of this new center.
As of Nov. 5, the UNC Clinical Microbiology-Immunology Laboratory will offer the following tests for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Lee K. McLean, PhD, has announced her intent to retire on June 30, 2013, after serving as Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences for over 12 years, and as Associate Dean of the School of Medicine for the past seven years.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, discussed how the results of the Nov. 6 elections will affect health care and Affordable Care Act. Read the transcript at https://www.facebook.com/unchealthcare/app_310432762368131.