Sept. 20

CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar

Robert Schwabe, MD, Assistant Professor at Columbia University will present, "Contribution of Inflammatory Signaling and ECM to Chronic Liver Disease" at the Thursday, Sept. 20 CGIBD Research Seminar Series at 4:30 p.m.

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Medical Student Serves as Theme Issue Editor for AMA's Virtual Mentor

Medical Student Serves as Theme Issue Editor for AMA's Virtual Mentor

Marley Burns, a second-year medical student, is the theme issue editor for the September 2012 Virtual Mentor, AMA’s online ethics journal.

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Tate appointed to term on Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section

Tate appointed to term on Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section

Deborah Tate, PhD, associate professor of health behavior and nutrition, has been appointed to serve a four-year term on the Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention (PRDP) Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review, a program of the National Institute of Health.

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UNC joins P&G deliver 5 billionth liter of clean drinking water in Malawi

UNC joins P&G deliver 5 billionth liter of clean drinking water in Malawi

This week Procter & Gamble (P&G) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced their joint collaboration has shared the 5 billionth liter of drinking water cleaned by P&G’s Purifier of Water technology.

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Old Clinic Auditorium Overhaul Planned for Summer 2013

Old Clinic Auditorium Overhaul Planned for Summer 2013

The often-used but less-loved auditorium will be closed from May 1, to Sept. 2, 2013. Room reservations currently scheduled for the Old Clinic Auditorium from May – August 2013 will be moved to alternate locations.

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CHIP Conference: Learning, Sharing, Networking Public Health Informatics

Attendees will attain methods to improve awareness of public health informatics academic research and public health information system development taking place in North Carolina, and make connections that will strengthen current collaborations and foster new academic opportunities in this emerging field.

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Mind-Body Classes for Fall

Mind-Body Classes for Fall

This fall...reduce stress. The mind-body skills group program (MBSG) is designed to help people embrace a unique approach to health and wellness and adopt new attitudes about health and healing.

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Protein Production & Structural Biology Resources at UNC

This workshop will provide information on the UNC Cores that support (large-scale) protein production & purification as well as all aspects of high-resolution structural analyses via computational methods, X-ray crystallography, and NMR spectroscopy, and the resources available for how to meet your research needs.

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Biostatistics Core Grand Rounds

Join Mark Weaver and Ruoqing Zhu as the kick off the fall season of Biostatistics Core Grand Rounds!

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AAU president to discuss role of research universities

Hunter Rawlings, president of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), will share his views about research universities Sept. 27 as part of the University’s yearlong conversation about the future of U.S. public higher education.

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Coyne-Beasley recently appointed Chair of the Adult Immunization work group of the ACIP

Coyne-Beasley recently appointed Chair of the Adult Immunization work group of the ACIP

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, MD, MPH, Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, was recently appointed as Chair of the Adult Immunization work group of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).

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Christopher P. Austin Named New NCATS Director

Dr. Austin’s new NCATS role was announced by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, at the inaugural meetings of the NCATS Advisory Council and Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Review Board. Austin will succeed NCATS Acting Director Thomas R. Insel, MD.

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Drop-in Faculty Photo Session - Oct. 1

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. Read on for dates and locations.

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School of Medicine Web Satisfaction Survey

Take this five-minute survey for a chance to win one of five $25 Visa gift cards! This week's winner is Laine Stewart.

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