Marcus Muehlbauer, M.D., Ph.D., Fellow in Gastroenterology with the UNC Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will present "The Role of Epithelial-specific MyD88 Signaling in Bacteria-host Interactions."
Sharon Joines, PhD, Associate Professor of Industrial Design at NCSU, will present "Access to Innovation: Leveraging the principles of human centered design."
Wear Red in Support of Women’s Heart Health. Heart disease is a killer that strikes more women than men, and is more deadly than all forms of cancer combined. While one in 31 American women dies from breast cancer each year, heart disease claims the lives of one in three. Visit http://www.goredforwomen.org/wearredday/donate/advocatedonationform.html?kwoAdvocateId=4O2KEN1 to support the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women program.
Stop by for free information on how to improve your cardiovascular health. Information will include heart healthy diets, symptoms of heart disease, and where to find treatment that is right for you.
Love Your Heart: Live Facebook chat with Heart and Vascular experts from UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care and Rex Healthcare
Peter Ford, MD, vascular surgeon in the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care, will be available during this live Facebook chat to talk about vascular health. Dr. Ford’s specialties include treatment of peripheral arterial disease, aortic pathology (including abdominal aortic aneurysms), and venous disease (including varicose veins). James G. Jollis, MD, of Rex Heart and Vascular will be available to talk about heart health. Dr. Jollis has a special interest in valvular heart disease, echocardiography and CT angiography.
UNC has won the Gold Level Recognition Award from the American Heart Association’s 2012 Mission: Lifeline® program for the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients. UNC is one of only 25 institutions in the country to receive this Gold award.
Learn how to embrace a unique approach to health and wellness, and adopt new attitudes about health and healing.
CHIP Lecture - Schumpeter's gale: How social trends, consumer electronics, and the liberation of data are forcing change in healthcare
The rapid pace of technology innovation and deployment over the past quarter century has had dramatic impact on the dissemination of health information and the practice of health care. While initially slow to embrace, doctors are now increasingly using the web for email conversations with patients, appointment scheduling and delivery of lab results, fostered by patient-centric care models.
Access news and updates on UNC's two-year, campus-wide theme, "Water In Our World" from the Quicklinks section of the University homepage, through direct email, or via twitter.
Each event during the Symposium is free and online registration is open through Jan. 31.
Read this article from the Gazette to learn more about Dr. Bacon's mission to serve rural and underserved communities in North Carolina.
Celebrate American Heart Month by learning about your risk factors for cardiovascular and peripheral vascular disease! Space is limited so register soon.
This is the first annual report produced by the N.C. Children's Hospital, which covers activities surrounding the hospital's CARE Mission: Clinical Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education.