April 11

SOM Bridge Funding applications now open

The School of Medicine is opening a new round of applications for Bridge Funding, which provides continued support for successful research projects that suffer a lapse in funding.

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Promise Run 5k

Please join AMA and SNMA members on Saturday, May 18, at Carolina North Forest for the Promise Run 5k For the Kids in order to raise money for N.C. Children's Hospital.

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International Activities Database

The Medical Foundation, fundraising arm of the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care, is compiling a database of international activities at the School of Medicine.

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UNC Neonatologist Releases MyPreemie App, the First Complete Tool Kit For For the Practical and Emotional Needs of Families of Premature Babies

UNC Neonatologist Releases MyPreemie App, the First Complete Tool Kit For For the Practical and Emotional Needs of Families of Premature Babies

Dr. Mia Doron, co-author of the leading book "Preemies: The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies," addresses the needs of families of premature babies with the new iOS app MyPreemie, designed to provide both information and emotional support on a mobile device.

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'Caring for Others, Caring for Ourselves'

Come hear Rabbi Daniel Greyber, author of "Faith Unravels: A Rabbi's Struggle With Grief and God" share from his book and discuss how clergy and medical professionals struggle to balance helping others and themselves through life's most difficult moments.

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YOUR HEALTH®: Suicide with Jodi Flick

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Clinical Assistant Professor at UNC’s School of Social Work Family and Children’s Resource Program, Jodi Flick, about suicide.

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Duke - UNC Seminar Series: Clinical Intelligence

The Duke - UNC seminar series, with sponsorship from the Carolina Health Informatics Program, will host Vikas Chowdhry and his presentation on clinical intelligence, a rapidly growing and evolving field that uses data to improve healthcare outcomes.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events: Webinar Presentation of the Epic Research Core Components, Basic Bioinformatics Tools Workshop, The Aging Exchange, and more to come in May.

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CGIBD Thursday Research Seminar Series

Scott J. Bultman, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, will present "Dietary Fiber Protects Against Colorectal Tumorigenesis in a Microbiota-and Butyrate-dependent Manner."

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Academy of Educators to host Dr. William Branch

The AOE is delighted to co-sponsor a site visit to the Faculty Development Program, "Passing the Torch: Fostering Humanism Through Faculty Role Models," by Dr. William Branch, the Carter Smith, Sr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine.

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Owens wins multi-year “Pathway to Independence” K99/R00 grant award

Congratulations to A. Phil Owens, III, PhD, a post-doctoral trainee in the Mackman lab at the UNC McAllister Heart Institute. With this award, Dr. Owens will have support to transition from a mentored research environment with Dr. Nigel Mackman to an independent laboratory setting. Dr. Owens’ research focuses on abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and the role of coagulation and platelets in protecting AAA from ruptures.

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New Department of Urology proposed

A proposed amendment to the School of Medicine Constitution to create the Department of Urology has been put forth. Ballots will be distributed to faculty members next month. Read more for a letter from Drs. Roper and Runge regarding the proposal.

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Leadership Change - Department of Nutrition

AICR/WCRF Distinguished Professor and Chair June Stevens, PhD, will step down on May 31. Professor Beth Mayer-Davis, PhD, will serve as interim chair, beginning June 1.

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Surgery Grand Rounds - The Future of Medicine: Training the Next Generation of Doctors

Edward G. Buckley, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology & Professor of Pediatrics, Vice Dean for Medical Education, at Duke University's School of Medicine, will deliver the lecture.

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Pediatric Residents "Harlem Shake" for Neurofibromatosis (NF)

Pediatric Residents "Harlem Shake" for Neurofibromatosis (NF)

UNC Pediatric Residents rotating at Moses Cone Hospital made their own "Harlem Shake" video -- the latest viral video craze.

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OIS begins to transition SOM websites to new design

The first batch of sites transitioned on Tuesday, April 9. Take a look at our new responsive design on your tablet or smartphone! Websites will continue to switch over to the new look and feel throughout the month of April. Read more to see which sites have moved to the new look, and the tentative schedule for the remainder of the sites.

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