Feb. 21

CHIP Lecture: Clinical Intelligence with Epic

Clinical Intelligence is a rapidly growing and evolving field that uses data to improve healthcare outcomes. In this presentation, Mr. Yosick, from Epic, will share specific examples in which analytical and quantitative methods were used to accomplish objectives as diverse as predictive modeling for patient mortality, measuring differences in the quality of healthcare across regions, and assessing the effectiveness of process improvements in clinical workflows. He will also discuss the future of healthcare analytics and how healthcare providers are leveraging the fields of big data, predictive modeling, and expert systems to improve healthcare.

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Sheikh to speak at CGIBD Research Seminar

Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD, will present "Deciphering the Epigenetic Code in IBD" at the Thursday, Feb. 21 CGIBD Research Seminar.

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Spring Courses in Stress & Pain Management

Mindfulness is a way of consciously and systematically working with your own stress, pain, illness, or the challenges and demands of everyday life. Receiving mindfulness training can teach you how to slow down, recognize the warning signs of stress reactions, and to stay focused and relaxed in ways that enhance the body’s natural adaptive and healing abilities and the mind’s ability to choose healthy responses.

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Art of Science Competition sponsored in conjunction with Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium

Art of Science Competition sponsored in conjunction with Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium

Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium is sponsoring an Art of Science Competition open to all UNC students, staff and faculty. Winners will get to have their art on display at the Ackland Art Museum.

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CHIP Lecture: Integrative Use of Health Information for Informed Decision Making for Health Policy

Dohyeong Kim, PhD, will discuss MDAST (Malaria Decision Analysis Support Tool), which is a model-based but practical decision support tool designed to facilitate evidence-based and multi-sectoral malaria control policy decisions.

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Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk – March 16

Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk – March 16

The Eighth Annual Kidney Kare 5K and Kids Kare Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 a.m. at McDougle Middle School in Carrboro. Walkers and runners of all ages are invited to participate, including kids who can compete in the 1/2 mile Kids Kare Run.

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Alvis Page celebrates 50 years of service

Alvis Page celebrates 50 years of service

When Alvis Page officially retired in 1991 after 30 years of service to UNC Department of Anesthesiology, his thoughts about the situation were succinct, “Not yet,” he said, “I’m not a sitting down person.”

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Dr. Julia Fielding Featured on Discovery Channel

Dr. Julia Fielding, UNC Professor of Radiology, was featured on the Discovery Channel Canada's "From the Inside Out," a one-hour, six-part special on advanced medical imaging.

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Eric Green, MD, PhD

Dr. Eric Green, Director, National Human Genome Research Institute and Acting Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health will present, "The Human Genomics Landscape a Decade after the Human Genome Project" at the Friday Center in Chapel Hill on April 23.

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Save the Date: 2013 Oliver Smithies Nobel Prize Symposium - April 19

Harold Varmus, MD, co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for studies of the genetic basis of cancer, will be the keynote speaker for the 3rd Annual Oliver Smithies Nobel Prize Symposium. All postdoctoral fellows are invited to present their latest findings in a poster session, with prizes for outstanding presentations.

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Backbone: Personal, Social and Policy Consequences of Low Back Pain

Dr. Nortin Hadler will speak at the next UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Grand Rounds on Feb. 27.

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Changing the World through Innovation - March 4

John Kao, author of “Innovation Nation,” and UNC public health alumnus Gary White, co-founder and chief executive officer of Water.org will discuss “Changing the World through Innovation” in a free public talk March 4 in the Genome Sciences Building.

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Botanical Garden receives two grants for science program for pediatric patients

Botanical Garden receives two grants for science program for pediatric patients

Two grants from neighbors in the Research Triangle Park will help the North Carolina Botanical Garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continue a science program for pediatric patients at UNC Hospitals.

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YOUR HEALTH®: Medicaid Expansion Across the U.S. with Dr. Adam Zolotor

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC, Dr. Adam Zolotor about Medicaid Expansion Across the U.S.

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Learn to use a fire extinguisher at the Beach Café!

Environment, Health, and Safety will teach you the finer points of using an extinguisher on Thursday, March 21.

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UNC’s Aravind Asokan to receive  ASGCT 2013 Outstanding New Investigator Award

UNC’s Aravind Asokan to receive ASGCT 2013 Outstanding New Investigator Award

Aravind Asokan, PhD, assistant professor of genetics in the School of Medicine, was selected by the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy to receive a 2013 Outstanding New Investigator Award.

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Blood Culture Bottle Shortage

UNC is currently experiencing a shortage of blood culture bottles. This is a global production issue which will continue for the foreseeable future.

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