Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, wrote an op-ed in the New York Times entitled, “Obamacare Faces Hurdles That Medicare Did Not.” Oberlander also co-authored a piece in the New England Journal of Medicine entitlted, "Failure to Launch? The Independent Payment Advisory Board's Uncertain Prospects."
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Bill Goldman, Chair of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology. The five-year review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions, and relevant information. The review will take place on June 11, 2013.
William E. Lassiter, MD, distinguished kidney physiologist, researcher and clinician at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine from 1958 to 1993, died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on May 11, 2013.
The UNC Department of Orthopaedics is expanding the hours and changing the name of its popular and highly-rated urgent care.
Dean Roper has reopened the search for a new AHEC Program Director and Executive Associate Dean.
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Research Day will take place on Friday, June 7, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Bondurant G100.
The School of Medicine invites you to join us in bidding a fond farewell to Carol Jenkins, retiring director of the Health Sciences Library.
A ConnectCarolina Finance Town Hall will be held on Wednesday, June 12, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Genome Sciences Building Room G100.
WRAL recently aired a segment on two surgeries that were performed at UNC Hospitals on babies during the time of c-section. UNC and Vanderbilt are the only hospitals in the Southeast to perform this procedure.
The UNC Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Center is pleased to announce the appointment of 14 APPs to the APP Council.
As part of the preparation for the University's November transition of phones to Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP, Information Technology Services–Communication Technologies will be implementing a service order freeze on AT&T services for only the buildings included in the November transition. The freeze will begin on Monday, June 10, 2013, and last through Monday, November 11, 2013.
Cynthia Powell, MD, MS, professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, is part of a team of researchers from the University of North Carolina, Duke University, and the University of Michigan that identified the gene, STAC3, for a severe neurological condition that affects some members of the Native American Lumbee tribe in North Carolina.
Paul E. Monahan, MD, will receive the Leadership in Research Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation at the foundation’s 65th anniversary reception in New York City on June 12.
Upcoming events include the Writing Research Grants institute, the Cancer Outcomes Seminar Series, and courses on "Study Design and Strategies for Data Analysis" and "Responsible Conduct of Research."