Nikolas Rose, Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Social Science, Health, & Medicine at Kings College, London, is a scholar of "biopolitics." His public talk, "A New Sociology for a New Century?," considers new roles for the human and social sciences in the contemporary bioscientific era.
Clot Connect, www.ClotConnect.org, is an outreach program in the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center offering connection to educational information on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism.
The conference is specifically designed to educate professionals about the latest treatment approach for Autism Spectrum Disorder from infancy to adulthood. It will be beneficial to both professionals engaged in direct service provision and professionals engaged in research with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Read health care stories from around the state in the Spring 2013 North Carolina AHEC Program newsletter.
The new report highlights a tapestry of research, teaching and service initiatives that illustrate the institute's success.
Joseph J. Rasimas, MD, PhD, Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch, National Institutes of Health, will present at the CCSP Grand Rounds on March 25.
Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, a graduate from the UNC School of Medicine, is an associate professor of medicine and Associate Program Director for Outpatient Education.
Read more for a link to the minutes from the February 2013 meeting.
Daniel K. Nelson, Director of the UNC Office of Research Integrity, will present a talk on “Compensation for research-related injury: Is it finally time for a nationalized system?”
A research team directed by Professors John Sondek, PhD, UNC School of Medicine and William Janzen, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Community United for Research and Education of Ocular Melanoma (CURE OM) to identify inhibitors of an oncogene found in the majority of melanomas of the eye.
CHIP Lecture - Beacon Community Projects: Public Health Innovations in Health Informatics Technology
One of seventeen demonstration projects nationwide, the Southern Piedmont Beacon Community Project, funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, has initiated several health information technology demonstration projects.
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Please join friends and colleagues for a reception to celebrate the Curnen Distinguished Professorship in the UNC Department of Pediatrics and the inaugural recipient, Dr. Wesley Burks.
Friday, March 15, is Match Day, which is one of the most highly anticipated days in the career of a physician. On Match Day, every student applying to a residency position in the National Resident Matching Program finds out where they will be spending the next three-plus years of their lives. This week, to celebrate our No. 1 ranking in Primary Care by U.S. News & World Report, we interviewed a few future primary care docs at UNC to hear why they chose to go into primary care.
Dr. Cynthia Bulik, a distinguished professor of eating disorders at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine raises awareness of the increase of eating disorders in midlife. In her latest book, “Midlife Eating Disorders: Your Journey to Recovery”, Dr. Bulik offers guidance to countless men and women in midlife and beyond, from all racial and ethnic backgrounds, who struggle with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, purging disorder, and binge eating disorder.
Michael Pignone, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Division Chief of General Medicine and Epidemiology, has been named director of the UNC Institute for Health Care Quality Improvement, which aims to establish UNC as the leading academic medical center in the area of clinical quality improvement. The new institute is a product of the UNC School of Medicine’s Strategic Plan.
Dr. William Roper, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care, has created a new UNC Medical Center Improvement Council to review performance data, set and measure goals, and manage resources related to health care quality improvement.
Please read this message from Dr. Runge, Director of the NC TraCS Institute, UNC's CTSA.