May 23

CASTLE Program featured on local news stations

The CASTLE program, which works through the UNC Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, is an organization that provides comprehensive services to children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

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Association of Professional Women in Medicine

Please join the Association of Professional Women in Medicine for lunch on May 31 to discuss the roles of women faculty, web page updates and leadership opportunities.

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Health care communicator sheds locks for love

Health care communicator sheds locks for love

Danielle Bates, communications director of NC Children's Hospital, shaved her head on Saturday, May 18 at the Crunkleton to help raise awareness and money for children with cancer. Learn more to see how her mother and a young patient, both who battled cancer, served as her motivation.

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Burks invited to serve as Chair of NIH’s HAI Study Section

Burks invited to serve as Chair of NIH’s HAI Study Section

Dr. Wesley Burks, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Physician-in-Chief of N.C. Children's Hospital, will join the Hypersensitivity Autoimmune, and Immune-Mediated Diseases Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.

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Respiratory Therapy Ethics Series

"ECMO/ECLS: We’re on! Now what? Ethical Considerations in Patient Management" will be the topic of a panel discussion co-sponsored by Respiratory Therapy and the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee. Facilitated by Respiratory Therapy Clinical Manager Neil Ryan, BSRT, the panel will feature Tony Webber, RRT; Rob Lovrich, MD; Benny Joyner, MD, MPH and Arlene Davis, RN, JD.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include an NCRP Educational Session and an AHRQ Webinar. Plus an invitation to take a survey on the UNC Clinical Research Management System (CRMS).

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Introduction to Practical Evaluation Workshop by Center TRT

A free Introduction to Practical Evaluation Workshop will be held on Monday, June 3 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. at the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP). Project directors, interventionists, staff and students are all welcome to participate.

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ASPIRE Program Participating in New Research Study to Develop Blood Test for Early Autism Diagnosis

ASPIRE Program Participating in New Research Study to Develop Blood Test for Early Autism Diagnosis

The purpose of this research study is to develop an algorithm to classify blood RNA gene expression patterns in such a way as to maximize agreement between the classification and a clinical assessment of the presence or absence of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Change in Carotene Testing on May 28, 2013

Read below for the new lab memorandum: Change in Carotene Testing on May 28, 2013.

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UNC startup aims to improve patient experience

UNC startup aims to improve patient experience

Bivarus, Inc., the startup cofounded by Seth Glickman, MD, MBA, assistant professor in the UNC Department of Emergency Medicine, is improving patient satisfaction in the Emergency Department and the Department of Dermatology by obtaining real-time patient feedback via smart phone and email.

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Problem with Message Waiting Indicator on new VOIP phones

For those with the new Aastra Voice Over IP (VOIP) phones, there was a recent system problem that affected the indicator that alerts you if a voicemail message is waiting. If you have an Aastra VOIP phone, read on for details.

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First ever Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium held May 16 and 17

First ever Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium held May 16 and 17

The Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program held its first reunion and symposium, bringing back alumni from the 14 BBSP PhD programs for a two-day event that featured speeches, poster sessions, seminars, and other festivities that connected faculty, students, and graduates.

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