Camp Celebrate, hosted by the UNC Jaycee Burn Center, is a weekend camp for children ages 7-15 who have survived burn injuries. The camp is the first of its kind.
Dorrie Lassiter replaces Joanne Altier, who retired in April. In her new role, Lassiter will be responsible for managing the various supplemental benefits programs offered to UNCFP Clinical Faculty and UNC Health Care executives as well as to the staff that supports these programs.
Charles Perou, the May Goldman Shaw Distinguished Professor of Molecular Oncology, has been honored with the 2013 Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award in recognition of his accomplishments in cancer research. Dr. Perou is a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
UNC students are looking for medical students and doctors who are interested in traveling to Ghana this winter for a 10-day medical brigade. The brigade is run through the nonprofit organization Global Brigades.
Jonathan E. Markowitz, MD, MSCE, visiting professor, will present "Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Concepts and Misconceptions" at the Thursday, May 30, CGIBD Research Seminar Series.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced the recipients of the 2013 Science and Service Awards for the Treatment of Opioid-related Disorders.
The CER Methods Series continues in June and the Health Sciences Library provides help with NIH Public Access Policy compliance.
The Faculty Development Fellowship class of 2013 invites you for an exciting look at new and innovative models of care! Two teams of fellows from around the country worked together over the last year to investigate two topics that directly impact the quality and cost of health care and patient satisfaction.
Joseph Piven, MD, professor of psychiatry, director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, was interviewed by WRAL for a story about the link between eye movement and autism.
On Saturday, May 18, the Office of Graduate Education (OGE) hosted the first ever North Carolina DNA Day 5K Race and Science Festival. The event was a huge success, raising funds for future science outreach efforts and giving children an opportunity to experience scientific activities and demonstrations.
The migration to the new voice over IP phone system will begin next week for the AHEC building, Bondurant, and Taylor Hall. Most of the School of Medicine buildings will prepare for the transition over the summer.
The UNC Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science (NDSS) Program recognized its first class of graduates at a celebration on Friday, May 17, on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.
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.