Nov. 14

UNC OB-GYN | September & October 2013 Highlights & Honors

UNC OB-GYN | September & October 2013 Highlights & Honors

Take a look at the September and October 2013 edition of UNC OB-GYN presentations, awards and other noteworthy events.

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AOE Presents "Foundations of Human Behavior Related to Teaching and Learning"

Humans possess many social and cognitive systems that have a direct impact on teaching and learning. These systems influence students' motivation, study strategies, willingness to speak up in class, and persistence when faced with difficult situations.

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AOE Presents "LGBT Health Inequities, Anxieties & Disparities - And How You Can Help!"

During this workshop, Shane Snowdon, M.A. and director of the LGBT Health and Aging Program of the Human Rights Campaign, will examine what every health professional needs to know about LGBT patients, their concerns and experiences.

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Using Technology to Change Behavior

The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center's Communication for Health Applications and Interventions (CHAI) Core welcomes Deborah Thompson, PhD, RD, to present the lecture, "Using Technology to Change Behavior."

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Approaches for Dietary Pattern Analysis: Reduced Rank Regression Compared to Other Methods

Archana Pande Lamichhane, PhD, will deliever the lecture, sponsored by the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center's Diet, Physical Activity and Body Composition Core.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include Approaches for Dietary Pattern Analysis-Reduced Rank Regression Compared to Other Methods, NORC Special Lecture on Using Technology to Change Behavior, Accelerate Your Research Series, Carolina KickStart's Request for Startup Applications, and UNC CDTR's Request for Pilot Grant Proposals.

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Research Ethics Grand Rounds - “Ethical Controversies in Research on Standard of Care: The Case of the SUPPORT Study”

Every few years, there is a research study that focuses attention on issues and concerns that go far beyond the immediate case. The SUPPORT study, which was conducted at 22 sites with 1300 subjects and tested how much oxygen clinicians should provide to premature infants, has generated enormous controversy in 2013.

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Voice Over IP (VoIP) Phone Transition Rescheduled to Dec. 9

VoIP phones that have been installed in School of Medicine buildings will become active on Monday, Dec. 9 instead of on Monday, Nov. 11 as previously advertised. Please make sure your VoIP phone remains plugged in to the wall.

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Escape through books

When Karl Humphries passed away in 2007, at age 13, his mom made it her mission to give kids like Karl the chance at a literary escape, as well. Read about Karl's story and the annual UNC Libraries campus-wide book drive for pediatric cancer patients.

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YOUR HEALTH®: Health Care & Immigration Reform with Dr. Hugo Scornik & Dr. Benjamin Sommers

YOUR HEALTH®: Health Care & Immigration Reform with Dr. Hugo Scornik & Dr. Benjamin Sommers

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Hugo Scornik, author and pediatrician & Dr. Benjamin Sommers, author and general internist, to discuss their pieces in the New England Journal of Medicine about, Health Care & Immigration Reform.

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