UNC Hospitals’ Intranet upgrade – Intranet no longer accessible from School of Medicine/University networks
An upgrade to UNC Hospitals’ Intranet@Work (http://intranet.unchealthcare.org) on Wednesday, Oct. 23, will limit access to the Intranet from School of Medicine and University networks. If you need to access the hospitals’ Intranet after Oct. 17 from the School of Medicine or other University locations, you will need to use the hospitals’ Citrix application and UNC Health Care credentials to access the site.
CHER Health Disparities Seminar - "Fat or Fabulous: Gender and Race Effects on Sexual Risk Taking among Obese and Non-Obese Adolescents"
Aletha Y. Akers, MD, MPH, is from the Magee-Women’s Hospital, part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. This presentation will examine the literature linking obesity and sexual risk behaviors highlighting how gender and race-based beauty norms may account for these differences.
The UNC Network for Clinical Research Professionals (NCRP) & NC TraCS Institute invite the UNC research community to attend the 2013 Fall Event. Please join us for an afternoon of networking, lunch and presentations. The keynote speaker will be M. Jenene Roberts, RN, Clinical Research Compliance Consultant. Her presentation will highlight the impact each individual member of the research team has on the outcome of research and how we as researchers affect the lives of those who participate in clinical trials. Registration required.
The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is currently accepting pre-proposals for 1-2 year grants of approximately $20,000/year for pilot & feasibility research projects in nutrition or obesity. To apply for funding, please submit a pre-proposal application by Oct. 24, 2013.
The symposium on Oct. 24 will feature researchers from the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Princeton University, and Washington University.
Drs. Menard and Price are co-directors of the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health. If you wish to submit a letter, please send your correspondence to the committee prior to November 15, 2013.
Dr. Runge is chair of the Department of Medicine. If you wish to submit a letter, please send your correspondence to the committee prior to October 31, 2013.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Warren Newton, Vice-Dean and Director of North Carolina AHEC, WiIliam B. Aycock Distinguished Professor, and Chair of the UNC Department of Family Medicine. Please tune in!
In this Academy of Educators session Dr. Biese will discuss practical and efficient strategies to assist residents to become more effective educators in the variety of settings in which they teach others.
The Dental School will lock buildings earlier than usual because of the Thursday night football game. Please use alternate routes if you typically travel through the Dental School.
David Eric Eifrig, 78, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2013. He was born in Oak Park, Illinois and graduated from Carleton College in 1956. He was a loving husband, father, and a retired ophthalmologist.
Shelley Earp is not going anywhere, but at year’s end he will leave a position he has held for the past 16 years as director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Upcoming events include Basic Bioinformatics Tools (BBT) Workshops, rescheduled Biostatistics Grand Rounds, and Pragmatic Clinical Trials Seminar. New deadline for TraCS $2K Pilot Grant Program is Nov. 19.
Janet Niemeier, PhD, ABPP, of Carolinas Rehabilitation (Carolinas Healthcare System) will deliver this lecture as part of UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation's Grand Rounds.
At UNC, the Healer’s Art is a 15-hour elective taught in 5 evening sessions over an eight week time span. It is a process-based curriculum that enables the formation of a community of inquiry between students and faculty. Students who wish to be part of this year’s Healer’s Art Course at UNC should contact Dr. Robert Gwyther. Up to 50 students are accepted on a first come, first accepted basis.