October 10

Home Visits and the Humanities

Home Visits and the Humanities

In 2012, Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, associate professor in the department of medicine, was one of two UNC School of Medicine faculty members to be named a Sanders Clinician Scholar. A year into his appointment, Chelminski is teaching residents how their personal relationship with the patient leads to patient-preferred treatment plans.

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Sarah Graham Kenan Rural & Underserved Medical Scholars Program moves forward in first year

In rural areas across the country, a dangerous dearth of primary care providers is occurring. The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests that more than 60,000 general practitioners are needed to meet the nation’s needs by 2025. The new Sarah Graham Kenan Rural & Underserved Medical Scholars Program is one way the School of Medicine is addressing this need.

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UNC honored at Clinton Global Initiative for work on water and HIV

UNC honored at Clinton Global Initiative for work on water and HIV

The University was awarded P&G's Sustainability Partnership Award to recognize work providing access to clean water for people living with HIV

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How to Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Effectively: Expert Update for Health Professionals

The UNC Center for GI and Motility Disorders is hosting a symposium that will bring together the world's leading experts in the field of medicine and psychology to speak about current treatment practices for the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

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CGIBD Research Seminar

Katherine S. Garman, MD, MHS wil present "Real Stem Cells of the Esophagus" at the CGIBD Research Seminar on Thursday, October 10.

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Academic Leadership Program Fellowships 2014-2015

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2014-2015 Academic Leadership Program (ALP), due November 1, 2013.

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AOE presents "Tips to Increase Participation in Class Discussions: Flipping the Classroom and Other Techniques"

It can be challenging to prompt students to be active and engaged participants in class. That said, research has consistently shown that actively engaging students in the course is extremely important in the learning process.

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School of Medicine Web Satisfaction Survey

Take this five-minute survey for a chance to win one of five $25 Visa gift cards!

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Your Health®: "Forbidden Harvest" with Dr. Peter Rizzolo

Your Health®: "Forbidden Harvest" with Dr. Peter Rizzolo

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Peter Rizzolo, author and retired professor of Family Medicine at UNC, about his novel, "Forbidden Harvest."

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A Research Study for Abilify in Adolescents with Schizophrenia

The ASPIRE team is currently conducting a research study involving children (ages 13 - 17 years) with schizophrenia and are currently looking to enroll adolescents who wish to take an investigative medication called Aripiprazole (Abilify®).

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Pig Out for the Cure

Local Coldwell Banker agents are providing barbecue lunches for their annual Pig Out for the Cure! Proceeds from the event will be donated to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center as a part of of the Turn the Town Pink campaign.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include Scopus Workshop, Biostatistics Grand Rounds, Introduction to CRMS Training (2.0), and Biostatistics Seminar Series for Clinical and Translational Scientists.

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McLean featured on NPR's "The State of Things"

McLean featured on NPR's "The State of Things"

Dr. Sam McLean, Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology, Director the TRYUMPH Research Program, and attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine, talks with host Frank Stasio about chronic pain. The segment also features a patient from UNC's Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic in Southern Village.

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Baric to lead $10 million NIH grant to examine how deadly viruses replicate and cause disease

A team of researchers at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Wisconsin has received a National Institutes of Health grant for more than $10 million to study the pathogenic activity of viruses including severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), Ebola, highly pathogenic influenza and herpesvirus HHV8.

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Dean's Advisory Committee - Meeting Minutes

Read more for a link to the minutes for the September 2013 meeting, and a special interim meeting on Sept. 18.

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Clot Connect featured on CNN 'Impact your world'

Clot Connect featured on CNN 'Impact your world'

Clot Connect, a thrombosis outreach project in the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, is currently featured on CNN's Impact Your World, a segment featuring people and organizations around the world making a difference in the lives of others.

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