Did you know you are more likely to encounter a person in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack? Mental disorders are more common than heart disease and cancer combined. Mental Health First Aid prepares you to give initial help to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support can be engaged.
The UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School will host its 3rd annual Healthcare Conference in November, which includes a number of keynote speakers, panel discussions and a variety of networking opportunities.
The School of Medicine's Strategic Plan includes a new annual award cycle administered by the Office of Research--the Translational Team Science (TTS) Award. TTS awards will support the development of new interdisciplinary teams of basic science and clinical investigators.
Dr. Hooper is an international expert in child neuropsychology with much of his research, clinical activity, and community outreach devoted to developmental disabilities. He joined the UNC faculty in 1987 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and as Director of Psychology at the Clinical Center for the Study of Development and Learning.
Edmund R. Campion, MD, professor of Orthopaedics and interim chair of the Department of Orthopaedics, has been appointed chair of the Department of Orthopaedics effective Sept. 25, 2013.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Craig Buchman, Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at UNC School of Medicine, about "Major Innovations in Medicine: Surgery and Hearing Loss."
Upcoming events include the Qualitative Research Seminar Series and Research Ethics Grand Rounds.
Join the UNC PSYCHIATRY team for the 25th Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope! The Walk takes place on Sunday, Oct. 13, at 10 a.m. Runners may choose to register for the Run for Hope, which begins at 8 a.m. Help the UNC Department of Psychiatry meet their fundraising goal of $7,000!
Carla Keirns, MD, PhD, will lead a workshop and discussion on the ways to incorporate social, historical, ethical components into a possible Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) Curriculum case of asthma.
Universities including UNC are under constant threat from cyber attackers trying to access personal information and intellectual property. The Office of Information Services (OIS) has completed an assessment of all the devices on the School of Medicine network.
Read below for news, awards, presentations and publications from the Department of Radiology.
Carl L. Bose, MD, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine from the Department of Pediatrics, was recently featured in AAP News, the official magazine for the American Academy of Pediatrics. As editor of Helping Babies Survive (HBS), a program dedicated to help babies that survive after birth in third world countries, Bose's work focuses on expanding the curriculum on baby births in such countries.
The UNC-1 Wireless SSID will be removed from the following School of Medicine buildings on Monday, Oct. 7: MBRB, AHEC, AHEC/MedAir, Bondurant, Taylor, and EPA. To avoid losing wireless connectivity, users should install the UNC-Secure configuration as soon as possible.
Phone installations are in progress in Berryhill and Mary Ellen Jones will follow next week. This will complete the installation phase. The switchover is tentatively scheduled for November 11, 2013.
The crosswalk equipment on Mason Farm Road will be out of service from Oct.1 to Oct. 31. The crosswalk will still be in use, but without the signals for drivers. Pedestrians, please take care crossing Mason Farm Road.
This notice from the U.S. Department of Labor contains some basic information about the new Marketplace and employment-based health coverage offered by The University of North Carolina.
There are new health plan options for teachers and state employees for 2014 that reward a range of healthy activities, including smoking cessation, taking an online Health Assessment and naming a Primary Care Provider. Join your colleagues in Bioinformatics 1131 from 10-11 a.m. on Oct. 10 for this informational webinar specifically for University employees.