Since 2009, the Office of International Activities (OIA) has provided critical support to medical students in pursuit of international electives in global health. With burgeoning interest in global health among students and residents in recent years, the OIA has never been busier.
UNC Health Care/Rehabilitation Care's 5th Annual SCI Conference will take place Nov.15 - 16 at the Sheraton Hotel in Chapel Hill.
Shiaowen David Hsu, MD, PhD, will present, "Genomic Strategies to Guide Therapeutics in Colon Cancer."
The grant will be used to further research to globally understand regulated protein degradation and how this contributes to normal cellular functions that are dysfunctional in cancer.
On Nov. 2, 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).
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with author Ryan Boyle about his book, When the Lights Go Out.
VoIP phones that have been installed in School of Medicine buildings will become active on Monday, Nov. 11. There is the potential for a short service outage as early as the night prior to and the entire day of the transition. Note: users remaining on the old phone system will no longer be able to use 5 digit dialing to reach VoIP phones. If you receive a "phone disconnected" message after attempting to use 5 digit dialing, hang up and dial 7 + the full 10 digit number (including area code).
Thomas R. Insel, MD, director of the National Institute of Mental Health will deliver the Grand Rounds lecture at 1 p.m. Research posters will be on display from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Neurosciences Hospital lobby with a poster session from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
This UNC-sponsored workshop provides tools and resources to effectively communicate with your employees concerning diversity issues. Registration is required.