Moneika Owens, a rising fourth-year medical student at the School of Medicine, was recently granted the American Medical Association Foundation’s Physicians of Tomorrow Award.
ITS Networking is detecting a significant number of rogue wireless access points and devices that act like wireless access points across the campus network, including the School of Medicine network.
E. Claire Dees, MD, associate professor of medicine, and Peter Voorhees, MD, associate professor of medicine, have been appointed to leadership positions in UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Dees will serve as medical director of the Clinical Protocol Office and Dr. Voorhees will serve as chair of the Protocol Review Committee.
The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases will receive about $1 million over five years from the NIH Fogarty International Center.
Dr. Marvella Ford will present "Recruitment, Retention, Surgical and Medication Adherence Studies with African Americans: Lessons Learned."
Dr. David Peden, Angelo Mojica, and Dan Lehman will hold two informational sessions regarding the changes to bionutrition research services on Sept. 26 and 27.
Special guest host, Dr. Irene Skowronek, Psychologist from the UNC Department of Family Medicine, will join Adam to talk with Primary Care Physician and Co-Director of the Massachusetts General Down Syndrome Clinic, Dr. Allie Schwartz about Down Syndrome.
With two new faculty hires, the new service will provide specialized care to immunocompromised patients with unusual infections that require special expertise.
Sadath Sayeed, JD, MD, Dept of Global Health & Social Medicine, Division of Medical Ethics at Harvard will present this lecture at Surgery Grand Rounds on Sept. 25.
As we enter the last quarter of 2013, 86% of Eligible Professionals are currently demonstrating Meaningful Use. There is still time to reach our 2013 goal of 95%!
The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) is currently accepting pre-proposals for 1-2 year grants of approximately $20,000 per year for pilot & feasibility research projects in nutrition or obesity.
The UNC-1 Wireless SSID will be removed from the following School of Medicine buildings on Monday, Sept. 23: Berryhill, Brinkhous-Bullitt, Lineberger, Radiology Research (MRI), Medical Research Building B). To avoid losing wireless connectivity, users should install the UNC-Secure configuration as soon as possible.
Jeanette Cook, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics, assumed her administrative role on Sept. 15, 2013.
Phone installations are underway in Glaxo and Radiology Research buildings and should be completed by Friday, September 27. The Medical School Wings, Berryhill, Mary Ellen Jones, Medical Research B, and Trailers 46, 47, 49 and 52 are next on the list.
Upcoming events include Biostatistics Grand Rounds on Sept. 20.