The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) in partnership with the Parkinson’s Centers of Excellence at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University are holding "Moving Day", a fundraising walk for Parkinson’s disease in Cary, NC on Nov. 2.
Alpha Omega Alpha recently inducted twenty students into their society. Amelia Drake, MD, FACS, Executive Associate Dean of Academic Programs, is the faculty advisor for AOA.
The UNC-1 Wireless SSID will be removed from the following School of Medicine buildings on Monday, Sept. 30: Glaxo Molelcular Lab, Mary Ellen Jones, Neuroscience Research, Physician's Office Building and Genetic Medicine. To avoid losing wireless connectivity, users should install the UNC-Secure configuration as soon as possible.
Phone installations will begin in Berryhill and Mary Ellen Jones the week of September 30. These are the last two School of Medicine buildings on the list for the November 2013 switchover.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Ethan Basch, Director of Patient Outcomes at UNC-Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, on the topic of drug labels.
Multi-site research is a topic of growing interest among clinical research professionals. More and more institutions are considering it as a way to pool patient accruals in order to conduct innovative trials. This session will identify the roles, responsibilities, and strategies of the sponsoring investigator and the lead site in conducting a multi–center study.
The UNC Memory and Cognitive Disorders Program in the Department of Neurology is hosting an information table aimed at raising awareness about frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) as a kickoff for the Association of Frontotemporal Degeneration’s (AFTD) “Food for Thought” Campaign.
Marci Cottingham, PhD, will present "Constructing Caring Men: How Nursing Organizations and Individuals Define Care and Masculinity."
Upcoming events include Biostatistics Seminar Series, UNC ECHO Health Disparities Seminar Series, NCRP Educational Session, and Scientific Writing from the Reader's Perspective. Deadlines for the NC TraCS $5K-50K Pilot Grant Program and UNC Center for Health Equity Research Pilot Awards Program are October 22.
"N.E.D. the Movie", a film by the award-winning production company Spark Media, interweaves the story of the Rock & Roll band N.E.D. - comprised of six gynecologic oncologists, including UNC's Drs. John Boggess and John Soper - with portraits of some of their patients and families as they try to raise awareness for women's reproductive cancers.
Liara M. Gonzalez, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, will present "Identification of Distinct Stem Cell Populations and their Potential Role in Repair of Ischemia/reperfusion Injury" at this week's CGIBD Research Seminar.
Christian Parobek and Seth Congdon were among the 22 selected students from 12 medical schools chosen by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) in a highly competitive process.