April 17

Hettleman Lectures

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Chancellor Carol Folt invite you to attend lectures by two of our most distinguished young scholars and winners of the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.

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A Genomics (R)evolution: Harnessing the Power of Single Cells

CGIBD, Advanced Analytics Core, Fluidigm, single cell, capture, genomics, seminar, high throughput, real-time, PCR

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21st Annual STEP Symposium

The annual Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program (STEP) Symposium offers mental health professionals, advocates, individuals and families living with schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses an annual learning opportunity focused on innovative treatment approaches.

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From the Gazette: UNC psychiatrists serve local homeless community by taking the clinic to the street

From the Gazette: UNC psychiatrists serve local homeless community by taking the clinic to the street

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health’s Annie Kelly, MD, heads the new psychiatric street medicine program that is a designated AHEC psychiatric training site. She and psychiatry residents Anisha Gulati, MD, and Alicia Watson, MD, assist the homeless with mental illness as they make rounds on and around Chapel Hill's Franklin Street.

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AOE Frank Wilson Professionalism Forum

Please join your fellow colleagues, residents and students for the Frank Wilson Professionalism Forum presented by the Academy of Educators.

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Pain, Addiction and the Law Conference

This ACCME Accredited educational program addressing the issues facing the chronic pain patient and the use of opioids is co-sponsored by UNC School of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, and the Pain Society of the Carolinas.

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Gwyther receives Frederick B. Glaser award for addiction medicine

Gwyther receives Frederick B. Glaser award for addiction medicine

The 2014 Dr. Frederick B. Glaser Award was presented to Dr. Bob Gwyther, a pioneer and leader in the field of addiction medicine.

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NC TraCS Events and Announcements

Upcoming events include the Emerging Company Showcase, NC A&T Undergraduate Research Symposium, Fluidigm Seminar Series, Research Ethics Grand Rounds, TraCS Registry Research Forum, and Regulatory Considerations for the Use and Development of In Vitro Diagnostics (IVDs).

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TEACCH Autism Program and CIDD “Light It Up Blue” for Autism Awareness

TEACCH Autism Program and CIDD “Light It Up Blue” for Autism Awareness

On April 2nd, The TEACCH Autism Program and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD) joined together to celebrate World Autism Awareness Day.

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Advance Care Planning: Is It All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

This May Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Lois Shepherd, JD, Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Public Health Sciences, and Law at the University of Virginia.

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NC DNA Day 5K and Science Festival

Run for Science! The second annual NC DNA Day 5K and Science Festival will take place May 17 on UNC’s campus. All proceeds from the 5K run will support science outreach and education in North Carolina including NC DNA Day.

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Are Close Relationships Good Medicine for People Coping with Chronic Illness?

This Thurston Multidisiplinary Clinical Research Center Speaker Series event will be presented by Tracey Revenson, PhD, Professor and Deputy Executive, Office of Psychology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center,City University of New York.

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2014 Faculty Elections

Eligible faculty are encouraged to vote via electronic ballot by midnight on Monday, April 21, 2014. If you have not received your ballot or are having trouble voting please contact Dennis Schmidt at dennis_schmidt@med.unc.edu.

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Loeser to receive OARSI Basic Science Research Award

Loeser to receive OARSI Basic Science Research Award

Dr. Richard F. Loeser Jr. will receive the award April 24 at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress in Paris, France.

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Reminder: April 28 deadline for nominations for 2014 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecturer

The Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture is our annual convocation. It is a time when we reflect upon our School’s splendid heritage of collegiality and excellence, to which Norma Berryhill contributed so much. It is also the occasion on which we formally welcome our newest faculty members. Please read for instructions for nominating a member of the School of Medicine faculty. The nomination deadline is April 28.

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Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis Walk

The walk is the area’s largest fundraiser for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), the leading non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life for people affected by IBD.

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New Round of SOM Bridge Funding

Submissions for the last round of SOM Bridge Funding in Fiscal Year 14 are now being accepted.

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Francine Mary Netter to discuss 'Medicine's Michelangelo'

Stop by the Health Sciences Library for the next Bullitt History of Medicine Club meeting featuring Francine Mary Netter, daughter of Frank H. Netter, MD, who will discuss her father's biography.

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Turner-Brown named new Assistant Director for TEACCH Autism Program

Turner-Brown named new Assistant Director for TEACCH Autism Program

Lauren Turner-Brown has accepted the position of Assistant Director for the UNC TEACCH Autism Program effective July 1, 2014.

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