Jan. 2

North Carolina AHEC Program | winter 2014 newsletter

Read the latest North Carolina AHEC Program newsletter, featuring a message from Director Warren Newton, MD, and other important updates and information.

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Women & Obesity Forum

Researchers - mark your calendar to join CWHR and CDTR for a multidisciplinary forum on Women & Obesity. Spend the morning actively participating in presentations. In the afternoon, create the framework for innovative research within a team environment.

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Conflicting Associations of Acculturation and Cardiovascular Risk in Latinos in Large Epidemiologic Cohorts – Challenges and New Directions

UNC Center for Health Equity Research Visiting Professor Lenny Lopez, MD, MPH, MDiv, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, will speak at 3 p.m. on Jan. 28 in Bondurant Hall, H 2025.

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UNC-led project dramatically reduces newborn bloodstream infections in North Carolina

UNC-led project dramatically reduces newborn bloodstream infections in North Carolina

A quality improvement project championed by the UNC-led Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) resulted in a 71 percent reduction in central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) in 13 North Carolina NICUs, avoiding 110 infections annually and saving 17 lives a year. Study results were published in Pediatrics, official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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