The UNC Horizons Program Annual Conference will take place on Thursday, April 10, at The Friday Center in Chapel Hill.
A partnership between FirstHealth of the Carolinas and the UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology will give women in the mid-Carolinas convenient local access to a wider variety of specialty services related to high-risk pregnancy. Read the full story from The Pilot.
April Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Elaine Hsieh, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Oklahoma.
Registration for HIV Care 2014 is now open! This event is the largest of its kind in North Carolina and is aimed to give health care providers an update on the care and treatment of HIV-infected patients who are now living longer lives.
Read for the Biomedical Engineering Spring 2014 newsletter.
Upcoming events include the Clinical Trial Investigator Series, the NC TraCS Team Science Series, and UNC ECHO Health Disparities Seminar Series. Also, a special RFA has been released seeking pilot applications utilizing the Drugs, Device and Diagnostic Development (4D) Strategic Initiative.
Hospitals that have received Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack, emphasizing the importance of treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
Hosted by Paula Miller, MD, clinical physician in the UNC Center for Heart and Vascular Care and director of the Women's Heart Program, the symposium is designed to increase awareness of women’s heart disease.
YOUR HEALTH®: Protecting our Children: The Dangers of Mental Illnesses and Disorders with Dr. Mimi Chapman
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Dr. Mimi Brown, Associate Professor at UNC School of Social Work, about Protecting our Children: The Dangers of Mental Illnesses and Disorders.
Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the N.C. Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will be caring once again for disabled children at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti this May, along with Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R. Zanmi Beni was created to care for physically and/or mentally handicapped orphans, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.
Learn more about the candidates for Faculty Chair in this Q & A published last week in the University Gazette. And remember: elections occur April 14 - 21 via electronic ballot. Ballots will be emailed to all eligible faculty members.
UNC Department of Radiology Chair Matthew A. Mauro, MD, FSIR, received the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Gold Medal at SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting on March 25, 2014. The SIR Gold Medal, the Society's highest career honor, is bestowed for distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to the discipline of interventional radiology.
UNC OB-GYN Jeff Wilkinson was recently featured on the Public Radio International series "The Ninth Month" for his work surgically repairing fistula in Malawi.
Vital Signs will take a break in April for the Epic@UNC Go-Live.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine administrative review of the leadership provided by Gary Johnson, PhD, in his position as Chair of the Department of Pharmacology. The review will take place over the next four to five weeks. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions, and relevant information. If you wish to submit a letter, please do so prior to April 2, 2014.
Distinguished young scholars and winners of the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, Dr. Eliana Perrin and Dr. Mark Zylka will be presenting.