Oct. 2

UNC Women in Science presents Chancellor Folt to speak about "Stepping Up, Not Stepping Aside"

The UNC Women in Science group will be hosting our very own Chancellor Folt on October 13, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Kirkland Auditorium. Attendees will learn about her journey from a woman in science to UNC's first female chancellor and have the opportunity to ask her questions during a Q&A session following the talk. Please join us for light refreshments in the lobby after the session.

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Nielsen named Director of UNC Urologic Oncology

Nielsen named Director of UNC Urologic Oncology

Matthew Nielsen, MD, MS, assistant professor of urology and adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology and health policy & management, has been named director of urologic oncology in the UNC Department of Urology. In his new role, he joins Matthew Milowsky, MD, associate professor of medicine, as co-director of the Multidisciplinary Genitourinary Oncology Service at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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6th Annual North Carolina Research Triangle Pulmonary Hypertension Symposium - Nov. 7

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program at UNC is co-director of the course at the symposium Nov. 7 at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel. The symposium will provide pulmonologists, cardiologists, and other interested physicians and allied healthcare providers the opportunity to learn about the current landscape in PH epidemiology, diagnostics, and treatment.

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Clinical Applications of Metabolomics in Nutrition and Obesity

This seminar will review recent advances in relevant metabolomics approaches and will examine several case studies demonstrating the power of metabolomics as a tool for advancing obesity and nutrition-related clinical applications.

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UNC to partner in new global HIV/AIDS project

Supporting Operational AIDS Research (SOAR) is a global research project to determine how best to address challenges and gaps that remain in the delivery of HIV and AIDS care and support, treatment, and prevention services.

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AOE Visiting Professor Series: Elizabeth Gaufberg, MD, MPH

Please join us on October 21st and 22nd for our visiting professor series with Dr. Elizabeth Gaufberg. Dr. Gaufberg is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Cambridge Health Alliance Center for Professional Development.

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Healing the Homeless: Clark’s Promise with Rob Grew and Jane Smith

Healing the Homeless: Clark’s Promise with Rob Grew and Jane Smith

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH Adam & Cristy will be joined by Rob Grew, Co-Founder of Clark's Promise, and Jane Smith, Engagement Nurse at Clark's Promise.

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ConnectCarolina System Availability and Support

ConnectCarolina System Availability and Support

During October, some portions of ConnectCarolina will be unavailable during weekday evenings. In addition, walk-in training opportunities will allow users to have their ConnectCarolina questions answered.

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Patient education webinar to mark World Thrombosis Day

Patient education webinar to mark World Thrombosis Day

Patients diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE) are invited to attend an education webinar offered by UNC Clot Connect, an educational outreach project at UNC’s McAllister Heart Institute and Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center.

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Should we fear Ebola? Join the audience for a special Your Health radio taping.

YOUR HEALTH is excited to announce a special taping of the show at UNC Family Medicine’s Grand Rounds on Oct. 8, 2014. We will be sitting down with Dr. Myron Cohen, Director of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases to discuss International Health.

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Methods Workshop and 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Department of Epidemiology's workshop will take place Oct. 9-10 at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center in the Carolina Club. Please register.

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Kelly to host "Latex 101" webinar for health care practitioners

Kevin Kelly, MD, pediatrician-in-chief at N.C. Children's Hospital, is a leading international expert on latex allergy, a subject about which he has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts. He will host the webinar, sponsored by the Allergy & Asthma Network and American Latex Allergy Association, on Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. A second webinar, "Hidden Latex Allergy Dangers in Food Service," will be led by Michael Zacharisen, MD, of Bozeman, Montana on Oct. 8.

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Philpot and Zylka featured on UNC TV tonight, 7:30 p.m.

Philpot and Zylka featured on UNC TV tonight, 7:30 p.m.

Ben Philpot, PhD, professor of cell biology and physiology, and Mark Zylka, PhD, associate professor of cell biology and physiology discuss their work on autism.

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OIS Security Bytes: Encrypt Your Sensitive Office Documents

OIS Security Bytes: Encrypt Your Sensitive Office Documents

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-sized IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday lives, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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