The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $1.5 million grant aimed at strengthening HIV/AIDS research training in collaboration with the Wits School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center is currently accepting pre-proposals for 1-2 year grants of approximately $20,000 per year for pilot & feasibility research projects in nutrition or obesity. Applications are due Oct. 15.
The submission period is now open for the 15th annual amateur Carolina Global Photography Competition hosted by the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), the Study Abroad Office, International Student and Scholar Services and Global Relations. The competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of UNC-Chapel Hill.
UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
For employees who receive University paychecks, the ConnectCarolina payroll team is conducting exhaustive tests to make certain the first payday in ConnectCarolina comes and goes as normal.
This October Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Jeffrey P. Baker, MD, PhD, of Duke University.
Join us at our Open House on October 1! Upcoming events include Principal Investigator (PI) Development Series, Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Seminar Series, and Biostatistics Seminar Series.
Please send questions or topics for discussion to firstname.lastname@example.org by Oct. 3. Dr. Roper will give a “State of the School” address following a few brief presentations. Flu shots will be provided outside the Old Clinic Auditorium starting at 3:30 pm.
The Distinguished Medical Awards Selection Committee is now seeking nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Medical Alumni Awards, Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Faculty Award. Specific information on criteria, eligibility, and nomination process for the awards is included in this mailing, as well as on the Medical Alumni Affairs’ Awards website.
Stephen Hooper, PhD, chair of the department of allied health sciences and associate dean for the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Deborah Givens, PT, DPT, PhD, as the next director of the division of physical therapy. Givens will assume her new role in January 2015, taking over the leadership reigns from Lisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPT, who has been serving as interim director since August 2013.