April 23

Supported employment program achieves early successes

Supported employment program achieves early successes

The UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health launched a new evidence-based supported employment program for individuals with mental illness in June of 2014. The program recently received an exemplary rating by the NC Department of Health and Human Services.

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds: The Pros and Cons of Employing Ethical Decision Making Models in the Real World

This May, Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Kim Strom-Gottfried, Ph.D. LISW; Smith P. Theimann, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Professional Practice at UNC School of Social Work

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Rutstein Receives PEO Scholar Award

Rutstein Receives PEO Scholar Award

Sarah Rutstein, a doctoral and medical student in the department of health policy and management at the UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health and at the UNC School of Medicine, is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Education Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood.

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HIV Training Symposium at UNC

UNC is hosting the largest training in the state for clinicians, dentists, pharmacists and allied health professionals who may have a patient or patients in their practice living with HIV and/or hepatitis C virus on May 4 and 5 at the Friday Center.

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Sloane, Byerley recognized with University Teaching Awards

Sloane, Byerley recognized with University Teaching Awards

Philip Sloane, MD, MPH, Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor and associate chair, Department of Family Medicine, and Julie Byerley, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and vice dean for Education and were recently recognized with Distinguished Teaching Awards from the University.

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Drop-In Portrait Session for School of Medicine Staff

A free photo session is being offered for School of Medicine staff members including post-docs, residents, fellows, research coordinators, administrative professionals, etc.

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Seizures and Epilepsy with Drs. Bradley Vaughn and Hae Won Shin

Seizures and Epilepsy with Drs. Bradley Vaughn and Hae Won Shin

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Bradley Vaughn, MD, and Hae Won Shin, MD, from UNC's Department of Neurology about Seizures and Epilepsy.

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amfAR: Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research

amfAR has released a call for proposals for the Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research. amfAR Fellowships aims to facilitate the exceptional postdoctoral researcher's transition to a productive and independent long-term career in HIV/AIDS research. Awards are up to $150,000. Letters of intent are due May 14, 2015 by 3 p.m.

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OIS Security Bytes: Secure Email Attachments

OIS Security Bytes: Secure Email Attachments

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. This week's update focuses on how to make certain email attachments are secure. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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UNC students win national competition in health care collaboration

UNC students win national competition in health care collaboration

A team of four UNC students from different health care-related fields has won the 2015 CLARION National Case Competition, a student competition focused on improving health care through interprofessional collaboration. The victory is especially significant given that this is only the second year that UNC has been represented at the national competition, which has been held annually since 2005.

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North Carolina AHEC Program | Spring 2015 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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 SOM Receives Grant to Develop Service Learning Course

SOM Receives Grant to Develop Service Learning Course

Amy Denham, MD, MPH, associate professor, department of Family Medicine, and Amy Weil, MD, clinical associate professor of Medicine and Social Medicine, co-director, Beacon Child and Family Program, have received funding from UNC’s Apples Service Learning program to develop service learning and interprofessional education components of the curriculum in Intensive Integration, part of the UNC School of Medicine’s new Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) curriculum.

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UNC Celebrates World Voice Day

UNC Celebrates World Voice Day

On Thursday, April 16 around 100 people gathered in the lobby of the UNC Neurosciences Hospital for an event in celebration of World Voice Day. It began in a celebratory fashion, with the UNC Environmental Services Gospel Choir using their voices to get the crowd moving. Event attendees, patients and passers-by all stopped to listen, clap and sing along.

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day

UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders is excited to announce its first Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day observance, which will take place on Friday, May 1, at the Women’s Hospital and Neurosciences Hospital atrium.

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UNC Heart & Vascular Cardiovascular Symposium 2015

North Carolina Heart & Vascular and the UNC Heart & Vascular Network have seen dramatic growth over the past years expanding cardiovascular care in local communities and establishing state of the art treatments. This year's symposium builds on the collective knowledge throughout the Network to serve as a learning opportunity for physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, pharmacists, technologists and anyone involved in caring for patients with cardiovascular disease.

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Grants Fund Ebola, Obesity & Other Global Health Research

The Explorations in Global Health faculty research grants are designed to foster the development of research partnerships and projects in global health. Grants are made to UNC faculty for international travel or to bring international colleagues to campus to establish or maintain research relationships (with the aim of applying for external funding) or to undertake small-scale, discrete research projects with international collaborators. This year, the IGHID is supporting six, diverse projects in Nicaragua, West Africa, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Mexico.

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