During the weekend of April 16 and 17, the UNC School of Medicine welcomed back graduates for the Spring Alumni Weekend. As part of the weekend's festivities, this year's Distinguished Medical Alumni Awards, Distinguished Medical Faculty Award and Distinguished Service Award winners were honored.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Rachel Freedman, MD, assistant professor, Harvard Medical School and oncologist at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The theme of the conversation will be "Talking to Patients About Cancer."
A new exhibit near the South Columbia Street entrance of the Health Sciences Library marks the 75th anniversary of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, themed, “From the Well to the World.”
The April 2015 edition of The Intercom, UNC Family Medicine's monthly newsletter, is now available.
Mary Lynn McPherson, PharmD, MA, BCPS, CPE, professor and vice chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy will deliver a lecture titled "Therapeutic Misadventures in Pharmacopalliation." The presentation is sponsored by the UNC Palliative Care Program and the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program
The Translational Team Science Awards (TTSA) program is aimed at capitalizing on UNC's culture of collaboration and fostering interdisciplinary teams of basic science and clinical investigators.
OIS and ITS Networking will be performing network maintenance on the 2nd and 4th floors of MacNider Hall May 2 - 3 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This maintenance will be disruptive to all network access so please plan accordingly.
They say having a baby changes everything. But, after Evelyn Bussell of Raleigh gave birth to her daughter Felicity in June 2011, she experienced changes she’d neither anticipated nor read about in the many books she’d consulted in preparing to be a new mom.
ITS Networking will be rebooting network electronics (switches) in Wings B and C; Glaxo; AHEC; Brinkhous-Bullitt; MBRB; and Trailer 46 on May 6 at 6 a.m., which will cause a brief outage of less than 5 minutes.
Project HOPE, the global health education and humanitarian assistance organization, and the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to advancing science, health and education recently announced the winners of the 2015 Dr. Charles A. Sanders and Project HOPE International Residency Scholarships. Both of this year’s Sanders Scholars are first-year resident physicians training at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
Two UNC School of Medicine faculty members have been selected to serve on national advisory panels convened by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Timothy Daaleman, DO, MPH, vice chair, Department of Family Medicine will serve on the National Advisory Panel on Improving Health Care Systems. Mike Pignone, MD, MPH, FACP, chief, Division of General Internal Medicine, will serve on the National Advisory Panel on Communication and Dissemination Research.