Feb. 5

Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk benefitting the UNC Kidney Center

The Tenth Annual Kidney Kare 5K and Kids Kare Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. at McDougle Middle School in Carrboro, NC.

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Stiegler pens commentary for JAMA

Stiegler pens commentary for JAMA

In a commentary published in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, Marjorie Stiegler, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology, writes about the impact of the posttraumatic stress-like symptoms some physicians experience after encountering unexpected patient emergencies.

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Jonas receives Clinician Scholar Educator Award from American College of Rheumatology

Jonas receives Clinician Scholar Educator Award from American College of Rheumatology

Beth Jonas, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, has been awarded the 2014 Clinician Scholar Educator Award from the American College of Rheumatology.

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Biese talks telehealth with "Healthcare Informatics"

Biese talks telehealth with "Healthcare Informatics"

Kevin Biese, MD, emergency medicine residency director and an associate professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine, recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics Senior Editor Gabriel Perna about using TouchCare, a telehealth application that connects patients, via a mobile video platform, with their doctors; the direct-to-consumer telehealth trend; and more.

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Diaz serves as Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Diaz serves as Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Luis A. Diaz, MD, CE Wheeler, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, was invited to serve as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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National Wear Red Day

Wear Red on Friday, Feb. 6 in support of women's heart health! Stop by the stage in the NC Children's Hospital Lobby between 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. to be part of our 'Go Red for Women' Photo Booth!

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UNC Health Care and Forecast Health form strategic agreement

As part of the agreement, UNC Health Care and Forecast Health will develop predictive models and services that enable health care providers to deliver more personalized health care and improve healthcare quality for their patients.

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Professionalism Task Force seeks new members

The Professionalism Task Force, a group which answers to the UNC SOM Education Committee, seeks enthusiastic faculty members to join the group.

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Heart Health Information from the American Heart Association

Stop by the NC Children's Hospital Lobby from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Feb. 12 to pick up free heart health information and your American Heart Month pin to show your support for cardiovascular health.

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UNC Horizons 2015 Annual Conference: The Art of Women Working Recovery

The conference will take place on Friday, March 27th at The Friday Center in Chapel Hill, NC. This event will feature a morning and an afternoon keynote presentation.

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Heart Health Information and HHT 5K Registration

Stop by the NC Children's Hospital Lobby from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Feb. 23 to pick up free heart health information and register to participate in the 'Cure HHT' 5K walk/run in March

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Being a Family Physician in the 21st Century with Dr. Reid Blackwelder

Being a Family Physician in the 21st Century with Dr. Reid Blackwelder

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Reid Blackwelder, MD, President of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The theme of the discussion will be: "Being a Family Physician in the 21st Century."

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MedUNCedoos offer Valentine-Grams

Send a Valentine-gram from the MedUNCedoos medical student a cappella group.

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UNC and Duke researchers collaborate to predict drug safety in premature infants

UNC and Duke researchers collaborate to predict drug safety in premature infants

A research team from UNC and Duke have received a $50,000 grant to develop a new method for predicting drug safety in pediatric patients. The award is part of an effort by the neighboring CTSAs to promote collaborations that translate scientific discoveries into advances in patient care.

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Seeking nominations for the University Diversity Award

Nominations for the UNC Diversity Awards are still open, but the deadline to submit is coming on Monday, Feb. 9.

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Robert Mueller, retired faculty member, has passed away at age 76

Robert Mueller, retired faculty member, has passed away at age 76

Robert Mueller, MD, PhD, passed away on Feb. 3. Mueller served as a professor of anesthesiology and pharmacology for 37 years before retiring in 2007. A visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 6, in Chapel Hill.

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Research study looking for males, 8 - 12 years of age, with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis

The ASPIRE team is currently conducting a research study involving children (ages 8 - 12 years) with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder. The purpose of this study is to learn how the parts of the brain coordinate to sense touch in children with ASD as well as typically developing children.

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Internal search for Executive Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development

Individuals interested in applying for the position should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Carol Edenton via email at carol_edenton@med.unc.edu. Nominations may also be sent to Carol Edenton. Applications and nominations are due by Friday, February 20, 2015, at 5:00 pm.

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