July 9

Wohl discusses START in WRAL story

David Wohl, MD, site leader of the UNC AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at Chapel Hill, was featured on WRAL explaining how the global interventional study Strategic Timing of Anti-Retroviral Treatment (START) definitively proves that patients found living with HIV should start antiretroviral therapy as early as possible to maintain their health.

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UNC SOM students selected for National Kidney Scholars Program

Two UNC School of Medicine students – Askia Dunnon and Hannah Chen – were among the 30 medical students from across North America selected to participate in the 2015 American Society of Nephrology Tutored Research and Education for Kidney Scholars program, an initiative of the society's Workforce Committee.

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Faculty Retirement Incentive Program Update

Read a memo from Paul Godley, MD, PhD, MPP, Vice Dean for Finance & Administration, on the UNC Faculty Retirement Incentive Plan which was approved on June 25, by the UNC Board of Governors.

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Mehrotra named Poets & Quants 2015 Best EMBAs

Mehrotra named Poets & Quants 2015 Best EMBAs

When Weekend Executive MBA student Abhi Mehrotra, MD, chose UNC Kenan-Flagler, he knew that an MBA would add value to his career. What he didn't know is that he would be named by Poets & Quants as one of the Class of 2015's Best EMBAs.

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Rural Health Care with Chris Collins

Rural Health Care with Chris Collins

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy will be talking with Chris Collins, Director of the Office of Rural Health and Community Care.The theme of the conversation will be "Rural Health Care."

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Interim Management Structure for Financial Shared Services

Please read this important announcement from John Lewis, CFO, UNC Health Care, regarding the management structure for Financial Shared Services.

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Craig H. Nielsen Foundation: Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS)

The Craig H. Nielsen Foundation has released three funding opportunities of varied award amounts: The Neilsen SCIRTS Postdoctoral Fellowship, the Nielsen SCIRTS Pilot Research Grant and the Neilsen SCIRTS Senior Research Grant. Letters of intent are due July 31, 2015, by 5 p.m.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research: The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has released a call for applications to the Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders. The fellowship awards up to $180,000 over two years. Informational conference call for interested applicants is scheduled for Sept. 9, 2015, at 12 p.m. (RSVP required).

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: Innovative Grants

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation has released a call for proposals to their Innovative Grants program. Awards are up to $110,000 for one year. Innovation grants are for highly innovative research with significant potential to accelerate the mission of JDRF. Applications are due July 30, 2015.

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