March 19

Addressing Equity at the Intersection of Health & Employment

The Multidisciplinary Equity Research Collaborative in Health presents a lecture titled "Addressing Equity at the Intersection of Health and Employment. The featured speaker will be Shawn Kneipp, PhD, associate professor, UNC School of Nursing.

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Carolina Collaborative for Research on Work and Health Spring 2015 Speaker Series

Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, director, Osteoarthritis Action Alliance; Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine; and professor of social medicine will present her research on "Physical Activity in the Workplace for People with Arthritis."

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New Alpha Omega Alpha inductees announced

Several UNC School of Medicine students, residents and faculty members were recently inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society.

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First-year students in the field

UNC School of Medicine students have a special connection to the state of North Carolina because of the public service mission of the institution. While clinical week is a traditional part of medical education everywhere, it is particularly special at UNC, giving students an opportunity to interact with the communities they may serve after they complete their education. In some cases it even takes them to their home communities. Last month's clinical week for MS1s was captured via the UNC SOM Facebook page. Please take a moment to view this visual recap of where our students went and what they had to say. And if you haven't already done so, "Like" the UNC School of Medicine on Facebook.

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i2b2 Launch and Training Sessions in March and April

The NC TraCS Institute is proud to launch i2b2, a cohort discovery tool that links with the Carolina Data Warehouse for Health, and will allow users to explore and query de-identified, aggregate data. NC TraCS will provide in-person training sessions.

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Budenz Named Humanitarian of Year by American Glaucoma Society

Budenz Named Humanitarian of Year by American Glaucoma Society

After receiving recognition from American Academy of Ophthalmology in late 2014, Chair of Ophthalmology Donald Budenz, MD, MPH, receives Humanitarian of the Year award from another prestigious professional organization.

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Doctoring the Civil War: American physicians and the transformation of American medicine

Shauna Devine, PhD, of Western University, will examine the ways the American Civil War transformed medicine through a series of never before published medical photographs from Civil War hospitals and laboratories.

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Hoarding and Your Health with Reid Wilson

Hoarding and Your Health with Reid Wilson

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Dr. Bob Gwyther will be talking with Reid Wilson, PhD, director of the Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center. The discussion's theme will be "Hoarding and Your Health."

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3rd Annual DNA Day 5K

The 3rd annual DNA Day 5K run will take place on April 11. This year the race has partnered with the UNC Science Expo put on by the Morehead Science Center. Come run the race and stay for some amazing science.

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Loeser wins NIH award to build interdisciplinary team

Loeser wins NIH award to build interdisciplinary team

Richard Loeser, MD, director of Basic and Translational Research, Thurston Arthritis Research Center, has received a National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) research grant enabling him to build an interdisciplinary research team to study how cell receptors called integrins transmit signals that control the response of cartilage cells to mechanical forces.

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Triangle Walk to Defeat ALS

Join several teams of UNC Health Care employees as they walk to raise money to find a cure for ALS.

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39th Annual UNC Lineberger Symposium: "Personalized Medicine, the Cancer Genome Atlas and the Future of Cancer Care”

UNC Lineberger invites you to learn about the discoveries made from an international effort to uncover the genomics of cancer directly from the study authors at their 39th Annual Symposium on April 8 - 9.

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