May 7

Care Beyond the Clinic

Care Beyond the Clinic

UNC student volunteers and the families they serve recently gathered at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham to celebrate completion of the first year of Beyond Clinic Walls for Kids, an interdisciplinary student group that identifies – and seeks to meet – the medical and social needs of pediatric patients and their families outside the clinic setting.

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UNC faculty author four key publications in gastroenterology and hepatology

UNC faculty author four key publications in gastroenterology and hepatology

According to a list recently published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, UNC Gastroenterology and Hepatology faculty authored four of the 12 key publications in gastroenterology and hepatology published in 2014.

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Jani Recognized with 2015 Impact Award

For her public health Leadership in using telemedicine to improve diabetic retinopathy evaluation across North Carolina, Pooja Jani, MD, UNC Eye program manager is one of 26 graduate students to receive 2015 UNC Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Award.

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Fourteenth Annual Raven Rock Ramble, Benefiting UNC Kidney Center, Is Biggest Ride to Date

Fourteenth Annual Raven Rock Ramble, Benefiting UNC Kidney Center, Is Biggest Ride to Date

The Raven Rock Ramble is a 100-mile bike ride which promotes awareness of organ donation issues and benefits the UNC Kidney Center. It is organized by David Cole who is a cyclist and a kidney transplant recipient.

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The Surgeon General of the United States: Past, Present and Future

The Surgeon General of the United States: Past, Present and Future

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will re-air a conversation with Woodie Kessel, MD, MPH, former Assistant Surgeon General of the United States. The theme of the conversation will be "The Surgeon General of the United States: Past, Present and Future."

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UNC Center For Excellence in Community Mental Health Profiles in Courage

The Profiles in Courage project by the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health will highlight and recognize individuals who continue to make great strides in their recovery. This will be an opportunity for clients to tell their stories about facing mental illness, including their journey and ongoing recovery.

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Heathcote featured in Match Day Spotlight interview series

Heathcote featured in Match Day Spotlight interview series

Fourth-year UNC School of Medicine student, Sam Heathcote spoke with "in-Training," an online magazine for medical students, about what it takes to be successful in medical school.

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UNC Hosts Statewide HIV Training Symposium

UNC Hosts Statewide HIV Training Symposium

Approximately 400 clinicians, social workers, dentists and pharmacists who treat people living with HIV attended the state’s largest training held on May 4 and 5 at the Friday Center.

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Science in the News to be held at The Baxter

This month's Science in the News discussion will be held at The Baxter, a bar/arcade in Chapel Hill.

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OIS Security Bytes: Securing Sensitive Information

OIS Security Bytes: Securing Sensitive Information

UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users. As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This week's edition offers tips for securing sensitive information. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.

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UNC Secure Wireless Change Takes Effect May 7

UNC Secure Wireless Change Takes Effect May 7

On May 7th, 2015, changes will be made to UNC’s secure wireless network. The campus is migrating to a secure configuration known as “Eduroam”. Eduroam allows registered users to connect as a guest to the network of any other participating institution without needing to register your device at that institution.

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Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel

This five part orientation begins Friday, May 8, and is strongly recommended for all clinical research personnel who are new to UNC or new to research.

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Cykert Appears in Video Promoting General Internal Medicine

Cykert Appears in Video Promoting General Internal Medicine

Samuel Cykert, MD, professor of Medicine, associate director of Medical Education for NC AHEC, clinical director of the NC Regional Extension Center for Health Information Technology, recently appeared in a video encouraging medical students to consider general internal medicine as their career path.

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States, affecting 1 in 5 adults and approximately 300,000 children. In a recent update provided to supporters, the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center outlined the work being done to develop cutting-edge therapies and even potential cures.

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Solarize UNC Info Session

The Solarize UNC Community Program offers discounts for UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC School of Medicine and UNC Health Care employees who choose to have solar energy panels installed at their homes. Employees receive pre-negotiated discounts from vetted solar installers.

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Help shape search for new UNC system president

University of North Carolina President Tom Ross will step down in January 2016 after five years of distinguished service, and the UNC Board of Governors has begun to search for the next leader of our 17-campus system. They are seeking public input that will be used to shape the leadership profile of the system's next president.

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