Nov. 19

Ambulatory BP Monitoring Training Course

This will be a one day course on principles and implementation of ABPM. Morning didactic sessions will be followed by a hands-on segment in the afternoon. The aim of the course is to equip clinicians with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement ABPM in their practice.

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Combining Effective Risk Assessment With Optimal Use of NOACs

During this complimentary CME breakfast workshop, cardiology and neurology experts from UNC will share effective, guideline-based strategies for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.

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UNC fellow honored with an Alumni Recognition Award from North Central College

UNC fellow honored with an Alumni Recognition Award from North Central College

At its Homecoming celebration this fall, North Central College honored Nathan Montgomery, MD, PhD, with an Alumni Recognition Award. Presented annually, the award recognizes potential for success in a career, community service or support of North Central College by younger alumni.

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Pulitzer Prize winner Page to facilitate Town Hall on race and inclusion

The entire UNC campus community is encouraged to attend. Doors will open at 5 p.m., and students, faculty and staff presenting a UNC One Card will be admitted first. A livestream of the event also will be available.

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Jennette delivers Berryhill Lecture

Jennette delivers Berryhill Lecture

On Nov. 11, J. Charles Jennette, MD, Kenneth M. Brinkhous Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, delivered the 2015 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture.

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Re-Air: Combining Mental Health and Primary Care with Brian Sheitman and Beat Steiner

Re-Air: Combining Mental Health and Primary Care with Brian Sheitman and Beat Steiner

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy, will be talking with Brian Sheitman, MD, and Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, medical directors at the WakeBrook Recovery Center and Clinical Professors at the UNC School of Medicine. The theme of the conversation will be "Combining Mental Health and Primary Care."

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Prenatal exposure to cadmium associated with increased risk of preeclampsia

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – including UNC OB-GYN's Kim Boggess, MD – has demonstrated for the first time an association between levels of the toxic metal cadmium in the placenta during pregnancy and increased risk of the mother developing preeclampsia.

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AMA cites UNC program as national model

Recently, the American Medical Association's Council on Medical Education issued a report on the sources of funding for graduate medical education. The report notes the slow growth of federal GME funding and notes an innovative program at UNC that combines public and private funding as a national model.

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Vital Signs to publish early due to Thanksgiving holiday

Vital Signs will be published on Tuesday, Nov 24. Submissions will be due Monday by 5 p.m.

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Updates in Clinical Neuroimmunology Inaugural Conference

In the last decade, there have been major advances in the field of neuroimmunology. Physicians are suspecting immune mediated disorders more frequently and new algorithms for management of these treatable conditions are being formulated. Diagnosis is becoming easier with the discovery of antibodies that correspond to specific syndromes. Given the rapid advances in neuroimmunology, Updates in Clinical Neuroimmunology brings together world renowned experts eager share the latest information, advances, and best practices geared to assist the general neurologist and other providers on how to recognize, diagnose and manage immune mediated neurological disorders.

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Research Project aims to increase community interest in HIV research

2BeatHIV, a project of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease, is aimed at finding new ways to engage the community, get people interested in HIV cure research and raise awareness about the future of HIV cure.

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