Aug. 11

Center for Women's Health Research to support Caregivers at Carolina with administrative support services

Center for Women's Health Research to support Caregivers at Carolina with administrative support services

UNC's Center for Women’s Health Research is partnering with the Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists program to offer 21 researchers access to cost-free administrative support services for the 2017 fiscal year.

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American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: AOSSM/Sanofi Osteoarthritis Grant

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, in partnership with Sanofi, is accepting research grant applications to fund investigations related to early osteoarthritis and/or prevention of OA progression. The funding will be used to support either a clinical research study or a lab/basic science project. Proposed studies need not relate specifically to sports injuries and should have broad applicability to OA in the general population. Award amount is up to $50,000. Application deadline is January 1, 2017.

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MedUNCedoos a cappella auditions August 16

The UNC School of Medicine's a cappella group, the MedUNCedoos, will be holding auditions on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 6 - 10 p.m.

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OIA Enriches Med Students’ Education

Since 2009, more than 650 international visiting medical students from 19 countries have trained at UNC through the OIA. Read about a few recent international students and their experiences at UNC.

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Whitehead Lecture and Awards Ceremony

Whitehead Lecture and Awards Ceremony--Wednesday, August 17th -- 12:30-1:30pm in MBRB 2204 Faculty Appreciation Reception to Follow

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2017 AAAAI Foundation Faculty Development Award

The AAAAI Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, is accepting letters of intent to support the career advancement of a junior faculty member in the specialty of asthma, allergy, and immunology. The award will be over three years and is intended to support basic and/or clinical allergy and immunology research. Award amount up to $240,000 over three years. Deadline is Sept. 1.

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Division of Physical Therapy holds 57th commencement ceremony

Division of Physical Therapy holds 57th commencement ceremony

More than 30 students in the Division of Physical Therapy received their degrees on Saturday, Aug. 6.

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Agile Science Techniques for Digital Health

Dr. Robert Furberg, Clinical Informaticist and Research Technologist for RTI International, will give an overview of agile science in digital health research. This workshop, hosted by the Carolina Digital Health Research Initiative (CaDHRI), will include detailed instruction on how to take an agile science approach to digital health research, such as using an iterative process of rapid prototyping, optimization, and product release.

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The Merrimon Lecture 2016: Striking the Balance

The UNC Center for Bioethics is pleased to announce that Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, will be delivering this year’s Merrimon Lecture on "Striking the Balance: Patient Care, Activism, and Public Service in the Health Professions." The event will be held on September 20th from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. in G100 in Bondurant Hall. Co-sponsors for this event are: UNC Center for Health Equity Research, the School of Medicine Merrimon Lectureship, and the Department of Social Medicine.

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American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine: Research Grant

The American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine is accepting applications to provide seed funding to develop a high-quality clinical research project/program. The award aims to produce a competitive interdisciplinary, multi-investigator/center grant proposal for submission to larger agencies/funders of research in any area relevant to AACPDM. Award amount is up to $25,000 over 18 months. Application deadline is Sept. 30.

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Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation: Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation is accepting applications to support postdoctoral scholars with the highest potential for success in an independent academic career in chemistry and the life sciences, to assist in their transition from “mentored yet independent” postdoctoral projects to an independent, tenure-track position. These individuals are expected to become the next generation of leaders and innovators in science, engineering, and technology. Award amount is up to $77,000 for two years. Application deadline is Sept. 19.

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Your Health: Indications on Prescription Drugs

This week on Your Health Radio, Adam and guest co-host Laurel Sisler, MSW, LCSWA, have an exciting conversation with Gordon Schiff, MD, internist and safety science director at Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care Academic Innovations Collaborative. The theme of the conversation is Indications on Prescription Drugs.

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Carolina First Look 2016 to take place Aug. 26 - 27

Carolina First Look 2016 to take place Aug. 26 - 27

Carolina First Look is a two-day program designed to provide underrepresented minority medical students a chance to learn more about UNC residency training programs and the residency application process.

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