The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has elected David Weber, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, pediatrics and epidemiology, to its Board of Trustees.
The next edition of the Office of International Activities' monthly Global Health Forum series will feature Sonya Patel-Nguyen, MD, OIA Global Health Scholar, and Internal Medicine and Pediatrics PGY3. She'll be discussing "Primary Care for Displaced Persons: Experiences in Greece."
Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program accepting applications for research funding
The Caregivers at Carolina Program provides supplemental research funds for early career physician scientists who have a strong program of research and who are also facing extraordinary caregiving demands at home.
The UNC World AIDS Day Symposium features presentations by UNC faculty members, expert research and medical professionals, and panel discussions. The event is sponsored by the UNC Center for AIDS Research and the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences celebrated its 10th annual Scholarships and Awards Brunch, designed to celebrate donors and students across eight departmental programs.
UNC's Department of Radiology and the Department of Allied Health Sciences' Division of Radiologic Science have worked together to strengthen an international footprint in radiology.
The inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring honored Dr. Elizabeth R. Crais at The Carolina Club in early November.
The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation is accepting applications to fund early stage research that explores new approaches to advance the current scientific knowledge about desmoid tumors, resulting in the development of new treatment options. Award amount is up to $30,000 for at least one year. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2016.
The National Blood Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Blood Banks. NBF will award grants for investigator-initiated original research in all aspects of blood banking, transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, and patient blood management. Awards will not be made to increase the funding available for currently funded research projects. NBF grants are intended to provide seed funding that allows the principal investigator to enhance preliminary data. Award amount is up to $75,000 for up to two (2) years.
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund will accept applications beginning Dec. 15, 2016 to fund academic investigators developing new methodologies or innovative approaches in regulatory science that will ultimately inform the regulatory decisions the FDA and others make. This would draw upon the talents of individuals trained in mathematics, computer science, applied physics, medicine, engineering, toxicology, epidemiology, biostatistics, and systems pharmacology. Award amount is up to $500,000 over five years. The final application deadline is March 15, 2017.
The John Templeton Foundation is accepting online funding inquiries for projects that combine the tools and approaches of different disciplines and focus around the Foundation's core areas of interest. Award amounts vary. Small Grants OFI deadline is Nov. 30, 2016.
Jared Gallaher, MD, a fourth-year surgery resident was recently awarded Best Abstract in the category of Global Surgery by the American College of Surgery.
Eugene Orringer, MD, professor of medicine and director of the UNC School of Medicine’s MD-PhD program, died November 10.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and Cristy will be talking with Michael Kinch, PhD, associate vice chancellor and director of the Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology & Drug Discovery at Washington University in St. Louis, about his new book A Prescription for Change: The Looming Crisis in Drug Development.