The H. Fleming Fuller Award is intended as a permanent memorial to Kinston, N.C., physician H. Fleming Fuller, a founding member of the Board of Directors of the N.C. Memorial Hospital. Faculty members are encouraged to nominate someone who meets the award criteria of service, commitment, compassion, and respect.
Joy Renner, clinical associate professor, and director of the Division of Radiologic Sciences, has worked tirelessly to gain a deeper understanding of the difficult issues that have emerged at the intersection between academics and athletics. This work was honored this year with a C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting applications for the latest round of Grand Challenges opportunities. There are several categories of awards, and funding amounts vary. Applications for all are due Nov. 9.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is accepting applications for bridge awards for physician scientists transitioning from late postdoctoral training to their first early faculty positions at academic health centers or equivalent institutions. The program’s goal is to help establish the research careers of junior-level physician-scientists working on MS. Award amount is up to $620,000 over five years. Application deadline is Nov. 14.
HHMI is accepting applications from individuals from basic science researchers and physician-scientists in all biomedical and life science disciplines including plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology.
Geriatric Medicine inpatient services (Medicine A) at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill moves to the UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus on Oct. 3, 2016. This move provides access to the same specialized geriatrics physicians and care with all of the amenities available at the Hillsborough campus.
On Wednesday, Oct. 12, a cross-disciplinary panel of researchers will discuss and examine the different ways the opioid crisis is being tackled both within and outside of UNC. Panel experts in opioid overdose prevention, pain management, addiction treatment, pharmacology, pharmacy science, pharmacoepidemiology, human psychology, injury epidemiology will present their perspectives and research findings in addressing this national problem.
Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody will address "Awareness, Assessment and Treatment of Burnout" and Dr. Amy Weil will provide information about a new wellness program.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Leah Ranney, PhD, will be talking with Melina Kibbe, MD, chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery and the editor of the journal JAMA Surgery, about sex bias in surgical research.
The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting letters of interest from applicants with research projects that have a regional or national impact on older Americans. The foundation is interested in projects that seek the causes of and solutions to significant problems facing adults over the age of 65, through support of applied and policy research for which federal funding is not available. Award amount varies. Letter of interest submission deadline is Dec. 1.
The McKnight Endowment Fund is accepting applications to support innovative research from emerging neuroscientists with a focus on disorders of learning and memory. Applicants for the McKnight Scholar Award must demonstrate interest in solving important problems in relevant areas of neuroscience, including the translation of basic science to clinical neuroscience. Award amount is up $75,000 per year for up to three years. Application deadline is Jan. 9, 2017.
In celebration of National Mental Illness Awareness Week, the UNC Department of Psychiatry cordially invites you to attend the 3rd Annual Mental Health Awareness Day taking place on Thursday, Oct. 6th.
Dr. John Buse presents that latest information about the treatment and outlook for this disease.
Join UNC PSYCHIATRY for the 28th Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope! The Walk takes place on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 10 a.m. Want to run instead of walk? Come to the Race for Steak, beginning at 8:00 a.m. There are 5K, 10K and 1 mile family-friendly options. Stick around afterwards for free food, music, entertainment, kids’ activities and more!
Recently, UNC’s Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announced the recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Mentorship Awards. Three of the four honorees are from the School of Medicine.
Each Thursday evening in October, a member of the UNC School of Medicine faculty will share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective.
Recently Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, Diplomate of Clinical Informatics, and assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine, was named one of the most influential women in Health IT by FierceHealthcare. This annual list is compiled with the help of nominations from readers/industry leaders, and focuses on individuals who have been at the forefront of merging patient care with technology.
Jessica Setnik, MS, RD, will deliver a lecture examining our relationship with food.
This course is in collaboration with the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The purpose of this course is to review the aspects of addiction, identify who is at risk and discuss legal ramifications of inappropriately prescribing opioid medications.