Aug. 10

Pillsbury to step down as Chair of Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Pillsbury to step down as Chair of Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Harold C. Pillsbury, MD, Thomas J. Dark Distinguished Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, will step down as chair of the department, a position he has held since 2001. A search committee has been established to conduct a national search for a new chair.

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Search committee seeks new chair for the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

Harold C. Pillsbury, MD, has announced that he will step down as chair of the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. A search committee has been established and will conduct a national search for his replacement.

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International Surgical Society’s World Congress to feature several UNC surgeons

International Surgical Society’s World Congress to feature several UNC surgeons

Several UNC physicians will be present at the International Surgical Society’s World Congress which will take place Aug. 13-17 in Switzerland. Marco Patti, MD, professor of surgery, serves as President of the International Society of Surgeons.

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Office of International Activities releases 2016-17 highlights

The UNC School of Medicine's Office of International Activities has released a report capturing highlights from the past year.

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Office of International Activities seeks help in development of Scholarly Concentration in Global Health

The academic physician filling this temporary role (2017-2018 academic year) will work in collaboration with the OIA leadership team, Dr. Martha Carlough (director) Shay Slifko (program manager), and Drs. Sylvia Becker-Dreps and Justin Myers (associate directors) to develop a scholarly concentration in global health for UNC medical students.

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UNC CLABSI Prevention Heroes

UNC CLABSI Prevention Heroes

UNC Health Care providers and staff recognized for their work in preventing central line-associated blood stream infections.

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Registration is now open for the 2017 Quality Expo

Registration is now open for the 2017 Quality Expo

This year's theme is: "Imagine. Innovate. Elevate." This is an opportunity to showcase all your hard work to improve quality of care for our patients across UNC Health Care.

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How the Air around Us Affects Public Health

How the Air around Us Affects Public Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Bob Gwyther talk with Dr. Jason West, associate professor in the department of environmental sciences and engineering at UNC, about how the air around us affects public health—and the work he’s doing with NASA to help us all breathe easier.

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Mackman selected for 2017 ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award

Mackman selected for 2017 ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award

Nigel Mackman, PhD, John Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, has been selected by the American Heart Association and the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) to receive the 2017 ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Profile: Fogarty Fellow Lily Gutnik boosts breast cancer screening in Malawi

Fulbright-Fogarty Global Health Scholar Lily Gutnik works at UNC-Project Malawi studying how to change perceptions of breast cancer and increase the number of women who are screened for the disease. She discussed the work with the NIH's Fogarty International Center blog.

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