Feb. 16

Schneider named Director of Strategic Alignment for Women’s Services at UNC Hospitals

Schneider named Director of Strategic Alignment for Women’s Services at UNC Hospitals

Kim Schneider, MPH, CMPE, Vice Chair for Administration for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named Director of Strategic Alignment for Women’s Services at UNC Hospitals, a formal coordination between the department and the hospital for the enhancement of Women’s Services. The appointment was effective Jan. 1, 2017.

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UNC HIV Cure Seminar

UNC HIV Cure Seminar, Presented by Lishan Su, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Frank Wilson Professionalism Forum

An Academy of Educators session with a keynote by Dr. Yvonne Steinert from McGill University School of Medicine.

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PharmSci 2017 - Pharmacy in the Era of Precision Medicine

PharmSci 2017 - Pharmacy in the Era of Precision Medicine: From Discovery to Implementation. The 11th Annual Chapel Hill Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference

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Sticker Shock in Undergraduate Medical Education

An Academy of Educators session led by Dr. Amit Pahwa from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. There will be an additional session at 5:30PM - 6:30PM in Bondurant 2030.

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Vodafone Americas Foundation: Wireless Innovation Project

The Vodafone Americas Foundation is accepting applications to fund innovations using wireless related technology to address critical social issues around the world. Project proposals must demonstrate significant advancement in the field of wireless-related technology applied to social benefit use. The competition is open to projects from universities and nonprofit organizations based in the United States. Although organizations must be based in the United States, projects may operate and help people outside of the United States. Award amount is up to $300,000 over three (3) years. The submission deadline is March 6.

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Epilepsy Foundation: 2017 New Therapy Commercialization Grant Program

The Epilepsy Foundation is accepting letters of intent that will drive the development of new therapies for epilepsy, accelerating the advancement of research from the laboratory to the patient. Funding is provided to academic and commercial groups. The program seeks to advance the development of new therapies, including but not limited to medicines, biologics or devices. The award amount varies. Submission deadline March 10.

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Carolina Conversations series to focus on protected speech

The next edition of the ongoing Carolina Conversations series will be centered on first amendment protected speech.

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2016-17 Yang Family Biomedical Scholars Lectures

Lectures by the 2016-17 Yang Scholars - Edward Miao, MD, PhD and Garret Stuber, PhD

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Your Health: The health care crisis awaiting many inmates

Your Health: The health care crisis awaiting many inmates

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Jonathan Waldmann, MD, talk with David Rosen, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at UNC, and Evan Ashkin, MD, professor of medicine at UNC, about the health care crisis awaiting many inmates after incarceration.

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Alport Syndrome Foundation: 2017 Request for Proposals

A collaboration between the Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc., Pederson Family and the Kidney Foundations of Canada (KFOC), the 2017 RFP is accepting applications to fund research that will find novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in all patients with Alport Syndrome. Research proposals with the potential to accelerate the development of new treatments to prolong kidney function and prevent hearing loss including: Identification and investigation of target pathways in disease progression; and Drug repurposing of existing approved drugs or other new approaches to improve the current standard of care. The award amount is up to $100,000 for up to two years. The application deadline is March 20, 2017 by 5:00pm MST.

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Medical Education Building town hall meetings

The design process for the new medical education building is in its early stages. The UNC School of Medicine invites all faculty, staff, and students to participate in a series of town hall meetings to discuss the planning process and provide suggestions.

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Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Hosts 2017 Mitchell Symposium

Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Hosts 2017 Mitchell Symposium

For the 2017 Mitchell Symposium, the UNC School of Medicine Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy welcomed Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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