March 9

Remembering Dr. Jim Scatliff

Remembering Dr. Jim Scatliff

The UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Department of Radiology are deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. James "Jim" Scatliff, who died on March 4.

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Boyce to lead first study into prevalence of Mosquito-Borne Viruses in Uganda

Boyce to lead first study into prevalence of Mosquito-Borne Viruses in Uganda

With funding from the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of International Activities’ Global Health Scholars Program and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ross Boyce, MD, Infectious Diseases Fellow, will work with colleagues at UNC and the Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Uganda to understand the prevalence of mosquito-bourne illnesses in Uganda.

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UNC Core Facilities Showcase

UNC Core Facilities Showcase

Do you want to know how one or more of the UNC Research Core Facilities can support your research? You could browse through the Core Facility directory to get a sense for the wealth of core facilities at UNC, or you could meet the experts and explore the services from over 30 UNC Research Core Facilities at once (and with lunch).

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Long featured in third episode of "Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture"

Long featured in third episode of "Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture"

In the third episode of "Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture," Millie Long, MD, MPH, and Ron Falk, MD, talk about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)--what it is, how it's different from IBS, and the long journey patients often have on the road to diagnosis. She also discusses what can help patients feel better.

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IHQI 2017 Seed Grant Symposium

IHQI awarded six Seed Grants for the 2016-2017 year. Recipients include Dan Jonas, Daryhl L Johnson II, Takahiro Soda, Jennifer Richards, Christine Hedges, Vicki Mercer, and Jennifer Goralski.

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Guest lecturer David Weber, MD, MPH, Medical Director, UNC Hospitals’ Departments of Hospital Epidemiology and Occupational Health Service, will present "Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria: Outbreak Related to Heater-Cooler Units".

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Reflecting on “Experimenting with Humans and Animals”

This lecture is part of the Research Ethics Grand Rounds. Anita Guerrini, PhD, is Horning Professor in the Humanities and Professor of History at Oregon State University. Her books include Experimenting with Humans and Animals: From Galen to Animal Rights (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003) and The Courtiers’ Anatomists: Animals and Humans in Louis XIV’s Paris (University of Chicago Press, 2015). Current research projects concern skeletons as scientific and historical objects (for which she recently won a grant from the National Science Foundation), and the role of history in present-day ecological restoration.

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Annual NC Chapter Meeting for American College of Physicians Hosted By UNC’s Department of Medicine

Annual NC Chapter Meeting for American College of Physicians Hosted By UNC’s Department of Medicine

Every year the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Meeting brings residents, researchers and physician educators together to share internal medicine advances and connect with colleagues. This year it was UNC’s turn to showcase exceptional faculty and excellence in medical education. The theme of the event was meeting the Quadruple Aim in modern health care.

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Girdler honored with University Award for the Advancement of Women

Girdler honored with University Award for the Advancement of Women

Earlier this week, Susan Girdler, PhD, was honored as one of four recipients of UNC’s University Award for the Advancement of Women.

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Bodenheimer visits UNC, delivers Huntley Lecture, discusses Quadruple Aim

Bodenheimer visits UNC, delivers Huntley Lecture, discusses Quadruple Aim

Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, a nationally renowned expert in team-based primary care and provider wellness, visited Chapel Hill as the 13th Annual Robert R. Huntley visiting professor. During the course of his stay, he applauded UNC School of Medicine’s Wellness Initiatives and affirmed UNC Family Medicine’s efforts to transform their clinic.

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Your Health: The Amazing Brain

Your Health: The Amazing Brain

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & guest co-host Laurel Sisler welcome Marsha Penner, PhD, director of undergraduate research in UNC’s Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, about brain awareness and how you can get to know your brain better.

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