Oct. 26

Mauro profiled by Interventional News

In the interview Matt Mauro, MD, CEO of UNC Faculty Physicians and chair of the department of radiology at the UNC School of Medicine, talks about his career -- from his early years as a fellow to his current position as CEO of UNC Faculty Physicians. Read the full interview here.

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Time is running out to use your FSA dollars

Time is running out to use your FSA dollars

Time is running out to use your 2017 FSA dollars! Schedule an appointment today at UNC’s Optical Shop to purchase new eyeglasses or sunglasses with your FSA funds. All state employees and immediate family receive 20% off all prescription eyewear (frames and lenses) and non-prescription sunglasses. We have stylish eyewear for the entire family, including children. Call (984) 974-2039 to schedule an appointment.

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Sylvester Delivers Keynote Address for Latinx Heritage Month

Sylvester Delivers Keynote Address for Latinx Heritage Month

On Oct. 24, Francisco Sylvester, MD, Division Chief for Pediatric Gastroenterology, at UNC Hospitals delivered the keynote address for the School of Medicine's celebration of Latinx Heritage Month.

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When Time is Muscle: UNC Cardiologists Beat the Clock

When Time is Muscle: UNC Cardiologists Beat the Clock

Two UNC interventional cardiologists, George "Rick" Stouffer, MD, and Michael Yeung, MD, led a study that showed a simple hemodynamic ratio determined at the time of angioplasty provides a rapid prediction for in-hospital mortality in STEMI patients.

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New study aims to address the opioid crisis in western North Carolina

New study aims to address the opioid crisis in western North Carolina

Three UNC researchers are joining forces with investigators at RTI International to devise solutions to address the opioid epidemic and related public health problems in eight counties in North Carolina's western tip.

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Leading the Way in School-Based Care for Exceptional Children

Leading the Way in School-Based Care for Exceptional Children

Forty years ago, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences partnered to deliver quality related services, specifically Occupational and Physical Therapy, to exceptional children in North Carolina’s public schools. The model is among the most effective in the nation.

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Developing Monitoring Plans for Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials

This presentation will cover the requirements and best practices of establishing, maintaining, and complying with a study monitoring plan for investigator-initiated trials. Join us for this session and go through a real life case example of where adequate monitoring plans can support investigator-initiated trial success.

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Clinical Data Research Networks 101

This seminar will allow researchers to learn about Clinical Data Research Networks (CDRNs) and how CDRNs can help their research. We will begin with a brief lecture, followed by a discussion about CDRNs.

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The Center’s Integrated Care Program and Piedmont Health Services Dental Health Program collaborate to provide dental screenings for patients

The Center’s Integrated Care Program and Piedmont Health Services Dental Health Program collaborate to provide dental screenings for patients

Patients at the STEP Clinic at Carr Mill as well as those in the Department of Psychiatry, now have access to a free dental screening, thanks to a collaboration between Piedmont Health Services Dental Health Clinic and the Center’s Integrated Care program.

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Willis a co-author on American Heart Association scientific statement

Willis a co-author on American Heart Association scientific statement

UNC McAllister Heart Institute member Monte Willis, MD, is a co-author of a scientific statement from the American Heart Association regarding the burden of heart disease among African Americans. Heart disease is the leading killer of all Americans, but in African Americans, heart disease develops earlier, and deaths from heart disease are higher than in Caucasian Americans.

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Jensen and colleagues identify underlying causes of cardiotoxicity of new therapies used to treat cancers.

Jensen and colleagues identify underlying causes of cardiotoxicity of new therapies used to treat cancers.

Brian Jensen, MD, associate professor of medicine and pharmacology, and colleagues identified for the first-time mechanisms underlying the cardiotoxicity of kinase inhibitors used to treat cancer.

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Powell appointed to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children

Powell appointed to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children

Cynthia Powell, MD, professor of pediatrics and genetics, has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children.

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Coleman receives NIH Career Development Award to study immune responses to ethanol.

Coleman receives NIH Career Development Award to study immune responses to ethanol.

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has awarded a 5-year K08 Career Development Award to Leon G. Coleman Jr, MD, PhD, of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, to study the central and peripheral immune responses to ethanol.

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From Dr. Roper: UNC Health Care submits bid to purchase Morehead Memorial Hospital

Read a message from Dr. Roper regarding UNC Health Care's submitted bid to purchase Morehead Memorial Hospital in Eden, NC.

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Film Screening: Clinica de Migrantes

The UNC School of Medicine, the Department of Social Medicine, and CAMPOS, invite you to attend this screening of Clinica de Migrantes.

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UNC medical programs encourage graduates to serve in state’s rural areas

Check out this piece from UNC General Administration covering all the ways the UNC School of Medicine and ECU's Brody School of Medicine are preparing graduates to serve the state.

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Your Health: "Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear"

Your Health: "Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear"

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with sociologist Dr. Margee Kerr about her book Scream: Chilling Adventures in the Science of Fear.

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