Sept. 14

Roy Williams' Fast Break Against Cancer

Join Coach Roy Williams, Jones Angell, Judge Carl Fox and members of the Carolina basketball family on Monday, Oct. 2, as they tip off the 2017-18 men’s basketball season at the 13th Annual Roy Williams' Fast Break Against Cancer.

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Tailgate party and UNC/Duke football game

Please join UNC Neurosurgery for a Head for the Cure tailgate party and the UNC/Duke football game on Saturday, September 23. The tailgate is free and tickets to the game are only $20 each.

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LMSA statement on undocumented immigration and DACA

LMSA statement on undocumented immigration and DACA

The Latinx Medical Student Association has released a statement regarding the recent action by the President to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In this statement, LMSA claims its stance on the issue of undocumented immigration and DACA. You can also find resources and ways to help those affected by this action, which includes the immigrant families that UNC Health Care serves.

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Annual White Coat Ceremony to be held Sept. 16 at DPAC

Annual White Coat Ceremony to be held Sept. 16 at DPAC

The UNC School of Medicine White Coat Ceremony honoring the Class of 2021 will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends are invited to watch as your medical student dons the white coat for the first time. This year's ceremony will take place at the Durham Performing Arts Center.

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NIH Increases Funding for UNC/Emory iTech Center

NIH Increases Funding for UNC/Emory iTech Center

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology (iTech) an additional $13 million to develop interventions for youth at risk for or living with HIV. Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, associate professor in the division of infectious diseases, is the project's principle investigator.

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Brazeau, Hills honored with Benjamin Kean Travel Fellowships

Brazeau, Hills honored with Benjamin Kean Travel Fellowships

Medical students Nicholas Brazeau and Justin Hills have been named Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellows by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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The UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellows Program

The UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship supports mentored research training opportunities for promising postdoctoral fellows and doctoral students. Sponsored by the Fogarty International Center – as well as other institutes, centers and offices at the NIH – our program provides stipend, research, and travel for 12-month research attachments. Trainees live and work full-time at affiliated research sites in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Our consortium brings together four leading U.S. institutions (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Johns Hopkins University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Tulane University) and partnering institutions in 13 countries.

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Historic Hillsborough 1/2 marathon and 5K

Please join your fellow runners in the 2nd annual Historic Hillsborough Half Marathon and 5K, voted best 1/2 Marathon in the Triangle 2016. This years proceeds will benefit the Team Drea Foundation in support of ALS research. Use the following discount codes at checkout UNC5OFF5K for $5.00 off the 5K and UNC10OFFHALF for $10.00 off the 1/2 marathon. Volunteers are also needed

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Initiatives focuses on reducing administrative barriers to community engaged research

The Community-Academic Grants Administration Translation (CAGAT) is an initiative to increase knowledge of university and federal policies, as well as the fiscal responsibilities, inherent in both the pre-award (application) process and in the post-award (management of grant funds) process for academic and community partners.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Program presented at IHI National Conference

IHQI Improvement Scholars Program presented at IHI National Conference

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement will present at the 29th Annual Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum on Quality improvement in Health Care in December 2017.

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Your Health: Issues that disproportionately affect African American smokers

Your Health: Issues that disproportionately affect African American smokers

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam, Cristy and guest co-host Dr. Elizabeth Parks talk with with Dr. Phillip Gardiner, co-chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership and program officer of the University of California smoke and tobacco free fellowship awards and Dr. Alan Blum, founder and director of the University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society, about issues that disproportionately affect African American smokers

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Defining Precision Medicine at UNC: Charting the Path to Better Health Care

UNC is uniquely well positioned to leverage both the strengths of its researchers and its comprehensive Health Care System to develop research related to Precision Medicine. We will host a symposium and workshop for Fall 2017 to define the main areas of our efforts.

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Van Le on ovarian cancer symptoms

Van Le on ovarian cancer symptoms

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Linda Van Le, MD, a gynecologic oncologist with UNC Gynecologic Oncology, discusses the early warning signs women should be aware of.

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Sleep Medicine Conference - NC Academy of Sleep Medicine

Join us for this year's annual conference! Keynote speakers: Mary A. Carskadon, Phd, Brown University, RI Flavio Frohlich, PhD, Neuroscience Research, UNC Chapel Hill Kiran Maski, MD, MPH, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital, MA This year we will be offering a full day of expert speakers with a dual track of lectures and workshops in the afternoon. This meeting will prove to be an outstanding opportunity for both technologists, physicians, and other sleep professionals to receive educational credits from experts in the field. This conference also provides a forum to meet and network with other professionals in the field. CME will be available for physicians, and CEU's for sleep technologists, respiratory therapists, PAs, nurses, dentists, and other healthcare professionals. We look forward to seeing our members and meeting the many new members of The North Carolina Academy of Sleep Medicine. Register Online at www.ncsleep.org

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