Aug. 16

New Position in the Office of Academic Excellence, Foundation Phase Academic Coach

The Office of Academic Excellence has added a new position and is currently seeking an interested faculty member to fill the role of Foundation Phase Academic Coach.

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Brown earns MIRA from NIH

Brown earns MIRA from NIH

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded Nicholas G. Brown $1.25 million over five years for research aimed at investigating the regulation of the enzyme known as the Anaphase-Promoting Complex/Cyclosome (APC/C) to ultimately understand cell cycle progression.

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Menjivar shares experiences as interpreter and non-traditional UNC student

Menjivar shares experiences as interpreter and non-traditional UNC student

Josue Menjivar is a Spanish language interpreter at UNC Medical Center. He's also a UNC student, pursuing a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. Learn about his participation in a unique UNC Study Abroad program and how it helps him in his full-time job.

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FDA should be equitable in proposed regulations on reducing nicotine in cigarettes

FDA should be equitable in proposed regulations on reducing nicotine in cigarettes

A commentary led by family medicine researcher M. Justin Byron, PhD, suggests that a recent FDA policy proposal needs to include little cigars, which look and function like cigarettes, to be equitable and most effective.

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 Carolina First Look 2018 to take place Aug. 24 - 25

Carolina First Look 2018 to take place Aug. 24 - 25

Carolina First Look is a two-day program designed to provide underrepresented minority medical students a chance to learn more about UNC residency training programs and the residency application process.

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Your Health: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything"

Your Health: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything"

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jonathan Fricke talk with Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein—lecturer at Yale, writer in residence at Yale Medical School and adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism—about her new book Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything.

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New Counseling Process for Administering Naltrexone in Hospitalized Patients

New Counseling Process for Administering Naltrexone in Hospitalized Patients

UNC hospitalists led by John R. Stephens, MD, published a study that describes the effectiveness of counseling hospitalized patients with alcohol withdrawal, using naltrexone.

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DeWalt appointed to NC Institute of Medicine

DeWalt appointed to NC Institute of Medicine

Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH, has been selected for membership in the NC Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) by the group's board of directors. DeWalt will join leaders in health, medicine, and policy across North Carolina to partner with NCIOM to advance health policy for a healthier state.

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Ma receives teaching award

Ma receives teaching award

Alice Ma, MD, professor of medicine and fellowship director for the division of hematology and oncology, has been awarded the 2018 Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award in the Basic Sciences. Faculty are nominated by departments and students, and the recipient is selected by students who have completed the second year.

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UNC Adult Cystic Fibrosis Center's Fall Fundraiser and Cornhole Tournament

Join us on Sunday, September 23rd from 12pm-4pm, for an afternoon of FUNdraising! We are raising money and collecting non-perishable food items for our CF Patient Assistance Fund and Patient Food Pantry! This fund is used for medical devices, transportation assistance, and most recently grocery assistance. We hope to raise awareness around food insecurity issues among those living with Cystic Fibrosis and support patients who have an increased caloric need but who are unable to afford meals in order to support that need.

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