Aug. 23

Gary Beck Dallaghan Joins Office of Medical Education as Director of Educational Scholarship

Gary Beck Dallaghan Joins Office of Medical Education as Director of Educational Scholarship

Gary Beck Dallaghan, PhD, has joined the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Medical Education as the Director of Educational Scholarship. Beck Dallaghan comes to Chapel Hill from the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he served as Assistant Dean for Medical Education.

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Reminder: 2018 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

Reminder: 2018 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture

The 34th Annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture will be held Thursday, Oct. 18. This year's lecture will be delivered by Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research.

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Research Core Facilities Updates

Research Core Facilities Updates

UNC Office of Research Technologies has published its summer newsletter featuring updates from the research core facilities.

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UNC School of Medicine seeks Transition to Residency Course Co-Director

The UNC School of Medicine is seeking an educator with passion for medical student education and curriculum design who has an understanding of what fourth-year medical students need in the last several months to prepare for residency. The co-director will work closely with the other Transition to Residency co-director and staff to refine the curriculum of the four-week long Transitions to Residency (TTR) course.

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Women in Medicine Conference

Save the date for a Women in Medicine Conference, sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine and the Office of Medical Education. Stephanie D. Davis, MD, Brewer Distinguished Professor, and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, will be the event's keynote speaker.

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The State of Transgender Health at UNC

Save the date for a day-long conference covering the State of Transgender Health at UNC.

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Multi-institutional Workshop Identifies the "Known Unknowns" of Opioid Crisis

Multi-institutional Workshop Identifies the "Known Unknowns" of Opioid Crisis

In a recent all-day workshop, the NC DHHS joined forces with the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC), the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute, the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to bring together more than 70 experts from state agencies, academic centers, and area businesses to help put the plan for a state opioid research consortium into action.

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UNC Health Care site of Adaptable study exceeds enrollment target

Enrollment of UNC Health Care System (UNCHCS) patients into the multi-site Aspirin Dosing: A Patient-centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-Term Effectiveness (ADAPTABLE) study has reached 581 participants, exceeding the UNCHCS site's original enrollment target of 500 participants.

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UNC to welcome students for annual First Look event

UNC to welcome students for annual First Look event

Carolina First Look is an annual event sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine's Office of Inclusive Excellence. The event brings medical students from underrepresented backgrounds to Chapel Hill to give them a feel for what a residency at UNC Hospitals would be like.

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BCBP Seminar: "Targeting Cell Signaling Pathways for Cancer Therapies"

Wenyi Wei of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School will present her seminar August 28 at 11 am in 1131 Bioinformatics.

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Pawlinski awarded $1.55-million, four-year grant from the NIH-NHLBI

Pawlinski awarded $1.55-million, four-year grant from the NIH-NHLBI

Rafal Pawlinski, PhD, Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, has been awarded a $1.55-million, four-year grant from the NIH-NHLBI to investigate the potential therapeutic effects of inhibiting Factor XIIa on coagulation-dependent pathologies associated with sickle cell disease (SCD).

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Hospitalist Study Suggests Many ED Referral Patients Can Be Discharged With Outpatient Follow-Up

Hospitalist Study Suggests Many ED Referral Patients Can Be Discharged With Outpatient Follow-Up

Unnecessary hospitalizations expose patients to unnecessary costs and risks. This is the premise for a recent retrospective study performed by physicians within the division of hospital medicine.

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Your Health: Fighting Future Flu Outbreaks

Your Health: Fighting Future Flu Outbreaks

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-hosts Dr. Jonathan Fricke and Laurel Sisler welcome Dr. Lisa Koonin—deputy director of the CDC’s Influenza Coordination Unit and adjunct assistant professor in UNC’s Gillings School of Public Health—about fighting future flu outbreaks.

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Early research indicates vaping impairs lung immune function

Early research indicates vaping impairs lung immune function

Lung cell impairment can occur with exposure to e-cigarettes, but other short and long-term effects of vaping remain unknown.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Listing of recent competitive grant awards to SOM faculty

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Phillips Talks About his Return to the UNC Department of Surgery

Phillips Talks About his Return to the UNC Department of Surgery

Michael Phillips, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an assistant professor, Division of Pediatric Surgery. He discusses his return to the University of North Carolina, what it means to him to not only treat his pediatric patients but their entire family, as well as how he believes informatics can play a huge difference in a patients outcome.

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