Aug. 30

Safe Zone Training

The SOM Employee Relations team with the SOM Human Resources Department has scheduled a Safe Zone class on Thursday, September 6th, 2018. April Callis, PhD, Assistant Director of the UNC-Chapel Hill LGBTQ Center, will conduct the training.

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Bjornstad studies epidemiology of acute kidney injury in Malawi

Bjornstad studies epidemiology of acute kidney injury in Malawi

Erica Bjornstad, MD, MPH, a third-year pediatric nephrology fellow, is studying the epidemiology of acute kidney injury (AKI) in Malawi. New diagnostic tests could offer a quicker diagnosis for impaired kidney function, not only for people in Africa but in other places with limited resources, as well as in disaster zones.

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Crowdsourcing Campaigns Increase HIV Testing Among At-Risk Men in China

Crowdsourcing Campaigns Increase HIV Testing Among At-Risk Men in China

In China, infection rates among men who have sex with men (MSM) remain high. Pilot trials have suggested crowdsourcing could be useful for developing photo and video campaigns that promote HIV testing. Building off this theory, UNC researchers led by Joseph Tucker, MD, PhD, investigated the effectiveness of crowdsourced campaigns and found an increase in HIV testing during the intervention period.

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Cory Henderson, MD, UNC Cardiology Fellow, will present "Cardiac CT: A Review of Clinical Applications".

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Meet Stephanie Downs-Canner, surgical oncologist

Meet Stephanie Downs-Canner, surgical oncologist

Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology. She sat down to discuss how being a family member of a breast cancer survivor changed the trajectory of her life, what not making the team taught her and the advice she gives to interns, residents and medical students.

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“Planning with Guardianship / ABLE accounts”

Special needs planning for families with children with developmental disabilities, including special needs trusts, guardianship, ABLE accounts and related matters.

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Kirkman Recognizes Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care in New Report

Kirkman Recognizes Guiding Principles for Diabetes Care in New Report

Sue Kirkman, MD, is featured in a new video that introduces the ‘Guiding Principles for the Care of People With or at Risk for Diabetes,’ a report produced with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

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Your Health: The Healing Power of Remembrance

Your Health: The Healing Power of Remembrance

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Stephen Hooper welcome Dr. Nancy Berns, professor of sociology at Drake University, to talk about the healing power of remembrance.

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Antoine Bailliard graduates from Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program

Antoine Bailliard graduates from Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program

The Department of Allied Health Sciences has more scholar graduates than any other school or department at the University.

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Culturally competent care for the Latino Community

Culturally competent care for the Latino Community

The UNC Center for Latino Health (CELAH) recognizes its 10 year anniversary, announces a new cardiology clinic, and celebrates CELAH Center Manager Claudia Rojas as "Community Service Person of the Year."

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Dean's Advisory Council Minutes

Minutes from the May 2018 meeting of the Dean's Advisory Council are now available.

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Implementing Complex Interventions for Healthy Lifestyle Change

The seminar will be presented by leading implementation scientist Laura Damschroder, author of The Consolidated Framework for Implementation Science Research (CFIR). She will highlight the importance of understanding context and tailoring strategies when implementing complex interventions.

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