Aug. 9

Division of Physical Therapy Celebrates 59th Annual Commencement Ceremony

Division of Physical Therapy Celebrates 59th Annual Commencement Ceremony

The UNC School of Medicine Division of Physical Therapy celebrated its 59th annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 4, 2018.

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McKay receives NIH "Maximizing Investigators' Research Award"

McKay receives NIH "Maximizing Investigators' Research Award"

Daniel J. McKay, PhD, assistant professor, Biology and Genetics and Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Studies (iBGS), has received a 5-year $1.25 million MIRA grant for his project titled “Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Developmental Gene Regulation."

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Surgery Grand Rounds, Marco Patti, "Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Evaluation and Treatment”

The talk will stress the importance of the correct evaluation of patients with symptoms suggestive of gastroesophageal reflux disease, and the important factors for the performance of a successful anti-reflux operation.

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UNC Student Physical Therapy Golf Tournament

The 13th Annual UNC Physical Therapy Golf Tournament Friday, September 28, 2018 Registration: 9-10:30am, Tee Off: 11:00 am The Golf Club at Chapel Ridge Pittsboro, NC

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Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel

This five part orientation is strongly recommended for all clinical research personnel who are new to UNC or new to research. The objectives are to introduce research personnel to the UNC offices involved in clinical trials, discuss the federal and local regulations governing conduct of research, and provide an overview of best practices utilized in the implementation of clinical research.

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Leading the business of health

Kenan-Flagler Business School recently launched the Center for the Business of Health. This multidisciplinary effort spans Carolina’s campus, bringing together the University’s leading health sciences divisions—including the top-ranked schools of pharmacy, public health, nursing, dentistry and medicine—with the schools of business, social work, information and library science and law as well as departments in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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A grateful heart

A grateful heart

Nan Kham, a housekeeper working in Taylor Hall, has been honored with a C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award from the University of North Carolina.

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Antoniak awarded $1.9-million grant from NIH-NHLBI

Antoniak awarded $1.9-million grant from NIH-NHLBI

Silvio Antoniak, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Member of the McAllister Heart Institute, was awarded a $1.9-million, five-year grant from the NIH-NHLBI to investigate the potential therapeutic approach in inhibiting the coagulation factor Xa or PAR2 in viral myocarditis and H1N1 influenza A virus infection.

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Catching up with Gita Mody of the UNC Department of Surgery

Catching up with Gita Mody of the UNC Department of Surgery

Gita Mody, MD, MPH, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as assistant professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. She discusses her enthusiasm for becoming a mentor in the thoracic surgery residency program, her inspiration for becoming a physician, and a challenge she faced on the road to becoming a highly skilled surgeon.

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Murphy named President-Elect of NC Medical Board

Murphy named President-Elect of NC Medical Board

Bryant Murphy, MD, MBA, has been named President-Elect of the NC Medical Board, a position he will hold through Oct. 2019 when he will become President of the organization.

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Office of International Activities names new Global Health Scholars

The UNC School of Medicine's Office of International Activities has named its latest class of Global Health Scholars. Learn more about these outstanding residents and the program.

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UNC Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative recognized at Nexus Summit

The Rural Inter-Professional Health Initiative funded by the William R. Kenan Charitable Trust, and housed within the Office of Rural Initiatives within the UNC School of Medicine was recently recognized at the Nexus Summit, an event sponsored by the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education.

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Your Health: A Different Sort of Plague—The Spread of Health Misinformation

Your Health: A Different Sort of Plague—The Spread of Health Misinformation

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jamila Battle talk with Dr. Brian Southwell—director of the Science in the Public Sphere Program at RTI International, a UNC professor in both the School of Media and Journalism AND the Gillings School of Global Public Health, and editor of the new book Misinformation and Mass Audiences— about a different sort of plague…the spread of health misinformation.

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