July 5

Crais elected to ASHA 2019 Board of Directors

Crais elected to ASHA 2019 Board of Directors

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has selected Elizabeth (Betsy) Crais, PhD, to serve on the ASHA Board of Directors as the vice president for academic affairs in speech-language pathology. Her term will begin January 1, 2019, and she will serve a three-year term.

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Your Health: Doing Good and Good Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Roberto Rupcich welcome Dr. James Doty—professor of neurosurgery and director and founder of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research at Stanford University—about the relationship between doing good and good health.

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Seeking Applications: Chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The UNC School of Medicine seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

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Ivester edits book on "Quality and Safety in Women's Health"

Thomas Ivester, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer at UNC Hospitals, has edited a new book, titled "Quality and Safety in Women's Health." Designed for all providers of women’s healthcare - including those undertaking Maintenance of Certification programs, trainees preparing for postgraduate examinations, and those initiating or growing a program of quality improvement and patient safety - this practical manual guides those implementing QI and safety programs with specific emphasis on Obstetrics and Gynecology practice.

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RN and Allied Health Lecture: Palliative Care Opportunities

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Nicole Sartor, RN, MSN, C-PNP-PC. This talk will address common myths of palliative and hospice care and explore multiple points along the health trajectory of a patient when a team might consider a palliative care consult. We will consider possible sources of suffering and interventions. RN and Allied Health lectures offer FREE CNE and ASRT continuing education credit (upon approval) for eligible participants. We invite anyone interested to view our lectures. Lectures are viewable online via Zoom Webinar or by participating in the lecture at one of our designated viewing sites. Please contact us for more information about Zoom Webinar registration or to be connected with a site coordinator near you.

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New Security Measures for Think Place Begin July 9

​​Beginning July 9, the 1025 Think Place building on UNC Health Care's Morrisville campus will be implementing new security measures. Employees assigned to this building must swipe their ID badge to access floors 2 through 4 via elevator or stairs. Visitors (employees not assigned to Think Place and guests) must use the new intercom kiosk, located on the first floor across from the elevators. All employees must wear their badges.

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