May 10

UNC SOM creates new "Sexual and Gender Minority Coil"

In a continued effort to prepare UNC medical students to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to the people of North Carolina and beyond, the School of Medicine has established a new sexual and gender minority (SGM) health curriculum. Emily Vander Schaaf, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, will lead the initiative.

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Linnstaedt awarded NIH Career Development Grant to study sex differences in vulnerability to posttraumatic chronic pain

Linnstaedt awarded NIH Career Development Grant to study sex differences in vulnerability to posttraumatic chronic pain

Sarah D. Linnstaedt, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, has been awarded a K01 Career Development Grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the National Institutes of Health. This grant will enable her lab to study the biological and psychosocial mechanisms leading to increased chronic pain burden in women vs men following trauma/stress exposure.

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The Future of Nursing Campaign for Action and Nursing Now: Opportunities to Transform Care

Please join the UNC School of Nursing and IntraHealth International for an important conversation about the intersection of the U.S. Campaign for Action on the Future of Nursing initiative with the global Nursing Now Campaign.

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Information on NC Maintenance of Certification Program

Information on NC Maintenance of Certification Program

The North Carolina Maintenance of Certification (NC MOC) program works with Physicians and Physician Assistants (PAs) to align clinical improvement activities with Board-specific MOC requirements.

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Surgery Grand Rounds with Chief Residents Jonathan Black & Jared Gallaher

Jonathan Black, MD- “IV Fluids: Does what we give matter” Jared Gallaher, MD- "What’s Blood Got to Do with It? The PROPPR Trial and Massive Transfusion in Traumatic Hemorrhage" 

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NC DNA Day 5K

Run for Science! The 6th annual DNA Day 5K is running on Saturday, May 19th at 8am on UNC campus. Sign up here: http://ncdnaday.org/5k/.

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New genomic research on cardiovascular health in rural North Carolina

New genomic research on cardiovascular health in rural North Carolina

Two genomic-based studies from Heart Healthy Lenoir were published in the last month. Heart Healthy Lenoir was a multidisciplinary research project that aimed to reduce cardiovascular disease in Lenoir County, North Carolina by developing new approaches to care, from prevention to treatment. The lead investigator of the Heart Healthy Lenoir genomics study is Jonathan Schisler, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and McAllister Heart Institute.

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Your Health: Protecting Your Skin, Especially Under the Summer Sun

Your Health: Protecting Your Skin, Especially Under the Summer Sun

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Michael Baca-Atlas talk with Dr. June Robinson — research professor of dermatology at Northwestern University and editor of JAMA Dermatology — about protecting your skin, especially under the summer sun.

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Shaheen receives mentor award

Shaheen receives mentor award

Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH, has been recognized for mentoring excellence by the American Gastroenterological Association.

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Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation: CCF Research Grant

The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to provide seed funding to investigators for the testing of initial hypotheses and collecting of preliminary data to help secure long-term funding by the NIH and other major granting institutions. Award amount up to $50,000 for one (1) year. The LOI deadline is June 13, 2018 by 5:00pm EST.

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Vilcek Foundation: Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

The Vilcek Foundation is accepting applications from foreign-born biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Eligible work may be in basic, applied and/or translational biomedical science. Eligible applicants must have been born outside of the United States and be born on or after January 1, 1980. Application deadline is June 11, 2018 by 5:00pm EDT.

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Environmental Research and Education Foundation: Research Grant

EREF is accepting pre-proposals for research in sustainable solid waste management. Principal investigators must be qualified to do the work proposed and should be experts in the subject matter referenced in the pre-proposal/proposal. Award amount varies. The pre-proposal deadline is June 1, 2018.

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MSEC At-Large Candidate Personal Statements

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Celebrating Commencement 2018

The UNC School of Medicine will hold its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12. Please review parking and event information. Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

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