Oct. 4

Celebrating the 2018 Cefalo House Officer Awards

The Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Awards are presented to residents who both demonstrate sincere dedication to patients and their families and maintain exemplary professional and interpersonal interactions with colleagues, staff, patients and visitors. This year, five outstanding physicians were honored.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Listing of recent competitive grant awards to SOM faculty.

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Remembering Dr. Charles R. Hackenbrock

Dr. Charles R. Hackenbrock passed away on September 25 at the age of 88 in his beloved Arizona. Professor Hackenbrock served as Chair of the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy for 21 years, from 1977 to his retirement in 1998.

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UNC Global Passport Drive, Nov. 7 and 8

UNC Global Passport Drive, Nov. 7 and 8

UNC Global will once again sponsor UNC's annual Passport Drive, November 7 and 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the 4th floor of the FedEx Global Education Center.

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Claim Your Doximity Profile Today

Claim Your Doximity Profile Today

Please take a few minutes to claim your physician profile on DOXIMITY.com if you have not already done so. It takes just a few minutes, and can make a huge reputational difference for each of our UNC Health Care hospitals and specialty service lines.

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Meet the 2018 Kenan Primary Care Scholars

Learn more about the new group of Kenan Scholars. These outstanding students have made a commitment to serving in North Carolina's rural and underserved communities.

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UNC Team led by Page receives $2.4 million to establish technical assistance center to help develop residencies in rural communities

UNC Team led by Page receives $2.4 million to establish technical assistance center to help develop residencies in rural communities

A national team led by Cristy Page, MD, MPH, Chair of UNC Family Medicine, has been awarded $2.4 million of funding in a cooperative agreement by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. The funding will support the development of a national technical assistance center that will engage with HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program awardees to help them develop new, accredited residency programs in family medicine, general internal medicine and psychiatry in rural communities in the United States.

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Your Health: The Role of the Community Pharmacy

Your Health: The Role of the Community Pharmacy

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam talks with David Smithwick—pharmacist and owner of Southern Village Pharmacy in Chapel Hill—about the role of the community pharmacy.

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Leak Appointed Health Sciences Librarian

Leak Appointed Health Sciences Librarian

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl Leak as health sciences librarian, effective September 10.

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Bad Blood: Revisiting the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment

Bullitt Club Lecture Series Presents Bad Blood: Revisiting the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, by James H. Jones, Distinguished Alumni, Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of Arkansas.

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New Faculty Orientation

Each year, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development hosts an orientation designed to offer individuals at all levels an introduction to the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Healthcare System, and support them in their transition as new members of the Carolina family.

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$2.8-million NIH Funding for Interdisciplinary Team to study clotting risk in Atrial Fibrillation

$2.8-million NIH Funding for Interdisciplinary Team to study clotting risk in Atrial Fibrillation

Boyce Griffith, PhD, Associate Professor of Mathematics, member of the McAllister Heart Institute, and Adjunct Faculty in the Departments of Applied Physical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, has received a $2.8-million award from the National Institutes of Health for a new 5-year project, Multiscale Modeling of Clotting Risk in Atrial Fibrillation. This is a multi-institutional project led by UNC but also involving Duke and the University of Utah. UNC co-investigators include John Vavalle, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology.

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Jaspers Featured on NIEHS Podcast About E-Cigarettes and Teen Health

Jaspers Featured on NIEHS Podcast About E-Cigarettes and Teen Health

Ilona Jaspers, PhD, was featured as a guest expert on a NIEHS podcast about e-cigarettes and teenagers.

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BOO UX: Behavior Oriented Online User Experience

CHAI (Connected Health Applications & Interventions) Core is thrilled to host our first user experience (UX) lunch & learn. Join us to learn how best to incorporate UX into your research and interventions! Click on the link provided to register! Please email Lara Balian lnbalian@email.unc.edu with any questions or dietary restrictions.

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Medical & Surgical IBD Therapy 2018

IBD Therapy 2018 is a free CME program designed to address the diagnosis and treatment of Crohn's and ulcerative colitis using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in the treatment of complex patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

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MHI Seminar Series presents Dr. Lena Claesson-Welsh

MHI Speaker Dr. Lena Claesson-Welsh, Ph.D. from Uppsala University will be presenting an amazing presentation. Please come out and support.

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Providers Often Fail to Consider Ehrlichia When Treating Tick-borne Infections

Providers Often Fail to Consider Ehrlichia When Treating Tick-borne Infections

Discovery by Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, clinical instructor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, shows need for statewide educational efforts.

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Biese discusses the geriatric emergency department with US News & World Report

In an interview with US News & World Report, Kevin Biese, MD, MAT, discusses how emergency departments can best meet the needs of geriatric patients.

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Deadline Extended: Call for Nominations – 2018 SOM Nursing Recognition Awards

The University of North Carolina, School of Medicine and its physicians established in 1990 a program to recognize outstanding achievement by nursing professionals. These awards serve as tangible recognition of the countless vital contributions nurses make in support of patient care, teaching, research, and public service missions of the School of Medicine. Nominations will be accepted for the 2018 awards starting 10/01/18 through 10/22/18.

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