Sept. 13

Melina Kibbe to be featured speaker at American Scientist Pizza Lunch

Melina Kibbe to be featured speaker at American Scientist Pizza Lunch

Melina Kibbe, MD, the Colin G. Thomas, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, will give a talk titled, "When Mice Are Men: Sex Bias in Biomedical and Clinical Research," on Tuesday, Sept. 25.

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Vote to elect faculty representatives to the School of Medicine’s Post-Tenure Review Committee

Earlier this summer, faculty endorsed proposed amendments to the UNC School of Medicine Constitution and Bylaws by majority vote. One such change is the addition of two elected faculty representatives to the School of Medicine’s Post-Tenure Review Committee. Full professors with tenure who have successfully completed a Post-Tenure Review within the past two years are eligible to stand for election. Please be on the lookout for your email invitation to vote in this year’s Post-Tenure Review Committee Faculty Representative Election.

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Charles to Lead Global Surgery at UNC

Charles to Lead Global Surgery at UNC

Trauma surgeon Anthony Charles, MD, MPH, has been named the Director of Global Surgery for the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases.

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UNC Cure Center and Cell Microsystems Receive NIH Contract for Single Cell HIV Diagnostic Assay

UNC Cure Center and Cell Microsystems Receive NIH Contract for Single Cell HIV Diagnostic Assay

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill HIV Cure Center and Cell Microsystems, a provider of innovative tools and scalable solutions for the sorting and isolation of single cells, announced they have received an approximately $283,000, 12-month Phase I Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop an automated platform to quantify the latent HIV reservoir.

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Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Inducts New Members

Several members of the Class of 2019 were recently inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), a national medical honor society dedicated to improving care for all by recognizing students' commitments to scholarship, leadership, service, professionalism, and humanism in medicine.

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Dismantling Racism in Health Research- Translating Research to Clinical Care

This year’s interdisciplinary panel on Dismantling Racism in Health Research will speak on strategies to identify and adopt anti-racist practices in health research and in how this research informs clinical practice. Panelists include Paul Cuadros, MS (School of Journalism and Mass Communication), Kori Flower, MD, MS, MPH (Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine), and Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD (Genetics and Nutrition). Food will be provided!

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Bo Jiang, MD, UNC Cardiology Fellow, will present "Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease."

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New Document Outlines Best Practices for Obtaining Blood Cultures

Following evidence-based practices for ordering/collecting blood cultures helps us to select appropriate treatment for our patients and avoid blood culture contamination and resulting harms - see this new document for additional information.

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UNC Family Medicine Medicare Open House

“Save the Date!” Our Medicare Open House is October 4, 2018 from 4:00-6:00. Please join us to learn more about Medicare benefits and how to maximize them, what is included in the Medicare wellness visit, and how to prevent falls. There will be prizes and information about other services offered through UNC Family Medicine such as chronic care management, Living Healthy, and Mindfulness as well as select services offered at the Senior Center, the YMCA, and the Health Department.

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Clinical Psychology Internship Program Awards

The faculty of the Clinical Psychology Internship Program invite you to join us in congratulating the recipients of the 2017-2018 awards for an outstanding psychology intern and for excellence in teaching by internship faculty. The awards were celebrated at the Psychology Internship’s graduation dinner in August.

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NC Academy of Sleep Medicine Annual Conference

This meeting provides an outstanding opportunity for technologists, physicians, advanced practice providers, dentists, and other sleep professionals to receive current data and information from specialists in the field to improve healthcare outcomes.

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Important information for working from home during Condition 1 and 2

With the looming weather, some people may need to work from home when the University moves to Condition 1 and 2. It is recommended that School of Medicine personnel ensure they can access files and network drives from off campus using VPN in advance of the storm.

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Hurricane Florence Update

UNC Medical Center has activated our Emergency Operations Plan and Incident Management Team to a Tier 1 per the Adverse Weather Policy and the Outpatient Services Weather Policy in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Updates will be shared throughout the event.

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