Sept. 27

Register now for the UNC School of Medicine Fall Alumni Weekend

Fall Alumni Weekend celebrates the contribution of Loyalty Fund Associates and other donors to the UNC School of Medicine. All faculty are invited to participate in the festivities. Registration deadline is Sept. 28.

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Faculty Representatives Elected 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.

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Remembering Dr. Newton Fischer

Remembering Dr. Newton Fischer

Dr. Newton Duchan Fischer passed peacefully in his home on Saturday September 15, 2018. Fischer established UNC's Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery in 1952 and served as chair of the department for more than 30 years.

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance

UNC Medical Center is hosting a two-day event for pregnancy and infant loss awareness month on Tuesday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 17, 2018. This event will feature several activities intended to remember loved ones, honor families who have experienced this loss, and educate practitioners and community members about pregnancy and infant loss.

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NIH Funds UNC Study to Investigate Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Zika

NIH Funds UNC Study to Investigate Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Zika

UNC researchers led by Elizabeth Stringer, MD, Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, along with collaborators in Nicaragua, have been given a five-year, $2.7 million R01 award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand the epidemiology of Zika virus in pregnancy and the impact the virus has on infant neurodevelopment

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Rosengren-Hovee to Present about Youth and HIV at International Conference

Rosengren-Hovee to Present about Youth and HIV at International Conference

UNC Infectious Diseases Fellow Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, MS, received a full research scholarship and invitation to present during HIVR4P in Madrid, Spain, in October.

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Proof-of-Concept HIV Immunotherapy Study Passes Phase 1 Safety Trial

Proof-of-Concept HIV Immunotherapy Study Passes Phase 1 Safety Trial

Julia Sung, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has proven the safety of a new immunotherapy to re-educate the body’s immune system to better fight HIV infection. The results were recently published in the journal Molecular Therapy.

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Your Health: How Childhood Trauma Can Alter DNA

Your Health: How Childhood Trauma Can Alter DNA

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jamila Battle talk with Dr. Daniel Weinberger—director and CEO of the Lieber Institute of Brain Development and professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine—about how childhood trauma can alter DNA.

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds

Khola Tahir, MD, UNC Cardiology Fellow, will present "Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions: Current Practice and Future Directions."

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Cawley Appointed Head of Clinical, Academic, and Research Engagement at the Health Sciences Library

Cawley Appointed Head of Clinical, Academic, and Research Engagement at the Health Sciences Library

The University Libraries is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Cawley as head of Clinical, Academic, and Research Engagement (CARE) at the Health Sciences Library (HSL), effective August 13.

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Children's Environmental Health Symposium

The Center for Environmental Health and Sustainability and the Children's Research Institute will be co-hosting a symposium, “Children’s Environmental Health: Exploring New Research and Insights” on October 12, 2018.

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Does my patient really have a UTI?

Does my patient really have a UTI?

Treating asymptomatic bacteriuria can have negative effects for patients. UNC Medical Center Hospital Epidemiology and the UNC Antimicrobial Stewardship Program are teaming up to spread the word.

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MHI Series presents Dr. Juyong Brian Kim

MHI Speaker Dr. Juyong Brian Kim from Stanford University will be presenting an amazing presentation. Please come out to support!

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Rubinow to step down as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry

Rubinow to step down as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry

David Rubinow, MD, Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, will step down from his position of Department Chair effective July 1, 2019.

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UNC-Chapel Hill announces $2 million initiative to help students and families affected by Hurricane Florence

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced a $2 million Florence Student Emergency Fund to provide support to students faced with unexpected financial hardships following Hurricane Florence. The fund is part of a broader relief effort to assist students and families who were affected by the hurricane.

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