April 4

New grant allows Vora to collaborate with Duke to identify novel genes critical to human brain development

New grant allows Vora to collaborate with Duke to identify novel genes critical to human brain development

Neeta Vora, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the division of maternal-fetal medicine, and Erica Davis, PhD, at the Duke University Center for Human Disease Modeling, have been awarded an exploratory/developmental research grant (R21) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

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UNC School of Medicine Community Service and Advocacy Day

Community Service Day recognizes the outstanding contributions students have made to the UNC School of Medicine and the broader community. This year, more than 20 students will be presenting their community service projects including the 2018-19 Mayer Society Inductees, recipients of the Allcott and Salber-Phillips Awards, and the Schweitzer Fellows.

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Save the Date! IHQI Speaker Series with Dr. Sam Cykert, 5/22

Save the Date! IHQI Speaker Series with Dr. Sam Cykert, 5/22

On May 22 at 12 noon in Bondurant G-100, Dr. Cykert will discuss efforts to reduce cardiovascular risk for over 700,000 adult patients in 219 practices across the state. Registration is now open through IHQI.

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Genetics and Molecular Biology Seminar Series: "Asthma in the Post-GWAS Era: Searching for the Mid-Hanging Fruit"

The GMB Friday Seminar Series welcomes Carole Ober, Professor and Chair of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago, for her talk, “Asthma in the Post-GWAS Era: Searching for the Mid-Hanging Fruit."

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Your Health: Getting an Inside Look at a Patient's Health

Your Health: Getting an Inside Look at a Patient's Health

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Emily Hanna talk with Issack Boru— radiology imaging supervisor and clinical instructor for UNC’s Division of Radiologic Science —about the importance of getting an inside look at a patient’s health.

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Get Out the Vote! School of Medicine Standing Committee Elections Launch 4/8

Each year, the UNC School of Medicine Standing Committee Elections offers faculty an opportunity to participate in medical school governance by serving on a committee as a faculty representative or simply voting in the election. This year’s election will launch on April 8th and we encourage you to vote! Please look for an email on April 8 with your personal link to the election ballot. The election will close on April 22nd.

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Academy of Educators accepts 117 new members this year

Each spring, the Academy of Educators (AOE) invites SOM faculty to nominate up-and-coming faculty with a passion for teaching medical education and educational scholarship. This year, the AOE had an unprecedented number of applications – over 100 applications were received! The AOE accepted 47 faculty and 50 resident/fellow members for the 2019-2020 year.

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McCulloch named Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association

Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, FAPTA, and professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, will be honored as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) at the PT NEXT conference in June 2019. The award is the association’s highest honor.

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Semi-Structured Interviewing Workshop

Semi Structured Interviewing, Workshop, Data collection, improve, clinical, translational, research, interview, presentation

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“Airwaves and Educators” podcast launches with co-host Janelle Bludorn

“Airwaves and Educators” podcast launches with co-host Janelle Bludorn

Janelle Bludorn, PA-C and a clinical assistant professor in Physician Assistant Studies, has launched a podcast alongside the PA colleagues, titled "Airwaves and Educators." The medical education podcast focuses on physician assistant education and features the voices of three co-hosts to provide insight into scenarios a PA educator might encounter.

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2019 Triangle Imaging Symposium

The 2019 Triangle Imaging Symposium at UNC BRIC, will feature lectures by speakers from Johns Hopkins, UNC, Duke, NCSU and Wake Forest University and is open to the entire scientific community. This year, a broad spectrum of topics will be covered, from molecular and cellular imaging with MRI, to simple and cheap hyper polarization techniques that can boost MR sensitivity by several orders of magnitude, to computational tools for large-scale brain network, to advanced ultrasound methodologies for tissue characterization.

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