July 3

Well Said: Seeing sonogram results on your smartphone

Well Said: Seeing sonogram results on your smartphone

On this episode of the Well Said Podcast from university communications, Jeffrey Stringer, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the UNC School of Medicine, explains how two studies at Carolina are working to address birth risks around the world.

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UNC Horizons director honored for outstanding scientific contribution to drug abuse research

UNC Horizons director honored for outstanding scientific contribution to drug abuse research

Hendrée Jones, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and executive director of the UNC Horizons program, received the prestigious 2019 Marian W. Fischman Lectureship Award June 17 at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) in San Antonio, Texas.

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UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Healthcare (PPMH) and NC TraCS Request for Applications

The UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Healthcare (PPMH), which aims to transform patient care through evidence-based precision medicine, is requesting proposals in collaboration with the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute.

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IHQI Improvement Scholars Symposium

IHQI Improvement Scholars Symposium

UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement’s annual Improvement Scholars Symposium will feature eight clinician-led improvement initiatives presented in a “lightning” format on September 19.

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NC TraCS R Writing Group: Laboratory-based research is now taking applications

The group will jointly assist the participant in the development of a set of well-crafted, novel and significant specific aims, based on the participant’s initial idea(s) or preliminary data.

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UNC Medical Oncology Fellow Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

UNC Medical Oncology Fellow Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Siddharth Sheth, DO, MPH, a current medical oncology fellow, was awarded the Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research and American Head and Neck Society (AACR-AHNS). Sheth will join Medical Oncology as faculty with a joint appointment in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

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Your Health: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity

Your Health: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam talks with Dr. Michael Kinch—associate vice chancellor and director of the Centers for Research Innovation in Biotechnology and Drug Discovery at Washington University in St. Louis—about his new book Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity. This episode is a re-air of a previous conversation.

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Radiation Oncology 101 – UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Jayne Camporeale, MS, RN, OCN, APRN, and Mary Fleming Knowles, MSN, ANP-C. Radiation therapy can be used alone or in combination with chemotherapy in cancer treatment plans. This discussion will review the different forms of radiation therapy (including Proton Therapy, etc.), how it works, and how it can be used in combination with chemotherapy. Since radiation therapy has its own set of side effects, the speaker will address the most common symptoms (such issues as appetite loss and radiation mucositis) and how to help patients deal with them.

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Best of ASCO 2019: Breast and Gastrointestinal Cancers – UNC Cancer Network Medical and Surgical Oncology Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Autumn McRee, MD, and Emily Ray, MD, MPH. The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) hosts an annual conference that features some of the latest oncology research. Join us as our speaker highlights some of the top presentations from this year’s ASCO conference. This lecture focuses on the top research for Breast and Gastrointestinal Cancers at the 2019 ASCO conference.

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‘Hope grows here’

‘Hope grows here’

The Farm at Penny Lane’s innovative programs help mental health clients become more self-sufficient.

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Department of Pediatrics hosting Safe Zone training session

"Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression."

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