June 13

Actor-led reading of ‘The Message,” a Play by Keith Burridge

Actor-led reading of ‘The Message,” a Play by Keith Burridge

To honor the retirement of Keith Burridge, PhD, playwright and professor of cell biology and physiology, the department will host a reading of his new play.

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UNC School of Medicine launches search for Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The UNC School of Medicine has launched a search for the Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, seeking a dynamic leader for this core mission to fill the role vacated at the time of Dr. Paul Godley’s unfortunate passing.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Listing of recent competitive grant awards to SOM faculty

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Four Teams Selected for Phase 1 Translational Team Science Awards

The Translational Team Science Awards (TTSA) program is aimed at capitalizing on UNC's culture of collaboration and fostering interdisciplinary teams of basic science and clinical investigators.

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NIH awards Meyer second grant to study arterial stiffness and brain health

NIH awards Meyer second grant to study arterial stiffness and brain health

Michelle Meyer, PhD, MPH, assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine, was awarded a $2.3 million grant to investigate the association of central arterial stiffening with structural changes in the brain, reduced cognitive function, and Alzheimer’s disease-associated dementias in over 2,700 participants in the Jackson Heart Study, an ongoing cohort study of African Americans in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates 2019 Preceptor Event

Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates 2019 Preceptor Event

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) hosted its largest-ever Clinical Preceptor Appreciation Event at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on May 22, featuring keynote and breakout sessions addressed to health care professionals who facilitate student education.

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Ciccone receives Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

Ciccone receives Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, will use the $25,000 award to differentiate viral and bacterial respiratory infections among malaria-negative children. The overall goal is to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use without compromising safety in an area where access to care is a real issue.

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UNC researchers featured in PCORI, ADA video for international conference

UNC researchers featured in PCORI, ADA video for international conference

Katrina Donahue, MD, MPH, in the department of family medicine and Laura Young, MD, PhD, and John Buse, MD, PhD, in the department of medicine were featured in this American Diabetes Association video about the MONITOR Trial and a $1.3 million PCORI-funded effort to translate UNC diabetes research into the clinic.

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 UNC Department of Medicine will offer multidisciplinary care at Panther Creek

UNC Department of Medicine will offer multidisciplinary care at Panther Creek

Helen Claire West, MD, is an associate professor in the division of general medicine and medical director of the UNC Medicine Clinic at Panther Creek, set to open in Winter 2020. Here, she explains how a new clinic care model has the potential to transform UNC’s primary care footprint in the community.

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UNC Well-Being Program Actively Addressing Provider Stress

The Well-Being of our physicians, providers, nurses, and all employees is an important topic of discussion for the UNC SOM and Health Care System and is the primary focus of the System-Wide Well-Being Program.

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