March 7

Beaton Didier named Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Academic Business Development

Beaton Didier named Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Academic Business Development

Meredith Beaton Didier has been named UNC Health Care’s Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Academic Business Development. Beaton Didier most recently served as Chief of Staff to former University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings.

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UNC School of Medicine Nursing Awards

The UNC School of Medicine will celebrate the annual Nursing Recognition Awards on April 3. All are welcome to attend and celebrate great nursing accomplishment.

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New Video Series to Connect Faculty, Staff with Dean’s Office, School of Medicine Initiatives

Soon there will be another way for faculty and staff to stay up-to-date with news and information from the Dean’s office by way of a monthly video, called “90 Seconds With…”. The debut episode features Dr. Burks and Dr. Page, and is set to be aired Friday, March 8.

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Patients with migraines more likely to have dry eye disease,  UNC study finds

Patients with migraines more likely to have dry eye disease, UNC study finds

Richard M. Davis, MD, associate professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, is corresponding author of the study published in JAMA Ophthalmology.

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UNC Medicine launches new website

UNC Medicine launches new website

UNC Medicine has launched a new website. Learn about their work and participate in an online scavenger hunt for the chance to win great prizes.

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Ra talks about joining UNC Surgery and her multiple new roles

Ra talks about joining UNC Surgery and her multiple new roles

Jin Hee Ra, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Associate Professor, Division of General and Acute Care Surgery as well as the Director of the SICU and the Vice Chair of Quality and Safety. She shares what inspired her to become a doctor, specifically a general surgeon, her passion for finding ways to improve patient outcomes and her interest in scuba diving that takes her across the world.

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IPE Geriatrics Experience: 'Myth Busting" and Multidisciplinary Teams

With all the buzz about interprofessional education (IPE) across UNC’s medical campus and beyond, you’d be forgiven for thinking that IPE is the very latest trend. However, since 2012, a group of “Geriatrics Champions” from all six Health Sciences Schools has presented a multidisciplinary, team-based geriatrics education event for hundreds of students annually.

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Carl S. Blyth Lecture Series

This lecture is given annually in memory of the late Dr. Carl Blyth, who served as a dedicated Department of Exercise and Sport Science faculty member at the University of North Carolina for 36 years. During Dr. Blyth's tenure as Department Chair, 1970-1980, the department was transformed into one of the leading applied science programs in the country. Dr. Blyth founded the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research at UNC, which has since served as the epicenter for the surveillance of catastrophic sport injuries. Dr. Carl Blyth retired from UNC in 1985, at which point this annual lecture as initiated in his honor.

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Service Leadership with the AAMC – Meet Your CFAS Representatives

The mission of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is to transform health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research. The non-profit organization works in partnership with accredited medical schools, and is comprised of nearly twenty affinity groups, including the Council of Faculty and Academic Societies (CFAS). Meet UNC's CFAS Faculty Representatives.

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NC MOC “Makes it Easy” to Get Credit for the QI Work You’re Already Doing

NC MOC “Makes it Easy” to Get Credit for the QI Work You’re Already Doing

The North Carolina Maintenance of Certification (NC MOC) program helps you maintain specialty board certification by awarding credit for your efforts to improve patient care at UNC.

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Hanson and Winzelberg to lead the department of medicine's palliative care program

Hanson and Winzelberg to lead the department of medicine's palliative care program

After a widespread search, Ron Falk, MD, chair of the department of medicine, has named Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH, director of the department's palliative care program, and Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH, has been named the associate director.

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Immunological Mechanisms in Pancreatic Cancer – UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD. This lecture will review the current understanding of the role of immune system in pancreatic cancer and provide insight into development of the latest immune-based therapies aimed at treating patients with pancreatic cancer.

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Your Health: When Your Head Starts to Pound: Unusual Headache Disorders

Your Health: When Your Head Starts to Pound: Unusual Headache Disorders

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam and guest co-host Dr. Jamila Battle talk with neurologist Dr. Nauman Tariq—director of the Headache Center at Johns Hopkins—about when your head starts to pound and unusual headache disorders.

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