May 2

Vicky LeGrys, Faculty in Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, Receives Second-Ever Dr. Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring

Vicky LeGrys, Faculty in Division of Clinical Laboratory Science, Receives Second-Ever Dr. Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) awarded its second-ever Dr. Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring to Vicky LeGrys, a longtime faculty member in the division of clinical laboratory science, on April 24, 2019.

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Prostate Cancer Screening – UNC Cancer Network RN and Allied Health Lecture

Please join the UNC Cancer Network for an online telehealth lecture with Marc Bjurlin, DO, MSc, FACOS, and Meredith Crabtree, FNP-C. The most common non-skin cancer among men in the U.S., prostate cancer, can be difficult to catch early. With this lecture, we will talk about screening methods such as MRI and MRI- ultrasound targeted fusion biopsy as a risk stratification tool for men at risk for prostate cancer. For men who undergo radiation treatment, we will also touch on which ones might consider utilizing hydrogels. We will also discuss the nurse's role in prostate cancer screening and care.

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Cardiovascular Grand Rounds presented by guest speaker Susan S. Smyth, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA

Dr. Smyth is the Jeff Gill Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Kentucky. The lecture is titled "Functional Validation of Novel Genetic Predictors of Coronary Artery Disease."

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Angela Smith Named New Director of Urologic Oncology

Angela Smith Named New Director of Urologic Oncology

Angela B. Smith, MD, MS, FACS, associate professor of urology, has been named director of urologic oncology in the UNC Department of Urology. In her new role, she joins Matthew Milowsky, MD, associate professor of medicine, and Ronald Chen, MD, MPH, associate professor of radiation oncology, as co-director of the multidisciplinary genitourinary oncology service at the N.C. Cancer Hospital.

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Nielsen Appointed Chair of AUA Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee

Nielsen Appointed Chair of AUA Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee

Matthew Nielsen, MD, MS, associate professor of urology, will serve as chair of the American Urological Association Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Committee 2019-2022.

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School of Medicine Standing Committee Elections Results

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, along with the Nominating Committee, is delighted to announce the results of the 2019 School of Medicine Standing Committee Elections.

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Dean’s Performance Awards Nominations Due May 15

Reminder to submit for Dean's Performance Award nominations and deadline announcement.

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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) is accepting applications to support research into cures for sickle cell disease. DDCF seeks to fund research needed to advance curative therapies (e.g., gene modification, bone marrow transplant) or new drug candidates that would decrease sickling of red blood cells (e.g., molecules that would increase fetal hemoglobin) and encourages crossover of researchers from other disciplines and specialties to work on sickle cell disease. Award amount up to $300,000 over three (3) years. The application deadline is May 31, 2019 by 3:00pm ET.

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