November 21

Neal-Perry named Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Neal-Perry named Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Genevieve S. Neal-Perry, MD, PhD, has been named Chair of the UNC School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, effective April 15, 2020.

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Reminder: Diversity Engagement Survey

The UNC School of Medicine's Dean's Office is sponsoring a Diversity Engagement Survey. Thank you to those who have responded. If you have not done so, take a moment to respond before the survey window closes on November 24.

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2020 Macy Faculty Scholars Program

The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation is accepting one nominated candidate from the School of Medicine and one nominated candidate from the School of Nursing, for the tenth class of the Josiah Macy Faculty Scholars. This program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

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Keisha Gibson appointed Department of Medicine Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion

Keisha Gibson appointed Department of Medicine Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion

Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, associate professor of medicine and pediatrics, and chief of pediatric nephrology, has been named Department of Medicine Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

View a list of competitive grants recently awarded to UNC School of Medicine faculty.

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Call for Applications – Making the Case Faculty Development Program

Call for Applications – Making the Case Faculty Development Program

Do you have an idea you would like to implement at UNC? Are you uncertain about how to move your idea forward? Making the Case is a highly interactive program designed to help faculty transform an idea into a compelling proposal. Over the course of three sessions, participants will develop or refine their idea, identify key stakeholders, receive coaching from leaders across the institution, and practice pitching their idea in a low-stakes environment.

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Kamuzu Central Hospital Opens Pediatric Laboratory

Kamuzu Central Hospital Opens Pediatric Laboratory

UNC Project Malawi Celebrates Opening of Kamuzu Central Hospital Pediatric Laboratory in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Announces Winners of the 2019 Student Research Ambassador Award

Department of Allied Health Sciences Announces Winners of the 2019 Student Research Ambassador Award

Five PhD students, who represent three health care disciplines from the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS), have received the 2019 Student Research Ambassador Award, awarded by the department’s Office of Research and Scholarship.

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Vital Signs to be Published Early During Thanksgiving Week

Vital Signs will be published Tuesday afternoon, November 26, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. All submissions should be sent through the vital signs portal by Monday 3 pm.

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First-Year Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Student Hailey Morris Motivated to Serve

First-Year Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Student Hailey Morris Motivated to Serve

A chance conversation with a customer who was a rehabilitation counselor while Hailey Morris worked at a local coffee shop in South Carolina spurred her desire to pursue the profession and to consider graduate school. Today, Morris is a first-year student in the Division of Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling who hopes to become a licensed professional counselor.

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Loeser honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation

Loeser honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation

Richard Loeser, MD, was honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation’s “Memorial Lectureship Award,” at the 2019 Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. During Loeser’s lecture, he provided a comprehensive perspective regarding, “Osteoarthritis: Past, Present and Future.”

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