November 26

Barnes Presentation Designated a Presidential Poster at ACG Annual Meeting

Barnes Presentation Designated a Presidential Poster at ACG Annual Meeting

Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, also won an Outstanding Presenter Award for this research.

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Study finds male circumcision initiative to reduce HIV in Africa has unintended consequences

Stuart Rennie, PhD, associate professor of social medicine, published an article in PLOS ONE. The study finds that a male circumcision initiative to reduce HIV in Africa has unintended consequences.

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UNC Chromatin and Epigenetics Certificate Program launched

UNC Chromatin and Epigenetics Certificate Program launched

The UNC Graduate School as announced a certificate program in Chromatin and Epigenetics available to all students working on their PhD. This effort was spearheaded by Brian Strahl, PhD, professor and vice chair in the UNC Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

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UNC School of Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

UNC School of Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

21 UNC School of Medicine faculty members were named in the 2019 Thomas Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers.

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Call for Letters of Intent: IHQI Improvement Scholars Program

The UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement (IHQI) is soliciting applications from UNC School of Medicine and Health Care System clinicians who want to develop improvement leadership skills by participating in the IHQI Improvement Scholars Program.

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UNC Students Win National Health Care Case Competition

UNC Students Win National Health Care Case Competition

A team of four UNC students won the 2019 UNC Health Care Case Competition, a national competition challenging students to develop an innovative solution to a relevant health care issue.

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Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates its 13th Annual Donor Appreciation Brunch

Department of Allied Health Sciences Celebrates its 13th Annual Donor Appreciation Brunch

More than 100 people, including dozens of esteemed donors, joined student scholars and award recipients from the Department of Allied Health Sciences.

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Save the Date – Daily Career & Life Transitions Panel for Women Faculty

Save the Date – Daily Career & Life Transitions Panel for Women Faculty

The Association of Professional Women in Medical Sciences (APWIMS) is hosting a panel on daily career and life transitions – from giving care at work to care at home. Click to learn more and to register!

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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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SOM Well-Being Pilot Awards - Request for Proposals due January 14th

The UNC School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and the Center for Health Innovation are accepting proposals for the 2020 UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Pilot Awards. Applications are due Jan. 14, 2020, and as many as three awards of up to $10,000 each will be announced in March 2020.

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Webinars with UNC Pediatrics Faculty

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Webinars with UNC Pediatrics Faculty

The Department of Pediatrics is proud to share a two part-webinar series on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, with content by Carl Seashore, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at UNC. This series provides those who serve infants with, or at-risk for, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and their families the information they need to provide compassionate and effective support and intervention.

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Mara Buchbinder awarded the Polgar prize at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

Mara Buchbinder awarded the Polgar prize at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting

At the recent American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Mara Buchbinder, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Medicine was awarded the Polgar prize.

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UNC SOM 'Hoopsters' Featured in The Well

UNC SOM 'Hoopsters' Featured in The Well

The Woollen Knights, a group of friends and UNC School of Medicine faculty and researchers, have taken to the court for more than four decades at UNC's famed Woollen Gymnasium, where they become well-known winners among campus ballers.

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