Jan. 23

Assessing the Presence of Mental Health Stigma in an Academic Medical Center

Call for survey participants to assess the presence of mental health stigma within healthcare providers at UNC Medical Center. Participation in this survey is anonymous and voluntary. Click here to participate.

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Bludorn named Vice President of Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants

Bludorn named Vice President of Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants

The Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA) has named Janelle Bludorn, a clinical assistant professor in the Physician Assistant Studies program, as its vice president for 2020-2021. The PA program is housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences.

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Robert R. Huntley, MD Lecture & Luncheon with Douglas Henley, MD, FAAFP

The UNC Department of Family Medicine 16th Annual Robert R. Huntley, MD Lecture & Luncheon Distinguished Visiting Professor Douglas E. Henley, MD, FAAFP Executive Vice President and CEO, American Association of Family Practitioners

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Serrano wants to give people better access to health care

Serrano wants to give people better access to health care

Pablo Serrano, MD, assistant professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, sits down to discuss what drew him to medicine and the Latino Transplant Clinic he is spearheading at UNC Medical Center.

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UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health receives nearly $500,000 to study mental health program

UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health receives nearly $500,000 to study mental health program

Lorna Moser, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Center’s Institute for Best Practices, is principal investigator for a three-year, nearly $500,000 grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation for a national study to look at Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) for individuals with serious mental illness.

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UNC NeuroSpark Research Award Winners Celebrated

UNC NeuroSpark Research Award Winners Celebrated

Four research teams at the UNC School of Medicine won $25,000 pilot grants with the goal of increasing collaborations throughout the neurosciences, as part of a UNC NeuroSpark event.

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Antiplatelet Therapy Study Named in Top 10 Advances in Genomic Medicine

Antiplatelet Therapy Study Named in Top 10 Advances in Genomic Medicine

A recent study conducted by investigators from the UNC Department of Medicine and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was recognized as one of the top 10 advances in genomic medicine in 2019.

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Grose Named Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Chair for Research and Scholarship

Grose Named Department of Allied Health Sciences Associate Chair for Research and Scholarship

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) has named John Grose as its associate chair for research and scholarship, which leads research across seven disciplines and several units in the health care spectrum. Grose, a professor in both the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) and in the DAHS Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences, began this role January 1, 2020.

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Call for Nominations to Become a Clinical Faculty Representative on the Dean’s Advisory Committee (DAC)

The UNC School of Medicine invites faculty to nominate a colleague or self-nominate to be considered as a candidate in the upcoming special election to the Dean’s Advisory Committee (DAC). Nominations are due by 5:00 p.m. on January 24, 2020. Click to read more about the committee and the special election.

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The Head and the Heart

The Head and the Heart

Todd Cohen and Jonathan Schisler — a neuroscientist and a heart researcher — began working together in 2016 after meeting for coffee in Marsico Hall. By combining their expertise in protein studies, they strive to develop a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

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Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds, Co-Hosted with Department of Surgery

Visiting Professor Arthur Matas - Professor and Director, Renal Transplant Service, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota

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Daily Career & Life Transitions Panel for Women Faculty - Registration Closes January 24th

Daily Career & Life Transitions Panel for Women Faculty - Registration Closes January 24th

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. The panel will engage women faculty in discussions of the challenges of balancing life events – childbirth, child-rearing, illness, caregiving, elder care – with balancing a positive career trajectory. Click to learn more, to register, and to get WebEx information.

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Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia"

The Children's Research Institute presents its February 2020 speaker, Stephanie Davis, MD, for her talk, "Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia." Dr. Davis is a world-renown expert in pediatric pulmonology, with extensive expertise in infant and preschool lung function testing, who has been a member of many national and international consensus groups responsible for establishing guidelines for the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of infants and children with pediatric respiratory disease.

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Children's Research Institute/Marsico Lung Institute Joint Seminar: "Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF"

The Children's Research Institute and Marsico Lung Institute are co-sponsoring a seminar featuring Judith A. Voynow, MD, for her talk, "Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF." Dr. Voynow is the Edwin L. Kendig Jr. Professor of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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Call for Senior Associate Deans in Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development

The UNC School of Medicine seeks internal faculty candidates for two posts. Each will work with the Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development office team and report to Dr. Julie Byerley, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs.

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UNC School of Medicine seeks Chair, Department of Radiology

The School of Medicine of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a well-qualified leader to serve as Chair for the Department of Radiology.

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