July 2

Kappelman Receives Award From Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Kappelman Receives Award From Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Michael Kappelman, MD, MPH, a professor in the division of pediatric gastroenterology in the Department of Pediatrics, has been recognized by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation as a recipient of the 2020 Uniting to Care & Cure Award.

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Reaffirming Support

As our community continues vital conversations on race, we must also reaffirm our support for all underrepresented, LGBTQ, minoritized, and international student and scholar communities. Over the last few weeks, two Supreme Court decisions provided pivotal protections for DACA recipients as well as individuals who identify as LGBTQ.

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Virtual Coaching Services Available to Faculty

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development is offering virtual coaching to all School of Medicine faculty. Services include peer and executive coaching.

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Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program leads remdesivir roll-out across UNC Health hospitals

Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program leads remdesivir roll-out across UNC Health hospitals

UNC Medical Center was among the first hospitals to receive a batch of the first proven treatment for COVID-19 via the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The Carolina Antimicrobial Stewardship Program team members are overseeing a painstaking process of making a new treatment available to hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

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University Responds to Clery Act Review

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has entered a settlement agreement after a review found deficiencies in crime and safety reporting between 2009-2017.

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How to have a better day during the pandemic

Passively browsing social media is not good for you — and other useful findings on resilience and happiness from the ​Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences.

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NC TraCS R Writing Group Accepting Applications

The NC TraCS R Writing Group for Laboratory-based Research is now taking applications through July 10.

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How Do Monoclonal Antibodies Work?

How Do Monoclonal Antibodies Work?

Check out this JAMA Network video on monoclonal antibodies as a potential treatment for patients with COVID-19, featuring Myron Cohen, MD, director of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, and Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health.

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SNMA and White Coats 4 Black Lives Present Photo Campaign

SNMA and White Coats 4 Black Lives Present Photo Campaign

The UNC School of Medicine chapters of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and White Coats 4 Black Lives are proud to present our first installments in our “Actions Speak Louder” Campaign.

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School of Medicine Leadership Opportunity

The School of Medicine is seeking a collaborative clinician educator to lead the Advanced Clinical Selective (ACS) course.

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Doctor of Physical Therapy Alumna Ali Sherron ’16 (’19 DPT) Works with Patients with COVID-19 at UNC Rex Healthcare

Doctor of Physical Therapy Alumna Ali Sherron ’16 (’19 DPT) Works with Patients with COVID-19 at UNC Rex Healthcare

Ali Sherron joined UNC REX Healthcare as a physical therapist in September 2019; six months into her role conducting inpatient care, Sherron began work on ICU and non-ICU floors treating patients who contracted the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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Moll Publishes Guidance for Unexplained Arterial Thromboembolism

Moll Publishes Guidance for Unexplained Arterial Thromboembolism

Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology, has published an article on the subject in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology.

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SECURE-IBD Provides Answers During Uncertain Times

SECURE-IBD Provides Answers During Uncertain Times

The SECURE-IBD (Surveillance Epidemiology of Coronavirus Under Research Exclusion for Inflammatory Bowel Disease) database was designed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Mount Sinai to answer questions that patients with IBD and their caregivers might have during these uncertain times. Written by Marla Broadfoot

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 i2b2 and ACT - The ultimate demographic-counting advantage in research

i2b2 and ACT - The ultimate demographic-counting advantage in research

i2b2 is a web application designed to improve your research experience. The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute offers a self-paced, online training program that introduces you to i2b2 and teaches you how to get the most out of the application.

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Lopez publishes piece on COVID-19 and incarceration

Cesar Lopez, MD-PhD student and graduate research assistant in the department of microbiology and immunology, co-wrote a piece on how to manage and support incarcerated and detained COVID-19 patients.

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McCann, Hanson Proactively Supported Congregate Living Communities Early in the Pandemic, UNC Health Receives 'Community Health Partnership Award'

McCann, Hanson Proactively Supported Congregate Living Communities Early in the Pandemic, UNC Health Receives 'Community Health Partnership Award'

In the early days of the pandemic, Meghan McCann, Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, and newly-formed community teams worked together to protect patients and staff in nursing homes and assisted-living communities. To recognize UNC Health’s long-term care guidance and response, the Chatham County Board of Health has awarded UNC Health its “Community Health Partnership Award.”

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Carolina Care Highlight - Dr. John Kizer

Carolina Care Highlight - Dr. John Kizer

Our patient comment this week recognizes Dr. John Kizer in the Division of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine: "...he really knows how to listen and help me to sort out various dimensions of my medical situation. I've had many physicians through the years, and I do know Dr. Kizer is exceptional..."

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