June 18

UNC PM&R Summer 2020 Quarterly Newsletter Published

UNC PM&R Summer 2020 Quarterly Newsletter Published

UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recently published its newest quarterly newsletter. We hope you read it to stay up-to-date with our department.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Check out this listing of recent competitive grant awards to UNC School of Medicine faculty.

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Berkowitz to Present ADA Webinar on Food Insecurity and Health Disparities, CME Credits Offered

Berkowitz to Present ADA Webinar on Food Insecurity and Health Disparities, CME Credits Offered

Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of general medicine, will lead a health disparities education webinar with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) on July 9, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm EST.

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UNC Board of Trustees Lifts Renaming Moratorium

In an email to the UNC-Chapel Hill community, university board of trustees chairperson Richard Stevens and chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz, wrote that the board voted to repeal resolution #3 -- the 16-year freeze on renaming buildings, memorials, and landscapes across campus.

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UNC-Chapel Hill featured on 60 Minutes

CBS News featured chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, PhD, UNC School of Medicine professor Myron Cohen, MD, and UNC-Chapel Hill student body president Reeves Moseley in a segment about universities making plans for the fall semester during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cohen Co-authors JAMA Article on Monoclonal Antibodies

Cohen Co-authors JAMA Article on Monoclonal Antibodies

Myron Cohen, MD, director of the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, co-authored a piece for JAMA Network, along with colleagues from the National Institutes of Health, on monoclonal antibodies as potential therapeutic and prophylactic applications.

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Perreira Publishes Article on Access to Abortion in American Journal of Public Health

Perreira Publishes Article on Access to Abortion in American Journal of Public Health

Krista Perreira, PhD, professor in the UNC Department of Social Medicine, and colleagues at the Urban Institute found that 27.6 percent of women aged 18-44 in United States households believed that access to medical abortion was difficult and 30 percent believed that access to surgical abortion was difficult.

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COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

Information about funding opportunities related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will be added to this page as they become available. Please contact Nathan Blouin for more information or to report additional opportunities.

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Nominations Due: UNCMC Quality and Safety Awards

UNC Medical Center is requesting nominations by June 30 for its annual Quality and Safety Awards, to be held Oct. 13 at the Medical Center Improvement Council (MCIC) meeting.

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Learning to Treat COVID-19 — Clinical Trials and Developing Therapeutics During a Pandemic

Learning to Treat COVID-19 — Clinical Trials and Developing Therapeutics During a Pandemic

The American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine are sponsoring a webinar series exploring the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. UNC School of Medicine's Myron Cohen, MD, is part of an expert panel June 24.

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UNC School of Medicine Commemorates Juneteenth

The entire UNC School of Medicine community is encouraged to take time to learn about and reflect on the significance of Juneteenth, and to consider ways that we can work to make our country a more just and equitable place. Read more information in this letter from Dr. Nathan Thomas, Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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Walk for Health Equity to Support Black Lives Matter

Walk for Health Equity to Support Black Lives Matter

Please join friends and colleagues in a walk in support of health equity on Tuesday, June 23 at 9:30 a.m.

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