A small number of studies have examined the benefits of tai chi and arthritis pain. Now, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to put tai chi through the rigors of science.
Susan Coppola, Clinical Associate Professor in Division of Occupational Science in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been elected by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) membership to serve a four year term as the USA Delegate to the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT).
24-year-old Cedric Faison of Battleboro, N.C., intended to spend this spring semester finishing his undergraduate music education degree at East Carolina University. Instead, he’s spent most of the term at UNC Hospitals being treated for a brain tumor.
UNC Air Care recently particpated in a mock crash at East Chapel Hill High School. UNC Air Care participates in demonstrations like this around North Carolina to show high school students what can happen when they make poor decisions while driving.
The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences has been involved in an innovative project that unites education, science and art. The short film Aphasia features a UNC patient's story of life after a stroke.
News updates this week: Second annual Run Walk & Roll brings hope and fun: register now!, STAR Project: Using Innovative Technology to Deliver Care to Underserved Areas, and Highlights Rehabilitation Reader.
Dr. Silvio Antoniak has received a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Myocarditis Foundation. Dr. Antoniak is a member of the Mackman Lab in the Division of Hematology/Oncology and UNC McAllister Heart Institute.
UNC Air Care participated in a voluntary re-accreditation process in February 2010 and has again successfully attained full accreditation. UNC Air Care is one of 157 national and international programs to receive this certification.
Ray Swanson from Blue Ridge Growth Advisors will describe the customer-centric approach to developing technology-based products. He will focus on how to create a compelling value proposition for the product and how to use the value proposition to attract the management team, investors, partners, and customers.
Valued at $1,000 each, the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Awards recognize members of the Hospitals’ housestaff for exemplary service to patients and families, professional performance and compassionate patient care.
ResearchMatch is a registry of volunteers willing to learn more about research studies. Research needs both volunteers and researchers. ResearchMatch helps bring these two groups together in a secure and convenient way.
The Health Sciences Library is running a trial of Dynamed until July 1 and needs your feedback to help evaluate the product for possible purchase. DynaMed provides summaries for more than 3,000 topics for use at the point of care.
Jonathan W. Yewdell, M.D., Ph.D. will present "Adventures in Viral Immunology." He is Chief of Cellular Biology Section at the Laboratory of Viral Diseases of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).