The U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” issue was released to the public today, and three UNC Health Care medical specialties were listed among the best in the country: Cancer, 37; Kidney, 28; and Gynecology, 24.
In an article published in the July 9, 2009, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine, UNC's Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson reviews the current state of ovarian cancer screening and explains why it should be limited to women with indicators suggesting they are at high risk.
Seven UNC Lineberger scientists were awarded research funding for their proposals in Population Sciences and Clinical/Translational Sciences. The grants are submitted to and reviewed by a committee of faculty experts, and the competition is keen.
This is the third in a series from UNC Health Care that focuses on the stories of UNC Hospitals patients and their families who live in the SECU Family House at UNC Hospitals while receiving or awaiting treatment.
The Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR), in which Dr. Jongbae J. Park, a faculty member of the Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, serves as a Board of Directors, invites researchers and practitioners to submit abstracts to their 2010 Conference by August 1, 2009, and register to attend
UNC is preparing to launch ConnectCarolina, a new integrated administrative system. The first phase of this implementation will take place on July 20, 2009 and involves a new portal where the online campus directory will be accessed.
UNC-Chapel Hill helps sponsor Aware for All on Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at North Carolina Central University's School of Education. AWARE for All is an educational program that is free and open to the public for the purpose of providing education to help people make informed decisions about clinical research participation.