This will be a one day course on principles and implementation of ABPM. Morning didactic sessions will be followed by a hands-on segment in the afternoon. The aim of the course is to equip clinicians with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement ABPM in their practice.
The UNC Center for AIDS Research and the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease will present a day of speakers at the 17th Annual World AIDS Day Symposium. The keynote address will be delivered by Deborah Persaud, MD, associate professor, pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
The Nobel Prize winner has lived in Chapel Hill since 1982.
Reid Wilson, PhD has been named a Founding Clinical Fellow of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. He has also been granted Fellow status by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in its inaugural year offering the fellow designation. Wilson serves as adjunct associate professor, Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine and director, Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center in Durham and Chapel Hill.
The Dean's Advisory Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 8, has been cancelled. Notification of the next meeting will be sent before the end of the year.
Grace Baranek, PhD, with the Department of Allied Health Sciences at UNC, has received an international travel grant to conduct research and to present findings on autism spectrum disorder in Australia.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Charles Jennette, MD, Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The five-year review is a standard procedure of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The committee invites your written or verbal comments, suggestions and relevant information. The review will take place on January 12, 2016.
New analysis links cognitive, emotional, and intellectual symptoms to neurological ‘disruption’ in multiple brain regions – a finding with important implications for diagnosis and treatment.
Carol Fowler Durham, a nurse educator at the UNC School of Nursing, nearly died from septic shock. Today she shares her experiences with audiences around the country and serves as an important weapon for UNC Medical Center’s sepsis reduction initiative, Code Sepsis.
During this complimentary CME breakfast workshop, cardiology and neurology experts from UNC will share effective, guideline-based strategies for preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.
At its Homecoming celebration this fall, North Central College honored Nathan Montgomery, MD, PhD, with an Alumni Recognition Award. Presented annually, the award recognizes potential for success in a career, community service or support of North Central College by younger alumni.
Recently, the American Medical Association's Council on Medical Education issued a report on the sources of funding for graduate medical education. The report notes the slow growth of federal GME funding and notes an innovative program at UNC that combines public and private funding as a national model.
At UNC we all have a responsibility to protect sensitive information that we have created or has been entrusted to us. Identity Finder is a tool that is available to scan and remediate sensitive data on your computer. Read more about Identity Finder and how to move sensitive data to a secure location.
2BeatHIV, a project of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease, is aimed at finding new ways to engage the community, get people interested in HIV cure research and raise awareness about the future of HIV cure.
In the last decade, there have been major advances in the field of neuroimmunology. Physicians are suspecting immune mediated disorders more frequently and new algorithms for management of these treatable conditions are being formulated. Diagnosis is becoming easier with the discovery of antibodies that correspond to specific syndromes. Given the rapid advances in neuroimmunology, Updates in Clinical Neuroimmunology brings together world renowned experts eager share the latest information, advances, and best practices geared to assist the general neurologist and other providers on how to recognize, diagnose and manage immune mediated neurological disorders.
With seed money from the NC TraCS Institute at UNC and a Translational Team Science Award from the UNC School of Medicine, UNC collaborators uncovered an epigenetic mechanism that could be the cause of painful chronic ear infections that plague people with chromosomal and genetic conditions.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH®, Adam & Cristy, will be talking with Brian Sheitman, MD, and Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, medical directors at the WakeBrook Recovery Center and Clinical Professors at the UNC School of Medicine. The theme of the conversation will be "Combining Mental Health and Primary Care."
On Nov. 11, J. Charles Jennette, MD, Kenneth M. Brinkhous Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, delivered the 2015 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture.
Vital Signs will be published on Tuesday, Nov 24. Submissions will be due Monday by 5 p.m.