UNC’s Anna Spagnoli, MD, creates a new medical neighborhood model to improve care for children with diabetes.
By eliminating specific foods from patients’ diets, symptoms improved in 71 percent of patients.
The award is part of the second round of Health Care Innovation Awards, which are funding grants to applicants who will implement the most compelling new ideas to deliver better health, improved care and lower costs.
Registration on CMS’s website is voluntary; however, physicians must complete Phase 2 of the CMS registration process if they wish to review their personal financial information before it is made publicly available on Sept. 30, 2014.
The nonprofit organization Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Inc., has awarded a $130,000 grant to launch a new collaborative effort by the UNC School of Medicine, Duke University and other academic research institutions to join forces in the race to prevent and cure Alzheimer’s disease.
Alice Ammerman, PhD, a professor of nutrition in public health and director of Carolina’s Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, reached out to county health officials along with her colleagues and built a project that helps encourage healthy living in Lenoir County.
The July issue is now available online.
Upcoming events include a CTSA Tool Shop Webinar on The MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository and a week-long course on Introduction to Study Design and Strategies for Data Analysis.
UNC’s Office of Information Systems will be posting bite-size IT Security tips for our users (formerly Tip of the Month). As IT security concerns become more a part of our everyday life, awareness is one of our best allies. This month's security byte is about public computers.
The intention of this project is to identify and remediate University-owned sensitive information (personal health information, personal identification information, etc.) wherever it lives. This campus-wide mandate will require the cooperation and coordination of all School of Medicine faculty, staff, and leadership.
Elections were held in June 2014 for three at-large positions on the Medical Staff Executive Committee. Maria Patricia Rivera, MD, Michael Meyers, MD, and Eldad Hadar, MD, were elected to two-year terms by the clinical faculty members.
Beginning next month, faculty, staff and students who need to park on campus at night during the week will need to display a permit.
Physician burnout syndrome is a very real and common phenomenon. It impacts a majority of physicians at some point in their careers. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Perinatal Psychiatry Program, offers these tips for preventing or mitigating physician burnout.
Health informatics at UNC has a long tradition. Now with advanced training and research opportunities available to students, three physicians board-certified in the new subspecialty of clinical informatics calling UNC home, and exciting new research coming out of the university, UNC informatics is undergoing a renaissance.
UNC researchers lay the groundwork for a new approach to brain cancer treatments and a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease.
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The MURDOCK Study Community Registry and Biorepository presented by Leah Bouk, Melissa Cornish & Jessie Tenenbaum from the Duke University CTSI
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In the Gazette: As new faculty chair, Cairns wants to hold open, civil conversations that are ‘true to the faculty’
Ask Bruce Cairns what it means to be the new chair of the faculty and he quickly deflects the focus from himself: it’s about service to his faculty colleagues and the University as it fulfills its obligation to the people of North Carolina.
The three-day conference will be held at the Carolina Hotel in Pinehurst, North Carolina from October 24-26, 2014.