Stephen Hooper, PhD, Chair of the Department of Allied Health Sciences and Associate Dean for the UNC School of Medicine, has appointed Deborah Givens, PT, DPT, PhD, to become the next Director of the Division of Physical Therapy. Givens will assume her new role in January 2015, taking over the leadership reigns from Lisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPT, who has been serving as Interim Director since August 2013.
We would like to invite you to an Open House for the NC TraCS Institute, home of the NIH UNC Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program.
People living in lower-income neighborhoods have worse musculoskeletal pain outcomes over time after stressful events than people from higher-income neighborhoods, a new study finds.
This October Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds will be presented by Jeffrey P. Baker, MD, PhD, of Duke University.
The UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center is currently accepting pre-proposals for 1-2 year grants of approximately $20,000 per year for pilot & feasibility research projects in nutrition or obesity. Applications are due Oct. 15.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a $1.5 million grant aimed at strengthening HIV/AIDS research training in collaboration with the Wits School of Public Health at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The Distinguished Medical Awards Selection Committee is now seeking nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Medical Alumni Awards, Distinguished Service Award and Distinguished Faculty Award. Specific information on criteria, eligibility, and nomination process for the awards is included in this mailing, as well as on the Medical Alumni Affairs’ Awards website.
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. For more information, contact your local IT Support or chat with us at help.med.unc.edu.
The submission period is now open for the 15th annual amateur Carolina Global Photography Competition hosted by the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), the Study Abroad Office, International Student and Scholar Services and Global Relations. The competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of UNC-Chapel Hill.
For employees who receive University paychecks, the ConnectCarolina payroll team is conducting exhaustive tests to make certain the first payday in ConnectCarolina comes and goes as normal.
Join us at our Open House on October 1! Upcoming events include Principal Investigator (PI) Development Series, Orientation for New Clinical Research Personnel, Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) Seminar Series, and Biostatistics Seminar Series.
UNC study underscores the potential of the Affordable Care Act to reach many N.C. immigrants
Two days after Lennox Pierce was born, he was flown to N.C. Children's Hospital’s Level IV NICU for lifesaving treatment. Two years later, the Pierces can't wait to reunite with their providers and other NICU families at this Sunday’s Newborn Critical Care Center's graduate reunion.
Sixteen years after scientists found the genes that control the circadian clock in all cells, the lab of UNC’s Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, discovered the mechanisms responsible for keeping the clock in sync.
Are you interested in designing more effective eHealth interventions for behavior change? If your answer is yes, please attend CHAI Core's spooktacular free workshop on Halloween at the North Carolina Botanical Garden!
On Sept. 12, the UNC Hospitals Infectious Diseases Clinic will host a first-of-its-kind celebration gala to pay tribute to those who have been living with HIV infection for more than 20 years.
Research led by UNC’s Kathleen Caron, PhD, shows that halting the protein CXCR7 leads to over activation of adrenomedullin, a hormone needed at proper levels for normal cardiovascular development
Colin Gordon Thomas, Jr., internationally recognized surgeon, revered medical educator, outstanding scholar, pioneering research scientist, and devoted Tar Heel, died on September 2, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina at the age of 96.
UNC Health Care employees, University employees, and their immediate family members are eligible for a 20% discount on new eyewear at UNC Optical Shop.
UNC Health Care employees, University employees, and their immediate family members are eligible for a 20% discount off LASIK at UNC Laser Vision Center.