Vital Signs

This week's collection of news and events from the School of Medicine

Margolis collaboration featured in The New Yorker

Margolis collaboration featured in The New Yorker

UNC School of Medicine researcher David Margolis, MD, was one of the first researchers to resist the common view that HIV is an incurable infection

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Two UNC doctors participating in Ebola clinical trial

Two UNC doctors participating in Ebola clinical trial

William A. Fischer II and David Wohl are taking part in a clinical trial at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, in which plasma from survivors of Ebola virus disease is given to patients who are battling the disease.

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Information for the People

Information for the People

Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, the 2014 James Woods Junior Faculty Award winner, sees a future where technology and data analytics will drastically improve health care outcomes for patients everywhere. And at UNC, we’re getting a glimpse at the future right now.

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NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference

The 4th annual NC Child Hunger Leaders Conference will be held in Chapel Hill, Wed. Feb. 25.

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Family receives ultimate gift this holiday season

Family receives ultimate gift this holiday season

On December 2, people across the nation celebrated Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to service and giving back. That morning, Justin Borgemeister received the ultimate gift, a kidney transplant from his younger brother.

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Oberlander’s NEJM commentary: Supreme Court holds power to undo Affordable Care Act

Oberlander’s NEJM commentary: Supreme Court holds power to undo Affordable Care Act

UNC's Jonathan Oberlander, PhD, writes in a “Perspective” commentary published in The New England Journal of Medicine that the Affordable Care Act faces another round in the high court.

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Message from Dr. Roper: Succession plans for Runge's positions

Message from Dr. Roper: Succession plans for Runge's positions

Faculty members are encouraged to submit feedback and suggestions throughout the search process.

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Inside Job

Inside Job

As UNC Hospitals' lead hospitalist, Dr. Allen Liles combines clinical skills with systems and process understanding to provide inpatients more seamless care and to improve quality.

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Recapping recent award winners

Over the past few months, several faculty awards have been announced. A look back at features on the award recipients.

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Cybersecurity and Health Care: What We Should Know

Cybersecurity and Health Care: What We Should Know

This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Eric Perakslis, PhD, Executive Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School. The topic of discussion will be Cybersecurity in Health Care: What We Should Know.

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Hypertension Evidence Academy

Please join your colleagues from Eastern North Carolina who share a common interest in preventing, treating, and controlling hypertension for this engaging one-day regional meeting.

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You're invited: A conversation about Title IX

Join Jenn Scott, the EOC Title IX programming coordinator, and the Carolina Women's Center for a conversation about Title IX and UNC's new policy.

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Jerry Hulka, professor emeritus, passes away at 84

Jerry Hulka, professor emeritus, passes away at 84

Jaroslav F. (Jerry) Hulka, MD, professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology in the UNC School of Medicine and of maternal and child health at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, died Nov. 24. He was 84.

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