Vital Signs

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

Five-Year Review of Joseph Piven, MD, director, Carolina Institute for Development Disabilities

An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine administrative review of the leadership provided by Joseph Piven, MD, in his position as Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. The five-year review is a standard procedure of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The review will take place over the next four to five weeks.

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Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program

The National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the Lasker Foundation, is pleased to announce the 2015 Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program. This is an opportunity for 10-12 years of funding for clinical researchers. The application deadline is August 27.

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UNC Family Medicine Center Clinical Social Work Program Receives Prestigious Distinction

UNC Family Medicine Center Clinical Social Work Program Receives Prestigious Distinction

The UNC Family Medicine Center, along with clinical social workers Amy Prentice and Rayhaan Adams, recently received a certificate of appreciation for long-standing service and commitment to the field of social work from the UNC School of Social Work. Working with clinical social work students and interns, they provide our patients with high quality, comprehensive care management every single day.

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Accelerate Your Research: Systematic Review Series Session #1

The first of six sessions on conducting a systematic review. This session will introduce the series, purpose of systematic reviews and more. Faculty, staff, researchers and students can register for each session individually.

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Oliver Smithies Investigators Lectures

Attend two lectures honoring the inaugural recipients of the Oliver Smithies Investigator Award: Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena, PhD, and Kim Boggess, MD

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