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Driving Down Infant and Child Mortality: Victories, Dilemmas, and Persistent Disparities

Perri Klass, MD Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics New York University Co-Director, NYU Florence Perri Klass is a Professor of Journalism and Pediatrics at New York University and Co-Director of NYU Florence. She attended Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital, Boston. Her book, The Best Medicine: How Science and … Read more

Reproductive Justice Work at UNC

Thursday, November 3rd 12-1pmSeminar on Reproductive Justice Work at UNC​This is part of the monthly Women's Health Research Seminar Hot Topic Series presented by the WHMC. All are welcome to attend!Speakers and Talk Titles:Dr. Kavita Arora: "Equitable Postpartum Permanent Contraception."Dr. Abigail English: “Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice for Adolescents and Young Adults in a Post-Roe … Read more

Biomedical Imaging for Precision Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy Mini-Symposium

Join the UNC Program for Precision Medicine in Health Care (PPMH) for Biomedical Imaging for Precision Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy, a free virtual mini-symposium from 10:00am-12:00pm on Monday November 7, 2022. Precision medicine harnesses cutting edge data and technology to provide prediction of disease risk and choice of optimum treatment. Biomedical imaging is an integral part of early diagnosis … Read more

Celebrating First-Generation College Graduates at the UNC SOM

November 8 is the date for the annual National First-Generation College Celebration to honor the anniversary of the signing of the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965. HEA ushered in programs that support access, retention, and completion of higher education for low-income, potential first-generation college graduates. First-generation students are those who are first in their family to … Read more

Feeding and Eating Related Experiences in the I/DD Community: Addressing Challenges and Exploring Resources


2022 CIDD “VIRTUAL” COMMUNITY TALK SERIES PRESENTS: Adrianne A. Harris, Ph.D. Dr. Harris is a UNC School of Medicine postdoctoral fellow at the CIDD where she previously served as a predoctoral intern and LEND fellow. Feeding and Eating Related Experiences in the I/DD Community: Addressing Challenges and Exploring Resources This talk provides a review of feeding and eating concerns common … Read more

Jeffrey Scott Brody Endowed Lecture: “Thomas Eakins’ Paintings and Transitions in Antisepsis and Women in Surgery”

JEFFREY SCOTT BRODY ENDOWED LECTURE: Thomas Eakins’ Paintings and Transitions in Antisepsis and Women in Surgery Thursday, November 10 • 4-5pm (In person and virtual attendance options) Surgery Education Center, Burnett-Womack 4050 or via WebEx Presented by Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery University of North Carolina School of Medicine Mr. … Read more

Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) 5K – Celebrating 55 Years of Service

UNC’s SHAC Clinic is the oldest student-run free clinic in the US. Join us in celebrating the SHAC’s 55th anniversary at the inaugural SHAC 5K & Health Fair on Saturday, November 12th! 100% of the proceeds will go towards SHAC’s free health services for our uninsured and underinsured neighbors in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Durham. Whether you … Read more


UNC Orthopaedics Grand Rounds: Kristy Weber, MD, FACS from University of Pennsylvania


Kristy Weber, MD, FACS November 16, 2022, at 6:30 am Hybrid Conference Pediatric Oncology Surgeon Professor in Sarcoma Care Excellence- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery- University of Pennsylvania (Penn) Vice-Chair of Faculty Affairs- Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Children’s Hospital – Philadelphia   Speaker Biography Kristy Weber, MD is the Abramson Family Professor in Sarcoma Care Excellence in … Read more


MHI Seminar Series presents John W. Elrod, Ph.D., Director, Cardiovascular Research Center, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Summary of Seminar:  Dr. Elrod’s Lab recently reported that glutaminolysis is essential for the epigenetic changes permissive to activation of the myofibroblast differentiation program and cardiac fibrosis. In fact, targeting these pathways is sufficient to reverse fibrosis in models of heart failure. These findings implicate metabolic remodeling as a critical feature of myofibroblast formation and … Read more

The Wellbeing of Young Children and Families: COVID-19 and Beyond

2022 Cairns Capstone Lecture Phil Fisher, PhD Philip H. Knight Chair Professor of Psychology University of Oregon For access: