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2023 Zollicoffer Lecture

SAVE THE DATE On behalf of UNC School of Medicine & the Zollicoffer family, the Office of Scholastic Enrichment & Equity is excited to announce the return of the annual Zollicoffer Lecture!   Please mark your calendars for Friday, February 24, 2023. The lecture will be held at noon in 2204 MBRB. Registration is not required to attend the lecture.   This year … Read more

Cardiovascular Grand Rounds with Gaby Weissman, MD, Associate Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center

Dr. Weissman is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Radiology and the Program Director for the MedStar/Georgetown Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship. He is the director of Cardiac MRI at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center and directs the Cardiovascular MRI and CT corelab at the MedStar Health Research institute. Dr. Weissman's topic is "Cardiac CT in 2023: … Read more

WHMC February Seminar – “Industry Perspectives: Mentorship, R&D, and Advancements in Women’s Health”

The next Women's Health Multidisciplinary Consortium (WHMC) Hot Topics seminar will be Monday, February 27th at 12pm in McNider 321. The seminar will focus on "Industry Perspectives: Mentorship, R&D, and Advancements in Women's Health."  We have two excellent speakers, Soumya Benhabbour, Ph.D. and Shirley Paddock, R.PH., M.B.A,  who will provide insight on working at the forefront of advancement in women's … Read more

North Carolina Falls Prevention Conference

The North Carolina Falls Prevention Coalition (NCFPC) is hosting its Statewide Falls Prevention Conference at the UNC Friday Center (Hybrid) on March 3, 2023. The Division of Physical Therapy is pleased to help with the facilitation of this event. The interdisciplinary conference will spotlight state- and national-level falls prevention innovation and best practices. Registration is open through January 17 … Read more

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds

Clinical Ethics Grand Rounds Trust, Distrust, and “Medical Gaslighting" Friday, March 3, 2023 12:00 - 1:00 pm EST Location: G-100 Bondurant Elizabeth Barnes, PhD Register to receive lunch. Elizabeth Barnes is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. Her research interests are divided between metaphysics, social philosophy, feminist philosophy, and ethics. She is particularly … Read more

Rural Interprofessional Longitudinal Scholars Program (RIPLS) Information Session

The Rural Interprofessional Longitudinal Scholars Program (RIPLS) established in 2019 aims to create opportunities for all health professions students to understand the unique needs of rural populations. The scholars attend monthly workshops, seminars, and forums each semester to develop a deeper perspective on the challenges of providing healthcare in rural areas. As part of the … Read more

Tom Insel, MD, Lecture

Dr. Tom Insel, former NIMH director and now entrepreneur and author, will be speaking at UNC on Tuesday, March 7th from 12-1pm in Macnider 321. The talk will be in person and there will be a zoom link for those who want to attend virtually. Dr. Insel will be speaking about his new book, “Healing, our Path From … Read more

Dr. Thomas Insel Book Talk “Healing Our Path From Mental Illness to Mental Health”

The Department of Psychiatry is partnering with the Dean’s Office in hosting Dr. Thomas R. Insel, an American neuroscientist, psychiatrist, entrepreneur, and author who led the National Institute of Mental Health from 2002 until November 2015. He will be discussing his new book, “Healing Our Path From Mental Illness to Mental Health” and signing books … Read more


Pharmacology Seminar | Michael Emanuele, Ph.D.

Please join us for the Department of Pharmacology Seminar Series at 4:00 PM EST on Tuesday, March 7, in 1131 Bioinformatics. Associate Professor for the Department of Pharmacology at UNCCH, Michael J. Emanuele, PhD, will present talk title "Ubiquitin signaling in cell cycle control and cancer proliferation." The goal of Dr. Emanuele's lab is to … Read more

Vitamin D(efficiency): A Pandemic in the Dark

Tuesday March 7th 6:30-7:30 PM Are you Vitamin D deficient? For most of you the answer will be “I don’t know” since it is not routinely checked by your doctor. However, Vitamin D deficiency can have a big impact on your overall health. With about 50% of the population not having enough vitamin D in … Read more

MHI Seminar Series presents Karen L. Mohlke, Ph.D. Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Department of Genetics, UNC-Chapel Hill

Title Of Talk: “Muscle Adaptations to Time-Restricted Feeding: Pumped Up on Ketones” About the Principal Investigator:  Dr. Muoio’s laboratory investigates mechanisms of metabolic regulation, with emphasis on molecular events that link lifestyle factors, such as nutrition and physical activity, to muscle performance and cardiometabolic health. Her program features a translational approach that combines work in animal … Read more

2023 CIDD “VIRTUAL” COMMUNITY TALK SERIES PRESENTS: Navigating Tailored Plans for Sibling Care Partners

Speaker:  Victoria Chibuogu Nneji, Ph.D. Sibling Care Partner and Founder of AKALAKA Join this conversation with AKALAKA about the role sibling care partners take in adulthood with I/DD, the services in North Carolina that may be available to maintain long-term care at home and in community, and the support and resources available to help adults … Read more