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Prioritizing Mental Health and Reducing Suicide Risk for People on the Autism Spectrum

The 2022 CIDD "Virtual" Community Talk Series Presents: Prioritizing Mental Health and Reducing Suicide Risk for People on the Autism Spectrum Brenna Maddox, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Psychiatry; Implementation Scientist, UNC TEACCH Autism Program Dr. Brenna Maddox is an Assistant Professor at the UNC TEACCH Autism Program. Her research focuses on improving community … Read more


Semblie: Introduction and New Feature Demo

Join a live training session for Semblie, a free platform for developing digital health interventions. Semblie was specifically designed with the needs of public health researchers and practitioners in mind. This web-based platform makes it easy to create interactive decision aids and tailored health education tools. This session will introduce the Semblie platform and the … Read more


Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis

This online training will provide an introduction to basic qualitative data analysis. The session will cover the basics of qualitative data analysis and steps in the analysis process, including transcribing, memoing, codebook development and coding, using computer-based analysis software, exploring content areas or themes, and interpreting and communicating findings. Participants will have the opportunity to … Read more


FPG CCHD Presents Ty Ridenour

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute's Carolina Consortium on Human Development is pleased to welcome Ty A. Ridenour, PhD, as the next presenter in its Spring 2022 Series. On Monday, March 21, Ridenour will present "From the Liability-threshold Model of Etiology for Substance Use Disorder toward Selective/Indicated Prevention." Ridenour is a Research Public Health Analyst … Read more


MHI Seminar Series presents Sophie Astrof, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Pagano Conference Room 450 West Dr., Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Title Of Talk: “Temporal and Cell-Type Specific Function of Fibronectin in Cardiovascular Development” The ability of cells to sense and to respond to changes in their extracellular environment is integral to the process of embryonic morphogenesis. In our lab, we have been studying the functions of the extracellular matrix protein fibronectin (Fn1) in vertebrate development. … Read more


CTSA Grand Rounds: The impact of sleeping and waking behaviors on maternal health during pregnancy

Please join NC TraCS on March 23 at 12 p.m. for a CTSA Grand Rounds seminar, The impact of sleeping and waking behaviors on maternal health during pregnancy, with Marquis Hawkins, PhD. He will discuss his work on sleep health characteristics and gestational weight gain. Hawkins is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the … Read more


Research Forum: Writing Skills Development Program – How Did They Get All That Money from IES?

This virtual event will feature Lara-Jeane Costa, PhD discussing writing skill development. Learn about the grant proposal requirements for the Institute of Education Sciences with tips for how to get funded. Dr. Costa is an intervention scientist with the UNC-CH School of Medicine. Over her 15-year research career, she has secured IES funding for multiple … Read more

FPG Distinguished Speaker Series

In this talk, Dr. Belcher will define and discuss social and political factors related to optimal child development and the prevention of developmental disabilities.  The emerging demographic characteristics of the United States and the current and potential healthcare workforce will be reviewed, as it relates to the provision of healthcare for children and youth with … Read more


Touchpoint 20 – Cybersecurity (Home & Work)

March Touchpoint 20: Cybersecurity (Home & Work) March 25, 2022 | Noon – 12:20pm Moderator: Karlina Matthews, MBA, Associate Dean for Administration Speaker: Brian Penders, Chief Information Security Officer, SOM IT Brian Penders will share more information on how UNC is working to keep UNC data and systems safe, current threats to our systems, and … Read more


CTSA Grand Rounds seminar: The Contribution of Adipose Tissue and Systematic Inflammation to Cardiovascular Diseases in Obesity

Please join NC TraCS on March 25 at 12 p.m. for a CTSA Grand Rounds seminar, The contribution of adipose tissue and systematic inflammation to cardiovascular diseases in obesity, with Mona Mashayekhi, MD, PhD. She will discuss her work to characterize the anti-inflammatory potential of newer anti-diabetic agents. Mashayekhi received her BA in Biology from University … Read more


Health Humanities Grand Rounds with Emily Silverman

"The Power of the Voice: Storytelling, Medicine, and The Nocturnists" Storytelling is at the heart of medicine. In this presentation, Dr. Silverman will describe the origins and impact of her acclaimed medical storytelling live show and podcast, The Nocturnists, and show us how finding our voices as clinicians can help promote authenticity, mitigate burnout, and … Read more