Vital Signs - July 31, 2009

Video: Montgomery honored with Lifetime Achievement award
Dr. Royce Montgomery, professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, received the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the UNC School of Medicine's Academy of Educators earlier this year.
UNC School of Medicine's Academy of Educators Awards
The UNC School of Medicine's Academy of Educators recognized seven faculty for teaching excellence at their first Evening of Scholarship event.
UNC Physician Receives 2009 International Leadership Award From The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Agnes Moses, MD has been selected to receive the 2009 International Leadership Award (ILA) from The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
UNC Awarded $3.5 Million to Study HIV Transmission Prevention Among Newly Infected
A team of researchers from the UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases has received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study HIV prevention methods among people with acute HIV infection (AHI).
UNC injury research center receives $4.8 million award from CDC
The UNC Injury Prevention Research Center at the UNC-Chapel Hill has received $4.8 million in renewed funding from the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Physician trust, early screening reduces disparities for prostate cancer
Men who have a regular, ongoing relationship with a health care provider are more likely to receive prostate cancer screening and less likely to be diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer, regardless of their race, according to a University of North Carolina study published in the current issue of the journal Cancer.
Dr. Cynthia Bulik joins Here's to Your Health August 1
This weekend, Dr. Cynthia Bulik, the William R. and Jeanne H. Jordan Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders in the UNC Department of Psychiatry, joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss eating disorders.
N.C. Cancer Hospital Employee Open House
All UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine employees and faculty are invited to get a sneak peek of the new N.C. Cancer hospital at an employee open house from 3-7 p.m., Friday, July 31. You can take a self-guided tour, enjoy free ice cream and learn about the new facility from a number of hospital experts.
Register for Mind-Body Skills sessions
Vera Moura, M.D., will teach three-month courses of Mind-Body Skills tailored specifically to health-care professionals and for the general public. Attendance requires an interview with Dr. Moura; each group is limited to eight participants.
OIS moves to two new locations
OIS will be making some moves over the next two weeks that will put the help desk, client support staff, and classroom support staff closer to customers.
New issue of UNC Facilities Services News
The July edition of Facilities Services News is available at
Price adjustment for UNC Hospitals' retail food venues
The Nutrition and Food Service (NFS) department will be raising prices at the Terrace and Corner Cafes beginning Aug. 1.
The Beach Café reopens August 17
The Beach Café will reopen on the ground floor of Brinkhous-Bullitt, Monday, Aug. 17, 2009. Dining options will include a Chick-fil-A®, Quiznos® Sub, Greens, Fresh on The Move and EspressOasis®.
Fifth Annual UNC Conference on Eating Disorders: Tools for the Management of Eating Disorders and Obesity in Your Practice and the Schools
The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct.17, at the Friday Center.
NC Cardiovascular Update 2009
The Department of Medicine and Division of Cardiology present the NC Cardiovascular Update 2009, on Sept. 25-26 at the Friday Center.
The Society for Acupuncture Research seeks abstracts for their 2010 conference
The Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR), in which Dr. Jongbae J. Park, a faculty member of the Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, serves as a Board of Directors, invites researchers and practitioners to submit abstracts to their 2010 Conference by August 1, 2009, and register to attend
2009 Triangle Metro Heart Walk
The 2009 Triangle Metro Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, Sept. 27, at the RBC Center.
AWARE for All The Triangle
UNC-Chapel Hill helps sponsor Aware for All on Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at North Carolina Central University's School of Education. AWARE for All is an educational program that is free and open to the public for the purpose of providing education to help people make informed decisions about clinical research participation.