Events

Sept. 22-Sept. 28, 2014


Stroup to present on schizophrenia

Tuesday, Sept. 23
9-10:30 a.m.
DeFriese Conference Room, 150 Sheps Center, 725 MLK Jr. Blvd

Scott Stroup, MD, MPH, professor of psychiatry, Columbia University; director, Program for Intervention Effectiveness Research, New York State Psychiatric Institute, will present “What is the evidence for evidence-based treatment of schizophrenia?” at the UNC-Duke Mental Health Services & Policy Research Seminar Series.

Contact Marisa Domino, PhD, domino@unc.edu, if you have any questions.


Senior study director of Metabolon to present on metabolomics

Tuesday, Sept. 23
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall

Kirk Pappan, PhD, senior study director, Metabolon, Inc., will present “Applying Metabolomics in Rodent Models to Complete the Picture in Genetic, Nutrition, and Obesity Studies.” Lunch will be provided at no charge, followed by the discussion on how to successfully design and implement robust metabolomics studies to meet specific research goals. Seating is limited.

More information, including registration, is available online.

This event is sponsored by the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center.

Contact Michelle Collins, mcc@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.


White to speak at ENVR 400 Weekly Lecture Series

Wednesday, Sept. 24
Noon-12:50 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Susan White, executive director, North Carolina Sea Grant and Water Resources Research Institute at UNC, will present “Sea Grant and WRRI: Dance Partners You should Definitely Know!”

The full abstract is available online (PDF). Visit the Seminar page for this and future events.

Contact Howard Weinberg, howard_weinberg@unc.edu, if you have any questions.


Orientation for new clinical research personnel

Wednesday, Sept. 24
1-3:30 p.m.
219 Brinkhous-Bullitt Building (TraCS Conference Room)

Orientation for new clinical research personnel will be held on five consecutive Wednesdays from Aug. 27 to Sept. 24. This five-part orientation is strongly recommended for all clinical research personnel who are new to UNC or new to research.

More information, including registration, is available online.

Contact Claudia Christy, cgc@med.unc.edu, if you have any questions.


Forrestal to speak at Health Informatics Seminar Series

Wednesday, Sept. 24
4-5 p.m.
328 Health Sciences Library

Elizabeth Forrestal, PhD, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, professor at East Carolina University, presents “Health Informatics Ethics” at the next Duke/UNC Health Informatics Seminar Series. Nurses may receive CEU hours for attending this seminar.

More information is available at chip.unc.edu/duke-unc-health-informatics-seminar-series/.

This event is sponsored by the Carolina Health Informatics Program.

Contact April Chang, chipinfo@unc.edu, if you have any questions.


Minnesota professor to present BIOS Seminar

Thursday, Sept. 25
3:30-4:30 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Wei Pan, PhD, professor in the Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota, will present “A Powerful and Adaptive Association Test for Rare Variants with Application to Neuroimaging Data.“ More information is available online (PDF).

Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.


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Upcoming Featured Events

Upcoming Featured Events

American Mock World Health Organization

Oct. 3 – 5
133 Rosenau Hall

The American Mock World Health Organization (AMWHO) is America’s first model WHO Conference set at UNC. This year’s theme, “Health in times of conflict,” deals with the responsibilities member countries have to protect the health of their citizens in times of warfare.

Undergraduate and graduate participants from across the nation will have the opportunity to represent either a WHO ambassador of a member nation, non-governmental actor or media representative, and will work to create a working resolution within their regional block to be sent to the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

More information is available online.

Upcoming Featured Events

Graduate Program Open House

Friday, October 10
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
133 Rosenau Hall

The schoolwide offices and departments invite prospective students to visit campus, learn more about our graduate degree programs and connect with current faculty, students and staff.

More information is available online.

Upcoming Featured Events

2014 Water and Health Conference

October 13 – 17
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education


The 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis.

More information is available online.