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The Armfield Atrium played host to the 2013 Graduate Program Open House.

The Armfield Atrium played host to the 2013 Graduate Program Open House.

Graduate Program Open House

Oct. 10
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
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.


Events and Deadlines for Sept. 29 – Oct. 5, 2014


UNC Health Care announces database change

UNC’s subscription to Micromedex, a drug information database available on mobile devices, will change Sept. 29. While many parts of the database and the mobile applications will still be available to students, faculty, library users and UNC Health Care employees, a few sections will be replaced by other library resources. More information is available at http://guides.lib.unc.edu/micromedex_alternatives and at Ask a Librarian.


NORC to host seminar on food security in Peru

Monday, Sept. 29
Noon-1 p.m.
2308 McGavran-Greenberg Hall

Hilary M. Creed-Kanashiro, BSc, MPH, senior researcher at Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, will present “Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Security in Peru.” More information is available online.

Contact Meg Mangan, mangan@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.


Falk to speak on writing research proposals

Tuesday, Sept. 30
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
219 Brinkhous-Bullitt

Ronald J. Falk, MD, Allan Brewster Distinguished Professor; director, UNC Kidney Center; director, UNC Center for Transplant Care; chief, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, will speak on “Writing Interdisciplinary Research Proposals: Views from Study Section Members’ Perspectives.” More information is available online.

Contact Karen Demby, Karen_Demby@med.unc.edu, if you have any questions.


NC TraCS Institute to host open house

Wednesday, Oct. 1
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
NC TraCS Institute (Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, 2nd Floor)

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to stop at anytime and learn about the research services and resources available to clinical and translational research teams. Presentations will run throughout the day, and service experts will be on hand to share information about all of the CTSA resources NC TraCS provides. A reception begins at 4 p.m. More information is available at the event page.

Contact Beatrice Moss, bemoss@email.unc.edu, if you have any questions.


FUND UNC Day to raise awareness of private givingcomm_fundunc

Wednesday, Oct. 1
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Armfield Atrium

FUND UNC Day represents the day that classes would end at UNC if we relied only on tuition. Students, faculty and staff are invited to the Atrium to learn more about the impact of private giving at UNC and the Gillings School. Snacks and prizes will be available.

This event also raises awareness of giving to the Annual Fund at the Gillings School. Gifts of any size make a difference and you can make your gift to the School or your department. UNC-Chapel Hill seniors who make a gift of $20.15 will be invited to a lunch with the Chancellor in the Blue Zone in the spring. Make a gift today by visiting the Invest in Carolina page.

Like Fund UNC on Facebook and follow on Twitter with #FUNDGILLINGS and #FUNDUNC.


Allaire to speak at ENVR 400 Weekly Lecture Series

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Noon-12:50 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Maura Allaire, doctoral candidate, environmental sciences and engineering, will present “Shelter from the Storm: A Field Experiment to Encourage Flood Mitigation.”

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.


Magruder named Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Seminar

Wednesday, Oct. 1
3:30-4:30 p.m.
136 Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building (Auditorium, School of Social Work)

Kathryn M. Magruder, MPH, PhD, professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; director, Office of Research Integrity, Medical University of South Carolina, is the 2013 Herman A. Tyroler Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. The award recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of graduates of the epidemiology department. Dr. Magruder’s strong leadership and impressive research as a psychiatric epidemiologist has earned her national and international standing as a respected expert.

Contact Chandra Caldwell, chandra_caladwell@unc.edu, if you have any questions.


NCI investigator to present BIOS Seminar

Thursday, Oct. 2
3:30-4:30 p.m.
0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium)

Mitchell Gail, MD, PhD, senior investigator, National Cancer Institute, will present “Risk Models, Risk-Benefit, and Personalized Medicine.“ More information is available online (PDF).

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


Kirby to speak at health informatics seminar

Wednesday, Oct. 1
4-5 p.m.
328 Health Sciences Library

J. David Kirby, MS, CISSP, CHPS, consultant at Kirby IMC, presents “NC TeleHealth Network: Enabling Strategic Use of Networked Health Applications” at the next Duke/UNC Health Informatics Seminar Series.

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 Larisa Rodgers, chipinfo@unc.edu, if you have any questions.


Gostin to speak at UNC Health & Human Rights Lecture

Friday, Oct. 3
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center

Lawrence O. Gostin, professor, Georgetown University, presents “Imagining Global Health with Justice.” This event is free and open to the public. A book signing will follow.

More information is available online.

Contact the Gillings Global Gateway, globalgateway@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.


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