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12:00 pm

Reflecting on “Experimenting with Humans and Animals”

March 23 @ 12:00 pm
219 Brinkhous-Bullitt Building, Brinkhous-Bullitt Building
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Looking at human and animal experimentation together revealed intersections and differences that were not immediately evident. Anita Guerrini, PhD, will offer a reflection on some of the changes in policy, science and public perceptions since the 2003 publication of her book, “Experimenting with Humans and Animals,” and how the landscape of experimentation has also changed. Guerrini... Read more »

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3:00 pm

BIOS Awards Day 2017

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center), Michael Hooker Research Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Join the Department of Biostatistics for its Awards Day ceremony and James E. Grizzle Distinguished Alumnus Award Lecture. Awards and acknowledgements will include the Grizzle Award, the Elandt-Johnson Master’s Paper Award, the Kupper Dissertation Publication Award, the Margolin Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research and Delta Omega awards. Contact Melissa Hobgood, mhobgood@bios.unc.edu, for more information.

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3:30 pm

BIOS seminar on PCA for high-dimensional genetics data

March 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center), Michael Hooker Research Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Seunggeun Lee, PhD, assistant professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan, will present “Principal Component Analysis for High Dimensional Genetics Data.” Dr. Lee is the recipient of 2017 James E. Grizzle Alumni Award. Contact Christine Kantner, ckantner@email.unc.edu, for more information.

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4:00 pm

Department of Epidemiology Environmental Justice Seminar

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2306 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, McGavran-Greenberg Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Christopher D. Heaney, PhD, will present “Power, Special Interests, and Objectivity in Science: Continuing the Case for Community-Driven Epidemiology to Combat Pollution Profiteering.” Heaney is an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Department of Environmental Health & Engineering at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is a former student of the... Read more »

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5:15 pm

Health Affairs IPE Student Meeting

March 23 @ 5:15 pm
527 Health Sciences Library, 335 S Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

A student meeting will be held to discuss organizing a student UNC Interprofessional Education (IPE) group on campus. All Health Affairs students are welcome, including Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Social Work. More information about the UNC IPE Steering Committee is available online. Those interested in being part of this group but... Read more »

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5:30 pm

GillingsX – Global Health: Mission Possible

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Michael Hooker Research Center), Michael Hooker Research Center
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The Student Global Health Committee (SGHC) presents "GillingsX - Global Health: Mission Possible," the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health version of TEDx, showcasing the global health work of Gillings students. More information is available online. Contact Emma Green, eagreen1@live.unc.edu, for more information.

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