Shalala to Offer SON Spring 2018 Commencement Address

Carolina Nursing is delighted to announce that former US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., will deliver our spring 2018 commencement address. Dr. Shalala requires little introduction. Though perhaps best known as the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services for eight years during the Clinton Administration, Dr. Shalala’s career has nevertheless held academia as its center. An accomplished scholar, teacher, and administrator, she has led three institutions of higher education — as president of the University of Miami (2001-2015), chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1987-1993), … Continued

SPH Hosts Going Viral: Impact and Implications of the 1918 Flu Pandemic

An interdisciplinary symposium to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the deadliest pandemics in human history will be hosted April 4-6, 2018, by UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC Libraries, UNC’s Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and RTI International. Symposium events will offer perspectives from the vantage points of medicine, health, social sciences and the humanities. Speakers include leading experts in epidemiology, virology, medicine, communications, literature, history, ethics, policy and other fields. When: Wednesday April 4 – Friday … Continued

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ANS Blood Drive on April 10

Mark your calendar! We will share a sign-up link soon. ​​​​​​​Date: April 10 Time:12:30–5:00 p.m. Location: L700

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Nightingale Gala on March 23

This annual School of Nursing event gives us a chance to celebrate the ending of another year of hard work! Attire is semi-formal, and there will be light food and a DJ. Come out and join the SON community to celebrate another great year! Date: Friday, March 23 Time: 10:00 p.m.–1:00 a.m. Location: Might As Well! (located on Franklin Street) Tickets are one for $20 and two for $35 Contact Shannen Kane for tickets: grainer@live.unc.edu

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Lunch and Learn Hosted by the UNC Opioid Student Research Group

Please join us for an upcoming event hosted by the UNC Opioid Student Research Group: “Criminal Justice Involvement and Opioid Overdose Risk: Recent Findings” A lunch and learn with Dr. Lauren Brinkley-Rubenstein Monday, March 5th 11:30am-12:30pm School of Public Health, Michael Hooker Research Center (MHRC) Room 3100 Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Social Medicine at UNC—Chapel Hill, as well as a core faculty member in the UNC Center for Health Equity Research. She received her PhD in Community, Research, and Action at Vanderbilt University and then completed … Continued

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Upcoming LeVine Wellness Events

Healthy Computing:  Navigating Email and Information Technology to Maximize Efficiency and Well-Being at Work Facilitated by Karen Echols March 5 | 12:00–1:00 p.m. | Room 207 March 23 | 12:00–1:00 p.m. | Room 207 Mindful Thursdays in March First through fourth Thursdays in March 8:25–8:50 a.m. at the LeVine Wellness Center | 3rd Floor of Carrington Hall

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Record Attendance at ANS TarHeal Explorations

The Association of Nursing Students hosted 250 boy and girl scouts at the annual TarHeal Explorations at the UNC School of Nursing on Saturday, February 10. At this event, scouts learned about the nursing profession by interacting with nursing students and completing activities such as obtaining vital signs and making first aid kits. Scouts also used Glo Germ to learn proper hand hygiene and assessed Stan the Man(nequin), a continued favorite at the event. Some scouts brought posters to the event depicting their perspective of what it means to be a … Continued

Save the Date: Combatting the Opioid Crisis in North Carolina

UNC PrimeCare and the UNC School of Social Work will host a half-day program tackling the thorny problem of North Carolina’s opioid crisis on Friday March 2, 2018.

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Save the Date: Combatting the Opioid Crisis in North Carolina

UNC PrimeCare and the UNC School of Social Work will host a half-day program tackling the thorny problem of North Carolina’s opioid crisis on Friday March 2, 2018.

Categories: Events, Faculty, IPE, Students

Implementation Science Seminar on February 9

Sustainable Health Systems: The Challenges, Solutions, & the Implementation Science Contribution Implementation Science Student Group Spring Seminar featuring John OvretveIt, PhD. When: Friday February 9, 2018 | 2:00–3:30pm Where: BCBS Auditorium – Rm. 0001 Michael Hooker Research Center | Gillings School of Global Public Health The Implementation Science Seminar Series, presented by the Implementation Science Student Group, provides an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to learn about global implementation science efforts.     Presenters typically: Summarize research findings Discuss the theories and frameworks used in implementation science research Inform the audience … Continued