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Ron Strauss, DMD, PhD

Director

Dr. Ronald P. Strauss is University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Executive Vice Provost and Chief International Officer. He holds joint appointments in three schools…

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Caressa White

Director

Caressa connects the CFAR to communities and community agencies. She actively aids CFAR investigators in translating research results back to the community…

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Danielle Strauss

Outreach Coordinator

Danielle designs and develops the CFAR’s dissemination and communications strategies to foster knowledge-sharing, partnership, and collaboration…

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Symposium on Gender-Based Violence Reseach with Jean Kilbourne

April 4, 2017 12:00-4:00 pm
Tate-Turner-Kuralt Auditorium, 325 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill, 27599 United States

Please join the UNC Gender-Based Violence Research Group in observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an interdisciplinary symposium examining gender-based violence and messaging.

This year will feature internationally acclaimed media critic, author, and filmmaker, Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising.

Keynote will be followed by panel discussions, student presentations, and hands-on activities. Delve into discussions around how messaging and violence impact each other. Join in domestic and internationally-focused talks given by UNC Doctoral Students. See MoreSee Less

Join the UNC Gender-Based Violence Research Group in observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an interdisciplinary symposium examining gender-based violence and messaging.

This year we are excited to bring to campus internationally acclaimed media critic, author, and filmmaker, Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising.

With expert knowledge, insight, humor and commitment, Jean Kilbourne will move and empower people to take action in their own and in society’s interest.

Keynote will be followed by panel discussions, student presentations and hands-on activities. Delve into discussions around how messaging and violence impact each other. Join in domestic and internationally-focused talks given by UNC Doctoral Students.

Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available. Attendance is free and open to the UNC community and general public. Registration is not required.

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Symposium on Gender-Based Violence Reseach with Jean Kilbourne

April 4, 2017, 12:00pm

UNC School of Social Work

Join the UNC Gender-Based Violence Research Group in observing Sexual Assault Awareness Month with an interdisciplinary symposium examining gender-based violence and messaging.

This year we are excited to bring to campus internationally acclaimed media critic, author, and filmmaker, Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D. Recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising.

With expert knowledge, insight, humor and commitment, Jean Kilbourne will move and empower people to take action in their own and in society’s interest.

Keynote will be followed by panel discussions, student presentations and hands-on activities. Delve into discussions around how messaging and violence impact each other. Join in domestic and internationally-focused talks given by UNC Doctoral Students.

Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available. Attendance is free and open to the UNC community and general public. Registration is not required.

Join us for this week’s Friday Morning ID Conference:

"Staphylococcus Aureus Persister Cells and Chronic, Relapsing Infection"

Brian Conlon, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
UNC School of Medicine

March 24, 2017
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
1131 Bioinformatics
UNC Campus

Brian Conlon joined the faculty in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at UNC last August. His work focuses on antibiotic discovery and antibiotic susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus with a particular interest in S. aureus persister cells and their role in chronic and relapsing infection.

Refreshments will be served! See MoreSee Less

6 days ago

Join us for this week’s Friday morning ID/CFAR Conference!

"Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: An Update"

David van Duin, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of the Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Program
Division of Infectious Diseases, UNC

March 17, 2017
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
1131 Bioinformatics
UNC Campus

Dr. van Duin joined the Division of Infectious Diseases at UNC in June of 2013. His main research interests are multi-drug resistant gram-negative bacteria and infections in immunocompromised patients, including burn patients. He is the principal investigator of CRACKLE, a federally-funded multi-center consortium to track carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the US.

Refreshments will be served! See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Please join us for our next meeting for discussing methods in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Infectious Diseases! These grand rounds are sponsored by the UNC CFAR, CNICS, and UCHCC.

Estimating cumulative incidence of cancer among Malawi ART users in the presence of competing risks and high baseline prevalence of disease
Marie-Josèphe Horner

Friday, March 10, 2017
9:45 am – 11 am
Bioinformatics 2127 See MoreSee Less

3 weeks ago