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July Grant Submissions

July Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate our investigators on their July grant submissions.

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June Grant Submissions

June Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate our investigators on their June grant submissions.

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May Grant Submissions

May Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate our investigators on their May grant submissions.

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NIH to change funding approach with index system

NIH to change funding approach with index system

The National Institutes of Health is working on a Grant Support Index (GSI) to more equally distribute funding amongst investigators.

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March Grant Submissions

March Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate our investigators on their March grant submissions.

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NC women at a greater risk for poor mental health

NC women at a greater risk for poor mental health

A 2015 survey of North Carolina women found higher rates of depression in the state's women compared to men, likely due to adverse childhood events.

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Early pregnancy treatment of subclinical thyroid dysfunction has no impact on infant cognitive outcomes

Early pregnancy treatment of subclinical thyroid dysfunction has no impact on infant cognitive outcomes

A comprehensive clinical trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, challenges three decades worth of observational studies by conclusively demonstrating that treatment between eight and 20 weeks of gestation does not have an impact on adverse outcomes in children through five years of age.

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February Grant Submissions

February Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate or investigators on their February grant submission.

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Biostatistical support at UNC: Tips, resources and more

Biostatistical support at UNC: Tips, resources and more

A how-to guide for determining when to contact a biostatiscian, how to most effectively utilize their expertise, and where to find services on campus.

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January Grant Submissions

January Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate or investigators on their January grant submission.

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NC women face physical activity challenges, yet solutions exist

NC women face physical activity challenges, yet solutions exist

Personal and cultural barriers contribute to the ongoing struggle many women face trying to meet national recommendations for physical activity. North Carolina women struggle in particular, but solutions do exist.

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CWHR launches vetted list of Facilities and Resources

The Center for Women's Health Research has identified the most commonly used UNC resources for the past two years, refined and verified the accuracy of the content. This Facilities and Resources list is now available to all CWHR investigators.

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December Grant Submissions

December Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate our investigators on their December grant submission.

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November Grant Submissions

November Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their November grant submissions.

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October Grant Submissions

October Grant Submissions

The Center for Women's Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their October grant submissions.

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Break Free from PFDs Event Nov. 9

Break Free from PFDs Event Nov. 9

Wednesday, November 9 from 6-8 pm at the Arts Center in Carrboro

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Oliver addresses questions regarding financial program management

Oliver addresses questions regarding financial program management

A recap of the second CWHR Speaker Series event featuring Patsy Oliver, Associate Dean for Finance and Business Operations in the UNC School of Medicine.

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Conrad transitioning to Lineberger, CWHR welcomes Armstrong

Conrad transitioning to Lineberger, CWHR welcomes Armstrong

After successfully serving as the Center for Women’s Health Research’s (CWHR) Finance Director, Tracey Conrad has announced she will be transitioning to her new position as the Assistant Director, Business Administration of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center effective Oct. 31.

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Study demonstrates positive impact of azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery

Dr. Kim Boggess, a professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and fellow investigators of the Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) study have discovered that administering the antibiotic, azithromycin alongside the standard recommended antibiotic regimen, cefazolin, reduces infection rates by 50 percent for women who have a non-elective cesarean delivery.

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