Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will host Q&A sessions for faculty on every other Monday at 3:00 p.m.

OVCR is offering a Zoom-based Q&A session for research faculty to continue to address questions that may exist regarding campus operations. Please submit questions in advance to vcr@unc.edu or text questions via the Zoom-based chat forum during the Q&A session. The zoom number can be found at research.unc.edu/covid-19.

Please join using computer audio due to limited capacity. If joining by phone, participants should link their audio session to the computer session by inputting their participant code at the beginning of the session.

The Children’s Research Institute Lecture Series encourages interaction between researchers investigating childhood diseases, and stimulates new research through exposure to cutting-edge, ongoing work.

Upcoming Speakers:

Betsy Sleath, PhD
George H. Cocolas Distinguished Professor and Chair, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Director of Child and Adolescent Health Program, Cecil G Sheps Center

“The impact of an asthma question prompt list intervention on adolescent involvement and outcomes”

October 6, 2020
12:15 pm-1:30 pm

Please contact childrensresearch@med.unc.edu for web conferencing options to attend this seminar.

Dr. Sleath’s research focuses on provider-patient communication in the areas of asthma, ADHD, diabetes, and glaucoma, engaging children and parents more in medication discussions during pediatric visits, and improving patient medication adherence and other health outcomes through interventions. Read more >>

COVID-19 Pediatric Research Panel

“Updates on COVID-19 Research in Pediatrics”

Panelists: Stephanie Schwartz, MD; Peyton Thompson, MD, MSCR; Tracie Walker, MD; Zachary Willis, MD, MPH; and Eveline Wu, MD, MSCR

November 10, 2020
12:15 pm-1:30 pm

Please contact childrensresearch@med.unc.edu for web conferencing options to attend this seminar.

For the November seminar, we will be hosting a multi-disciplinary panel discussion focused on ongoing COVID-19 pediatric research at UNC. Drs. Schwartz, Thompson, Walker, Willis and Wu will each give a short presentation highlighting their current clinical research projects, followed by a Q&A. If you have specific questions for the panel, please email them to childrensresearch@med.unc.edu.

Past Lectures