Oliver addresses questions regarding financial program management

October 24, 2016

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. On October 24, Patsy Oliver, Associate Dean for Finance and Business Operations in the UNC School of Medicine, spoke to a group of researchers and finance administrators in Bondurant Hall … Continued

Conrad transitioning to Lineberger, CWHR welcomes Armstrong

October 18, 2016

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. After successfully serving as the Center for Women’s Health Research’s (CWHR) Finance Director, Tracey … Continued

Study demonstrates positive impact of azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery

October 14, 2016

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. This story was developed … Continued

UNC-led, multi-center study, to examine Metformin’s impact on infant health

October 13, 2016

Four co-investigators from UNC will lead a five-year, multicenter study to examine the impact of combined Metformin and insulin therapy on infant outcomes with mothers experiencing type 2 diabetes in pregnancy. Four co-investigators from UNC will lead a five-year, multicenter study titled Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type 2 Diabetes (MOMPOD) to … Continued

Vora receives CWHR Personnel Support award

October 11, 2016

Dr. Neeta Vora, a CWHR principal investigator for the A New Era of Genomics for Fetal Diagnosis grant, has been awarded $2,200 through the Center’s fiscal year 2017 CWHR Personnel Support Program. Dr. Neeta Vora, a CWHR principal investigator for the A New Era of Genomics for Fetal Diagnosis grant, has been awarded $2,200 through … Continued

September Grant Submissions

October 4, 2016

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their September grant submissions. Topical Therapies for treatment of CIN 2-3 Lisa Rahangdale, MD, MPH; Division of Women’s Primary Healthcare Subcontract to University of Arizona Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH) Submitted: September 6, 2016 Understanding and Influencing Pregnancy Spacing … Continued

CWHR supports MOMPOD equipment, personnel needs via award program

October 4, 2016

Dr. Kim Boggess, a CWHR principal investigator for the Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type 2 Diabetes (MOMPOD), has been awarded $8,300 through the Center’s fiscal year 2017 CWHR Equipment and Personnel Support Program. Dr. Kim Boggess, a CWHR principal investigator for the Medical Optimization and Management of Pregnancies with Overt Type … Continued

CWHR continues $5k support program for PIs

September 28, 2016

The Center for Women’s Health Research is happy to announce its third year of offering three $5k for principal investigators that have had grants administered by the Center in the past five years. The Center for Women’s Health Research is happy to announce its third year of offering three $5k for principal investigators that have … Continued

Scientific Review Process at UNC

September 2, 2016

Beginning September 19, 2016 any new study submitted for IRB review will be required to have scientific review completed and documented All clinical research conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill involving greater than minimal risk must undergo scientific review. Scientific review is a process that evaluates the scientific merit of a … Continued

July Grant Submissions

August 3, 2016

The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to congratulate the following principal investigators on their June grant submissions. Pulmonary Complications in a Birth Cohort after a Randomized Trial of Exposure to Antenatal Corticosteroids: the ALPS Follow-Up Study John Thorp, Jr, MD; Division of Women’s Primary Healthcare R01 Subcontract to George Washington University Sponsor: National … Continued