Good News for the Week

October 19, 2012 -- Dr. Daniel L. Barrow, Visiting Professor in Neurovascular Sciences; Dr. Eldad J. Hadar Gives Presentation for AORN; UNC Neurosurgery Outreach Visit To FirstHealth Radiation Oncology; Carolina Cares, Carolina Shares


Dr. Daniel L. Barrow
Dr. Daniel L. Barrow
  • Dr. Daniel L. Barrow -- Visiting Professor in Neurovascular Sciences: Dr. Daniel L. Barrow, Chair of Neurosurgery at Emory University Hospital, has accepted our invitation to be the Second Noah K. Duncan Neurovascular Imaging Fund Lectureship Visiting Professor.  Dr. Barrow will visit UNC and give Grand Rounds as well as educational programs for the residents on January 22 and January 23, 2013.  Please mark your calendars.
Dr. Eldad J. Hadar
  • Dr. Eldad J. Hadar Gives Presentation for AORN: Dr. Hadar gave a deep brain stimulation (DBS) presentation to the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), Triangle Chapter, on October 4.   This is an organization of nurses throughout Chapel Hill and Durham as well as Raleigh, including Rex.  The presentation was very well received and our nursing colleagues asked many well-informed questions.
Dr. Matt Ewend
  • UNC Neurosurgery Outreach Visit To FirstHealth Radiation Oncology: Dr. Matt Ewend and Jim Murphy met with the FirstHealth Radiation Oncology group on October 5 to strengthen their working relationship.  Dr. Ewend provided an overview of the available UNCH Neurosurgery services in Chapel Hill as well as FirstHealth UNC Neurosurgery in Pinehurst.  He also shared his goal of providing appropriate treatment locally (Pinehurst) with supportive services for complex care, clinical trials, etc. in Chapel Hill.  It was a productive meeting.
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  • Carolina Cares, Carolina Shares: Felicia Sawyer, the Neurosurgery Department team captain for this year’s State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) at UNC Chapel Hill, will be sending out details for department events that she has organized to help raise funds for extremely deserving charities that are the beneficiaries of the campaign.  The institution’s goal this year is $1 million, and we need your help to reach that goal.  Felicia will be collecting the department’s pledge forms until the November 9 deadline.  Even if you are unable to contribute, please complete a form anyway so that it will count toward the department’s participation goal.