December Social Networking Event
Date: Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Location: City Kitchen, Chapel Hill, NC
AMWA Carolinas Chapter members had the opportunity to connect or reconnect with other medical writers in a semi-private relaxed setting. Visit our LinkedIn AMWA Chapter site to see comments from our members.
Practicing Your Soft Skills – November Lunch Roundtable
Presenter: Lori Rochelle, senior medical writer at i3
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Location: Capital City Chop House, Morrisville, NC
Chapter Dinner at the October AMWA National Conference
Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Location: The Majestic Grille, Memphis, Tennessee
September Visit to the Duke University’s History of Medicine Collection
Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014
Location: Duke University Perkins Library, Durham, NC
Attendees of this lunchtime event viewed and touched artifacts that documented the history of medicine from the twelfth-century to the twentieth-century.
Research scientist and AMWA Carolinas chapter member, Dr. Tara Cartwright wrote the following description, “Collection highlights included manuscripts and personal letters of the eighteenth-century physician and American Founding Father Benjamin Rush. A rare first edition of Gray’s Anatomy, a handwritten manuscript from a Connecticut physician detailing all births attended, and case studies from the Father of Vaccination Edward Jenner were also on exhibit. Moreover, a seventeenth-century amputation saw and box of women’s pills, a rare vintage prosthetic glass eye collection and medical antique bloodletting and leeching instruments were also on display.”
AMWA September AMWA Carolinas Chapter Elections
Nominations were accepted for four open chapter positions: President-elect, Secretary, Communications Director, Web Manager.
Only one position had more than one candidate. The candidate biographies were sent out to all chapter members and the results of the votes
were announced on September 30, 2014.
- President-elect: Jacqueline Powell
- Secretary: Kelsey Tsipis
- Communications Director: Kelsey Tsipis
- Web Manager: Ciranna Bird