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Hanvey helps communities and families in need
First-year medical student Blaire Hanvey was recently honored with the June C. Allcott Fellowship in Medicine and the Zollicoffer-Cross Community Health Fellowship.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6
Dr. Alice Ma, MD, from the Division of Hematology Oncology, was on the Choosing Wisely® task force for the American Society of Hematology (ASH). ASH recently released a list of the five most common hematologic tests, treatments, and procedures that should be questioned by patients and physicians.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9
UNC Hospitals Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center
Hospitals that have received Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack, emphasizing the importance of treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases merge
The UNC Center for Infectious Diseases and Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases have merged under the institute name to create a single, unified global health organization.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 16
Baron named director of advanced therapeutic endoscopy
The UNC Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology welcomes Todd Baron, MD, a nationally known advanced endoscopist. Dr. Baron comes to UNC from the Mayo Clinic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 10
Translational Education at Carolina took shape in 2013, takes off in 2014
The UNC School of Medicine’s new MD curriculum, dubbed TEC, brings clinical experiences into the curriculum earlier, allows for personalized learning and individualized experiences, and integrates basic science and clinical training throughout all four years.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 16
Caring for Children in Haiti: 2014
Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the N.C. Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, will be caring once again for disabled children at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti this May, along with Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R. Zanmi Beni was created to care for physically and/or mentally handicapped orphans, who were displaced by the devastating earthquake in January 2010.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Librarians partner on grant funded research team
Three Health Sciences Library (HSL) librarians and Lori Leibold, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, earned nearly $50,000 in funding from an NIH/NLM Administrative Supplement to provide informationist services.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / May 8
Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 2013 Annual Report
In 2013, the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) accomplished many goals. Read about them in the OHNS annual report.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Mahadevan honored with Citizen Award from the Indy
Thava Mahadevan, director of operations at the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health and clinical instructor in the UNC Department of Psychiatry, will receive the award on Feb. 22. Read about his work in two recent features.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 6