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UNC research leads to tools to help fight child obesity
At a time when one in three U.S. children is overweight or obese, Dr. Eliana Perrin has dedicated her research to helping fellow pediatricians and parents "tip the scales" in a healthier direction.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Pediatrician champions adolescent health through advocacy
Dr. Tamera Coyne-Beasley translates her community-based health research into practice and policy to protect the under-served young adults
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 9
Sexually assaulted adolescents often receive suboptimal emergency care
A new study reveals vast disparities in the treatment of adolescent sexual assault victims by emergency departments across the country, with many victims leaving the ER without recommended tests and preventive treatments. The findings of the study, led by UNC Children’s Dr. Samantha Schilling, were published in the Nov. 2 edition of the journal Pediatrics.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Rare diseases to take center stage at special NC General Assembly event
At a special all-day event June 7, The NC Rare Disease Advisory Council will offer clinicians, researchers, patients, and advocates a voice on rare diseases in North Carolina.
Located in News / 2016 / May