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Choosing the right sunscreen and bug spray for children
UNC Children's Dr. Craig Burkhart, a pediatric dermatologist, talks with ABC11-WTVD about the best ways to safely and effectively protect your family from sunburn and insect bites in the final weeks of summer.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC School of Medicine ranks 6th in NIH research funding for public schools in 2013
Eight basic science and clinical departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Dean S. Morrell, MD
Dean S. Morrell, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Dermatology and an expert in pediatric dermatology.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
UNC study: Dermatologists should ditch their neckties but keep white coat
The UNC Department of Dermatology recently surveyed patients at a dermatology clinic, and their opinion was clear - only 20 percent of those surveyed felt doctors needed to wear neck ties.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / April 21
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high in 2018 NIH funding report
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in NIH finding, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30.
Located in News / 2019 / February
UNC SOM lands 16 departments in top 25 for NIH funding
The UNC School of Medicine ranks 16th overall in NIH funding; 6th among public universities. The department of cell biology and physiology is the highest ranked at 2nd overall.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Food allergens may also trigger the development of autoimmune diseases in addition to food allergic diseases
Food allergens have been known to cause food allergy to allergic individuals. However, no medical research has before reported that food allergens may also trigger the development of autoimmune diseases.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / June 27
Researchers look to improve detection of skin cancer lacking pigment melanin
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Nancy Thomas, MD, PhD, have identified key features linked to amelanotic melanoma, a form of skin cancer that lacks the brown or black color that stems from the pigment melanin.
Located in News / 2017 / August
Delays for melanoma surgeries linked to insurance type
Researchers report in JAMA Dermatology that surgical treatment delays – defined as surgery that occurred more than six weeks after diagnosis – were common. Medicaid patients were 36 percent more likely than private insurance patients to experience delays.
Located in News / 2017 / October
Paper vs. electronic: How a dermatology prescription is written affects adherence
Adewole S. Adamson, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at the UNC School of Medicine, found that patients given electronic prescriptions were more likely to pick up and fill their dermatological prescriptions than those patients who were given a traditional, written prescription.
Located in News / 2016 / October