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Biese, McNeal-Trice, and Viera named Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund Distinguished Teaching Professors
Kevin Biese, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine, Kenya McNeal-Trice, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, and Anthony Viera, MD, MPH, distinguished associate professor of family medicine, were nominated by the Academy of Educators and the National Loyalty Fund Committee of the Medical Alumni Association.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Emergency department visits by mental health patients on the rise in North Carolina
A new study by UNC researchers finds that patients with mental health disorders are visiting North Carolina hospital emergency departments in growing numbers.
Located in News / 2013 / June
Results from many large clinical trials are never published
Non-publication is more common among industry-funded trials, study finds.
Located in News / 2013 / October
Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'
UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 5 nationwide and No. 1 in the South, and UNC's family medicine residency was ranked No. 7 nationwide. In addition, 11 UNC programs were named among the Top Residencies of the South.
Located in News / 2015 / January
Protect yourself from heat illness, heat stroke
It’s important to be able to recognize heat-related illnesses, how to prevent them and what to do if the heat really gets you down.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - August 14, 2009
Protect yourself from heat illness, heat stroke
It’s important to be able to recognize heat-related illnesses, how to prevent them and what to do if the heat really gets you down.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 14, 2009
Many older emergency department patients are malnourished
More than half of patients 65 and older were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition, study finds.
Located in News / 2014 / August
Chilled to the bone
Why would Laurence Katz want to give patients hypothermia?
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / May 19
Five years later: UNC Hospitals’ Hurricane Katrina response
The five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall undoubtedly brings back memories for thousands of Gulf Coast residents and emergency response providers across the country, including several folks at UNC. On Sept. 2, 2005, a team of physicians, nurses and staff from UNC Hospitals left North Carolina to travel to the Gulf Coast as part of the medical response to Hurricane Katrina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Sept. 2
Vinroot joins Your Health radio this weekend
Emergency Medicine physician Richard Vinroot will join us on Your Health radio this weekend to talk about caring for patients amid crisis and disaster.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / April 21