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Luella Love: New Lungs for a New Life
A 48-year-old Concord woman receives a double-lung transplant, giving her a second chance at life, a life her mother had been told wouldn’t exceed her daughter’s entry to kindergarten.
Located in News / 2012 / March
Collin Peterjohn: A Profound Opportunity for a Second Chance
A 25-year-old Charlotte man gets a second chance at life with a profound recovery from serious lung injuries sustained in a fire that left his family homeless.
Located in News / 2012 / May
RN: Real Nurses - Kimberly Young
As a nurse, Kimberly Young works with patients in UNC's Surgery Trauma Intensive Care Unit. Outside of the hospital, Kimberly lives and works at the North Carolina Zen Center as an ordained Zen Buddhist nun.
Located in News / 2012 / May
UNC-led consortium awarded $4 million to train next generation of global health researchers
The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Located in News / 2012 / October
UNC Hospitals receives national recognition from American College of Surgeons
This recognition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving exemplary outcome performances related to patient management in five clinical areas.
Located in News / 2012 / October
Free prostate cancer screenings offered at UNC Hospitals, Sept. 21-22
Men who are 40 years old or older, or who have a family history of prostate cancer, may make an appointment in advance by calling 919-966-1316. Walk-ins are also accepted.
Located in News / 2011 / August
UNC scientist to study post-mastectomy breast reconstruction surgery decision making
Clara Lee, MD, MPP, a UNC School of Medicine physician/scientist, will use the five-year NIH grant to examine patients’ decision-making process about reconstruction and the effects of reconstruction on quality of life and body image.
Located in News / 2011 / September
UNC’s Dr. Sean McLean receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation award
McLean, an assistant professor of pediatric surgery in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, is one of only 11 nationwide selected this year to receive an award from the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program.
Located in News / 2010 / April
UNC School of Medicine to establish new Department of Neurosurgery
The new department will be chaired by Matthew G. Ewend, MD, who currently serves as chief of the Division of Neurosurgery within the Department of Surgery.
Located in News / 2010 / April
Family House Diaries: Getting Life Back After a Liver Transplant
Almost seven weeks after receiving a new liver, Dennis Foster, 56, returns to work part-time as a ranger with the U.S. Forest Service, forever grateful for a second chance thanks to the kindness of strangers.
Located in News / 2010 / July