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Building a Bridge for Patient Care
Medical students and Albert Schweitzer fellows Stephanie Kiser and Laura Cone are passionate about North Carolina, their home state. By developing an educational program and clinic for individuals with chronic diseases, they're doing what they've always wanted to do - give back to North Carolinians.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Oct. 23
The Self-Made Scientist
Andrew Hinton was working in the shipyards around Norfolk, Virginia, when his young daughter was diagnosed with severe food allergies. That diagnosis, as stressful as it was, gave him the passion to change the course of his life, which led him to the UNC School of Medicine where he is enrolled in the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program and beginning work towards earning his PhD.
Located in News / 2017 / September
White Coats Black Doctors welcomes Dr. Damon Tweedy for Real Talk Event
On Friday, Nov. 13, White Coats Black Doctors, a group started last school year by five UNC School of Medicine students, will welcome Damon Tweedy, MD, assistant professor, psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, for a live interview and discussion focused on the importance of increasing the numbers of African American medical students and physicians.
Located in News / 2015 / November
Recapping Student Research Day
On Jan. 12, nearly 100 students from the School of Medicine participated in the John B. Graham Society's 47th Annual Student Research Day. The day began with poster presentations. Students lined the ground floor of UNC Hospitals from the N.C. Children’s Hospital to the N.C. Cancer Hospital, discussing their projects with curious passersby and contest judges. Later, the Landes-Merrimon Lecture was presented by Nobel laureate Peter Agre, MD, Director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Jan. 22
Fun facts, awards, and honors for the Class of 2014
Did you know that 74 percent of our students conducted research during med school? Or that students visited 36 different countries during their time at UNC?
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / May 15
MD-PhD student receives University Award for the Advancement of Women
Congratulations to Audrey Rose Verde, medical student and PhD candidate, who received the student University Award for the Advancement of Women.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 13
Corbett continues quest for dengue fever vaccine
In this new series, we profile graduate students who conduct research in labs across the UNC School of Medicine. First up is Kizzmekia Corbett, who received an off-campus dissertation fellowship from the UNC Graduate School to travel to Sri Lanka. Corbett will collect blood samples to search for a specific antibody response to the dengue virus, a key step in creating a vaccine for the world's most widespread mosquito-borne disease.
Located in News / 2014 / February
Match Day social media campaign
UNC Health Care will celebrate the hard work of our medical students through its Match Day social media campaign. We invite all fourth-year students to share their stories about the perfect match.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6
Food, the future, and why students love UNC
2014 graduates share what they’ll miss about UNC, how prepared they are for the next step in their careers, and the most important thing they learned at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / May 15
Second-year medical student rescues woman during snow storm
Roberto Rupcich, a second-year medical student at UNC, helped Glenda Keenan get home during Wednesday's storm. Read the report from the Los Angeles Times.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 13