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UNC School of Medicine welcomes new PhD students to BBSP
The Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP) welcomed a new class of PhD students to Chapel Hill this week for orientation.
Located in News / 2018 / August
Putting Service FIRST
The FIRST Program provides participants the opportunity to complete their MD in three years and, subject to academic and performance standards, includes the opportunity for placement with a Family Medicine Residency program of North Carolina, after which scholars will take part in three years of service in an underserved area of North Carolina. In this video, hear from Cristy Page, MD, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and FIRST Scholars, Kyle Melvin, and Thane Campbell about what makes the program special.
Located in News / 2018 / September
UNC research helps answer why genetic mutation leads to decreased triglycerides in blood
Doctoral student Cassandra Hayne, working with Saskia Naher, PhD, found that a specific mutated version of a lipoprotein binds more effectively to liver cells, thus explaining decreased levels of triglycerides in blood.
Located in News / 2017 / February
'Why I Do So Much'
Medical student Amalia Lee learned about being a caregiver from her mom, Naomi, a pediatric nurse practitioner at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and a Lt. Col. (ret.) in the Air Force Reserves. Following her mom's path, Amalia, who serves in the North Carolina Army National Guard, looks forward to caring for children one day.
Located in News / 2016 / February
Walking the Walk
Milele Bynum capped her long journey from medical school to motherhood and back again with a national award for the success of her community health program.
Located in News / 2016 / February
Du Pisanie’s Research Comes to Life
A new student-produced thyroid model is now part of the UNC School of Medicine’s simulation education.
Located in News / 2016 / February
Global Perspective, Local Touch
More than a decade ago, Minh Nguyen came to the United States as a high school exchange student. He has since followed a path to the UNC School of Nursing, a nursing position in the Burn Intensive Care Unit at UNC Medical Center’s renowned North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and the UNC School of Medicine, where today he is training to become a physician.
Located in News / 2016 / February
Match Day 2016: Skill and Service
Five UNC School of Medicine students detail the unique experiences that led them to Match Day.
Located in News / 2016 / March
Le works to transform the system
Medical student Tam Le delves into the intricacies of the U.S. health care system to help inform how medical students and residents are trained on the job.
Located in News / 2016 / April
A Long-term Research Relationship
As a high school student, Caitlin Burk began working in the research lab of Wesley Burks, MD. Now, eight years later, she continues that work while balancing the demanding schedule of a third-year medical student.
Located in News / 2016 / April