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UNC Horizons: Two decades of healing moms and babies
In the first of this two-part series, we feature the men and women behind the scenes, the health care providers dedicated to saving future generations from the vicious cycle of addiction.
Located in News / 2017 / April
NC DNA Day Continues Growth
Now in its ninth year, NC DNA Day sent 160 science ambassadors across the state to show high school students the ways that science is applicable to their everyday lives and help to demystify the path that leads to a career in science. For the first time, the program was replicated outside of the state.
Located in News / 2015 / May
Companionship and Dignity: No One Dies Alone
The volunteers of No One Dies Alone provide companionship to patients just days before their final breath. A recent expansion of the program – called Compassionate Companions – means that anyone who would like company for a few hours can request it.
Located in News / 2018 / April
5 Anderson: Four years without a CAUTI
After a spike in infections rates in FY13, the heart and vascular unit implemented new workflows, revised protocols and empowered staff to help keep their patient’s infection-free. As a result the unit went a remarkable four years without a catheter-associated UTI.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 11
Carolina Air Care Expands Growth
A little over two years ago, UNC Carolina Air Care launched a new orientation program that was more intense, more efficient, and got new recruits off the ground sooner. The new program recently celebrated its 100th orientation.
Located in Employee News Online / 2017 / April 6
The Gift of Sophie
The dying wish of a teenager sparked the creation of the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation and UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Support Program, which has become a national leader in the movement to help young people stay true to who they are despite a cancer diagnosis.
Located in News / 2017 / December
Physician Assistant Studies Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony
Twenty members of the inaugural Physician Assistant Studies program in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences were honored at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 21
McCall’s 29-year career mirrored the rise of UNC Health Care
Karen McCall, UNC Health Care chief communications and marketing officer, officially retired on Dec. 1. In a feature from The University Gazette, McCall reflected on her career.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 14
Oliver Smithies, Carolina’s first Nobel laureate, passes away at 91
Located in News / 2017 / January
Your Digital Footprint: 5 Tips for Health Care Professionals
Marjorie Stiegler, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology, offers these tips for health care professionals to take charge of their online presence.
Located in News / 2015 / March