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UNC OB-GYN receives four new NIH grants to study HIV and women’s health
The Division of Global Women's Health will lead the group of studies in Malawi and Zambia.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Dec. 21
A miracle for the Millers
As survivability of many cancers increases, so does the opportunity to help survivors live the lives they’d imagined. Manda Miller thought bouts of Hodgkins Lymphoma at 19 and 27 had taken her chance to have children, but Jennifer Mersereau, MD, at UNC Fertility offered an innovative option for the Millers' miracle baby — a donor egg.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Study demonstrates positive impact of azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery
Kim Boggess, MD, professor of maternal-fetal medicine, and fellow investigators of the Cesarean Section Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis (C/SOAP) study, have discovered that administering the antibiotic, azithromycin, alongside the standard recommended antibiotic regimen, cefazolin, reduces infection rates by 50 percent for women who have a non-elective cesarean delivery.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Oct. 20
UNC-Chapel Hill OB-GYN Dr. Alison Stuebe co-authors new study that shows breastfeeding saves mothers’ lives, too
The new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding
Located in News / 2016 / September
ACNM names UNC Midwives a Triple Aim practice
This is the second consecutive year UNC Midwives has received this designation.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Sept. 1
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Care4Moms project to research, make recommendations on needs of mothers with medically fragile infants
The study’s results will help improve health outcomes for mothers, their babies and future pregnancies.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Novel iPhone Study to Investigate Genetic Risks of Postpartum Depression
Genetics ResearchKit study invites women to provide DNA samples to help researchers analyze genomic signature of postpartum depression.
Located in News / 2016 / March
Sharing skills to save more lives
With only one physician in Malawi trained to perform the surgical procedure required to treat cervical cancer - radical hysterectomy - women died in large numbers from the disease. Two UNC OB-GYNs came up with a way to change that.
Located in News / 2015 / December
Serving the Underserved in Honduras
Summer 2015 marked the twelfth annual community health clinic led by the Honduran Health Alliance, a UNC School of Medicine student-led group that provides critical health services for Honduran women, clinical education for UNC medical learners, and experiences that inform the careers of future doctors.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Oct. 15
2015 NC AWHONN Conference Brochure
Located in Employee News Online / / 2015 / March