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UNC Health Media Briefing with UNC Experts - Flu Season During a Global Pandemic
On September 9, UNC Health's media briefing featured Dr. Cheryl Jackson, chief of the division of pediatric emergency medicine and professor of pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine, and Dr. Amir Barzin, assistant professor of family medicine and a leader of the COVID-19 Respiratory Diagnostic Center in Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / September 10
WATCH: COVID-19 Testing with Dr. Miller
Our July 8 UNC Health Media Briefing features Dr. Melissa Miller, Director of the Clinical Microbiology and Molecular Microbiology Laboratories for UNC Health and a Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, speaking about COVID-19 testing.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 9
From one sister to another, many lives are touched
FROM THE UNC Health Care's Weblog (with video) - When you work in a hospital, you see some really amazing stories. Some are terribly sad, while others are incredibly uplifting. This is one of the latter. Back in 1991, Carmencita Conry needed a kidney transplant. Her sister, Marisa McLeod, volunteered to donate a kidney, and together the sisters came to UNC Hospitals for the surgery, which was a great success.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / March
VIDEO: Scientists demonstrate link between genetic defect and brain changes in schizophrenia
Scientists at UNC have found that a deletion in a gene known as 22qq11 affects the developing brain in specific ways that may lead to schizophrenia.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 22, 2009
VIDEO: UNC Health Care partners with Habitat for Humanity - Part 2
As part of its Commitment to Communities program, UNC Health Care is sponsoring the construction of a Habitat for Humanity Home. This is the second slideshow of construction of the home.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - April 8, 2010
VIDEO: Hospital interpreters replace pagers with iPod touch
At UNC Hospitals, the Interpreter Services department has dumped both pagers and cell phones in favor of a device they find to be much more effective in meeting their needs: the Apple iPod touch.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Nov. 5, 2009
VIDEO: N.C. Cancer Hospital - Then and Now with Dr. Stephen Bernard
This video provides a look at cancer care at UNC then, now and into the future from Dr. Stephen Bernard, professor of Medical Oncology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
VIDEO: Researchers identify critical gene for brain development, mental retardation
Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have now discovered that establishing the neural wiring necessary to function normally depends on the ability of neurons to make finger-like projections of their membrane called filopodia.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 11, 2009
VIDEO: 2010 Cadaver Memorial Service
On Friday, Jan. 22, first-year medical students in the UNC School of Medicine held a memorial service for the cadavers donated to their anatomy class.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010
VIDEO: Patients from Haiti earthquake arrive at UNC Hospitals
Three patients who suffered burns during the Haiti earthquake arrived in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals on Tuesday morning, Jan. 26.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Jan. 28, 2010