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Surgeons say parents must prepare children for contact with dogs
Physicians at UNC Children's have noted an increase in the number of cases involving dogs and harm to children. With dogs being a part of many families, parents should take steps to prevent injuries from dog bites.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / August
All About Family
David Bueso moved to the United States with his family more than 15 years ago. He began working at UNC Hospitals shortly thereafter. Not only has he made a name for himself in the Emergency Department, he’s also found a work family.
Located in News / 2015 / August
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high in 2018 NIH funding report
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in NIH finding, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30.
Located in News / 2019 / February
American College of Emergency Physicians Names Award In Honor of Dr. Judith Tintinalli
The Judith E. Tintinalli Excellence in Education Award is a lifetime achievement award given to someone who has made a lasting change on emergency medicine education over a career.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 11
5 Tips for Bringing Your Elderly Loved One to the Emergency Department
For many older adults, emergency departments can be difficult to navigate. Kevin Biese, associate professor of emergency medicine and internal medicine at UNC, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, professor and chief of geriatric medicine at UNC and director of the UNC Center for Aging and Health, share these important steps you can take to help the older adult you are caring for get the care they need and deserve.
Located in News / 2015 / July
Poor oral health and food scarcity major contributors to malnutrition in older adults
Findings point to need for dental care and food assistance programs in elderly. Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, is a senior author of the study.
Located in News / 2017 / March
Researchers receive $5 million to expand study of posttraumatic neurologic, mental health disorders
Led by Samuel McLean, MD, UNC School of Medicine researchers and collaborators received $5 million from the NIH and Department of Defense to expanding the AURORA Study, the most comprehensive longitudinal study of trauma survivors ever performed.
Located in News / 2018 / September
The Nature of Emergency Medicine
While searching for the purpose of rare plants in a remote South Pacific village, Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, took up the cause of medicine. Now, he’s training the next generation of ED doctors at UNC.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Cairns receives John Marx Leadership Award
Charles B. Cairns, MD, professor and chair of emergency medicine, was awarded the 2014 John Marx Leadership Award of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Be a happy camper: Plan your emergency response in advance
Dr. Wes Wallace, an Emergency Department physician at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains how a little preparation can help you deal with both minor and serious injuries that can happen during a camping trip.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Oct. 9, 2009