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2014 Cadaver Memorial Service draws big crowd
Body donations enhance educational opportunities for first-year medical students at UNC, and each year, at the end of their anatomy block, students gather to express their gratitude to the donors by holding a memorial service for them.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 13
Acting and Educating
Standardized patient actors play a role, literally, in the education of UNC medical students. They’ve begun playing new parts to enhance resident training.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9
Rimland is 2014-2015 Gates Cambridge Scholar
Medical student, Casey Allison Rimland, has been named the second Gates Cambridge Scholar.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6
Prepped and ready to go
Some undergraduates haven’t figured out if graduate school is for them or even that grad school in biomedical sciences even exists. Yet they have the smarts and the talent to succeed. UNC PREP was designed for them. After four years, it’s clear the PREP program was designed to succeed.
Located in News / 2014 / May
Visiting Malawian Medical Student Makes the Most of Summer Experience
Mirriam Munthali, who is in her fourth year at the Malawi College of Medicine, spent the summer in Chapel Hill as a part of the UNC Partner Site Student Scholarship, sponsored by the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of International Activities.
Located in News / 2018 / October
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
Karl Holt selected as Tillman Scholar
In honor of Army Ranger Pat Tillman, the award supports active-duty military, veterans, and military spouses driven to make a positive impact in their communities or around the world.
Located in News / 2017 / August
Past Its Prime
When Joe Jenkins entered UNC School of Medicine in the 1970s, Berryhill Hall was a new medical education building that fit the times. But more than 40 years later, the building’s limitations – both in size and design – are impediments to overcome for medical students like Krishan Sivaraj.
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
Minority Men in Medicine Group Builds Legacy of Mentorship
The group’s current members help mentor elementary school students in Durham, while also benefiting from the guidance of the program’s graduate physicians. The group is led by first-year medical students Andrew Alexander and Roman Blount, IV.
Located in News / 2016 / May