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Avoiding summer trauma injuries
Summertime means children are out of school and involved in activities that may lead to injury. But as WNCN reports with the help of UNC Children's trauma program director, Dr. Kim Erickson, and one N.C. Children's Hospital family, simple precautions can keep children safe and enjoying fun in the sun.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Thoracic surgery directors' group renames Best Resident Paper Award to honor Wilcox
Benson Wilcox, MD, professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was president of the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
Save the date: Fifth UNC Conference on Melanoma: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
The conference will be Feb. 25, 2010. It is presented by the UNC Departments of Surgery and Dermatology.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 3, 2009
Family House Diaries: Getting Life Back After a Liver Transplant
Almost seven weeks after receiving a new liver, Dennis Foster, 56, returns to work part-time as a ranger with the U.S. Forest Service, forever grateful for a second chance thanks to the kindness of strangers.
Located in News / 2010 / July
Surgery Grand Rounds - Trauma Management 2010: Ongoing Controversies
The speaker is L.D. Britt, MD, MPH, Chair of the Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is the president elect of the American College of Surgeons. Grand Rounds will be held Feb. 10 at 7:15 a.m. in the Clinic Auditorium.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - Feb. 4, 2010
Thoracic surgery directors' group renames Best Resident Paper Award to honor Wilcox
Benson Wilcox, MD, professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was president of the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
VIDEO: It takes two (or more...)
What do a brain surgeon and a head and neck surgeon have in common? Well, if you ask Drs. Anand Germanwala and Adam Zanation, a lot. In fact, they have the multidisciplinary approach down to a science.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Aug. 28, 2009
Dr. Egan receives $1.47 million grant for lung transplant research
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has awarded Dr. Thomas M. Egan, a professor of surgery at the University of North Carolina, a $1.47 million, two-year grant for research on perfusion and ventilation of lungs outside the body before transplant. The research could lead to a significant increase in the number of lungs available for transplant.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Oct. 15, 2009
Alexander Toledo, MD
Alexander Toledo, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery. He is an expert in solid organ transplantation, pediatric transplantation, living-related organ donation, adult and pediatric intestinal transplantation, immunology.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Timothy M. Weiner, MD
Timothy M. Weiner, MD is a professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery. He is an expert on pediatric general and neonatal surgery, pediatric solid tumors, ECMO, pediatric trauma, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide