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UNC study: Most kidney dialysis patients not prepared for emergency evacuation
A survey of kidney dialysis patients by UNC School of Medicine researchers finds that most have not taken the emergency preparedness measures that would enable them to survive a hurricane or any other disaster that disrupts power and water services.
Located in News / 2010 / June
September is peak month for hurricanes in North Carolina
More hurricanes and tropical storms hit North Carolina in September than in any other month. Two UNC experts explain how state residents can stay safe and healthy before and after a dangerous storm.
Located in News / 2011 / September
Mears named top 10 innovator in emergency medical services
Greg D. Mears, M.D., an associate professor in the emergency medicine department, has been named one of the top 10 innovators in emergency medical services for 2008 by the Journal of Emergency Medical Services.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / April
Mears honored with the 2012 Jeff Clawson Leadership Award
Greg Mears, MD, was a recipient of the annual Dr. Jeff Clawson Leadership Award presented during the Navigator 2012 conference sponsored by the NAED. The award is given annually to an individual that has made a significant lifelong contribution to the emergency dispatch and emergency medical services profession.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / April 26
Glickman co-authors New England Journal of Medicine perspective article
The article, titled "The Patient Experience and Health Outcomes," was published online on Dec. 26, 2012.
Located in News / 2012 / December
Hot Topic: Who suffers the most in summer heat?
With higher temperatures comes higher risk of heat-related conditions like sunburn, cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - August 7, 2009
No Place Like Home
In July, Hillsborough resident Jim Fuller, a nurse in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals for more than two decades, transitions to UNC Health Care Hillsborough Campus, where he will provide personal care for the people he knows.
Located in News / 2015 / June
Medical operations at Operation Toy Drop led by UNC's Siler
Earlier this month, Sean Siler, DO, MBA, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, led medical operations at the annual Operation Toy Drop at Fort Bragg, an event that trains paratroopers and benefits children in need.
Located in News / 2015 / December