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New Program Launches to Address North Carolina’s Shortage of Primary Care Physicians
The first class of 13 MedServe fellows is participating in a two-week training institute in Chapel Hill from June 20 to July 1 before joining clinics across the state for two years.
Located in News / 2016 / June
New ImPACT initiative puts graduate students on the path toward successful science careers
The immersion internship program pairs young scientists with leading companies and organizations throughout the Triangle to bolster experience outside academia.
Located in News / 2016 / June
BBSP welcomes new students
On Aug. 15 a new class of PhD students gathered to begin their week of orientation. During their first year, they will receive training through the Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP). They will rotate through multiple labs and collaborate with their classmates before selecting one of the BBSP member PhD programs, and the lab where they will complete their thesis. We met a few of the students.
Located in News / 2016 / August
McIntosh looks beyond the finish line
On March 15, Paul McIntosh will run in the Tobacco Road Marathon. The second-year medical student is running to honor those suffering from Pompe disease, a rare, genetic condition he was diagnosed with in 2012.
Located in News / 2015 / February
Summer Reading Starts Conversation
Before they even arrived in Chapel Hill, this year’s class of first-year medical students had an assignment.
Located in News / 2015 / October
A "Fitbit" For Better Lung Function
Two UNC School of Medicine students team up with peers at Duke and NC State to create a device to help COPD patients improve lung function, track their health, and provide data for doctors.
Located in News / 2015 / October
White Coats Black Doctors welcomes Dr. Damon Tweedy for Real Talk Event
On Friday, Nov. 13, White Coats Black Doctors, a group started last school year by five UNC School of Medicine students, will welcome Damon Tweedy, MD, assistant professor, psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, for a live interview and discussion focused on the importance of increasing the numbers of African American medical students and physicians.
Located in News / 2015 / November
Corbett continues quest for dengue fever vaccine
In this new series, we profile graduate students who conduct research in labs across the UNC School of Medicine. First up is Kizzmekia Corbett, who received an off-campus dissertation fellowship from the UNC Graduate School to travel to Sri Lanka. Corbett will collect blood samples to search for a specific antibody response to the dengue virus, a key step in creating a vaccine for the world's most widespread mosquito-borne disease.
Located in News / 2014 / February
When the White House takes notice . . .
UNC School of Medicine graduate student Stephani Page uses Twitter to engage an online community of scientists.
Located in News / 2014 / March
UNC announces Impact Award winners
Five UNC School of Medicine graduate students were honored this spring with Impact Awards for their research discoveries.
Located in News / 2014 / April