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Opening of new UNC Horizons facility draws media attention
Last week, UNC Horizons cut the ribbon on a brand new facility in downtown Carrboro. The event drew considerable media attention.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / April 27
Fulbright-Fogarty Global Health Scholar Lily Gutnik works at UNC-Project Malawi studying how to change perceptions of breast cancer and increase the number of women who are screened for the disease. She discussed the work with the NIH's Fogarty International Center blog.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Aug. 10
Diversity was a topic of discussion at the AMA's Interim Meeting, held in November in November. Cedric Bright, MD, assistant dean of medical education and admissions, director of the Office of Special Programs and associate professor of internal medicine, was featured during the meeting and in a follow-up article published by the AMA.
Located in Vital Signs / 2016 / Dec. 1
UNC Children’s patient featured on WITN News in Greenville, N.C.
Lennox Pierce, a Havelock toddler born with two rare genetic disorders, was given a one-percent chance to live. After he was born, he and his family immediately came to N.C. Children's Hospital, where he spent the first three months of his life. Today Lennox is defying the odds.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Feb. 5
A landmark transplant gives a 3-year-old a normal life
After 19 days on the transplant list, 3-year-old, Bradelyn Douglas received a transplant at UNC Hospitals on July 2, 2013. It was a landmark for the transplant program at UNC.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Feb. 12
Lennox Pierce reunites with his father
Clinton Pierce, a Cherry Point Marine, returned home from a six-month deployment and saw his son Lennox, a patient at UNC Children's, walk for the first time with the use of prosthetics.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Feb. 12
Distracted driving simulation event tallies texting's potential destruction
The Division of Pediatric Surgery's inaugural distracted driving open house proved to "drivers" that even a moment’s inattention can lead to disaster. The event was held Monday, April 6, 2015, in the Children’s Hospital lobby.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / April 9
Area coverage of Trauma Day at UNC Hospitals
Throughout July UNC Trauma Care has been hosting its annual Trauma Day event for UNC Hospitals' high school student volunteers. The program includes a simulation that provides a perspective of what it's like working as a health care professional on the trauma care team while also promoting behaviors that prevent distracted driving among teenagers. Read and watch area media coverage of Trauma Day.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / July 23
Liam Canard receives his wish: a backyard batting cage
Fourteen-year-old star baseball player Liam Canard, of Raleigh, has been playing baseball throughout his battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Yesterday, thanks to Make-A-Wish of Eastern North Carolina, Liam received a gift that will help him hone his hitting while also taking his mind off his journey with cancer, and local media was there to cover it. View and read our wrap-up of media coverage, which includes Liam, his family, and pediatric hematologist-oncologist Dr. Patrick Thompson.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Sept. 3
The North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center's 24th annual renion brought together 40 burn survivors, their families and friends, first responders and treatment providers. The reunion is one of several post-treatment programs offered by the Burn Center at UNC Hospitals to help survivors cope with lifelong challenges.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Nov. 12