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The Family Disease
Cystic fibrosis took five of her siblings at a young age. Now, Wanda O’Neal, PhD, is part of a team of UNC researchers searching for reasons why. Their latest work has provided new insights that will help unravel why a sixth sibling with CF is living a productive life as he turns 50.
Located in News / 2015 / April
UNC Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach
In the recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of America’s Best Hospitals, UNC Hospitals was nationally ranked in five of the 16 specialties. In this series, we profile these specialties to learn more about what makes them so outstanding.
Located in News / 2015 / September
Creature Comforts
Pet therapy dogs providing encouragement and support to patients at UNC Hospitals.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Aug. 28
Breaking Habits with Tobacco Free Tar Heels Program
In 2011, Ebony Lawson began working as a help desk support specialist for the ISD Department at UNC Health Care. At the time, she was a smoker. Today, thanks to help from the Tobacco Free Tar Heels Program, she is completely tobacco free.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Sept. 25
How hand hygiene becomes contagious
The hand hygiene program Clean In, Clean Out has been part of the landscape here at the UNC Medical Center for just over four years – recently passing the amazing milestone of half a million observations. As part of International Infection Prevention Week, we look back at some of the ways it has changed the culture in Chapel Hill and look forward to the next big thing in hand hygiene at the Medical Center.
Located in News / 2017 / October
Brownstein receives 2016 Fuller Award
Michelle Brownstein, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award, given annually to the member of the medical staff who most embodies Fuller’s lifelong commitment to patient care, teaching and community service.
Located in News / 2016 / December
Innovative course pairs medical students and law students
In “Current Issues in Law & Medicine,” teams composed of both MD and JD students work together across traditional boundaries to explore the legal and medical considerations surrounding health care subjects.
Located in News / 2015 / November
Med student next door
Albert Schweitzer fellow and second-year medical student Kate Magee felt that her relationships with the community members she serves needed to grow stronger in order to see a change in their lives. Instead of being viewed as an outgoing visitor, she became a welcoming neighbor and friend.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Oct. 9
UNC School of Medicine hosts medical simulation for Carolina Athletics
Coaches and sports administrators participate in stressful simulation exercises to prepare themselves for the worst medical emergencies they might see.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Siler receives prestigious military medicine award
Sean Siler, DO, MBA, clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine at the UNC School of Medicine and Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, was presented with one of the Army Medical Department’s most prestigious honors.
Located in News / 2015 / September