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Samantha Meltzer-Brody Featured in National News Following FDA Approval of First Postpartum Depression Treatment
UNC participated in three clinical trials for the drug ZULRESSO, developed by Sage Therapeutics. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, director of the Perinatal Psychiatry Program at the UNC SOM, was the academic principal investigator for the trials, which the FDA reviewed during its approval process for ZULRESSO.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / March 21
Waiting game: A Buncombe County man's path to an organ transplant
WLOS ABC 13 in Asheville, North Carolina, followed Bryan Parker, 30, for months as he waited for a double-lung transplant. Bryan's surgery took place here at UNC Hospitals in September. Dr. Benjamin Haithcock and Dr. Jason Long of the UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery were his surgeons. "Now, I can inhale, get a good breath in, and just fully inhale and exhale and that's a great feeling," Bryan says. Watch and read the full story from WLOS.
Located in Employee News Online / 2016 / Nov. 3
Although Safer Alternatives Exist, Surgery for Nonmalignant Colorectal Polyps Are on the Rise
Anne Peery, MD, was principal investigator for a national study that has confirmed incidences of surgery for nonmalignant colorectal polyps are increasing when there are other options to surgery. She was featured with Ian Grimm, MD, in a WRAL news story, along with a patient who appreciated the alternative.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / May 17
Goldstein Looks Deeper into Ranking of North Carolina Tobacco Control Efforts
The American Lung Association gave North Carolina a failing grade when it comes to tobacco control. Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, says those grades don't accurately portray everything that's happening in the state, especially here at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 22
UNC’s Olafur Palsson featured in national media
Olafur Palsson, professor of medicine, was quoted in the Wall Street Journal and at for his work on hypnosis to treat IBS.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Autism study gains national attention
Published last week in the journal Nature, the research shows it is possible to use MRIs to predict which high-risk babies will go on to develop autism as toddlers.
Located in News / 2017 / February
Daily Tar Heel features Wellness Wednesday Farmers Market
On Wednesday mornings, the atrium in the North Carolina Children’s Hospital is transformed into a pop-up farmers market.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / July 31
Newborn Critical Care Center's Graduate Reunion
This past Sunday, former NICU patients and their families gathered at the Friday Center for the Newborn Critical Care Center Graduate Reunion to celebrate their successes with the health care professionals who took care of them. The event has been a Newborn Critical Care Center tradition for more than 20 years. This year approximately 300 families celebrated.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Sept. 18
Red and Yellow Cards Flag Off-Diet Patient Trays
Featured in Food Management: UNC Hospitals uses soccer-like card system to warn patients about inappropriate meal choices.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Sept. 18
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 16