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Luella Love: New Lungs for a New Life
A 48-year-old Concord woman receives a double-lung transplant, giving her a second chance at life, a life her mother had been told wouldn’t exceed her daughter’s entry to kindergarten.
Located in News / 2012 / March
News from the Department of Surgery
Michael Meyers, MD, was appointed Residency Program Director, and Joellen Buckio, MHA, has been named Associate Chair for Administration.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / Aug. 23
Knowledge & Leadership: Hultman launches center from business school plan
Scott Hultman, MD, FACS, MBA, graduated from UNC Kenan-Flagler with a ready-to-implement business plan that served as the foundation for the new UNC Burn Reconstruction and Aesthetic Center. The center, which opened in the fall of 2012, has created a space for UNC Health Care to conduct cutting-edge burn reconstruction research and develop new burn scar treatments that are giving patients life-changing results.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 28
UNC begins new six-year integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency program
In 2010, the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will begin a new six-year integrated residency program, which residents will enter directly from medical school.
Located in Vital Signs / Archives / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
Raj Pruthi named chief of urologic surgery in UNC School of Medicine
In addition to his new role as division chief, Pruthi is an associate professor of surgery and director of urologic oncology. He also serves as disease group leader for the Genitourinary Oncology program at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Children’s operating rooms get a facelift at UNC Hospitals
UNC Hospitals performs 5,000 general pediatric surgeries every year. Recently, the hospital has redesigned its pediatric operating rooms to help make children less anxious before the operations. The new rooms were dedicated on May 6.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / May 19
Ready for the Challenge
After incredible success as a vascular surgeon, researcher, and educator at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, takes over as chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Level I pediatric trauma center gives patient miraculous second chance at life
When 6-year-old Lilli Goins was in a catastrophic car accident near her hometown in Pembroke, N.C., her injuries were so severe, first responders told her mom she wouldn’t survive. As fate would have it, though, Lilli was airlifted to N.C. Children's Hospital, now an ACS-verified Level I pediatric trauma center, and experienced a miraculous recovery.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 1
Healing Broken Hearts
With support from the NC TraCS Institute and a caregiver’s mentality, a UNC surgeon created a research program to address the most common birth defect.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Insurance, distance to care can be barriers to breast reconstruction
Researchers say breast reconstruction can help with self-esteem, sexuality and body image after cancer treatment. But a UNC Lineberger study led by Michelle Roughton, MD, has found that the type of insurance a woman has as well as distance to a plastic surgeon's office can be barriers to the procedure.
Located in News / 2016 / July