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Training a Nation Part II
On the ground with Anthony Charles, MD, MPH, and the Malawian Surgical Initiative.
Located in News / 2017 / July
UNC receives grant to support young physician scientists
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists aims to address potential burnout of young doctors who have substantial research and extra-professional responsibilities.
Located in News / 2016 / January
Kibbe to lead UNC Department of Surgery
A researcher, surgeon, and teacher with a stellar track record at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, will join the UNC School of Medicine this summer.
Located in News / 2016 / February
UNC Hospitals’ care earns Blue Distinction® Center+ Designation for Quality and Cost-Efficiency for Five Service Lines
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina ranked UNC Hospitals’ bariatric surgery, cardiac care, knee & hip replacement, spine surgery, maternity and complex & rare cancer service lines highly as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program
Located in News / 2016 / March
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
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
Training a Nation
For the past eight years, Anthony Charles, MD, has built the Malawian Surgical Initiative, training Malawian surgeons to care for their own and providing transformative educational experiences for UNC medical students and residents.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Investigating the presence of sex bias in human surgical clinical research
In a study published in JAMA Surgery, Melina Kibbe, MD, Zach D. Owens Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, and colleagues found that few human surgical clinical research studies included men and women equally.
Located in News / 2016 / August
North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center receives FEMA grant
This funding, which is administered under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be used to educate lower-income North Carolinians about fire safety and train first responders in burn treatment.
Located in News / 2016 / August