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Fischer and Wohl featured in News & Observer
Doctors Billy Fischer and David Wohl were recently featured in the News & Observer for their work fighting Ebola.
Located in Employee News Online / 2015 / Dec. 3
Jason Burke, System VP, Enterprise Analytics & Data Sciences, UNC Health Care, recently penned an article for CIO Review magazine where he outlined future opportunities in High Performance Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / March 2
Cohen discusses 2018 outlook on infectious disease
Myron Cohen, MD, Director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease, was among a panel of experts interviewed by MedPage Today about anticipated issues in the field of infectious disease in 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Jan. 18
UNC Children's physicians honored by Newsweek as "Top Cancer Doctors"
Two well-loved pediatric oncologists, Drs. Julie Blatt and Stuart Gold, have been named to Newsweek magazine's "Top Cancer Doctors" list for 2015.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship blog highlighted the work of current fellows Molly Crenshaw and Nicholas “Nico” Lenze. Crenshaw and Lenze coordinate The Diabetes Education Program which uses patient-led group visits and monthly insulin education clinics to help patients with diabetes better understand their disease and treatment regimen and take control of their health. Their project is a continuation of the work started by UNC SOM graduate and former Schweitzer Fellow Herodes Guzman.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Jan. 18
Hightow-Weidman discusses life, work with The State of Things
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine in the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, appeared earlier this week on WUNC's The State of Things.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Feb. 9
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