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Rabia Nizamani, MD, On How They Follow the Patient Plan Through
Rabia Nizamani, MD, an assistant professor of surgery in the division of burn surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill, discusses why she chose to become a burn surgeon, her love of teaching, and why UNC is one of the best places to learn.
Located in Vital Signs / User Submitted
Researchers develop method for separating tissue types in tumor samples
UNC Lineberger researchers led by Jen Jen Yeh, MD, vice chair for research in the Department of Surgery, designed a computational method to distinguish cancerous tissue from the surrounding connective tissue and cells known as stroma, as well as from immune cells in the tumor’s environment, to drive personalized treatment strategies for cancer patients.
Located in News / 2019 / October
UNC Surgery Profile Gita Mody, MD (Patient First in Every Action)
Gita Mody, MD, is a thoracic surgeon and an assistant professor of surgery with the Department of Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Oct. 17
External Advisory Board Issues Findings & Recommendations for UNC Children’s Pediatric Heart Surgery Program
The report, which was reviewed by the UNC Health Care Board of Directors September 16th, makes several detailed recommendations to improve the program, while noting UNC Health Care’s commitment to programmatic quality and improvement.
Located in News / 2019 / September
UNC Health Care Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Surgical Tower
Special speakers and dozens of UNC colleagues and friends gathered Monday in the NC Cancer Hospital Courtyard to officially kick off construction for a new surgical tower scheduled for completion in 2022.
Located in News / 2019 / May
Kibbe wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award
Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, was honored with the 12th Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Award from the American Medical Student Association. Kibbe was nominated by Perry Tsai, MD, PhD, National President of the American Medical Student Association and recent MD and PhD graduate from the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / March 14
John Stackhouse, founder of the NC Jaycee Burn Center, passed away
Stackhouse pledged $40,000 to help establish the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals. In addition, he provided a gift to establish the John Stackhouse Distinguished Professorship and lecture series in 1994 and to provide continued support for the Burn Center.
Located in News / 2019 / February
TBJ Selects Seven Health Care Heroes from UNC Medical Center, School of Medicine
Triangle Business Journal selected seven medical and research leaders as Health Care Heroes, including former Dean and UNC Health Care CEO William Roper, current Dean and CEO Wesley Burks, and the student-led organization White Coats Black Doctors.
Located in News / 2019 / January
Center for Transplant Care Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Saving Procedures
The program’s major milestone was celebrated in the lobby of the UNC Children’s Hospital Monday morning with speeches from physicians that have made the program possible, along with a kidney transplant patient and his living donor.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Melina Kibbe Featured on WUNC's The State of Things
Melina Kibbe, MD, chair of the department of surgery, spoke to Frank Stacio Monday for an extended interview.
Located in News / 2018 / October