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Randal Zhou Talks About Joining UNC Surgery as the Newest Addition to the GI Division
Randal Zhou, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an assistant professor in the Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a surgeon, his goals while at UNC Surgery, and why he would want to pick the brain of one of UNC’s most successful alumni, Michael Jordan.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / September 10
Hayes-Jordan Elected to American Pediatric Surgical Association Board of Directors
Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, Byah Thomason Doxey-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professor, Chief of the division of general pediatric surgery, has been elected a governor of the board of directors for the American Pediatric Surgical Association.
Located in News / 2020 / August
UNC Medical Center's ECMO Program Wins Gold ELSO Award
The ELSO Excellence in Life Support Award recognizes those centers that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to evidence-based processes and quality measures, staff training and continuing education, patient satisfaction and ongoing clinical care. UNC's ECMO Director is Anthony Charles, MD, MPH.
Located in News / 2020 / July
Luigi Pascarella Receives Craver Medical Student Teaching Award
It is with great pleasure we announce that Luigi Pascarella, MD, associate professor of vascular surgery and surgery clerkship director, has been chosen by the Academy of Educators as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Craver Medical Student Teaching Award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 7
New GI Surgeon Muneera Kapadia Talks About Joining UNC Surgery and Shares Her Superpower
Muneera R. Kapadia, MD, MME, joins UNC Surgery as an associate professor in the division of gastrointestinal surgery, and associate vice chair for education. She sat down to discuss what inspired her to become a surgeon, her work with medical education, and her experience in residency that continues to resonate with her and her relationships with residents.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / April 16
Surgical & Cardiology Team at UNC Children’s Help Infant Thrive
Margot Halpin is Flourishing After Heart Surgery at Four Months Old
Located in News / 2019 / December
Pancreatic cancer tumor classification could optimize treatment choices
UNC Lineberger’s Jen Jen Yeh, MD, and Naim Rashid, PhD, reported findings on how two subtypes of pancreatic cancer respond to treatments differently. Importantly, they found that one subtype of the disease showed poor responses to common therapies, and also had worse survival rates.
Located in News / 2019 / November
UNC Children’s Heart Program Fights for Infant’s Life … Culminating in Successful Heart Transplant
Diagnosed with a congenital heart condition while still in utero, Suzi Leahy’s unborn son, Jett, was given “little chance of survival,” yet he beat the odds thanks to the life-saving care of the N.C. Pediatric Heart Center at UNC Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 14
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 / 2019 / November 14
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