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“White Coats Black Doctors” builds legacy, plans for the future
On April 9, Celeste Brown, one of the co-founders of the White Coats Black Doctors Foundation (WCBD) was honored with a Public Service Award from the University of North Carolina. On April 13, White Coats Black Doctors awarded the first WCBD Excellence Scholarship to UNC medical student Ashley King.
Located in News / 2018 / April
A 3D-Printed Heart Saves a Life
Deanna Williams was a 27-year-old mother of two, pregnant with her third child, and a ticking time bomb. She had no idea she was born with a rare congenital heart defect and that her pregnancy could unexpectedly put too much pressure on her heart, leading to possibly fatal consequences. Luckily, her story takes a much different path, one that includes a 3D-printed heart.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 16
A Desire to Help and Heal
Pastor John Hedgepeth has spent over 50 years providing advice and guidance to members of his Northwood Temple Church. When it came to his own medical needs, he turned to the doctors at UNC Health Care for support. Read about his story and how he connected with Dr. Karyn Stitzenberg, Surgical Oncologist, at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / April 25
A Little Girl Says "Let It Go" To Her Rare Tumor
Carter Mae Kennedy is a cancer survivor, a fighter and a lover of Elsa – the Disney Princess from "Frozen." She has already undergone open heart surgery to remove a rare tumor from her kidney that had climbed into her heart. She is only 5-years-old. Read about her story and how the doctors, nurses, and staff at UNC Health Care along with her community rallied around a family facing a devastating diagnosis.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 28
Actor-led reading of ‘The Message,” a Play by Keith Burridge
To honor the retirement of Keith Burridge, PhD, playwright and professor of cell biology and physiology, the department will host a reading of his new play.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / June 13
Be Kind with Your Voice: 8 Tips for a Healthy Voice
April 16 is recognized as World Voice Day to promote public awareness about the importance of vocal health. Professional voice users such as teachers, actors, and singers are at a higher risk for voice problems, but everyone should improve and maintain healthy voice habits.
Located in Employee News Online / 2019 / April 4
Blue Cross Blue Shield invests $1.2 million to support UNC School of Medicine Physician Assistant Studies Program
Blue Cross NC announced continued investment in the two-year Physician Assistant Studies program, led by Paul Chelminski and housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Blue Cross NC, UNC-Chapel Hill Collaborate to Expand Rural Primary Care
Blue Cross NC to invest $800,000 in a new UNC-Chapel Hill program that improves access to care, education and employment opportunities throughout Rockingham County.
Located in News / 2018 / November
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
Starting this fall, users will see several changes the WebEX and Teleprescence software across UNC Health Care - view details and screenshots at this Intranet link.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Oct. 25