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UNC Paws reaches fundraising goal
UNC PAWS is a Personal Support Dog program that provides therapeutic benefit to clients of the UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health. PAWS has become a key part of the recovery process for many suffering from mental illness. The program rescues dogs from local shelters and works with a nonprofit that supervises inmates who train the dogs to become emotional support animals. Earlier this spring, PAWS announced it would need to raise $50,000 by the end of June to continue operations. As of this week, they have achieved the goal.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / June 29
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Aug. 2
UNC recognized as Top 10 Biomedical Research Institution
FierceBiotechResearch ranks UNC 7th in biomedical research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 27
UNC research featured in PBS segment on PTSD
PBS NewsHour produced a three-part series on PTSD, including a segment on a research project at the UNC School of Medicine led by Sam McLean, MD.
Located in News / 2017 / April
UNC researcher interviewed on Irish radio
The Moncrieff Show recently interviewed Dr. Rebecca Knickmeyer Santelli about her research showing that the kinds of microbes found in dirty baby diapers can predict the child's later cognitive development.
Located in News / 2017 / August
UNC researchers help create key diagnostic measures for gastrointestinal disorders
UNC School of Medicine faculty members took on critical roles in amending diagnostic criteria questionnaires for functional GI disorders, which affect millions of people worldwide.
Located in News / 2016 / June
Dana Weston was named by the Triad Business Journal as one of the most admired CEOs in the Triad. Read her interview at this link.
Located in Employee News Online / 2019 / July 25
UNC scientist’s drive for a cancer cure inspired by the father he doesn’t remember
Zhen Gu, a biomedical engineer at the University of North Carolina and N.C. State University, is featured in STAT News for his work on cancer.
Located in News / 2016 / August
UNC SOM professor consults with Sesame Street to create character with autism
Listen to Laura Klinger, PhD, on WUNC's The State of Things discussing the creation of a new Sesame Street character Julia, who is depicted as having autism. Klinger, director of the UNC TEACCH Autism Program, was an expert consultant in the creation of the character.
Located in News / 2017 / April
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