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How Safe are Fireworks? Even Sparklers Can Cause Serious Injuries
NC Jaycee Burn Center and UNC Kittner Eye Center experts raise awareness on facts about fireworks.
Located in News / 2018 / June
Human Interactions, Robotic Solutions
The university's culture of collaboration is leading to new possibilities for diagnosing and attacking cancers – by using robots.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 6
Insurance, distance to care can be barriers to breast reconstruction
Researchers say breast reconstruction can help with self-esteem, sexuality and body image after cancer treatment. But a UNC Lineberger study led by Michelle Roughton, MD, has found that the type of insurance a woman has as well as distance to a plastic surgeon's office can be barriers to the procedure.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Interactive Workforce Model Will Bring Invaluable New Data and Insight to Physician Shortage Debate
New Online Model Offers Timely, Customizable Projections of How Physician Supply Will Match Future Use of Healthcare Services at Local, State and National Levels
Located in News / 2014 / July
International Surgical Society’s World Congress to feature several UNC surgeons
Several UNC physicians will be present at the International Surgical Society’s World Congress which will take place Aug. 13-17 in Switzerland. Marco Patti, MD, professor of surgery, serves as President of the International Society of Surgeons.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Aug. 10
Investigating the presence of sex bias in human surgical clinical research
In a study published in JAMA Surgery, Melina Kibbe, MD, Zach D. Owens Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, and colleagues found that few human surgical clinical research studies included men and women equally.
Located in News / 2016 / August
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
Kibbe to lead UNC Department of Surgery
A researcher, surgeon, and teacher with a stellar track record at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, will join the UNC School of Medicine this summer.
Located in News / 2016 / February
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
Knowledge & Leadership: Hultman launches center from business school plan
Scott Hultman, MD, FACS, MBA, graduated from UNC Kenan-Flagler with a ready-to-implement business plan that served as the foundation for the new UNC Burn Reconstruction and Aesthetic Center. The center, which opened in the fall of 2012, has created a space for UNC Health Care to conduct cutting-edge burn reconstruction research and develop new burn scar treatments that are giving patients life-changing results.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 28