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Graduate Student Rachel Battaglia Receives Prestigious Award from the National Institute of Aging
Battaglia, a sixth-year student in the Cell Biology and Physiology Program, won the Transition to Aging Research Award for Predoctoral Students, which will fund her research of neurodegeneration for the next five years.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / September 10
Lopez publishes piece on COVID-19 and incarceration
Cesar Lopez, MD-PhD student and graduate research assistant in the department of microbiology and immunology, co-wrote a piece on how to manage and support incarcerated and detained COVID-19 patients.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 2
Filer publishes piece on healthcare reform
Dayne Filer, an MD-PhD student specializing in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, published a piece on Medium discussing how the United States can move forward with a reformed healthcare system.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 25
Bouknight's 100-mile bike ride raises awareness, money for a Greensboro charity
During the COVID-19 pandemic, UNC School of Medicine student Lucas Bouknight put his free time to good use: raising money to support inner-city youth community events, athletics, and mentorships, and to raise awareness of cardiac health risk in high school student-athletes through education and advocacy.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 25
Farmworker Student Health Alliance Members Making Masks, Videos to Support At-Risk Workers
UNC SOM student members of the Farmworker Student Health Alliance (FSHA) are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by making fabric masks for farmworkers in North Carolina and creating educational videos in Spanish to help these at-risk workers stay healthy.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 4
UNC Students, Biomedical Engineers, Designers Create Masks to Protect Pediatric Patients
To help address shortages of pediatric PPE due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering created task forces of students, faculty, and designers to make more than 1,000 pediatric masks for UNC Health in just over a week.
Located in News / 2020 / April
SOM Students Rally to Help Health Care Workers through the Fight Against COVID-19
UNC School of Medicine students across campuses are organizing multiple volunteer projects all with one aim – help hospitals safely and effectively combat COVID-19. From making PPE to organizing child care, these students are doing whatever they can to make a difference.
Located in News / 2020 / March
Training Tomorrow’s Scientists: UNC’s BBSP at 12 Years Old
With the number of applicants growing each year, UNC’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP) has become a leader in introductory programs for students pursuing graduate degrees in the life and biomedical sciences. From lab rotations, wellness resources to career exploration opportunities, BBSP continues to train better students to become even better scientists.
Located in News / 2019 / December
Going Where the Need is Greatest
Travis Williams is a medical student on a mission to bring excellent care to underserved corners of North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 1
The SNMA’s Power to Serve
The UNC School of Medicine’s Chapter of the Student National Medical Association was awarded SNMA Chapter of the Year for their service to students of all ages and the wider North Carolina community.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / May 30