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UNC Lineberger researcher launches startup to improve radiation treatment in developing world
UNC Lineberger's Sha Chang, PhD, was named to the latest class of KickStart Venture Services' Commercialization Award winners. Her startup company is creating solutions for improving radiation treatment for cancer.
Located in News / 2018 / February
A history of de-prescribing: Why UNC physicians’ approach to opioids is catching on
UNC’s Paul R. Chelminski, MD, MPH, and Timothy J. Ives, PharmD, MPH, CPP, have been sounding the alarm about proper opioid prescribing for decades. Now their treatment methods are the focus of a multi-institutional study on opioid use that could one day change how all health care providers approach chronic pain management.
Located in News / 2018 / February
Staff, Students and Faculty Engage in Creative Diversity Dialogues
During a gathering at the Ackland Museum of Art, a group of Hospital and School of Medicine staff, students and faculty used images and objects to reflect on pressing hot topics.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 25
The TUG robots are coming
Since 2008, UNC Hospitals has utilized TUG robots in the laboratory, which make deliveries inside and outside the lab. On Jan. 29, 2018, our fleet of autonomous mobile robots will begin to grow, eventually reaching a total of 18. These TUG robots will assist our support services teams with delivery activities.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 25
5 Anderson: Four years without a CAUTI
After a spike in infections rates in FY13, the heart and vascular unit implemented new workflows, revised protocols and empowered staff to help keep their patient’s infection-free. As a result the unit went a remarkable four years without a catheter-associated UTI.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 11
Physician Assistant Studies Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony
Twenty members of the inaugural Physician Assistant Studies program in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Allied Health Sciences were honored at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 21
The Gift of Sophie
The dying wish of a teenager sparked the creation of the Be Loud! Sophie Foundation and UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Support Program, which has become a national leader in the movement to help young people stay true to who they are despite a cancer diagnosis.
Located in News / 2017 / December
Chinese Cardiologists Visit UNC Medical Center as Part of AHA Collaboration
A delegation of medical professionals from across China toured Chapel Hill’s emergency department, cardiac catheterization lab and other facilities to learn about UNC’s STEMI system of care.
Located in News / 2017 / December
McCall’s 29-year career mirrored the rise of UNC Health Care
Karen McCall, UNC Health Care chief communications and marketing officer, officially retired on Dec. 1. In a feature from The University Gazette, McCall reflected on her career.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Dec. 14
UNC Blood Donation Center: 20 years helping donors give life
By collecting platelets, the Center is helping to provide UNC Medical Center with a steady and stable supply of a blood product that is very expensive and very difficult to obtain. For donors, many of whom are Medical Center employees, it’s a way to have a positive and possibly life-saving impact on the life of a stranger.
Located in News / 2017 / October