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Second-year medical student rescues woman during snow storm
Roberto Rupcich, a second-year medical student at UNC, helped Glenda Keenan get home during Wednesday's storm. Read the report from the Los Angeles Times.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 13
Corbett continues quest for dengue fever vaccine
In this new series, we profile graduate students who conduct research in labs across the UNC School of Medicine. First up is Kizzmekia Corbett, who received an off-campus dissertation fellowship from the UNC Graduate School to travel to Sri Lanka. Corbett will collect blood samples to search for a specific antibody response to the dengue virus, a key step in creating a vaccine for the world's most widespread mosquito-borne disease.
Located in News / 2014 / February
2014 Cadaver Memorial Service draws big crowd
Body donations enhance educational opportunities for first-year medical students at UNC, and each year, at the end of their anatomy block, students gather to express their gratitude to the donors by holding a memorial service for them.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Feb. 13
Medical students make voices heard in N.C. Medicaid reform debate
More than 300 medical students representing every medical school in the state made their voices heard as they signed a petition letter to Governor Pat McCrory and the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group expressing their support for Community Care of North Carolina in the Medicaid reform debate.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 23
Acting and Educating
Standardized patient actors play a role, literally, in the education of UNC medical students. They’ve begun playing new parts to enhance resident training.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9