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Each Wednesday, Endeavors' Women in Science series profiles researchers from across campus. This week's edition features Allison Mathews, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Social Medicine within the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases. Her research focuses on the use of crowdsourcing to learn how to better engage communities about the social and ethical implications of HIV cure clinical trials, HIV testing, and other health services.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 22
Goldstein Looks Deeper into Ranking of North Carolina Tobacco Control Efforts
The American Lung Association gave North Carolina a failing grade when it comes to tobacco control. Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH, says those grades don't accurately portray everything that's happening in the state, especially here at UNC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 22
Bashford featured as News and Observer's 'Tar Heel of the Week'
Robert Bashford, MD, Associate Dean for Rural Initiatives, is featured in the News and Observer as the 'Tar Heel of the Week.'
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 15
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
Cohen discusses 2018 outlook on infectious disease
Myron Cohen, MD, Director of the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Disease, was among a panel of experts interviewed by MedPage Today about anticipated issues in the field of infectious disease in 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Jan. 18
Egan publishes commentary about recent change in donor lung allocation policy
Thomas Egan, MD, says that the change in policy was long overdue. However, because the change happened over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in response to litigation, it came as a “tsunami” that was “sudden, unexpected, and may have huge consequences.”
Located in News / 2018 / January
On Christmas Day, WNCN featured a story on the "Family Time" program at UNC Children's, which allows parents with children in the Newborn Critical Care Center to see them on a live video feed 24 hours a day. The NC Children's Hospital is one of the first hospitals in the state to provide the service. Watch the story at this link.
Located in Employee News Online / 2018 / Jan. 11
Erickson featured as The News & Observer's "Tar Heel of the Week"
Karen Erickson, PhD, director of the Department of Allied Health Sciences' Center for Literacy and Disability Studies, was named "Tar Heel of the Week" in late December.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Jan. 4
Campion, scoliosis treatment method featured on WRAL
Edmund Campion, MD, Frank C. Wilson Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedics, was featured on WRAL discussing Magec Rods, a newly available intervention for adolescents with severe scoliosis.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 30
Well Said is a weekly podcast featuring discussions with University experts and newsmakers. This week's episode features Nancy Archin, PhD, who discusses Carolina's HIV research progress.
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 30