BCBSNC, UNC School of Medicine Collaborate to Benefit Veterans and Tackle Health Care Professional Shortage
New Degree Program Created for Veteran Medics with Input from U.S. Army
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded the distinction of AAAS 2012 Fellow to four of its members at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Stacey Anderegg is an Hematology/Oncology Infusion Nurse at the N.C. Cancer Hospital. In her life outside the hospital, Stacey is a vocalist with a 7-woman a cappella group called "Stella."
Dr. Jonathan Oberlander, a professor of Social Medicine and Health Policy & Management at UNC, wrote a perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine called, “The Future of Obamacare.”
The mother of a 22-year-old Marine stationed at Camp Lejeune says thanks to the medical professionals at UNC Hospitals who saved her son’s life and the new-found friends-for-life who buoyed her at SECU Family House while helping her son heal.
The 2013 Harold Hamm International Prize for Biomedical Research in Diabetes encourages research focused on progress toward a cure.
Life for Josh Berkowitz, a third year resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, is constantly at full speed. If he's not with a patient at the hospital, in a clinic, or with his family being a husband and father - then you'll find him on the field competing in Ultimate Frisbee.
UNC researchers track a gene’s crucial role in orchestrating the placement of neurons in the developing brain. Their findings help unravel some of the mysteries of Joubert syndrome and other neurological disorders.
Study suggests L-DOPA therapy for Angelman syndrome may have both benefits and unanticipated effects
New research from UNC provides a neurological justification for this therapeutic approach, but researchers caution there could be unanticipated effects.
On Friday, Nov. 9, the Board of Directors of Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir, NC, announced their unanimous decision to move forward with exclusive negotiations to join the UNC Health Care System.
The Single Fathers Due to Cancer Program includes a website and monthly support group for fathers and their children.
Ernest H. Wood, MD, was the first chair of the Department of Radiology at N.C. Memorial Hospital.
Judson John Van Wyk, MD, was largely responsible for the development of the Department of Pediatrics.
Russell Eugene Tranbarger, EdD, RN, was the associate director of nursing at N.C. Memorial Hospital, making him the first male nursing faculty member in the state.
Colin G. Thomas Jr., MD, has been on faculty in the Department of Surgery since UNC Hospitals’ inception.
Oliver Smithies, MA, DPhil, is the Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2007.
Fran Ross, RN, served UNC for 28 years, as vice chair of the Department of Nursing and then as a senior vice president and director of nursing.
State Senator William R. Purcell, MD, is a graduate of the UNC School of Medicine who practiced as a pediatrician before retiring and being elected to the North Carolina Senate.
Joseph S. Pagano, MD, was the founder and director emeritus of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
William W. McLendon, MD, was the chair of both the Department of Hospital Laboratories and the Division of Laboratory Medicine in the School of Medicine. He is married to Anne Whittington McLendon, a former admittance secretary at UNC Hospitals and an active member of UNC Volunteer Services for more than 50 years.