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Caldwell Memorial Hospital to join UNC Health Care System

Caldwell Memorial Hospital to join UNC Health Care System

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.

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New resource for Single Fathers Due to Cancer

New resource for Single Fathers Due to Cancer

The Single Fathers Due to Cancer Program includes a website and monthly support group for fathers and their children.

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Alan W. Cross, MD, In Memoriam

Alan W. Cross, MD, In Memoriam

For more than 30 years, Alan W. Cross, MD, was a member of the UNC School of Medicine faculty.

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Martha Frances “Fran” Ross, RN, In Memoriam

Martha Frances “Fran” Ross, RN, In Memoriam

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.

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Ernest H. Wood, MD, In Memoriam

Ernest H. Wood, MD, was the first chair of the Department of Radiology at N.C. Memorial Hospital.

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Francis Collins, MD, PhD

Francis Collins, MD, PhD

Francis Collins, MD, PhD, graduated from the UNC School of Medicine in 1977 and is most known for being a leader in genetic research.

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Newton D. Fischer, MD, and Janet J. Fischer, MD, In Memoriam

Newton D. Fischer, MD, and Janet J. Fischer, MD, In Memoriam

Newton Fischer, MD, established the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery in 1952. He was married to the late Janet J. Fischer, MD, a professor in the School of Medicine, teaching in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

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William de Berniere MacNider, MD, In Memoriam

William de Berniere MacNider, MD, In Memoriam

William de Berniere MacNider, MD, received a medical degree from the University of North Carolina in 1903 and later served as dean of the UNC Medical School from 1937 to 1940.

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John W. Foust, MD

John W. Foust, MD

John W. Foust, MD, graduated from the UNC School of Medicine in 1955 and was the first resident in the Otolaryngology Division at UNC Hospitals.

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William “Gus” Conley III, MD

William “Gus” Conley III, MD

For nearly half a century, Gus Conley III, MD, has practiced as a pediatric nephrologist in the Department of Pediatrics at UNC.

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Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister, MD

Hugh A. “Chip” McAllister, MD

Chip McAllister, MD, is a 1966 graduate of the UNC School of Medicine and is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the most prominent cardiac pathologists in the United States.

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Russell Eugene Tranbarger, EdD, RN

Russell Eugene Tranbarger, EdD, RN

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.

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James D. Hundley, MD

James D. Hundley, MD

James D. Hundley, MD, graduated from the UNC School of Medicine in 1967.

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Jeffrey L. Houpt, MD

Jeffrey L. Houpt, MD

Jeffrey L. Houpt, MD, served as CEO of the UNC Health Care System in addition to his roles as dean and vice chancellor of the UNC School of Medicine.

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Stuart Bondurant, MD

Stuart Bondurant, MD

Stuart Bondurant, MD, was the dean of the Medical School from 1979 until 1994.

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State Sen. William R. Purcell, MD

State Sen. William R. Purcell, MD

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.

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Walter Reece Berryhill, MD, and Norma Connell Berryhill, In Memoriam

Walter Reece Berryhill, MD, and Norma Connell Berryhill, In Memoriam

The founding dean of the four-year UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals, Walter Reece Berryhill, MD, and his wife, Norma Connell Berryhill, who has been called the first lady of the UNC School of Medicine.

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William W. McLendon, MD, and Anne Whittington McLendon

William W. McLendon, MD, and Anne Whittington McLendon

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.

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Colin G. Thomas Jr., MD

Colin G. Thomas Jr., MD

Colin G. Thomas Jr., MD, has been on faculty in the Department of Surgery since UNC Hospitals’ inception.

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Judson John Van Wyk, MD, In Memoriam

Judson John Van Wyk, MD, In Memoriam

Judson John Van Wyk, MD, was largely responsible for the development of the Department of Pediatrics.

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