On Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, a new surgical clinic opens in the Medical Office Building at Chatham Hospital. UNC Health Care surgeons will operate in the year-old, nearly 4,000 square foot space. Surgeries will take place once or twice a week for the following specialty areas – ophthalmology; general surgery; ear, nose and throat; and gynecology.
A holiday devoted to vampires, goblins and ghouls is a recipe for a ghastly night of fright. But false stories of marauding strangers and poison-laced candy can make the evening scarier than it needs to be.
UNC School of Medicine receives grant from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation for international clinical research fellowships
Students participating in the program will take a year out from medical school to conduct clinical research abroad under the direction of a mentor working in global health.
This recognition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving exemplary outcome performances related to patient management in five clinical areas.
"When we keep someone alive long enough so that they can come back here and have an intervention and they walk out of the hospital, that makes it all worth it," says Chris McGrath, a Certified Flight Registered Nurse for Carolina Air Care.
Multi-center program focusing on infants and young children could provide a roadmap for prevention
Asheville artist Ann Hartline was featured in Family House Diaries in July 2011. Despite new medical challenges over the past year, Ann celebrated five years of living life large with metastatic breast cancer.
The consortium, which involves four partnering institutions, will support early-career scientists and clinicians during a yearlong research fellowship at 17 sites in 13 countries in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Patient perspective key to adequate evaluation of cancer treatment
Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Following the passing of UNC System President Emeritus William C. Friday, Dr. Bill Roper reflected on his contributions. "Bill Friday was a giant in American higher education and in North Carolina public life. The state of North Carolina and the University of North Carolina are much the better because of his sustained leadership in so many areas. He was a friend of UNC Medicine and UNC Health Care. We extend our deepest condolences to the Friday family."
UNC Health Care’s outpatient clinics at Carolina Crossing are scheduled to open in October 2012, expanding UNC Healthway on Hwy 54 in Chapel Hill and Durham. Carolina Crossing will include ENT Physicians, the Hearing & Voice Center, as well as Ophthalmology (opening in 2013). The address for Carolina Crossing is 2226 Nelson Hwy, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.
Jackie Patterson, a second year resident in Pediatrics, brings a special skill to the table when it comes to reading a patient, and that is non-verbal communication.
Dr. Carey Anders of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center will answer your questions about breast cancer during a live Facebook chat at 12 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 18
New research from UNC has established a new link between two fundamental epigenetic tags -- histone H3 lysine 9 methylation and DNA methylation -- in humans.
Two endovascular aortic repair devices tested in clinical trials at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the United States.
High Point Regional Health System and UNC Health Care have agreed in principle to form a strategic partnership following unanimous approval by both organizations on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.
Angela Overman, RN, is a nurse manager in G.I. surgery at UNC Hospitals. She's also very good with a lasso!
Team identifies genetic causes and similarity to ovarian cancer
Preclinical testing a necessary step in drug development