Matthew Braswell leads the Military Medical Interest Group, a UNC School of Medicine student organization with the goal of helping families at UNC Hospitals and broadening the medical experience of medical students.
Despite Gender Disparity in Compensation, Increasing Number of Women Entering the Field, According to New Study Published in The Journal of Urology®
In 2015, UNC Health Care showed the power of working as a team.
In the journal Cell Reports, UNC Lineberger researchers report that when they removed Dicer from preclinical models of medulloblastoma, a common type of brain cancer in children, they found high levels of DNA damage in the cancer cells, leading to the cells’ death.
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists aims to address potential burnout of young doctors who have substantial research and extra-professional responsibilities.
Hillsborough hospital employee and Haw River resident Dennis Clayton has enjoyed working at the new medical facility since 2012 – and after suffering a recent heart attack while at home, he feels fortunate to live nearby.
In a study published in the journal Annals of Surgery, researchers report that breast cancer patients surveyed about their knowledge of breast reconstruction were only moderately informed about the procedure, and their knowledge of complications was low.
Wayne Memorial Hospital has signed a Management Services Agreement with UNC Health Care effective Jan. 1, 2016. Wayne Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors also announced that Bob Enders will serve as interim President at Wayne Memorial until a permanent President and CEO is named.
Knee replacement surgery was a necessity for Hillsborough resident Dave Gephart. After undergoing the procedure at the new Hillsborough hospital last fall, he begins 2016 with a new knee and a new outlook.
New research findings from the UNC School of Medicine add further clarity to a question that has polarized the cystic fibrosis research community.
The research collaborators, who have made scientific breakthroughs in the fields of chronic pain, autism, and Angelman syndrome, will serve as director and associate director, replacing longtime director William Snider.
As a nun, Mary Beth McGranaghan learned to go where her skills were most needed. As a faculty member in the UNC Physician Assistant Program, she hopes to teach this lesson to her students.
The Simmons Scholars Career Development Program – a UNC School of Medicine initiative to support the work and professional development of minority faculty members – recently welcomed pediatrician Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, and Raul Necochea, PhD.
The goal of the award is to bring mothers and providers together to address unmet health care needs during the “fourth trimester.”
Researchers at the University of North Carolina and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia treated factor VII deficient dogs with normal copies of genes; three years later the dogs remain healthy with no side effects.
In the past two years, Monica Oliver, MBA, of Hillsborough Hospital, has challenged herself physically and professionally. In January, she was featured on the cover of Endurance Magazine. Soon she will lead the Hillsborough Hospital’s chapter of Girls on the Run, which is open to Hillsborough-area middle-schoolers.
UNC-Chapel Hill is one of nine sites across the nation participating in this national, first-of-its-kind, registry.
UNC Lineberger joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention
Joint statement urges parents, young adults and physicians to act to increase vaccination rates
UNC's Dr. Michael Pignone is featured in two videos, a press release and a podcast discussing the Task Force's recommendation that clinicians should screen all adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, for depression.
On March 15, citizens of North Carolina will vote on a $2-billion NC Connect bond referendum for statewide investments in education, parks, safety, recreation, and water and sewer infrastructure.