Burn Care/N.C. Jaycee Burn Center

The latest news about burn care, burn survivors, and the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

N.C. Jaycee Burn Center recommended for re-verification by American Burn Association

On Oct. 23 - 24, the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center underwent a site review for re-verification as a Center of Excellence. The reviewers were very impressed with the work that the Burn Center, and said that it was a “wonderful visit” and that UNC has “likely the best Burn Center in the nation.”

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Grant named to Board of Directors of National Fire Protection Association

Grant named to Board of Directors of National Fire Protection Association

Ernest J. Grant has been named to the Board of Directors of the National Fire Protection Association. Ernie is an outreach nurse in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center and is a past president of the North Carolina Nurses Association.

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Camp Celebrate marks 30 years of service to burn survivors

Camp Celebrate marks 30 years of service to burn survivors

Camp Celebrate, the flagship aftercare program of the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals and the oldest pediatric burn survivor camp in the country, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary at Camp Kanata in Wake Forest.

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Wound Care videos from the Burn Center

Do you care for Burn Patients outside the Burn Center? These videos can help you with your patient's wound care! In 5 minutes or less each video will walk you through applying common burn dressings.

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Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony and coverage of UNC nurses

Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony and coverage of UNC nurses

All are invited to a memorial service hosted by the Chapel Hill Fire and Police Departments marking the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Also, please view a News 14 Carolina story looking back at the events of Sept. 11 with three UNC Health Care nurses who traveled to New York City in the weeks after the attacks.

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real doctors, real people - Samuel Jones

real doctors, real people - Samuel Jones

Dr. Samuel Jones, a surgeon and assistant director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals, also trains for and competes in triathlons on the side.

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Burn Survivor Reunion - Celebration of Life

Please join us for this free event, the 18th Annual Celebration of Life Burn Survivor Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 16 at the Friday Center. Our annual gathering offers survivors a chance to come together to share their stories of struggle, recovery and hope.

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VIDEO: A new life begins for Haitian earthquake survivor

Eriek Louis was one of three burn survivors from the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti treated in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. After five months of care, he was discharged from the Burn Center last Thursday, June 3.

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N.C. Jaycee Burn Center experts discuss grill and camp fire safety this Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, many Triangle residents will pull out their grills for some holiday fun with family and friends. N.C. Jaycee Burn Center experts stress safety first. According to the National Fire Protection Association, June and July are peak months for fires involving grills.

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VIDEO: Patients from Haiti earthquake arrive at UNC Hospitals

Three patients who suffered burns during the Haiti earthquake arrived in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals on Tuesday morning, Jan. 26.

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VIDEO: Patients from Haiti earthquake arrive at UNC Hospitals

Three patients who suffered burns during the Haiti earthquake arrived in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC Hospitals on Tuesday morning, Jan. 26.

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Family House Diaries: From Burns to Blessings

A fiery accident left Robert Leffer with life-threatening injuries, permanent disfigurement and lifetime rehabilitation ahead – and more blessings than Leffer, his wife Amalia and his health care team can sometimes find words to describe.

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Family House Diaries: From Burns to Blessings

A fiery accident left Robert Leffer with life-threatening injuries, permanent disfigurement and lifetime rehabilitation ahead – and more blessings than Leffer, his wife Amalia and his health care team can sometimes find words to describe.

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'Celebration of Life' burn survivor reunion

Please join the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center for the 17th annual "Celebration of Life" burn survivor’s reunion. Our annual gathering offers survivors a chance to come together to share their stories of struggle, recovery and hope.

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'Celebration of Life' burn survivor reunion

Please join the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center for the 17th annual "Celebration of Life" burn survivor’s reunion. Our annual gathering offers survivors a chance to come together to share their stories of struggle, recovery and hope.

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Family House Diaries: Going Forward in All New Skin

20-year-old Caitlin Hughes of Charlotte lost 90 percent of her skin after suffering a severe reaction to antibiotics prescribed for acne. This is the story of her remarkable recovery.

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Family House Diaries: Going Forward in All New Skin

20-year-old Caitlin Hughes of Charlotte lost 90 percent of her skin after suffering a severe reaction to antibiotics prescribed for acne. This is the story of her remarkable recovery.

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VIDEOS: Ocracoke burn survivor, Burn Center docs speak to media

On July 7, Martez Holland, a burn survivor from the July 4 fireworks explosion in Ocracoke, met with the media in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. Drs. Samuel Jones and Bruce Cairns also spoke with the media.

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VIDEOS: Ocracoke burn survivor, Burn Center docs speak to media

On July 7, Martez Holland, a burn survivor from the July 4 fireworks explosion in Ocracoke, met with the media in the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. Drs. Samuel Jones and Bruce Cairns also spoke with the media.

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