The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute awards UNC School of Medicine researchers more than $2 million to study glucose monitoring in non-insulin treated patients living with type 2 diabetes.
UNC's Dr. Adam Goldstein and colleagues discuss in the New England Journal of Medicine medical, ethical, and legal concerns about physician involvement in concealed weapons permits. They argue that standards, protocols and new policies are needed for physicians to adequately assess a patient’s physical or mental competency in concealed-weapons permitting.
Ranked number two in the country, UNC Family Medicine has earned a national leadership role in primary care research, education and patient care innovation. The 2012 Annual Report provides the details behind the department's tremendous success.
Congratulations to UNC Health Care’s 2013 "Health Care Heroes" award winners: Dr. John van Aalst won in the "Physician" category and the Department of Family Medicine won in the "Community Outreach" category. In addition, Dr. Carey Anders and Dr. Chuck Perou were honored as finalists in the "Rising Star" and "Innovator/Researcher" categories, respectively.
Read our interviews with medical students Kimberly Newton, MPH, entering a family medicine residency at UNC; and Matthew McNeill, entering an internal medicine at New York University.
Dr. Gourlay, an assistant professor in the UNC School of Medicine and an adjunct assistant professor in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, is honored for a study that helped define appropriate bone density screening intervals for women ages 65 and older.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH® Adam & Cristy will be talking with Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UNC, Dr. Adam Zolotor about Medicaid Expansion Across the U.S.
About two of every three children will experience at least one traumatic event before they turn 18, but only a few psychotherapeutic treatments showed possible benefits for children exposed to trauma.
UNC Family Medicine’s nationally known Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program releases an article that suggests teenagers want to eliminate smoking in all indoor and outdoor places.
Family Medicine's Workplace Wellness Program reduces costs while making employees happier and healthier
The Town of Chapel Hill was recently named one of the Triangle’s Healthiest Employers by the Triangle Business Journal because of its innovative employee wellness program designed and delivered by UNC Family Medicine called Wellness@Work.
Prior to the UNC-Georgia Tech football game on Saturday, Nov. 10, Chapel Hill radio station WCHL aired a segment titled "Weekend Warriors" featuring health tips from Susannah Southern, a dietitian at UNC Health Care's Family Medicine Clinics.
Dr. Philip Sloane, Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine and principal investigator, says the project’s long-range goal is for its materials to undergo clinical trial testing and be adopted widely by medical practices and health systems serving persons with AD.
Adam and Cristy will be joined by Plastic Surgeon, Brian Drolet, MD, this weekend on YOUR HEALTH to talk about "Resident Work Hours: Too Much, Too Little or Just Right?"
Adam & Cristy will be joined by Professor & Vice Chair for Research and Scientific Affairs in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC and Director of the UNC Schizophrenia Research Center, Dr. John Gilmore this weekend on YOUR HEALH to talk about Schizophrenia.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Health Journalist, Dr. Robert Davis to talk about his book, "Coffee is Good for You: From Vitamin C and Organic Foods to Low-Carb and Detox Diets, The Truth About Diet and Nutrition Claims."
Adam Zolotor, MD, DrPH, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, has been selected as the new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM).
This weekend, Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Amy Fowler, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Residency Program Director at UNC, to talk about Eye Lid Problems.
This weekend on YOUR HEALTH, we’ll be talking with Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of Experimental Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Jerry Groopman and faculty member at the Harvard Medical School and the Division of Endocrinology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Pam Hartzband, about their book, Your Medical Mind: How to Decide What Is Right For You.
This weekend Adam & Cristy will be joined by Dr. Stephanie Covington, nationally recognized clinician, author, organizational consultant, and lecturer, to talk about "Women, Trauma & Addiction."
On this weekend's show, Adam and Cristy will be joined by author and physician-patient-advocate, Dr. Steven Kussin, to talk about his book, "Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Now: Gaining the Upper Hand in Your Medical Care."