Pediatrics

The latest pediatrics news from the N.C. Children's Hospital, UNC Health Care, and the UNC School of Medicine.

real doctors, real people - Jackie Patterson

real doctors, real people - Jackie Patterson

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.

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Spagnoli named Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology

Spagnoli named Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology

Anna Spagnoli, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Pediatric Bone Clinic and Endocrinology Fellowship Program, will succeed Ali Calikoglu, MD, on October 1.

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Weiner featured in Stars and Stripes

Timothy Weiner, MD, a pediatric surgeon, is serving as a Navy Reserve Commander in Afghanistan. Stars and Stripes is the Department of Defense's military newspaper.

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real doctors, real people - Richard Bloomfield

real doctors, real people - Richard Bloomfield

Dr. Ricky Bloomfield plays a mean jazz saxophone. He also develops iPhone and iPad apps. And he's a Chief Resident in Pediatrics at UNC.

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Older overweight children consume fewer calories than their healthy weight peers

Older overweight children consume fewer calories than their healthy weight peers

A study by UNC pediatrics researchers finds there is no such thing as a “one size fits all” explanation for childhood obesity.

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CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up"

CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up"

Join the stampede! CowParade North Carolina 2012 "Round Up" is coming Aug. 18.

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N.C. Children's Promise Radio/Telethon

N.C. Children's Hospital celebrates the annual Radio/Telethon on Thursday, November 15, 2012 in the lobby of the Children's Hospital. Sign up to volunteer today!

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Robinson named Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar

Robinson named Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar

Loren Robinson, a chief resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar.

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real doctors, real people - Loren Robinson

real doctors, real people - Loren Robinson

Loren Robinson, a chief resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, spends Saturdays speaking to students interested in medicine and other time in one-on-one mentoring relationships with some of those students.

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Volunteers Needed for N.C. Children's Hospital Fundraising Project

The Children's Hospital needs volunteers to help launch CowParade North Carolina 2012 on August 19, 20, and 21 while we set up life sized fiberglass cows in Durham for exhibits in Chapel Hill, Raleigh and Durham.

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UNC researchers discover promising new treatment for egg allergy

UNC researchers discover promising new treatment for egg allergy

Giving egg-allergic children small amounts of egg over many months found to reduce severe reactions, help some shed the allergy entirely.

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Zolotor named new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine

Zolotor named new vice president at the North Carolina Institute of Medicine

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).

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UNC’s expertise in rare disease leads to patient-family education weekend

UNC’s expertise in rare disease leads to patient-family education weekend

UNC physicians and scientists are teaming with the PCD Foundation this weekend to present a weekend-long family education program taking place this Friday through Sunday (June 29-July 1).

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Adjunct assistant professor Hill releases new book

Adjunct assistant professor Hill releases new book

David L. Hill, MD, FAAP, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, has just published a new book from the American Academy of Pediatrics, 'Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro.'

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U.S. News names N.C. Children's Hospital as one of nation’s best in 10 clinical categories

U.S. News names N.C. Children's Hospital as one of nation’s best in 10 clinical categories

N.C. Children's Hospital is the only children's hospital in North Carolina to achieve a top 10 ranking in any of the 10 specialty areas recognized by the publication, ranking 8th in pulmonology.

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Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb

Baby wash products linked to false positive screening results for marijuana exposure in the womb

Sleuthing by a multidisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals revealed the culprit behind an unexpected spike in “false positive” cannabis exposure screening results.

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Dr. Wesley Burks named chair of Food Allergy Initiative’s Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Wesley Burks named chair of Food Allergy Initiative’s Medical Advisory Board

UNC’s internationally renowned allergy expert to lead effort to develop new treatments and discover a cure for life-threatening food allergies.

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Touch-A-Truck event benefits NC Children's Hospital

This event, on April 15, provides a unique opportunity for children to explore vehicles of all types – public service, emergency, utility, construction, landscaping, transportation, delivery and just plain cool – all in one place!

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Adult & Pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Units open April 1

UNC Neurosciences is proud to announce the opening of an adult and pediatric Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) effective April 1. The adult and pediatric units will each consist of five beds and be located on 6 Neurosciences and 6 Children’s respectively.

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North Carolina Women’s Hospital Receives Prestigious International Award

North Carolina Women’s Hospital Receives Prestigious International Award

March 22, 2012 Albany, NY - Baby-Friendly® USA, announces that North Carolina Women’s Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility.

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