Pediatrics

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

Botanical Garden receives two grants for science program for pediatric patients

Botanical Garden receives two grants for science program for pediatric patients

Two grants from neighbors in the Research Triangle Park will help the North Carolina Botanical Garden at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continue a science program for pediatric patients at UNC Hospitals.

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Patient Ambassador Plans Bone Marrow Drive

Patient Ambassador Plans Bone Marrow Drive

Dylan Price, patient ambassador for N.C. Children’s Hospital, has organized a Bone Marrow Drive for Thursday, February 7 from 4:30—8:00 p.m. at the UNC Student Union in room 3408.

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North Carolina Children's Hospital 2012 Annual Report online

North Carolina Children's Hospital 2012 Annual Report online

This is the first annual report produced by the N.C. Children's Hospital, which covers activities surrounding the hospital's CARE Mission: Clinical Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education.

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RN: Real Nurses - Bela Emory

RN: Real Nurses - Bela Emory

Bela Emory, RN, CPN, BSN has been a nurse at UNC Hospital for more than 25 years working the night shift in Pediatrics. When she's not at the hospital, Bela spends much of her time helping her husband with his antiques business and loves collecting Campbell's soup advertisements.

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Sublingual immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for peanut allergy

Sublingual immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for peanut allergy

Daily doses of a liquid containing peanut powder, in gradually increasing amounts, enabled patients with peanut allergy to safely consume peanut in amounts at least 10 times greater than their baseline.

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real doctors, real people - Josh Berkowitz

real doctors, real people - Josh Berkowitz

Life for Josh Berkowitz, a third year resident in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, is constantly at full speed. If he's not with a patient at the hospital, in a clinic, or with his family being a husband and father - then you'll find him on the field competing in Ultimate Frisbee.

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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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