For Tiffany Albritton, RN, of 3 Women's, being ready for the unexpected is part of her personal rulebook of professional practice and customer service. This is the fourth of several videos featured from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.
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.
He is a nurse on 3 West treating patients in family medicine and nephrology. To patients and colleagues, he is an ideal caregiver: competent, passionate and hard working. He was tested by tragedy but found the strength to come back. Meet Saul Opukah. This is the second of several videos we will feature from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.
If Sheila Roszell, MSN, RN-BC, on 5 Bedtower, tells you "it's something we had to do," you can count on it getting done. If she's not treating patients, she's likely at school working on a PhD in Health Care Systems. Her dissertation focuses on applying efficiencies developed by Toyota to her work on 5 Bedtower. This is the third of several videos featured from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.
This video is a conversation with UNC epidemiologist Dr. Ada Adimora as she shares her perspective on the impact of HIV infection.
A double-lung transplant gives a Lincoln County, N.C., woman a second chance at life, allowing her to witness the birth of her first granddaughter, attend her son’s wedding and meet the lung donor’s family to thank them face-to-face for their selfless generosity.
As a skin wound resource nurse, Kate Rowe performed regular monthly audits in the Medicine Progressive Care Unit (MPCU). But she wasn't satisfied with the results. Watch this video to see how she helped dramatically improve those results. This is the first of several videos we will feature from the 2010 Nursing Annual Report.
Kelly Bruno, a second-year medical student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is also an amputee who has completed three Ironman triathlons. But she is perhaps better known to many as "Kelly B.," one of the castaways on "Survivor: Nicaragua."
A world renowned eating disorder specialist, Cindy Bulik finds her professional world intertwines with her life on the ice.
These results may be driven by a mistaken belief among women with anorexia that they can’t get pregnant because they are not menstruating or are having irregular periods.
Employees from different areas of UNC Hospitals recently participated in a career fair for Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange county schools.
Members of UNC Hospitals' Emergency Department, in conjunction with UNC's Morehead Planetarium, hosted a "Science of the ER" camp for middle school students in the summer of 2010. From sutures to respiratory therapy, students learned about what happens behind the scenes in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals.
One of the defining moments for medical students is the White Coat Ceremony.
Photojournalist Nathan Clendenin introduces his video profile of Dr. Maria Ferris, a kidney disease specialist who also has quite a flair for making beautiful wedding cakes.
Labors of love often involve food, and a Chapel Hill couple’s life-long love of cooking and commitment to volunteering fuels them to nourish body and soul for complete strangers twice a month.
The UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases collaborated with Global Health TV to make this short film about UNC's partnership with Malawi.
For more than a year, teams across UNC Health Care have prepared for our Magnet site survey that takes place Sept. 13 - 16. Thanks and congratulations to all of our Magnet champions (as celebrated in this video)! As part of the celebration, everyone is invited to greet our visitors from the ANCC in the Children's lobby at 7:15 a.m. Sept. 13.
When Gabrielle Gutierrez’s parents were told that the Jacksonville, NC, teen would need surgery to remove a (non-cancerous) massive tumor from her throat, they were terrified. However, Gabby was the first UNC pediatric patient to have oral robotic surgery. On Tuesday Gabby and her family returned to UNC Hospitals to 'meet' the robot.
Besides being the grandfather of electronic medical records at UNC, seeing patients and teaching in Rheumatology and Immunology, and teaching students in the Pharmacy School, there's another side of Dr. Berger outside the hospital that's equally varied and accomplished.
A breast cancer recurrence yields a serendipitous journey for a high school English teacher from Davidson, N.C., and leaves her with far more than the disease has taken away.