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UNC research featured in PBS segment on PTSD

UNC research featured in PBS segment on PTSD

PBS NewsHour produced a three-part series on PTSD, including a segment on a research project at the UNC School of Medicine led by Sam McLean, MD.

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The Art of Mentorship

The Art of Mentorship

In the last two years, Susan Girdler, PhD, and medical student Mary Shen have each been honored for their commitment to mentoring others. In conversation, the two discuss the importance of mentorship, supporting women in leadership, and building beneficial relationships.

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For Diabetes: A Call to Congress

For Diabetes: A Call to Congress

UNC School of Medicine professor and nurse practitioner Kate Bergamo joined diabetes advocates in the annual Call to Congress.

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Steiner Honored with Schweitzer Leadership Award

Steiner Honored with Schweitzer Leadership Award

Beat Steiner, MD, was recognized by the North Carolina chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship for his service to vulnerable people, particularly those living with severe mental illness and substance abuse issues.

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Page named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Page named Chair of the Department of Family Medicine

Cristen P. Page, MD, MPH, has been named chair of the department of Family Medicine, effective March 30.

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‘The joy of science’: Remembering Dr. Smithies, Carolina’s first Nobel laureate

‘The joy of science’: Remembering Dr. Smithies, Carolina’s first Nobel laureate

Hundreds of Carolina faithful gathered together on Tuesday evening to pay tribute to Dr. Oliver Smithies, a world-renowned scientist and UNC’s first Nobel Laureate, who passed away after a short illness in January. He was 91.

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Cancer burden for aging U.S. HIV population projected to shift

Cancer burden for aging U.S. HIV population projected to shift

UNC researcher Jessica Y. Islam, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reported findings today at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting that the total number of HIV-positive cancer patients in the United States is projected to decrease through 2030. Researchers project that there will be a decrease in cancers linked to the advanced stage of HIV infection -- AIDS.

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Lineberger researchers speak at N.C. Executive Mansion for Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Month proclamation

Lineberger researchers speak at N.C. Executive Mansion for Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Month proclamation

Governor Roy Cooper declared April as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Month in North Carolina to bring attention to this second-leading cause of cancer death among women. UNC Lineberger researchers joined First Lady Kristin Cooper at the Executive Mansion Monday at a luncheon hosted by the North Carolina Oncology Navigator Association.

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Parise, Kramer vie for UNC faculty chair post

Parise, Kramer vie for UNC faculty chair post

Leslie Parise, PhD, professor and chair of the department of biochemistry and biophysics in the UNC School of Medicine is running for faculty chair against Lloyd Kramer, PhD, professor of history in the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. The elections will be held April 7–19 by electronic ballot emailed to all eligible faculty members.

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Remembering Paul Bunce

Remembering Paul Bunce

Dr. Bunce was a founding clinical faculty member of the UNC School of Medicine and established the division of urology. He passed away on March 18 at the age of 100.

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U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools

U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools

Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.

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Rotating at UNC REX Healthcare

Rotating at UNC REX Healthcare

For the first time, UNC School of Medicine students will have the opportunity to conduct clinical rotations at UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh. Marc Weinberg, the first student to take advantage of the new partnership, will soon complete his training there.

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