UNC Hospitals performs 5,000 general pediatric surgeries every year. Recently, the hospital has redesigned its pediatric operating rooms to help make children less anxious before the operations. The new rooms were dedicated on May 6.
Why would Laurence Katz want to give patients hypothermia?
Please read on to see the spring issue of Thurston Today - the newsletter for the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology.
On Saturday, May 7, the School of Medicine commencement ceremony took place at Memorial Hall. This year, UNC produced 154 new doctors of medicine. The class of 2011 chose Anthony Charles, MD, as commencement speaker. Read on for details about the class and the awards presented.
The award is to be used at the discretion of the recipient for support of research and scholarship. The due date for applications is May 31, 2011.
A UNC study has joined the ranks of an elite group of programs recognized for their contributions to reducing cancer.
Through the generosity of the Jefferson-Pilot Corporation, a trust fund has been established within the Medical Foundation for the support of Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine. Nominations now are being invited for the 2011-2012 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship.
An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by David Rubinow, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry.
Adaora Adimora, professor in the School of Medicine and clinical professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, has won the 2011 Mary Turner Lane Award.
The 6th annual Society for Women’s Health Research Medtronic Prize for Scientific Contributions to Women’s Health was presented to Dr. Denniz Zolnoun, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in the Department of OB/GYN at the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) Annual Gala Dinner earlier this month.