UNC SOM Facebook Page

The UNC School of Medicine now has its very own Facebook page for news and updates about our medical students and faculty. Share our posts with family, friends, and prospective students, and "LIKE" our page.

The UNC School of Medicine Facebook page highlights news involving our medical students and faculty. Get information about research, students, community outreach events, awards, and more by following our page. 

The page recently featured newsroom stories such as: 

  • The Brain on Light
    UNC SOM grad student Alice Stamatakis uses optogenetics - a complex technique that uses a beam of light to activate or inactivate different brain-signaling pathways. She and her colleagues are finding that the brain’s reward circuitry is a lot more complicated than originally thought.  
  • Bynum honored for obesity prevention work
    Third-year UNC medical student Milele Bynum earned the Community Outreach Award from the American Academy of Family Physicians for implementing a faith-based nutrition education and walking program called Walking in Faith. 

  • Dispatch from Guinea: Containing Ebola 
    UNC clinical instructor of medicine Dr. William Fischer II is returning from a rural isolation area in Gueckedou, Guinea, where he helped battle Ebola Virus as part of a team from Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières/MSF).
  • As SNMA turns 50, UNC chapter wins big
    UNC’s Student National Medical Association won Regional and National Chapter of the Year! Co-presidents Thayne Dalrymple and Yolanda Paylor share the organization’s many accomplishments this year.

  • Closing the Gender Gap
    Kate Hacker and Audrey Verde, seventh-year students in the MD-PhD program at Carolina, were aware of gender disparities in science. It wasn’t until they became more familiar with the research, however, that the inequalities pushed them to act.



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