In late 2009, Bill Roper, MD, MPH, Dean of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health Care, provided this update on the UNC School of Medicine's research advances this year.
From professional athletes to weekend warriors, the condition known as “runner’s knee” is a painful and potentially debilitating injury suffered by millions of people – although until now, it has been unclear just what causes it.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Citizen Soldier Support Program is recruiting behavioral and rehabilitative health service providers to participate in a new database that will help returning combat veterans and their families.
A statewide media campaign aimed at reducing teen tobacco use has reached record levels of awareness among North Carolina youths and is reaching those at highest risk for future tobacco use, according to an evaluation by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
A fiery accident left Robert Leffer with life-threatening injuries, permanent disfigurement and lifetime rehabilitation ahead – and more blessings than Leffer, his wife Amalia and his health care team can sometimes find words to describe.
The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course are both designed for UNC graduate students, doctoral candidates, post-docs, faculty and staff to complement their studies in traditional disciplines with an exploration of how entrepreneurship is changing their fields and learn how to conceive, plan and execute new commercial and nonprofit ventures.
This weekend, Robert Rich, MD, President of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, joins Department of Family Medicine's 'Here's to Your Health' radio show to discuss family medicine in North Carolina. We hope you can tune in either Saturday at 9 a.m., Sunday at 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., or Monday at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. on WCHL 1360 AM.
The Holiday season is upon us. Beware of Grinchs that may roam the Hospitals, searching for unlocked offices and unattended work areas, looking for your valuables. Don’t let a Grinch ruin your Holiday Cheer!
Come to the UNC Wellness Center for the "Maintain, Don't Gain" lecture on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. The lecture will provide advice to help you get through the special time of the year without the weight gain.
The 2009 Holiday Bazaar will be in the N.C. Children's Hospital lobby on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. There will be more than 50 vendors from all over the state selling national brands and locally made crafts, jewelry, cosmetics, art, and much more.