News from UNC Children's

HPDP receives $1.5 million to develop diabetes self-management education toolkit
Dr. Thomas Keyserling and Dr. Greg Randolph from the UNC School of Medicine are investigators in the project.
UNC Children’s Physician Nationally Recognized for Efforts in Neonatal Medicine
In North Carolina, more than 10 percent of all births are pre-term (before 37 weeks gestation). At UNC Children’s, Dr. Michael O’Shea and his team are combining research and a family-centered approach to care to achieve the best possible outcomes for children born prematurely and their families.
Using Big Data to End “Hurry Up and Wait”
When a patient is late for an appointment, the effects ripple through the waiting room. A new study suggests ways to avoid this problem.
Flu Alert Restrictions for UNC Children's in Effect
To protect the health of our patients, visitor restrictions for the NCCC, PICU, and BMTU are now in effect.
Governors Club Provides a New Source of Support for Children’s Health
UNC Children’s First-Ever Endowed Chair from a Residential Community
Carroll Named to Leadership Role at Medical Foundation
Mary Margaret Carroll has assumed the job of Senior Executive Director of Development.
Patient Finds Expertise, Friendliness and Fun at UNC Children’s Diabetes Program
The UNC Diabetes Care Center offers specialized care, education, and research for patients - and their families.
UNC heart transplant patient featured on Ellen Degeneres Show
Fourteen-year-old Al-J was diagnosed with a heart condition as an infant, and patiently waited for the transplant that might save his life. Al-J met Ellen and told her his emotional story of survival.
Hyundai Program Raises Funds for Pediatric Cancer Research
Hyundai America's "Hope On Wheels" program raises funds to help in the search for a cure of childhood cancer.
Dr. Kim's "chat" reaches international audience
Dr. Edwin Kim took to the internet in a Reddit AMA on food allergy and immunotherapy which attracted thousands of viewers and hundreds of participants.