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The below clickable headlines link directly to outside media outlets, which featured UNC School of Medicine faculty during the past week, starting Friday October 15, 2021.

Unusual accident, blood clot diagnosis lead Leasburg woman to UNC’s DVT Clinic – Cassi Frank (CBS17)

Tragedy at UNC underscores the need for student mental health care on NC campuses – Dr. Amy Ursano (News & Observer)

College students struggle with mental health as pandemic drags on – Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (The Washington Post)

UNC expert recommends vaccine boosters to help shore up waning immunity – Dr. David Wohl (CBS 17)

UNC Health’s Samantha Meltzer-Brody Discusses Campus Suicides with CNN’s Jake TapperDr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (CNN)

Halloween is not cancelled this year; New guidance in Durham to celebrate with precautions – Dr. Emily Sickbert-Bennett (

SECU Foundation Supports Telemedicine Pilot – Dr. Wesley Burks (

UNC cancels classes amid “mental health crisis”Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody (CBS News)

Antibiotics Used in Dialysis Patients Linked With Sudden Cardiac Death – Dr. Jennifer Flythe (MedPageToday)

Watching proteins dance – Dr. Klaus Hahn (Cosmos Magazine)

4 things to know about COVID-19 vaccine and young children – Dr. Peyton Thompson (

Triangle hospitals, health departments prepare for Moderna, J&J booster authorization – Dr. Erica Pettigrew (CBS 17)

UNC Rex to open $170M Holly Springs hospital in November – Roy Tempki (Triangle Business Journal)

Police Transport More Patients with Mental Health Needs to ED – Dr. David Rosen (Relias Media)

People Who Got Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Shot Can Get a Booster. Which One Should They Get? – Dr. David Wohl (Market Watch)

Pardee doctor worries about holiday COVID surge because people not being as cautious – Dr. David Ellis (ABC 13)