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Creating Future Scientists
Albert Schweitzer Fellows and second-year medical students William Runge and Ricky Singh have taken their love of science to middle school classrooms in Hillsborough, N.C., hoping to foster and develop interest in the sciences among young students.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Feb. 19
Michalak begins Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship
As her classmates return to Chapel Hill to begin their fourth year at the UNC School of Medicine, Suzanne Michalak will be at a lab bench at Boston Children’s Hospital. The recipient of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Medical Research Fellowship, Michalak will spend the year in Boston researching congenital eye movement disorders in the lab of Elizabeth Engle, MD.
Located in Vital Signs / 2015 / Aug. 13
Training Tomorrow’s Scientists: UNC’s BBSP at 12 Years Old
With the number of applicants growing each year, UNC’s Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP) has become a leader in introductory programs for students pursuing graduate degrees in the life and biomedical sciences. From lab rotations, wellness resources to career exploration opportunities, BBSP continues to train better students to become even better scientists.
Located in News / 2019 / December
Going Where the Need is Greatest
Travis Williams is a medical student on a mission to bring excellent care to underserved corners of North Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 1
Serving the Underserved
After graduating this weekend, Yousef Abu-Salha, MD, will now begin a five-year residency in the urologic surgery program at the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill. He hopes to follow in his family's tradition of caring for those who need it most.
Located in News / 2019 / May
Four pairs of UNC biomedical graduate students, mentors earn HHMI Gilliam Fellowships
This prestigious honor from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute supports exceptional graduate students committed to increasing diversity among scientific leaders across the country. Read about their past experiences and research in their own words.
Located in News / 2019 / August
“White Coats Black Doctors” builds legacy, plans for the future
On April 9, Celeste Brown, one of the co-founders of the White Coats Black Doctors Foundation (WCBD) was honored with a Public Service Award from the University of North Carolina. On April 13, White Coats Black Doctors awarded the first WCBD Excellence Scholarship to UNC medical student Ashley King.
Located in News / 2018 / April
Running the Race
First-year medical students Rob Arend and Alex Jeffs and third-year medical student Shelley Warner all competed in the Boston Marathon, overcoming cold and wet conditions to finish the historic race.
Located in News / 2018 / April
UNC School of Medicine welcomes new PhD students to BBSP
The Biomedical and Biological Sciences Program (BBSP) welcomed a new class of PhD students to Chapel Hill this week for orientation.
Located in News / 2018 / August
Putting Service FIRST
The FIRST Program provides participants the opportunity to complete their MD in three years and, subject to academic and performance standards, includes the opportunity for placement with a Family Medicine Residency program of North Carolina, after which scholars will take part in three years of service in an underserved area of North Carolina. In this video, hear from Cristy Page, MD, Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and FIRST Scholars, Kyle Melvin, and Thane Campbell about what makes the program special.
Located in News / 2018 / September