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A Second Chance
By rescuing Whiskey and giving her a second chance, Silvia Kreda, PhD, lung researcher at the School of Medicine, and Preston Parker are helping patients and families during illness and recovery.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Dec. 18
Santas and Elves visit UNC Hospitals
For more than 25 years, Santas and elves have visited patients at UNC Hospitals as part of an annual event sponsored by the Volunteer Association. During their visits, they sing carols and deliver stuffed holiday bears to patients and their families, some of whom tear up, hug, and simply have a chat with Santa Claus.
Located in Employee News Online / 2014 / Dec. 23
Voters say ‘yes’ to Connect NC bond
North Carolina voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly said yes to the $2 billion Connect NC bond referendum – and to higher education.
Located in News / 2016 / March
U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools
Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.
Located in News / 2016 / March
Tuned into Neuroscience
There are a host of ways neuroscientists can study the brain. Some analyze its chemistry, others its structure. UNC researcher Flavio Frohlich examines its electrical system, what he calls the “language of the brain,” and investigates how miscommunication in these signals can play a role in psychiatric illnesses.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 29
Sharpless sworn in as director of the National Cancer Institute
Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless, MD, was sworn in as the 15th director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on Oct. 17.
Located in News / 2017 / October
A look back at our favorite stories of 2017
In 2017, the UNC School of Medicine was home to some fascinating discoveries and amazing stories. Here’s a list of favorites from our news team.
Located in News / 2017 / December
Challenging the status quo: Katz examines training, staffing and research in cardiac intensive care
Jason Katz, MD, MHS, medical director of UNC’s cardiac intensive care unit, examines the challenges facing cardiac intensive care units and clinicians, and offers innovative recommendations for training, staffing and research for this emerging field.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Mobile Clinic Offers Care to Farm Workers
Once a week during the spring and summer growing season, UNC physicians, nurses, residents, and medical students travel to Benson, NC, to provide care for the area's migrant farmworker population.
Located in News / 2017 / May
With Grace and Good Humor
Fifteen years ago, Nancy Raasch was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Then, in 2009, came multiple myeloma. Despite these malignancies, she refuses to let cancer define her.
Located in News / 2015 / April