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New Faculty to Join the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Catherine J. Lumley, MD, and Travis P. Schrank, MD, PhD, joined the department of otolaryngology/head and neck surgery this month as assistant professors.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Aug. 22
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high in 2018 NIH funding report
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in NIH finding, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30.
Located in News / 2019 / February
The Measure of a Doctor
As Harold Pillsbury, MD, retires as chair of UNC Otolaryngology/ Head and Neck Surgery, we take a look back at his career through the eyes of one of his patients.
Located in News / 2018 / June
UNC’s Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery upends the residency interview process
In research recently published in The Laryngoscope, the department details results from two years of adding surgical simulation to residency interviews.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Phenotyping may lead to more tailored treatment for head and neck cancer
Fourth-year medical student Wesley Stepp, PhD, has developed a testing method to predict aggressiveness of head and neck cancers and help physicians determine the ideal treatment regimen.
Located in News / 2018 / April
UNC SOM lands 16 departments in top 25 for NIH funding
The UNC School of Medicine ranks 16th overall in NIH funding; 6th among public universities. The department of cell biology and physiology is the highest ranked at 2nd overall.
Located in News / 2018 / February
UNC hearing loss experts lead clinical trials of FDA-approved hearing implant
Ninety-seven percent of trial participants reported hearing improvements in the first year with the use of the SYNCHRONY EAS (Electric Acoustic Stimulation) Hearing Implant System. UNC implanted more patients than any other participating hearing center.
Located in News / 2016 / September
The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC partners with knitting group to create hearing anniversary gifts for children
The Children’s Cochlear Implant Center at UNC recently partnered with a knitting group to create cuddly love monsters – a Carolina blue creature holding a balloon that’s also the center’s logo – to give to children when they reach their one-year hearing anniversary.
Located in News / 2016 / August
Dr. Kevin Brown discusses vertigo on WPTF
Dr. Brown talked with NewsRadio680 WPTF about the symptoms of vertigo, after UNC men's basketball coach Roy Williams suffered an episode of vertigo during a game.
Located in News / 2016 / February
UNC receives grant to support young physician scientists
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists aims to address potential burnout of young doctors who have substantial research and extra-professional responsibilities.
Located in News / 2016 / January