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Johnson Focuses on Rising Maternal Health Disparities Among Black Women
Jasmine Johnson, MD, third-year Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellow and clinical instructor in the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, dedicates her research efforts on Black maternal health disparities and quality improvement efforts to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 9
SECURE-IBD Provides Answers During Uncertain Times
The SECURE-IBD (Surveillance Epidemiology of Coronavirus Under Research Exclusion for Inflammatory Bowel Disease) database was designed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Mount Sinai to answer questions that patients with IBD and their caregivers might have during these uncertain times. Written by Marla Broadfoot
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / July 2
From H1N1 to COVID-19, ICU Physician-Researcher’s Career Focused on Helping the Sickest
Christine Vigeland, MD, found her calling during residency as the H1N1 pandemic was ending in 2010. She dedicated her career to researching acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and treating ICU patients. Ten years later, the knowledge she’s gained and her continued commitment to the most critical patients are guiding her through another pandemic.
Located in News / 2020 / July
Walk for Health Equity
UNC Health sponsored walks for Health Equity in support of Black Lives Matter on Tuesday at multiple locations, including UNC Medical Center, Hillsborough, UNC REX, UNC Wakebrook and across UNCPN. Hundreds of co-workers gathered to demonstrate their stand against racism and in support of health equity. Each event included a moment of silence.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 25
Living Through COVID-19: How to Decide What’s Safe
Emily Sickbert-Bennett, PhD, director of UNC Medical Center Infection Prevention, and several UNC Health experts offer insights on various real-life aspects of living through a pandemic as the state and country "re-open."
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / June 25
King Steps in as New Chief of the Burn Surgery Division
Booker T. King, MD, joins the Department of surgery as Chief and Professor, in the Division of Burn Surgery and the Director of the NC Jaycee Burn Center. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a doctor, the contributions he has made to science to help burn patients, and his goal to help the burn center be the best academic burn center in the country.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / March 19
A homecoming for a convergent scientist
After 16 years in Rwanda, physician and renewable energy entrepreneur Caleb King returns to his alma mater to lead the UNC Institute for Convergent Science, a partnership of the College of Arts & Sciences, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, and Innovate Carolina.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / Jan. 30
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
UNC SOM 'Hoopsters' Featured in The Well
The Woollen Knights, a group of friends and UNC School of Medicine faculty and researchers, have taken to the court for more than four decades at UNC's famed Woollen Gymnasium, where they become well-known winners among campus ballers.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / November 26
Former patient, young violinist advances to "America's Got Talent" Semifinals
Former UNC Children’s patient and 11-year-old violinist Tyler Butler-Figueroa, performed Tuesday, Aug. 20, on “America’s Got Talent,” on NBC.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 29