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‘The singing patient’ hopes his music will inspire others
Decorated military veteran MG Autry says service to others is central to his life. Even when he is facing his own health challenges, he would have it no other way.
Located in News / 2019 / January
Endocarditis Increases in N.C.
While the opioid epidemic has prompted news coverage of overdose deaths and increases in HIV and viral hepatitis infections, one side effect of injection drug use has been largely absent from the headlines. Rates of drug-associated endocarditis have been increasing over the past decade and rapidly rising over the past five years. In North Carolina, the number of hospitalizations and the number of surgeries to treat this infection of the heart’s valves have soared.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Nov. 20
Blue Cross NC, UNC-Chapel Hill Collaborate to Expand Rural Primary Care
Blue Cross NC to invest $800,000 in a new UNC-Chapel Hill program that improves access to care, education and employment opportunities throughout Rockingham County.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Center for Transplant Care Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Saving Procedures
The program’s major milestone was celebrated in the lobby of the UNC Children’s Hospital Monday morning with speeches from physicians that have made the program possible, along with a kidney transplant patient and his living donor.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Former patient donates $10 million to further blood cancer research at UNC Lineberger
Etteinne “ET” and W. G. Champion “Champ” Mitchell of New Bern, North Carolina, will create a new fund supporting ground-breaking research in blood cancer at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, including lymphoma, leukemia and myeloma research, in gratitude for the care Champ received and to bolster research directed at finding cures.
Located in News / 2018 / October
Seeking and Solving: From Iraq to Uganda
Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, an instructor in the division of infectious diseases, draws on his military experience to provide care and help overcome access issues in rural Uganda. He has been awarded a Challenge Grant by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support his work.
Located in News / 2018 / September
UNC Team led by Page receives $2.4 million to establish technical assistance center to help develop residencies in rural communities
A national team led by Cristy Page, MD, MPH, Chair of UNC Family Medicine, has been awarded $2.4 million of funding in a cooperative agreement by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. The funding will support the development of a national technical assistance center that will engage with HRSA Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program awardees to help them develop new, accredited residency programs in family medicine, general internal medicine and psychiatry in rural communities in the United States.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Oct. 4
UNC School of Medicine Hosts Annual White Coat Ceremony
The UNC School of Medicine’s Class of 2022 received their white coats at the annual event.
Located in News / 2018 / September
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
UNC School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2022
The UNC School of Medicine welcomed the Class of 2022 to campus with orientation activities beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 1.
Located in News / 2018 / August