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Dr Kibbe presents a UNC Children's Hospital honorary key  to Dr. Hayes-Jordan

June 7, 2018

Welcoming Andrea Hayes-Jordan, New Chief of Pediatric Surgery

This week, Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, FACS, FAAP, joins the UNC School of Medicine Department of Surgery as Professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery, as well as Surgeon in Chief for UNC Children’s Hospital. In this interview, Hayes-Jordan discusses her groundbreaking work with desmoplastic small round cell tumors, the technique she perfected for previously inoperable pediatric patients, and how divine intervention played a role in her choice of specialty.

UNC Lineberger's Eliza M. Park, MD, published a study that found parenting concerns contributed significantly to the psychological distress of mothers with late-stage cancer.

May 7, 2018

For mothers with advanced cancer, parenting concerns affect emotional well-being

A new study led by UNC Lineberger's Eliza M. Park, MD, shows that parenting concerns can have a significant impact on the mental and emotional health of women with advanced cancer. In particular, they found that a mother’s emotional well-being was significantly linked with whether she had communicated with her children about her illness, and her concerns about how her illness will financially impact her children.