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November 16, 2021

A Tale of two Lungs

Standing outside in the fresh air, a crisp winter morning, looking at a clear blue sky and taking a long deep breath, feeling the cold air fill your lungs. It sounds simple, easy. However, for Ronald Campbell, there was a time when taking a breath, any breath was a struggle. This was the stark reality for Ronald Campbell, 45-year-old father of two living in Raleigh, North Carolina when his condition was at its worst. Read about his journey to lung transplatation.

October 7, 2021

Ebstein’s Anomaly: A Rare Disease Treated with World-class Care Here at Home

At ten years old, Jahliah Parker likes to have fun with her siblings, play on her Nintendo Switch, and, along with thousands of other children across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, is ready to go back to in-person school. She is an ordinary kid except for one little thing, her congenital heart condition. Jahliah suffers from Ebstein’s Anomaly, a rare disease treated with world-class care at UNC Health.

September 23, 2021

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center Approved for Re-Verification as an Adult and Pediatric Burn Center

The American Burn Association (ABA) conducted a site visit on June 18, 2021 of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center. The ABA Burn Center Verification Review Committee approved the site report and has approved the Burn Center for re-verification as an Adult and Pediatric Burn Center through July 31, 2024. They commend the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center for its commitment to excellence and its dedication to providing quality burn care to patients.