UNC Health Talk

Category: Awards

The Da Vinci Surgical System at UNC Hospitals (Photo by Brian Strickland)

October 21, 2015

UNC GYN: Surgical Excellence

In the recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of America’s Best Hospitals, UNC Hospitals was nationally ranked in five of the 16 specialties. In this series, we profile these specialties to learn more about what makes them so outstanding.

Awards, Gynecology

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Illustration of shapes with DNA helixes inside them.

September 22, 2015

UNC Lineberger to partner in $12 million effort to find treatments ...

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers and eight other leading cancer research institutions have won a five-year, $12 million grant to try to find treatments for a group of cancers linked to mutations in the NF1 gene.

Awards, Genetics

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Frederick Burroughs

April 16, 2015

A Legacy of Care

In the late 1960s, when Frederick Burroughs, MD, opened his practice in Southeast Raleigh, he was the first Board Eligible African-American pediatrician in Wake County. It’s a distinction he’s proud of, but it doesn’t come close to defining his career in medicine.

Awards, Research

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March 30, 2015

UNC Neuroscience Center lab featured on UNC-TV

Spencer Smith, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology and member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, was featured on North Carolina Now, a nightly program on UNC TV.

Awards

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Bondurant Hall

March 10, 2015

UNC School of Medicine remains elite in U.S. News and World Report ...

The School of Medicine is ranked 2nd for Primary Care and 22nd for Research in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Medical School Rankings. Family Medicine, Rural Medicine and AIDS were all listed as top ten specialties.

Awards

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John Buse

March 4, 2015

UNC diabetes researcher featured on WRAL

TV segment focused diabetes prevention and screening and featured John Buse, MD, PhD, chief, Division of Endocrinology, executive associate dean for clinical research.

Awards, Diabetes, Research

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Bryan L. Roth

December 23, 2014

Roth’s novel research technique, DREADDs, lands him on Top 10 List

The National Institute of Mental Health director Tom Insel recognized Byran L. Roth, MD, PhD, for his innovative research tool.

Awards, Mental Health

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Closeup of multicolored doughnuts with sprinkles and nuts.

October 13, 2014

Would you eat that doughnut if you knew you had to walk two miles t...

A new study at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will examine whether adding the amount of walking it takes to burn off the calories in food items will lead consumers to make healthier choices.

Awards, Health, Research, Studies, Weight Loss, Wellness

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Terry Magnuson

September 24, 2014

The Geneticist

With his selection to the NIH Council of Councils, Terry Magnuson, PhD, becomes the first UNC scientist appointed to the board dedicated to funding the biggest ideas in medical research.

Awards, Genetics

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Joining the exclusive ranks of just 40 other ACS-verified pediatric trauma centers across the country

January 14, 2014

N.C. Children’s Hospital Triangle’s first American College of...

UNC Hospitals is home to the Triangle’s only pediatric trauma program recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children; one of only five in entire Southeast.

Awards

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