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Army Medic Rick Cowan

January 16, 2018

An Obsession to Serve

After 10 years as a US Army medic, Rick Cowan turned to the UNC School of Medicine, where he will graduate this year as a physician assistant.

Community, UNC Stories

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Dr. Bill Roper

October 6, 2015

Helping Veterans, Sending Care Across North Carolina

On September 24, individuals and leaders gathered to celebrate the new UNC Physician Assistant Program, which is set to launch on January 4, 2016, with its first class of 20 students. The program will provide educational and career development opportunities for nontraditional students, including veterans with medical experience, while reducing North Carolina's health-care workforce shortage in underserved areas.


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December 3, 2014

Sherman’s Boys: How Grown Men Honor the Youth League Coach Who Impa...

A Chatham County native who coached thousands of Chapel Hill youngsters is honored by former players who, as adults, routinely cook dinner at the hospital hospitality house where he is the beloved night manager.

Community, UNC Stories

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Stephani Page / credit: Max Englund

March 12, 2014

When the White House takes notice . . .

UNC School of Medicine graduate student Stephani Page uses Twitter to engage an online community of scientists.

Collaboration, Community

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Lowes Heroes present an in-kind check to the Center for Rehabilitation Care

November 14, 2013

UNC and 14 Triangle Lowes Home Improvement Stores Team Together to ...

The new UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care of Chapel Hill and Lowes Home Improvement recently teamed up with colleagues to build a one-of-a-kind outdoor “Challenge Course.”


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Kevin Guskiewicz

November 13, 2013

UNC selected as clinical site for NFLPA program on former players’ ...

Former pro football players to receive medical evaluations through UNC’s Brain & Body Health Program.

Community, Health

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October 16, 2013

Kaden Gray Robinson: The Boy with the Servant’s Heart

A 10-year-old Chapel Hill boy uses his passion for helping others to nourish the bodies and souls of patients and families who stay at SECU Family House.

Caregivers, Community, UNC Stories

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August 21, 2013

From the YaYas’ Kitchens to SECU Family House, It’s All about Belon...

A group of Triangle-based women who have been friends for nearly 30 years share their culinary talents with guests at SECU Family House. For all, it’s about more than the food.


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March 26, 2013

UNC Health Care and High Point Regional Complete Merger

High Point Regional announced it has completed its merger with the UNC Health Care System effective April 1, 2013. “We proudly welcome High Point Regional’s trustees, physicians, staff and volunteers to the UNC Health Care team. With our shared mission and values, this partnership will further a comprehensive approach to health care that connects communities with the health care resources they need, provided by the local hospitals and doctors they trust,” said Gary Park, President, UNC Hospitals.

Collaboration, Community

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July 19, 2012

UNC Hospitals Honored By American Hospital Association for Quality,...

UNC Hospitals was honored as a finalist for the coveted American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize.

Awards, Community

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Douglas R. Morgan

December 14, 2011

UNC Center for Latino Health receives prestigious award from the go...

Douglas Morgan, MD, MPH, will receive the Ohtli Award on behalf of the UNC Center for Latino Health, UNC Health Care, and UNC Health Sciences.

Awards, Community, North Carolina

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