Category: Community

Volunteers serving food in soup kitchen, wearing masks

December 24, 2021

4 Ways Volunteering Can Be Good for Your Health

Volunteering can provide multiple health benefits while you help your community.

Community, Volunteering

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A photograph of patient Doug Jones with his wife, Letha Jones.

February 14, 2020

Quick-Thinking Passersby Save a Life After Heart Attack

NC State alumni, Raleigh police, Wake EMS and the UNC REX Emergency Department worked together to save a man's life.

Community, Heart Health, Patient Care

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View of Henderson, NC, from a high vantage point.

August 29, 2018

Kenan Scholars Story: Henderson

UNC Health Care is committed to expanding the number of primary care physicians who serve in rural and underserved areas in North Carolina. To that end, the Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars Program gives medical students an opportunity to complete a six-week summer internship at a rural health care clinic. Each student works with a…

Community, Education, 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.

Community

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Photo of men from video.

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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UNC Chapel

April 29, 2008

UNC student-run free health clinic celebrates 40 years of service

CHAPEL HILL – A Carrboro-based health clinic run by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students – the oldest such operation in the United States – is marking 40 years of service with a birthday party at the Carrboro Arts Center this Sunday (April 13).

Community, North Carolina

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UNC Chapel

February 14, 2008

Art and mental health collide in schizophrenia art exhibit

RALEIGH – For several patients of the UNC Department of Psychiatry STEP (Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program) program, April 18 was a hallmark day. It is the opening of a four-month exhibit – Brushes with Life: Art, Artists, and Mental Illness – at the North Carolina Museum of Art and they are the featured artists.

Community, Mental Health

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