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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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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.

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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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.”

Community

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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.

Community

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