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Tag: Five Questions

May 4, 2017

Called to Service

As a physician, leader, and educator, Cristen P. Page, MD, MPH, is focused on improving care and updating medical training to keep up with the modern world of health care. She’ll bring all of that to bear as chair of the Department of Family Medicine.

UNC Stories

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Stephanie Gupton

November 15, 2016

Tracing the Development of Neurons

Stephanie Gupton, PhD, was recently awarded a Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship Award for her research into how neurons change shape and mature during development. We sat down with her for Five Questions.

Neurology, Research

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June 1, 2016

Leading the evolution of nursing care at UNC

Cathy Madigan, DNP, was recently appointed as Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of UNC Hospitals, where she has also served as director of cardiac services, associate chief nursing officer and vice president of nursing. We sat down with Madigan to learn more about what brought her to nursing, what it’s like to pursue a doctorate while helping to lead a large academic medical center and how nursing at UNC is adapting to a rapidly changing health care environment.

Education, Nursing

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Qi Zhang

December 9, 2015

Motion Pictures of Micro Anatomy

Qi Zhang, PhD, earned a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking techniques that allow him to create videos of the tiniest bits of the stuff that make us human.

Awards

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Timothy Platts-Mills

September 4, 2015

The Nature of Emergency Medicine

While searching for the purpose of rare plants in a remote South Pacific village, Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, took up the cause of medicine. Now, he’s training the next generation of ED doctors at UNC.

Medical Tips

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Keith Burridge

June 12, 2015

Cellular Insides

A freshman professor when Michael Jordan was a first-year student-athlete, Keith Burridge, PhD, has dedicated his career to elucidating the intricate structures of cells that allow cancers to metastasize.

Genetics, Research

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Arlene Chung

December 10, 2014

Information for the People

Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, the 2014 James Woods Junior Faculty Award winner, sees a future where technology and data analytics will drastically improve health care outcomes for patients everywhere. And at UNC, we’re getting a glimpse at the future right now.

North Carolina, Social Justice

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November 13, 2014

On Auto Attack

Our own immune cells can destroy other healthy cells to cause severe and chronic diseases. Maureen Su, MD, a 2014 Jefferson-Pilot award winner, studies how this autoimmunity happens and what it might tell us about potential cancer therapies.

Cancer, Chronic Illness, Physician Stories

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Edward Miao

November 13, 2014

The Battle against Microscopic Bugs

Edward Miao, MD, PhD, earns a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking work on the interplay between dangerous pathogens and the human immune response.

Immunity, Physician Stories, Research

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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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Sharon Campbell

August 26, 2014

The Ras Tracker

For more than 20 years, Sharon Campbell, PhD, has been studying Ras, a protein implicated in 30 percent of all cancers. Now she’s on the hunt for alternative ways to shut the protein down.

Cancer, Oncology, Physician Stories, Research

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