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November 21, 2016

A miracle for the Millers

As survivability of many cancers increases, so does the opportunity to help survivors live the lives they’d imagined. Manda Miller thought bouts of Hodgkins Lymphoma at 19 and 27 had taken her chance to have children, but Jennifer Mersereau, MD, at UNC Fertility offered an innovative option for the

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Photo of Cate Goodman.

August 17, 2016

Succeeding with Turner Syndrome

Jennifer Law, MD, director of UNC Children’s Turner Syndrome Program, is working to build awareness of Turner syndrome and show patients and their families that they can overcome their diagnosis.

Genetics, Research, Treatment

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Members of the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Program at work

April 14, 2016

Advanced Technology, World Class Care

At UNC Medical Center, two world-class treatment programs are operating out of one procedure room, outfitted with the latest devices and interventional technology.

Technology, Treatment

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March 17, 2016

Supplemental Training Program Helps New L&D Nurses Thrive

Conceived and implemented by three experienced nurses at UNC Hospitals, the Labor & Delivery New Nurses Orientation Class utilizes simulation and other hands-on activities to help new nurses build skills and confidence.

Education, Nursing

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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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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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Strict enforcement of standard hand hygiene practices was one of three interventions tested in the study.

September 8, 2011

Inexpensive infection control measures could save thousands of live...

A new study by UNC researchers finds that an inexpensive set of infection control measures could potentially save many thousands of lives and billions of dollars.

Research, Treatment

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30 AIDS awareness ribbons.

June 6, 2011

30 years of HIV/AIDS research and treatment at UNC

On June 5, 1981, the first medical article about a disease eventually known as AIDS was published. The following timeline highlights HIV/AIDS research and treatment at the University of North Carolina and University of North Carolina Health Care System since 1981.

HIV/AIDS, Research, Treatment

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November 22, 2010

UNC Hospitals earns Magnet designation for nursing excellence

UNC Hospitals is one of 378 facilities in the world, and among only 6 percent of all U.S. hospitals, that have earned Magnet designation.

Awards, Nursing

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