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Tag: Social Medicine

Illustration of a pregnant woman.

April 14, 2016

Bioethicists Will Explore the Issues and Lessons of the Zika Crisis

With new funding from the Wellcome Trust, an interdisciplinary team of scholars will focus on issues of ethics and research in pregnancy and women of reproductive age, beginning with the current Zika context and later expanding to general public health research. Anne Lyerly, MD, Associate Director of the UNC Center for Bioethics, is co-principal investigator of the project.

Research, Studies

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Joan H. Krause

November 30, 2015

Innovative course pairs medical students and law students

In “Current Issues in Law & Medicine,” teams composed of both MD and JD students work together across traditional boundaries to explore the legal and medical considerations surrounding health care subjects.

Education

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Illustration of three crying babies.

October 26, 2015

Shaken baby prevention effort reduces crying-related calls to nurse...

The study found no reduction in state-level rates of abusive head trauma (AHT) or “shaken baby syndrome.”

Children's Health, Nursing, Research

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February 25, 2014

Research with the People

Giselle Corbie-Smith combines the knowledge of a physician, inquisitiveness of a scientist, and outlook of an activist to ensure that research touches the lives of North Carolinians.

North Carolina, Physician Stories, Research

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Terrence Holt's book of short stories

October 10, 2013

real doctors, real people – Terrence Holt

Dr. Terrence Holt, a UNC physician, is also a critically acclaimed author of fiction.

Physician Stories

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The size of U.S. biobank collections varies

January 28, 2013

Study of human specimen collections in the U.S. offers a first look...

A new study from the UNC School of Medicine reveals the huge diversity of U.S. biobanks and also raises questions about the best way to manage and govern them.

Genetics, Studies

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Illustration of a hand holding a paddle.

August 9, 2010

Corporal punishment of children remains common worldwide, UNC studi...

Three studies led by UNC researchers find that spanking and other forms of corporal punishment of children are still common in the U.S. and worldwide, despite bans in 24 countries.

Studies

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