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Allen Liles

December 11, 2014

Inside Job

For Charlotte-area native Allen Liles, MD, associate professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the UNC School of Medicine, North Carolina has always been home.

Health, Wellness

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November 13, 2014

5 Ways UNC Informatics will Improve Health Care for North Carolinians

Health informatics is changing the way North Carolinians receive their care. Sam Cykert, professor of medicine and director of the UNC School of Medicine Program on Health and Clinical Informatics, and Tim Carey, professor of medicine and director of the Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC, share ways UNC informatics systems will improve health care for North Carolinians.

North Carolina, Social Justice

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Erin Fraher

July 30, 2014

Interactive Workforce Model Will Bring Invaluable New Data and Insi...

New Online Model Offers Timely, Customizable Projections of How Physician Supply Will Match Future Use of Healthcare Services at Local, State and National Levels

Innovation, Technology

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June 30, 2014

UNC-Malawi Surgical Initiative teams with Kamazu Central Hospital t...

The new facilities are the result of collaboration between the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Johnson & Johnson, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, and Kamuzu Central Hospital.

Collaboration

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UNC Chapel

June 29, 2014

Dispatch from Guinea: Containing Ebola

UNC’s Dr. William Fischer II has been working in an isolation area in Gueckedou, Guinea, since May 28, 2014, as part of a team from Doctors without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières/MSF) to try to help reduce mortality from Ebola Virus in rural communities. Dr. Fischer was recruited by the World Health Organization (WHO) because of his critical care medicine expertise. With Dr. Fischer’s permission, we are posting his descriptive emails, that give insight into the experience of a frontline effort to contain the deadly pathogen.

Ebola

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Joining the exclusive ranks of just 40 other ACS-verified pediatric trauma centers across the country

January 14, 2014

N.C. Children’s Hospital Triangle’s first American College of...

UNC Hospitals is home to the Triangle’s only pediatric trauma program recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children; one of only five in entire Southeast.

Awards

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Illustration of a child and parents looking through a window.

January 13, 2014

UNC to launch unprecedented collaboration to improve services for y...

Multiple programs at UNC to utilize $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Autism, Collaboration

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Illustration of a piggy bank inside a child's mind.

December 12, 2013

Poverty influences children’s early brain development

Poverty may have direct implications for important, early steps in the development of the brain, saddling children of low-income families with slower rates of growth in two key brain structures.

Social Justice, Wellness

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Microbeam radiation therapy doses the area with thin parallel planes of radiation

October 30, 2013

Promising new therapy in a smaller package

A new microbeam emitter developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by a team led by UNC Lineberger member Otto Zhou has the potential to bring a promising new form of radiation therapy into clinical use.

Cancer, Innovation, Oncology, Radiology, Treatment

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