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Swim Across America Event Supports UNC AYA Cancer Program

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On Saturday, October 8, UNC’s swimming and diving teams hosted Swim Across America at Koury Natatorium. Relay teams of all ages and skill levels swam for 60 minutes as part of a charity swim to benefit UNC Lineberger’s Adolescent and … Continued

Photo of the Chaudhry and Patel families at the AOA annual gala.

Neuromuscular Fund Honors a Legacy of Care

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For Deven Patel and Vinay Chaudhry, MD, what began as a professional relationship built around a shared background as well as shared values has blossomed into a friendship that helped motivate a generous show of support for the UNC Department … Continued

Ribbon cutting with Richard Montana at Reeling for Research Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic

UNC Children’s Honors Longtime Pediatric Cancer Supporters

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UNC Children’s recently held a dedication for the Reelin’ for Research Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic. Established in 2009 in memory of Tony Montana, Reelin’ for Research has raised millions for pediatric cancer research at UNC. The group presented a check … Continued

Kenan Medical Scholars posing for a picture in Reidsville NC

Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars – Training Across NC

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Now entering its 11th year, the Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars program gives medical students diverse training experiences in rural and urban areas of the state. With primary care shortages in all rural North Carolina counties, the program’s goal is … Continued

UNC Rex Mobile Mammography Unit

Rex Open Raises Nearly $400k for Mobile Mammography Unit

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by Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Since it was established in 1994, the Rex Hospital Open has been a highlight of the Triangle sports calendar and a consistent source of financial support for the patients, programs and services at UNC … Continued

Sharpless-Bonanno: three generations of UNC MDs and Ramses

Three Generations in One Medical Family

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UNC roots run deep in many families, but one UNC School of Medicine family has a unique connection to the institution, boasting three generations of physicians – all women – who received their medical education at UNC. Marianne Bonanno, MD … Continued

Mella Pool

Transplant Patient Honors Care Team With New Fund

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Fast. Stunning. Amazing. A miracle. Those are just a few of the words Mella Pool uses to describe her experience in 2020, when a genetic condition led to the sudden need for a liver transplant. After feeling sick and visiting … Continued

Kenan Scholars with Mr. Tom Kenan at a reception on April 26, 2022

Kenan Primary Care Scholars Program Celebrates Ten Years

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The Kenan Primary Care Medical Scholars program honored its current students and celebrated 10 years of serving rural and urban communities across North Carolina with a reception Tuesday evening at the N.C. Botanical Garden in Chapel Hill. Cristy Page, MD, … Continued

SOM Students Celebrate Match Day 2022

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For four years, students at the UNC School of Medicine have worked toward Match Day — the day they learn where they will work as resident physicians for the next several years, honing their specialized medical skills. On March 18, … Continued

MAHEC Campus in Asheville NC

A Legacy for Healthcare in Western NC

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With a successful medical career in the North Carolina mountains behind him, Frank Moretz, MD ’75, isn’t resting on his laurels. His legacy gift aims to build the medical pipeline and close the care gap in western North Carolina (WNC). … Continued

Kathy Swendiman

Kathy’s Korner Keeps Children and Teens Reading While Hospitalized

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Kathleen “Kathy” Swendiman’s career spanned 40 years in the world’s largest library, the Library of Congress. Now, the library at N.C. Children’s Hospital will forever reflect her love of books and learning through the Kathy’s Korner Library Endowment. Alan Swendiman’s … Continued

Tylor Morris shows off his signed t-shirt.

Raising Money for Families in Tough Times

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Crowdfunding uses the power of social networking and the internet to impact causes that people care about. For the UNC wrestling team, helping patients and families who get treatment at UNC Children’s is a cause they care about, with crowdfunding … Continued

UNC School of Medicine students volunteer at the Friday Center vaccine clinic.

Students, Faculty Connecting Through A Pandemic Year

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By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Celia Mizelle has never experienced “normal” medical school. The first-year Lucius Blanchard Carolina Family Scholarship recipient from Chapel Hill came to the UNC School of Medicine last fall after spending a year working and … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – March 2020

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  UNC Medicine eNews powering health care philanthropy UNC Health Foundation Newsletter | MARCH 2020 A Community Effort: Bringing Maternity Care Back to Chatham County Maternity care units in rural hospitals are closing at unprecedented rates, placing thousands of mothers … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – February 2020

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  UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | February 2020 UNC Medicine Annual Report Fiscal year 2019 was a record-shattering year for UNC Medicine thanks to supporters like you. Check out our annual report to learn more … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – January 2020

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  UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | January 2020 Helping Women and Children Thrive UNC Horizons’ unique model of care works to end the intergenerational effects of substance abuse, helping mothers build a new life for … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – December 2019

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  UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | DECEMBER 2019 An Evening Celebrating Philanthropy UNC Medicine held one of our largest events of the year to say “thank you” to our supporters. As we enter the holiday … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – November 2019

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UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | NOVEMBER 2019 Closing the Gap in Men’s Health Through one of the first comprehensive men’s health programs in the U.S., UNC Medicine supporters and physicians are working to change the … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – October 2019

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  UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | OCTOBER 2019 Anita’s Next Adventure: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Inspiration October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We caught up with breast cancer survivor and world traveler Anita McAllister on … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – September 2019

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UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | SEPTEMBER 2019 Innovative Approaches: UNC’s Dementia-Friendly Hospital Initiative Nearly six million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and this number is growing. Learn how the UNC Center … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – August 2019

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UNC Medicine eNews powering healthcare philanthropy UNC Medicine Newsletter | AUGUST 2019 UNC Medicine: Who We Are Learn more about UNC Medicine and how we work together with UNC Hospitals, UNC School of Medicine, and your favorite areas across medicine like … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – July 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter July 2, 2019 FEATURED STORY: When Music Meets Medicine  Award-winning and Grammy-nominated artist Porter Robinson and UNC’s Dr. Kate Westmoreland teamed up in a major way to support pediatric cancer research in Malawi. Read more. In celebration … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – June 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter June 5, 2019 Our Mission UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We power philanthropy to support the highest quality clinical care, life-changing research, and … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – May 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter   May 2, 2019 Our Mission UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We power philanthropy to support the highest quality clinical care, life-changing research, … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – April 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter   April 3, 2019 Our Mission UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – March 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter March 7, 2019 FEATURED STORY: New UNC Medicine Website!  It is launch day! Visit our new website uncmedicine.org and be sure to enter our drawing for a Yeti cooler and two Southern Season gift baskets by participating … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – February 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter February 6, 2019 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our world-renowned … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – January 2019

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter January 10, 2019 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our world-renowned … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – December 2018

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UNC Medicine e-newsletter December 6, 2018 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our world-renowned … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – November 2018

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November 8, 2018 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our world-renowned research from the … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – October 2018

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UNC Medicine Development eNewsletter October 4, 2018 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – September 2018

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UNC Medicine Development eNewsletter September 5, 2018 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – August 2018

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UNC Medicine Development eNewsletter August 1, 2018 WELCOME Welcome to Now, New, Next, UNC Medicine’s signature e-newsletter. Here, we will celebrate the impact our donors have on research, education, and clinical care. We are so grateful for your continued support, … Continued