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Carrying Kindness Forward

May 27, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Patti Brenton had an infectious personality. When it came time to create a slideshow of photos to celebrate Patti’s life earlier this year, the funeral director in charge found the task of culling the … Continued

Cookies for Kids: Support UNC Children’s!

May 26, 2021

Triangle area Chick-fil-A locations will be supporting UNC Children’s and other local children’s hospitals May 31 through June 5! Purchase Chocolate Chunk Cookies (6-count) at any of the following Greater Triangle area Chick-fil-A restaurants and Chick-fil-A will donate 25% of … Continued

Supporting Residents in the Clinic and Beyond

April 14, 2021

For Debra Bynum, MD, her position as director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UNC School of Medicine is deeply personal. Originally hailing from Jacksonville, North Carolina, and being the first in her family to finish high school, lifelong … Continued

McAllister Heart Institute Pivots to COVID-19

February 9, 2021

By Katie Nash, UNC Health Foundation Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, UNC Health and the UNC School of Medicine’s top physicians and researchers have worked tirelessly to find answers, notably through vaccine research and therapeutic development. While these discoveries have brought … Continued

UNC School of Medicine To Launch MED EXCEL Program

January 14, 2021

By Claudis Polk, O’Rese Knight, Neva Howard and Beat Steiner   We want to share with you an exciting and powerful innovation centered on social justice and aimed at narrowing persistent and severe health disparities in our state and in … Continued

Q & A: COVID-19 Vaccine Research at UNC Health

January 13, 2021

Blossom Damania, PhD, is Vice Dean for Research in the UNC School of Medicine and the Boshamer Distinguished Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology.   How did the Moderna trials come to be at UNC Health? UNC School … Continued

Tar Heal Tuesday 2020

December 10, 2020

Grateful is an understatement for how we feel after the generosity we witnessed on Tar Heal Tuesday. We called you to come together and you did, raising over $200,000 for initiatives across UNC Health! From COVID-19 relief to cancer care and … Continued

A Patient Advocate: Adult Asthma Care

December 10, 2020

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation In the midst of a public health crisis centered around a virus that attacks the lungs, asthma continues to be of great concern to Stephen Tilley, MD, and his team. A life-long Tar Heel … Continued