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New Fund To Promote Diversity In Speech and Hearing Science

July 14, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Jenni Shafer, PhD, has dedicated her career to helping others. In addition to academic accomplishments that include earning her PhD from the UNC School of Medicine’s Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences and a … Continued

Targeted Therapies for a Silent Struggle

July 9, 2021

By Katie Nash, UNC Health Foundation Research evolves quickly and does not always follow a grand plan. For Aadra Bhatt, this flexibility led to finding her career passion. An assistant professor in UNC School of Medicine’s Division of Gastroenterology and … Continued

Celebrating by Giving Back: Beth’s Crowdfunding Story

July 9, 2021

Six years ago, Beth Silverstein took charge of her destiny. After consulting with an interdisciplinary team from UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Charlotte resident decided to have a bilateral mastectomy on Feb. 3, 2015, and a Salpingo-oophorectomy to remove … Continued

Gladwell Orthodontics’ Charity Café Benefits UNC Children’s

July 2, 2021

UNC Children’s is ecstatic to be the selected charity benefitting from Gladwell Orthodontics’ Charity Café for the entire third quarter! From July-September, you can visit any of their three locations in the Triangle–Wake Forest, Raleigh and Downtown Raleigh–for a FREE … Continued

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

Students, Faculty Connecting Through A Pandemic Year

April 14, 2021

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

PM&R Bringing Collaborative Care To COVID-19 Recovery Clinic

March 10, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, as increasing numbers of patients dealing with acute infections were being treated across the UNC Health system, doctors in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and … Continued