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Uncovering a Hidden Allergy

August 3, 2020

By Katie Nash, UNC Health Foundation For millions across the nation, summer means sunshine, cookouts and outdoor activities (from a safe distance, of course). However, increased time spent outdoors means potential exposure to bites from harmful insects such as ticks. … Continued

UNC Health Mobile Clinic Goes Beyond COVID-19 Testing

June 25, 2020

By Katie Nash, UNC Health Foundation While the coronavirus has been devastating for many North Carolinians, underserved communities across the state are feeling an outsized impact from the outbreak. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted disparities in access to care and … Continued

Chalk Art Lifts Staff, Patients Alike At UNC REX

June 18, 2020

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation As a clinical care and NICU night shift nurse at the UNC REX Women’s Center, Nicole Proctor has seen firsthand how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her patients and their families. She’s also experienced … Continued

Colleagues Helping Colleagues

June 17, 2020

By Katie Nash, UNC Health Foundation With the countless disruptions and uncertainties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many UNC Health employees have gone above and beyond their job duties to ensure their colleagues are prepared and cared for during … Continued

Tenacious Tenley Defies the Odds

March 26, 2020

Finding out that your unborn child might have birth defects is difficult for any expecting parent to hear. But that’s the situation Kristen Gavalier found herself in seven years ago, during a routine pre-natal test with her unborn daughter Tenley. … Continued

“What a Real Doctor Should Be”

February 3, 2020

An accomplished physician himself, UNC School of Medicine alumnus Dr. William Nebel knows a good doctor when he sees one. And he says Dr. Amy Shaheen, his internist of more than a decade, fits the bill as “what a real … Continued