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“Why Should I Care?”

November 1, 2018

“Why should I care?” With so many people in need all around us, people in our own communities, people across our state and our nation, it can be difficult to look past our immediate surroundings. The Institute for Global Health … Continued

Head for the Cure 5k with Dr. Simon Khagi

October 1, 2018

Neurological oncologist Simon Khagi, MD, thanks participants at the annual Head for the Cure 5k and discusses the far-reaching effects of brain cancer and the importance of raising critical funding for research.   For more information on how to support … Continued

Stepping Up to Serve

October 1, 2018

When Dr. Julie Byerley, Vice Dean for Education, saw how hard Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington, North Carolina, she immediately thought of the students and faculty at UNC School of Medicine’s branch campus at New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC). She … Continued

Global Health with Dr. Groesbeck Parham

October 1, 2018

Groesbeck Parham, MD, discusses his work in Zambia with gynecological oncology and increasing women’s access to cervical cancer screening and treatment, as well as elevating women to alleviate poverty.     For more information on how to support our global … Continued

A Partner for Progress

September 1, 2018

Aaron Mitchell, MD, demonstrated that physicians who received payments from pharmaceutical companies for meals, talks, and travel were more likely to prescribe these companies’ drugs for two types of cancer. Kate Westmoreland, MD, spent a year in Malawi, Africa researching … Continued

Honoring a Son’s Passion for Research

September 1, 2018

Mary Cress’s eldest son, David Richards, always had a penchant for science. She fondly remembers Dave returning home from a fourth grade science lesson to tell her with wonder that scientists had isolated DNA molecules and, a few years later, … Continued

Creating Leaders in Healthcare and Philanthropy

September 1, 2018

UNC’s Medical Education Development (MED) program provides underserved and underrepresented students with an avenue to explore their interest in applying for medical or dental school. The students supported by this program may not otherwise pursue a career in medicine, filling … Continued

Bearing Witness

September 1, 2018

UNC Medicine and UNC Children’s are working with clinicians in Malawi to care for children and make sure their stories are told.