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24 Years of Accelerating Change

June 23, 2022

by Claire Horne, UNC Health Foundation At the end of June, Georgette Dent, MD, will retire as Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the UNC School of Medicine. In her 24 years in this role, Dr. Dent has mentored and … Continued

Venturing into Solid Tumors with CAR-T

June 23, 2022

by Mary Erskine, UNC Health Foundation Tom and Nancy Chewning have experienced cancer on a personal level, helping their daughter through a bout with breast cancer, as well as other family members and friends that have had the disease. They … Continued

Three Generations in One Medical Family

May 25, 2022

by Claire Horne, UNC Health Foundation 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 … Continued

FoodWell: Caring for the Whole Patient

April 28, 2022

By Claire Horne, UNC Health Foundation For Tracy Carroll, MSN, RN, and nursing director at UNC Hospitals, caring for patients across the continuum of care is a hallmark of Carolina Care. Caring holistically for patients means understanding what each individual … Continued

Transplant Patient Honors Care Team With New Fund

April 28, 2022

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 Primary Care Scholars Program Celebrates Ten Years

April 27, 2022

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

March 31, 2022

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

A Legacy for Healthcare in Western NC

March 25, 2022

By Claire Horne, UNC Health Foundation 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 … Continued