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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

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 gap in western North Carolina (WNC). … Continued

Kathy’s Korner Keeps Children and Teens Reading While Hospitalized

February 23, 2022

Kathleen “Kathy” Swendiman’s career spanned 40 years in the world’s largest library, the Library of Congress. Now, the library at N.C. Children’s Hospital will forever reflect her love of books and learning through the Kathy’s Korner Library Endowment. Alan Swendiman’s … Continued

UNC Health Foundation 2020-21 Annual Report

February 2, 2022

Our commitment to a mission of service here in North Carolina and around the world is only sustainable thanks to your enthusiastic partnership and ongoing support. Enjoy these stories of impact from a record-setting year. Download a PDF version of … Continued

Raising Money for Families in Tough Times

January 26, 2022

Crowdfunding uses the power of social networking and the internet to impact causes that people care about. For the UNC wrestling team, helping patients and families who get treatment at UNC Children’s is a cause they care about, with crowdfunding … 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