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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology cares for women at every stage of their lives. The faculty and staff in nine different divisions – ranging from general OB-GYN and midwifery to maternal-fetal medicine and gynecologic oncology – are dedicated to providing world-class patient care, improving care and health through impactful research, and providing inspirational educational experiences for medical students, residents and fellows. They are dedicated to recruiting and retaining the highest caliber faculty and trainees in the nation, as well as finding innovative and exciting breakthroughs in women’s healthcare. Your gift impacts and is an investment in the health care of women and their families in our community, throughout North Carolina and around the world.

 

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Drs. Daniel and Kathleen Clarke-Pearson Distinguished Professorship in OBGYN
Endowed professorships are instrumental in the recruitment and retention of the best and brightest faculty members who excel in teaching, research and patient care. A gift to the Drs. Daniel and Kathleen Clarke-Pearson Distinguished Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology supports the academic mission to advance the health and safety of women, empower talented clinicians to advocate for their patients, ensure the creation of new knowledge and provide opportunities to search for solutions to the health care challenges women face today and beyond.

Drs. Daniel and Kathleen Clarke-Pearson invested in the future of women’s health and the academic mission at UNC by making a generous contribution to launch the professorship. Your gift will help ensure that the impact of the professorship is both immediate and enduring.

UNC Horizons Program
Horizons is a substance use disorder treatment program for pregnant and/or parenting women and their children, including those whose lives have been touched by abuse and violence. Horizons is a comprehensive recovery and relapse prevention program that offers a range of residential and outpatient services using a trauma-informed model of care that focuses on both mother and child. The focus is to heal the whole family and create systems of hope and renewal.

Your gift supports prenatal and OB-GYN care, a 5-star child development center, psychiatric services, individual and group counseling, and medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence.

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Perinatal Loss Program
The Perinatal Loss Program Fund supports families who have experienced a loss during pregnancy or soon thereafter. Your gift defrays the cost of cremation and burial services and allows a grieving family to choose how they wish to memorialize their baby, ensures that every family will be provided with memory boxes containing precious keepsakes, such as photos or footprints and handprints and helps provide support programs and outreach efforts to provide continuity of care that families need to grieve and heal. Your support also provides evidence-based education and training for healthcare providers to ensure that families are treated with empathy, respect and care they deserve as well as expert treatment they need before, during and after their loss.

 

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Enhancement Fund
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology advances women’s health care in North Carolina as well nationally and internationally. Gifts to this fund support the mission of the department as a leader in education, research and patient care.

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Contact Us

Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:

Jodie Gisser
Director of Development, Women’s Health
jodie_gisser@med.unc.edu
919-843-9898

 

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