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Casey Family Establishes UNC Fertility Fund

September 29, 2021

By Bobby Hundley, UNC Health Foundation Elizabeth and Trevor Casey met in 2012 and began dating soon after. The couple got married while in graduate school in 2016 and knew that they wanted to start a family as soon as … Continued

UNC Health FoodWell Celebrates Official Launch

September 29, 2021

At UNC Health, our more than 40,000 doctors, nurses, clinicians, researchers and staff members are committed to serving the people of North Carolina, improving health outcomes both here in our state and around the world. And that commitment extends beyond … Continued

#ValuesSuperStars: Brenda Struder, RN

June 23, 2022

Leading the Way Through Exceptional Care The UNC Rex Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center in Apex (RRNCC) provides care to patients who require around-the-clock oversight and treatment, which can only be given by licensed nurses. These patients may come to … Continued

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

#ValueSuperStars: Dan Frodyma, RN

May 24, 2022

Dan Frodyma: Compassionate Care Starts with Me A mental breakdown. A physical assault. An anxiety attack. When patients are at their lowest, who picks up the pieces? In these emergencies, patients rely on teammates in the Psychiatric Emergency Department (ED) … 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

#ValuesSuperStars: Pam Stanley

April 27, 2022

Pam Stanley – I Stand by It Starts With Me Recognizing the needs of your teammates and jumping in to offer assistance – without hesitation – is the epitome of UNC Health’s value, It Starts With Me. Pam Stanley, a … Continued