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Student Health Action Coalition – Nov. 30

For more than 50 years, Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC), the nation’s oldest student-run free clinic, has provided free health services to uninsured and underinsured families seeking care. Join us as we hear from the CEOs of SHAC and how the clinic has evolved from a few medical students working from a private residence to a large, free health clinic.

SHAC Tar Heal Tuesday Presentation (PDF)


UNC Health Game Changers – Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned an existing child and adolescent behavioral health crisis into an overwhelming epidemic affecting families across the nation, and especially here in North Carolina. Join Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody for a look at how UNC Health is working to provide innovative and impactful care to improve mental health for our future generations.

UNC Department of Psychiatry Mental Health Update (PDF)


UNC Health Game Changers – Oct. 20

Join Dr. David Weber, Medical Director of UNC Hospitals’ Infection Program, for an update on COVID-19 and how to best protect yourself and others in this new phase of the pandemic. Dr. Weber addresses the latest public health impact of COVID-19 and looks ahead at the role boosters, pediatric vaccines and developing therapies will play moving forward.

Public Health Impact of COVID-19 (PDF)

Vaccine and Therapy Game Changers (PDF)

 


UNC Health COVID-19 Game Changers – Sept. 10

After a slowing of COVID-19 cases in our state earlier this summer, we are now experiencing another spike due in large part to the Delta variant. Join David Weber, Medical Director of UNC Hospitals’ Infection Prevention, on the Delta variant, vaccine boosters and what to expect in this new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SARS-CoV-2 – A Constantly Evolving Threat (PDF)


FoodWell Launch Celebration

Hear from Janet Hadar, President of UNC Hospitals, Leslie Nelson-Bernier, President of the UNC Health Foundation, and Tracy Carroll, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CMSRN, Director, Inpatient Heart & Vascular Services, as we celebrate the official launch of the UNC Health FoodWell.


UNC Health Game Changers: CAR-T Immunotherapy

UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center is on the forefront of innovative chimeric antigen T-cell, or CAR-T, immunotherapy. Hear from Dr. Jonathan Serody as he explains how he is designing, developing and delivering CAR-T therapies to treat cancers that fail to respond to standard treatments.

Adoptive Cellular Therapy To Treat Cancer (PDF)