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In order to continue supporting our community while also helping to slow the spread of COVID-19, UNC Health Foundation will be offering a series of virtual engagement opportunities covering a variety of relevant and timely topics. We hope these will offer helpful information and support during this challenging time, and we look forward to connecting with you soon. For questions about an upcoming virtual event, please contact Allison Baranowski at or 919.843.7648.

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Past Virtual Events

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.

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UNC Coaches Thank Health Care Workers

WATCH some all-stars from North Carolina Tar Heels Athletics say “thank you” to our UNC Health heroes fighting on the front lines against COVID-19. After you watch, don’t miss a special opportunity to join these coaches & express YOUR gratitude. Visit us here to leave your words of encouragement for our hard-working health heroes TODAY: Go Heels!

Posted by UNC Health Foundation on Wednesday, April 15, 2020