Bringing Holistic Care Across the State

March 5, 2019

The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease start gradually, typically around the age of 60. Mild tremors may evolve into slurred speech or the inability to move one’s arm while walking. There is no cure for the progressive neurodegenerative disorder, which affects … Continued

A Lifesaving Legacy

March 5, 2019

Former Tar Heel mascot Jason Ray enjoyed life to the fullest—he ran with the bulls in Pamplona, brought Tar Heel fans to their feet in the Dean Dome, and traveled to the developing world to help children and families in … Continued

Raising the Bar for Clinical Skills

March 5, 2019

The terms “clinical skills” and “patient simulation” might appear to only resonate with a narrow audience of medical professionals. However, both of these concepts play important roles in medical education by directly affecting patient care, making UNC’s educational mission relevant … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – February 2019

February 20, 2019

UNC Medicine e-newsletter February 6, 2019 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our world-renowned … Continued

A Change of Wedding Plans

February 20, 2019

Less than a week before their wedding, Dustin Riedesel and his fiancée Katie were debating whether they should cancel. Riedesel had just been diagnosed at UNC Medical Center with a rare form of blood cancer called acute promyelocytic leukemia. At … Continued

Helping Women Take Control of Their Heart Health

February 20, 2019

As a busy professional, Dr. Paula Miller has a personal understanding of how hard it can be for women to fit exercise and a healthy diet into days packed with meetings, clinic, research, and more. As Director of UNC Health … Continued

Curing a stroke is possible

February 20, 2019

UNC Hospitals became the first hospital in the Southeast to receive the Joint Commission Advanced Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center in 2012, solidifying strong leadership in stroke care. The excellence and quality that defines the UNC Hospitals Comprehensive Stroke … Continued

Now, New, Next Newsletter – January 2019

February 20, 2019

UNC Medicine e-newsletter January 10, 2019 UNC Medicine is the fundraising engine that powers philanthropic investment for the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Hospitals. We raise critical funding to train the next generation of expert caregivers, move our world-renowned … Continued

The Sweet Sound of Recovery: A Burn Patient Plays Again

January 18, 2019

It’s common to find twenty-seven-year-old Aisha Talley sitting at the organ during church every Sunday. Her fingers move effortlessly across the keys as a melody flows over the congregation. If she is not playing at church, she may be hitting … Continued