UNC School of Medecine http://wunc.org en Interviewing My Hero And UNC Commencement Speaker Dr. Atul Gawande http://wunc.org/post/interviewing-my-hero-and-unc-commencement-speaker-dr-atul-gawande <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s not often that you get the chance to interview your personal hero on the day you become a doctor, but yesterday, I got to do just that. Minutes after I graduated from </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> School of Medicine, I had the chance to speak with </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> commencement speaker Dr. </span>Atul<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Gawande<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Dr. Mon, 12 May 2014 20:02:26 +0000 Nancy Wang 35360 at http://wunc.org Interviewing My Hero And UNC Commencement Speaker Dr. Atul Gawande Study: North Carolina Ranks High Among States In Fighting Disease Outbreaks http://wunc.org/post/study-north-carolina-ranks-high-among-states-fighting-disease-outbreaks <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A Washington non-profit group says North Carolina ranks high in stopping infectious diseases. &nbsp;<a href="http://healthyamericans.org/">The Trust for America's Health</a>&nbsp;released <a href="http://healthyamericans.org/assets/files/TFAH2013OutbreaksRpt13.pdf">a report on a year-long study</a> that says the state hit seven of 10 marks in preventing outbreaks. &nbsp;Spokesman Albert Lang says North Carolina is focused on more than just maladies common in less-developed nations.</div><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:07:20 +0000 Gurnal Scott 28456 at http://wunc.org Study: North Carolina Ranks High Among States In Fighting Disease Outbreaks New Discoveries In Chronic Pain Research http://wunc.org/post/new-discoveries-chronic-pain-research <p></p><p><em><strong>Warning</strong>: This segment contains a story about sexual violence.</em></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 15:51:56 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 23488 at http://wunc.org New Discoveries In Chronic Pain Research UNC Launches High-Tech Eye Lab http://wunc.org/post/unc-launches-high-tech-eye-lab <p>The UNC School of Medicine has a new laboratory designed to prepare students and faculty to perform eye surgery. The university received a donation of one-million dollars from a company based in Winston-Salem called the North Carolina Eye Bank. The organization harvests and distributes eye tissue for surgery. The new lab has 19 stations that simulate cornea transplants and other procedures. Doctor Don Budenz is the chair of UNC's ophthalmology department.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:10:00 +0000 Will Michaels 7844 at http://wunc.org