Family Medicine Center News

Research Spotlight: Q&A With Emily Olsson, CCRP & Julie Gras-Najjar, CCRP

Research Spotlight: Q&A With Emily Olsson, CCRP & Julie Gras-Najjar, CCRP

FMC's Emily Olsson and Julie Gras-Najjar work with UNC's Hypertension Research Program and help coordinate research studies across the department. Emily and Julie love working with patients, and they especially enjoy collecting data and learning from each study.

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Primary Care expert visits the FMC

Primary Care expert visits the FMC

Thomas Bodenheimer, MD, a nationally renowned expert in team-based primary care and provider wellness, visited Chapel Hill as the 13th Annual Robert R. Huntley visiting professor. During the course of his stay, he applauded UNC School of Medicine’s Wellness Initiatives and affirmed UNC Family Medicine’s efforts to transform their clinic.

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Flavors influence appeal and use of most tobacco products, especially for youth

Flavors influence appeal and use of most tobacco products, especially for youth

UNC researchers led by Dr. Adam Goldstein concluded in a study published in Tobacco Control that banning non-menthol flavors like fruit and candy could reduce use of most tobacco products across the globe, especially among adolescents.

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High blood pressure?  Not me.

High blood pressure? Not me.

High blood pressure is a serious health risk that opens people up to heart attacks and heart disease, strokes, diabetes and other illnesses, but is medication the answer? If you’re among the one in three people with hypertension, it’s important to treat it. But how do you know for sure?

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