In 2010, Jeanine Simmons was preparing to give birth to her first child – a baby girl. She and her husband, Justin, came to the Family Medicine Center with the belief that we could provide them with something that other medical facilities could not. Options.
Milele Bynum is a third year medical student at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. But she is not just a future physician. She is a mother. She is a woman who has struggled with her weight. And she is an activist. Putting all of that together, Milele designed a project that sought to take a collaborative approach to effectively address the growing epidemic of obesity within the African American community.
Dr. Joan Huntley supports an annual visiting professorship in memory of her husband, Dr. Robert Huntley. “The Huntley Lecture and visiting professorship represent everything Bob believed in – continuous learning and innovation in primary care. I am thrilled to honor his memory this way.”
Carole Battaglia tried everything she could to stop smoking. And then she found the Nicotine Dependence Program at UNC Family Medicine.
A patient shares her experience with our own Dr. Bryson Greenwood and Carol Ripley-Moffitt. A meaningful member and former resident of our practice, Dr. Greenwood currently sees patients at a free clinic in Athens, GA, with plans to set up a private practice for low income and uninsured people in Comer, GA. Ms. Ripley-Moffitt directs the UNC Nicotine Dependence Program.