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Robertson receives Distinguished Leader in AIDS award

Robertson receives Distinguished Leader in AIDS award

Dr. Kevin Robertson recently received the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Leader in AIDS award.

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Online interview with Susan Wilson, NP

Online interview with Susan Wilson, NP

Susan Wilson was interviewed for Women in Science Wednesdays by Endeavors, an UNC online publication.

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Dr. Howard to Receive AANEM Distinguished Physician Award

Dr. Howard to Receive AANEM Distinguished Physician Award

James F. Howard, Jr., MD, is the recipient of the AANEM’s 2015 Distinguished Physician Award, which recognizes a member for their superior achievements as a clinician, educator, and association volunteer.

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UNC Health Care's System-Wide Stroke Consortium Meeting

UNC Health Care's first system-wide stroke consortium meeting will be held on Friday, August 26th, 10am-2pm.

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Walk with a Doc

Thursday, May 19 at 10 AM - 11:30 AM, University Mall, Chapel Hill

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UNC Hospitals receives Achievement Award

UNC Hospitals receives Achievement Award

UNC Hospitals received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite.

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Stroke Coordinator receives award

Stroke Coordinator receives award

UNC’s stroke coordinator, Nicole Burnett, RN BSN, CNRN, SCRN received the Excellence in Neuroscience Nursing Education award.

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Study published in Neurology Today

UNC Stroke fellow, Dr. Theresa Sevilis, authored a study that recently appeared in Neurology Today.

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Huang honored by NC Stroke Association

Huang honored by NC Stroke Association

David Huang, MD, PhD, director, UNC Hospitals Comprehensive Stroke Center, has received the SHAPE Award from the North Carolina Stroke Association.

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UNC Hospitals team first in North Carolina to perform new procedure to treat severe epilepsy

UNC Hospitals team first in North Carolina to perform new procedure to treat severe epilepsy

In February, UNC neurologist Hae Won Shin, MD, and neurosurgeon Eldad Hadar, MD, were the first in the state to implant the NeuroPace RNS System following the medical device’s recent FDA approval. In clinical trials, the NeuroPace system greatly reduced the number of seizures experienced by patients with severe epilepsy.

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Susan Wilson recognized for her work to expand stroke education

Susan Wilson recognized for her work to expand stroke education

Susan Wilson, NP, is committed to spreading the latest stroke knowledge and resources to health care workers across the country. This dedication has earned her a 2014 Raise Award from the National Stroke Association.

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RTI International, UNC to Survey Muscular Distrophy in North Carolina's Piedmont

RTI International, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct muscular dystrophy surveillance in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Information collected from the population-based surveillance and follow-up will support research to aid improvements in diagnosis, care and policy.

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Grant launches collaborative effort to combat Alzheimer’s

Grant launches collaborative effort to combat Alzheimer’s

The nonprofit organization Alzheimer’s North Carolina, Inc., has awarded a $130,000 grant to launch a new collaborative effort by the UNC School of Medicine, Duke University and other academic research institutions to join forces in the race to prevent and cure Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Science of Strokes

The Science of Strokes

The research of William Powers, MD, has illuminated our understanding of stroke and guided better treatment for patients throughout three decades, a feat which earned him a Feinberg Award from the American Stroke Association.

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UNC Hospitals Receives Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and AHA/ASA

UNC Hospitals Receives Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and AHA/ASA

UNC First Hospital in North Carolina and Southeast to Earn Comprehensive Stroke Center Status UNC Hospitals has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) as meeting The Joint Commission’s standards for Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification.

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