Jeff Wilkinson, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at UNC, likens victims of obstetric fistula to modern-day versions of Job: they have lost their homes, their families, and their health.
UNC has received a seven-year, more than $40 million award from the National Institutes of Health for a clinical trials unit that will implement the scientific agendas of five NIH networks devoted to HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and cure research.
This post was written by Quinn Jenkins, who is an intern with the Freedom from Fistula Foundation Fistula Care Center in Lilongwe, Malawi. The care center is headed by Jeff Wilkinson, associate professor of OB-GYN at UNC and a member of our global women's health team.
UNC Global Women’s Health (GWH) is based in the UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and brings together a faculty with diverse expertise in the health issues facing women and their families in developing world settings.
Director – Jeffrey A Stringer, MD, Professor
Carolyn Bolton, MD |Assistant Professor Benjamin Chi, MD| Associate Professor Carla Chibwesha, MD, MSc | Assistant Professor Nancy Hancock, MD | Fellow Charles Holmes, MD | Associate Professor Katherine Liu, MD | Assistant Professor Albert Manasyn, MD | Assistant Professor Groesbeck Parham, MD | Professor Jennifer H. Tang, MD |Assistant Professor Jeffrey P. Wilkinson, MD | Associate Professor