UNC OB-GYN Clinic Notes, a podcast on OB-GYN topics and trends, is available on iTunesU, Carolina's educational branch of iTunes. Episodes of the podcast are free.
Dr. Kim Boggess, a professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and her team have discovered that administering azithromycin prior to cesarean delivery reduces infection by half.
Dr. Vora's work involves using new genomic technologies to improve prenatal diagnosis.
Four co-investigators from UNC will lead a five-year, multicenter study to examine the impact of combined Metformin and insulin therapy on infant outcomes with mothers experiencing type 2 diabetes in pregnancy.
UNC OB-GYN added two new faculty to its division in late September and early October.
Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson traveled to area UNC OB-GYN clinics to personally thank staff and providers for their contributions to our recent top rankings.
The popular group prenatal care model is good for moms and babies before delivery and beyond.
BabyFriendly practices allow parents to learn how to care for their newborns while they are still in the hospital.
The two posts showcased a patient who sought out UNC after a traumatic birth and UNC Midwife Jenny Cox, who helped the patient reach her goals.
This new study provides the first comprehensive picture of the health and economic benefits of breastfeeding
The funds will support the research team of Dr. Vickie Bae-Jump.
Three of the authors completed their fellowship training at UNC OB-GYN.
2016 Exceptional Patient Service and Patient Service Star Awards were recognized Aug. 12, 2016.
The newly released 2016-17 Doximity Residency Navigator ranks the program No. 3, up from No. 4 last year.
This is the second consecutive year UNC Midwives has received this designation.
Dr. Howell is now associate professor in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology.
The fund has a goal of raising $25,000 for UNC OB-GYN Dr. Victoria Bae-Jump's research by Sept. 3.
UNC OB-GYN at Timberlyne has relocated down the street to the new UNC Health Care at Weaver Crossing building.
Seven outstanding employees received the honor.
The issue coincided with the 2016 International AIDS Conference.
The conference is an important international platform for policymakers, scientists and civil society groups to come together to deliberate progress and pitfalls in the fight against HIV.
Dr. Lisa Rahangdale elected to serve on Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology council
IDSOG council members serve three-year terms.
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certifies obstetricians and gynecologists.
The award honors excellent customer service.
The podcast will feature residents and faculty members in conversation about OB-GYN training.
Her appointment is effective Aug. 8, 2016.
This ranking, from U.S. News and World Report, is best for gynecology in the state.
The division known as Women’s Primary Healthcare has changed its name.
The program's mission is to help early-career physician-scientists continue their patient-centered research amid extraprofessional caregiving demands.
Dr. Steven Young has received an academic promotion.
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Care4Moms project to research, make recommendations on needs of mothers with medically fragile infants
The study’s results will help improve health outcomes for mothers, their babies and future pregnancies.
The site lists experts for the media, the newest information on the virus and offers links to trusted sources.
Dr. Moulder recently completed her fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at UNC.
Welcome to our new fellows for the 2016-17 year!
Meet the newest cohort of trainees at UNC OB-GYN.
The family thanked UNC MFM, NICU and Ronald McDonald House for their care of the rare identical triplets.
The ceremony was held June 19, 2016.
Her recent research was published in Current Opinions in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
PCHHC is coordinated by the Center for Maternal and Infant Health and housed within the School of Medicine.
The $50,000 grants were awarded to three teams of researchers at the UNC School of Medicine.
The opinion urges providers to better support the individual needs of new mothers and to help pregnant women prepare for the postpartum period.
DiabetesSisters Network is an online social networking tool to engage women living with diabetes.
The purpose of the award is to recognize hospitals that are proven leaders in infant safe sleep policy, practice and education.
Dr. Chuang's president-elect duties are effective in July, and she will begin serving as president in July 2017.
Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson attends Cleveland Clinic OB-GYN and Women's Health Institute's first annual research day
Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson, UNC OB-GYN department chair, gave the keynote address at the May 25 event.
The video highlighting the division was featured over four days at the ACOG annual meeting in May 2016.
Dr. Elizabeth Stringer is appointed to the International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Editorial Board
The renewable appointment runs through October 2018.
The IBCLC Care Award recognizes efforts to improve maternal and child health by promoting and providing expert lactation care within their community.
The symposium was held May 11 ahead of SMU's commencement exercises on May 14, where Dr. Parham will receive an honorary degree for his innovative work to combat women's cancers.
The report demonstrates where we have made strides and where opportunities exist to improve women’s health and healthcare needs in North Carolina.
This year's Research Day was May 4.
Dr. Parham will be honored May 14 for a career dedicated to improving the lives of women around the world.
Bradley Allf, a features writer for UNC Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, profiled UNC's multidisciplinary efforts to provide answers about the outbreak of the Zika virus.
In honor of Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day, please join the UNC Department of Psychiatry May 9, 2016 for a lecture by Veerle Bergink, MD, PhD. Her lecture is titled "Postpartum Psychosis and Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and Postpartum."
WRAL-TV's Dr. Allen Mask profiled UNC's Compare-UF study on women and fibroids.
The program highlighted issues of infertility and shared the story of a patient who found success at UNC Fertility.
UNC Research is promoting Carolina's star female researchers in 2016.
17 UNC OB-GYN physicians (386 from UNC Health Care) named to prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors In America® list
Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
Erin Carey, MD, MSCR, became the new Division Director of UNC Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery on March 14, 2016
Davenport, CNM, MSN, MPH, joined UNC Midwives in March 2016.
The K24 award provides dedicated salary support to midcareer physician-scientists to augment their skills in patient-oriented research and provide mentorship to promising new investigators.
Dr. Julie Johnson, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, provides care at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, NC.
Registration and preliminary event schedule are now available. Please join us for this year's Ross Society events which will be held in conjunction with the UNC Medical School Alumni's Spring events. We will have exciting presentations, a business meeting, and a reception at the Clarke-Pearsons' home.
New York Times Well blog post: Dr. Alison Stuebe talks Support for Breast-Feeding, in a Multitude of Ways
This year's conference is April 14-15, 2016 at the Friday Center.
Dr. Samantha (Mandy) Pulliam became the division chief for UNC Urogynecology February 1, 2016
His focus will be improving quality and safety of healthcare at UNC.
Infinito, CNM, MSN, joined UNC Midwives in January 2016.
Dr. Jackson-Moore joined the faculty in January 2016.
UNC Health Care and Triangle-area women participate in national registry to improve treatment of uterine fibroids
UNC-Chapel Hill is one of nine sites across the nation participating in this national, first-of-its kind, registry.
The award will help UNC bring mothers and providers together to address unmet health care needs during the "fourth trimester."
The institute addresses major public policy and health issues facing the global cancer community.
Sullivan is an awardee of the Wilma Williams Education and Clinical Research Award for Endometrial Cancer.
UNC Horizons is the subject of a video and story from UNC-Chapel Hill's Office of Communications and Public Affairs.
The program showcased how the unique care at UNC Horizons is changing lives.
This year's conference is April 14-15, 2016 at the Friday Center.
An APPLES service-learning class at Carolina partners with volunteer doulas at N.C. Women's Hospital to enhance students' educational experiences and better serve women delivering babies at UNC.
Dr. Wanda Nicholson appeared on UNC-TV's Black Issues Forum to discuss what she and other researchers are doing to uncover why millions of women of color are plagued by uterine fibroids.
Dr. Groesbeck Parham – a UNC OB-GYN working in Lusaka, Zambia – shares how he and his colleagues built an innovative program that has screened over 250,000 Zambian women for cervical cancer for the first time in their lives.
The center is a key piece of the Horizons Program as the need for childcare is one of the larger barriers to women being able to participate in treatment.
The holiday gift program served 70 women and 175 children.
In a new blog for the Huffington Post, Dr. Stuebe addresses problems with the study.
The upcoming January group is open to women who are due in June 2016 and beyond.
Two UNC physicians have joined other leading experts across the country in asking the Food and Drug Administration to rescind or revise its decision.
With only one physician in Malawi trained to perform the surgical procedure required to treat cervical cancer - radical hysterectomy - women died in large numbers from the disease. Our UNC OB-GYNs came up with a way to change that.
Dr. Doll studies quality-of-life changes after cancer surgery and outcomes of gynecologic oncology patients on a population level.
The award comes with $7,500 for research to be conducted in 2016.
This award was established in 1990 by the School of Medicine to express the faculty's respect and appreciation for nurses whose personal contributions have made a significant difference.
UNC Midwives welcomed Maaske in November.
The findings highlight the potential impact of exposure to toxic metals such as cadmium on adverse pregnancy outcomes.
The American College of Nurse-Midwives has released a series of videos on the midwifery model of care.
Dr. Matthew Zerden, of UNC OB-GYN and WakeMed Health and Hospitals, and his colleagues analyzed responses from 324 women who completed a survey about contraception approximately six weeks after giving birth.
This is the third year for the program, which helps clients and their families make meaningful holiday memories.
In 2013, Debbi and Walt Clarke experienced the unimaginable loss of their third child, Eason, who was stillborn at 37 weeks. To honor Eason, the Clarkes recently donated two CuddleCots to the North Carolina Women’s Hospital to help families who suffer similar losses, making the hospital the first in North Carolina to offer them to families.
Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
Drs. Emi Bretschneider, Emily Davidson and Carolyn Webster received the awards.
Nowacek joined UNC OBGYN October 14, 2015.
FIGO World Congress is the largest international conference of OBGYNs from around the world.
UNC Health Care is profiling the five hospital specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report this year. This installment focuses on UNC’s excellence in gynecologic care, ranked 25th in the nation.
Dr. Rossi sat down with WGHP Fox 8 to discuss signs, symptoms, prevention and screening methods of gynecologic cancer.
The mentorship program connects junior faculty, known as BIRCWH Scholars, to senior faculty with shared research interest in women’s health and sex-differences research.
The annual conference for the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine was held in Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 16-18.
Recent Global Women's Health fellow and School of Medicine alumna Nancy Hancock returned to North Carolina to use her intense training in international medicine in service of the people in her home state.
This week (Oct. 4-10, 2015) is National Midwifery Week. Learn about the division and midwife-led care, and read Q&As with three UNC Midwives on why midwifery matters at UNC and how it fits in to expert, evidence-based obstetrical care at UNC.
The designation comes from the American College of Nurse-Midwives benchmark program report.
Dr. Katrina Avery's Howard-Avery Loyalty Fund Scholarship made an impact on the life of current resident Dr. Rachel Adams.
Dieter joined UNC OB/GYN September 28, 2015
The clear-drape cesarean section is part of an emerging birthing trend called family-centered cesarean, which allows the family to have a more active role in childbirth, even when that birth comes via surgery.
Below the Belt, a local organization that raises money for ovarian cancer research, is sponsoring the 'End Ovarian Cancer' plate.
UNC OB-GYN's Dr. Vickie Bae-Jump was the event's keynote speaker for the second year in a row. Funds raised by She ROCKS help support her ovarian cancer research.
Doximity's Residency Navigator rankings place UNC's program as one of the top obstetrics and gynecology residencies in the country.
From hospital rooms to University classrooms, faculty and staff are dedicated to helping new mothers breastfeed their babies and supporting them when it doesn’t go as planned.
Keller graduated from UNC's School of Nursing and East Carolina University and comes to UNC most recently from Duke University.
In 15 years, 2,916 cord blood units from UNC have been banked.
Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson and Dr. John Soper appear on the list.
Dr. Anne Steiner appears in the segment.
The magazine considers a variety of categories such as patient safety and advanced technologies in developing the rankings.
The story and segment featured UNC Midwife Meg Berreth, who was part of the team that brought the practice back to UNC.
The awards are given annually to recognize excellence and to promote the careers of emerging physician-researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The study reports on eight cases where noninvasive prenatal tests revealed cancer in the mother.
The division known in recent years as UNC Pelvic Health has changed its name to the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery.
New fellows and resident physicians joined the department July 1, 2015.
The department welcomed Dr. Emma Rossi to UNC Gynecologic Oncology and Meghan Visnick, CNM, MS, to UNC Midwives on June 15, 2015.
The calculator can estimate positive predictive value, or the likelihood that a positive result is a true positive, which is something most of the laboratories do not currently report.
Jones was honored for international collaborative research on neonatal opioid withdrawal.
The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology announced their 2015 Residency Awards June 3. Congratulations to the honorees!
The assessment not only identifies the roadblocks to treatment, but also provides a path to overcoming them.
Dr. Boggess is in the inaugural class of Oliver Smithies Investigators.
Dr. John Boggess is one of only a handful of surgeons in the country qualified to perform robotic trachelectomy.
Dr. Hendree Jones said the incidence of neonatal withdrawal from opioids has grown fivefold since 2000.
Julie Johnson, MD Assistant Professor UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine, "Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection"
Tracy Manuck, MD Assistant Professor UNC Maternal Fetal Medicine ‘Pharmacogenomics of Preterm Birth Prevention and Treatment’
The award was presented at the 2015 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.
Seven of our clinicians at UNC OB-GYN have earned the 2015 UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence.
When she realized her postpartum anxiety and depression went beyond the "baby blues," one patient turned to the UNC Center for Women's Mood Disorders to get -- and stay -- well.
Dr. Kim Boggess selected for Oliver Smithies Investigator Program
New Study Indicates Laparoscopic Hysterectomy with Morcellation May Be Safer than Abdominal Procedure
Decision Analysis Results Published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Introducing the UNC OB-GYN Residency Class of 2019.
UNC Ranked 14th for Women's Health in the 2016 Edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Medical School Rankings.
Effective March 1, 2015, UNC Women’s Care expanded services at our Hillsborough practice.
Interim leadership assignments for UNC Pelvic Health.
UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 1 in the South.
Another successful year for the UNC Horizons Program Holiday Tree.
Dr. David Grimes releases his first post-retirement book entitled "Every Third Woman in America: How Legal Abortion Transformed Our Nation".
Part-time maternal-fetal medicine program at FirstHealth in Pinehurst is now full-time with the addition of Dr. Johnson.
Dr. Parham shares memories and wisdom in a blog post about his mentor, Dr. Hugh Shingleton.
The cries of babies whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy have increased amounts of “hyperphonation,” a new study finds.
The first annual She ROCKS (Research, Ovarian, Cancer, Knowledge, Support) event held recently in Wilmington raised funds that will go directly towards ovarian cancer research based at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
In a recent peer survey, UNC's Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Practice residency training programs were ranked in top 10.
If matched with $1 million to be raised by UNC, the grant will help buy a new building in Carrboro to serve more women in North Carolina each year who battle substance abuse
Couples in the Greenville region needing fertility assistance have the best of both worlds – convenience and access to state-of-the-art technology – while controlling costs
Dr. Elizabeth Geller receives an academic promotion.
Join us for the first in a series of WALTER food and wine events called AT THE TABLE. The evening will include a VIP meet-and-greet, panel conversation, tasting of the chefs’ selected dishes, wine pairings, a book signing, and more. Proceeds from this event benefit UNC Horizons Program.
Dr. Lisa Rahangdale is one of three obstetrical consultants for a U.S. Perinatal HIV hotline.
Featuring Dr. Linda Van Le and Dr. John Boggess, the September 15, 2014 broadcast was about women's cancers.
Dr. Robert Strauss has been appointed as the Cefalo-Bowes Distinguished Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology by the UNC Board of Trustees.
UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology welcome a new faculty member, Dr. Lauren Schiff.
Dr. AnnaMarie Connolly has been named UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology's Vice Chair for Education.
Dr. Gehrig sat down with WGHP Fox 8 to discuss the signs and symptoms of endometrial cancer.
Dr. Clarke-Pearson sat down with WGHP Fox 8 to discuss the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.
Several members of the UNC School of Medicine faculty, had articles published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's (JAMA) July 23/30, 2014, HIV/AIDS theme issue.
Both UNC Pelvic Health at Rex and UNC Gynecologic Oncology at Rex receive "Top 5" honors in the 4th quarter of FY 2014 patient satisfaction surveys.
UNC Horizons Program Director, Dr. Hendree Jones attended a national forum co-sponsored by the National Council for Behavioral Health.
Dr. Jennifer Mersereau receives an academic promotion.
The July 21, 2014 broadcast was about pregnancy, birth and babies.
Dr. Matthew Zerden contributes to Obstetrics & Gynecology blO+G: Improving the Difficult Intrauterine Contraception Insertion: A Challenging Task
Drs. Bill Goodnight and Alison Stuebe both received academic promotions.
On July 1, our department welcomed 14 new physicians to our fellowship programs.
Dr. Kenneth Kim named to Exxcellent Foundation of ABOG Board of Directors
UNC Gynecologic Oncology at Rex Cancer Center named as Top 5 clinic.
Dr. Matt Siedhoff has been appointed to the Board of the Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology.
UNC Health Care's Plus Person Award recognizes the very best at UNC Hospitals, UNC Faculty Physicians, and the UNC School of Medicine this Summer.
Dr. David Stamilio recent provided an editorial for Raleigh's News and Observer.
Rachael Crosse and Sara Tinkham join UNC OB-GYN Medical Education Office
Child Fatality Task Force Releases Annual Report; Many Recommendations Focus on Healthy Birth Outcomes
The Center for Women's Health Research (CWHR) released our eighth-edition 2014 North Carolina Women's Health Report Card May 12, 2014. This document is a progress report on the health and health care needs of North Carolina's 5+ million women.
Dr. Wendy Brewster and Dr. John Thorp elected to positions on the UNC Faculty Council.
Effective July 1, 2014, the UNC Pelvic Health outpatient practice, currently located on the UNC Campus in Chapel Hill, will move to the UNC Hillsborough Campus.
At the 2014 NC Obstetrical and Gynecological Society meeting the Robert A. Ross Society members gathered for a reception and Dr. Clark took home top award for research.
Jessica "Jes" Morse, MD, MPH joined UNC Family Planning on April 1, 2014.
We took recently published research by UNC experts and created a summary infographic for the article entitled "Prevalence and Risk Factors for Early, Undesired Weaning Attributed to Lactation Dysfunction".
WRAL recently aired a segment on the use of nitrous oxide in our labor and delivery unit.
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.
Introducing the UNC OB-GYN Residency Class of 2018.
A UNC partnership with FirstHealth of the Carolinas will give women in the mid-Carolinas convenient local access to a wider variety of specialty services related to high-risk pregnancy.
UNC School of Medicine has been ranked 15th in Women's Health in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Medical School Rankings.
In a recent blog for the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Dr. Alison Stuebe talks about the tremendous anger and angst that poisons conversations about breastfeeding and prevents us from finding common ground.
Two UNC researchers design a biological test to individualize chemotherapy.
UNC receives more than $40 million from NIH for global clinical trials unit to treat and prevent HIV
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.
The UNC Horizons Program has moved from their Carrboro location.
UNC Midwives practice listed on American College of Nurse-Midwives "Best Practice Recognition Roster"
Dr. John Steege receives prestigious lifetime award in November.
251 UNC doctors total were listed in this year's best doctor listing.
UNC has been nationally ranked second for NIH funding for obstetrics and gynecology.
Come and visit us in the Chair’s Office (3009 Old Clinic Building) and see the UNC Horizon’s Giving Tree.
The day before Americans celebrated Thanksgiving, the UNC ex-pat community in Malawi—in fact the entire country of Malawi—had something wonderful to be thankful for.
New federal laws require that most Americans have health insurance. Trained volunteers at UNC Health Care hospitals are available to assist you in enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
At the recent annual meeting for the American Urogynecologic Society, UNC's Dr. Wu talked about some startling research statistics.
The UNC Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility and UNC Fertility are now one of six clinical centers that make up the Reproductive Medicine Network.
Bill Leslie with WRAL sat down with Drs. Hope and Boggess on September 19 to chat about women's cancer, rock bands and how to get involved.
Rex On Call focuses on women's health for Sept. 16, 2013.
Schools cross disciplines to debunk myths and misinformation about prenatal oral health
The N.C. Women's Health Information Center now offers virtual tours of our hospital.
A music festival supporting cancer awareness featuring N.E.D.
Dr. Matthews emphasizes the difficult choice women must often make.
The UNC School of Dentistry's Department of Pediatric Dentistry and School of Medicine's Department of OB-GYN have launched the website for their Prenatal Oral Health Program. The program is designed to educate with resources for medical and dental health care providers as well as expectant mothers on the principles of prenatal oral health.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill receives $8 million grant to improve safe motherhood in Malawi.
Dr. Anne Steiner was a guest on the popular talk radio show "The Takeaway" talking about fertility for women over 35 years of age.
Landon Dupree was partially delivered, and while still attached to his mother, a surgeon removed a cyst in his lung.
Effective July 1, 2013 UNC Women's Care will open new clinics at the UNC Hillsborough campus.
Effective July 1, 2013 there will be some exciting changes for UNC Women's Care.
WRAL recently aired a segment on two surgeries that were performed on babies during the time of c-section.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the recipients of the 2013 Science and Service Awards for the Treatment of Opioid-related Disorders.
Based on this study, we are starting a NIH-funded 5-year project to understand the role of oxytocin in postpartum depression and bonding between mothers and babies.
Doctors lead discussion about health issues that affect women
Introducing the UNC OB-GYN Residency Class of 2017
Steve Daniels, with ABC 11, talks with our providers from UNC Global Women's Health.
Hendree Jones, PhD named director of UNC Horizons program.
Jennifer Wu, MD, MPH will join UNC Pelvic Health on April 22, 2013
Twelve UNC OB-GYN providers have been named in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report Top Doctors list.