Stürmer and Thomas offered congratulations on PCORI award

June 18, 2012

The Center for Women’s Health Research at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC) extends our congratulations to the university’s Til Stürmer and Kathleen Thomas whose pilot programs were approved through the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors April 25. Stürmer, a Professor of Epidemiology and Director of the Center of Excellence … Continued

Thorp reports from Malawi

June 13, 2012

Dr. John Thorp is currently participating in the UNC Project-Malawi. This is his account of his experience thus far. This has been an exciting and informative trip. I have worked with Jeff [Wilkinson,director of UNC Malawi Fistula Unit] assisting at elaborate fistula surgeries including ureteral reimplantations, etc. He recalls that I attended his first TVH … Continued

Thorp joins BJOG as Deputy Editor in Chief

April 11, 2012

Congratulations go to Dr. John Thorp, Deputy Director of CWHR and Professor and Director of Women’s Primary Healthcare in the Department of OBGYN, who has recently joined the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. This is his first preface and appeared in the May 2012, Volume 119, Issue 6 of the journal. Paradigm shift in … Continued

Nicholson discusses new cervical cancer screening guidelines

March 19, 2012

Dr. Wanda Nicholson, Director of the Diabetes and Obesity Core at CWHR and Associate Professor at UNC, provides her thoughts on the new national guidelines regarding cervical cancer screenings to the New York Times. “I understand the strong relationship that has been formed with a woman’s doctors during what may be her annual visits,” said … Continued