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Iglesias, Team Awarded Duke Endowment Grant to Improve Care for Black and Hispanic Women Through Perinatal Care

September 6, 2022

Dana Iglesias, MD, MPH, Medical Director of the Chatham Hospital Maternity Care Center, has been awarded a grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve the quality and the continuity of care provided to Black and Hispanic women by implementing a perinatal interdisciplinary inter-agency care coordination program in Chatham County. The project will build upon … Continued

Ranney, team receive $1.2 million NIH grant to study cigar warnings for adolescents

October 17, 2021

Family Medicine assistant professor Leah Ranney, PhD, Director for the Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program (TPEP), and Jennifer Cornacchione-Ross, PhD, Assistant Professor at Wake Forest School of Medicine, received an NIH (R01) three-year award in the amount of $1.2 million for the research study Strengthening Cigar Warnings to Prevent Adolescent Use. The study seeks to improve … Continued

NIH Funds UNC Study to Investigate Maternal-Fetal Transmission of Zika

October 10, 2018

UNC researchers led by Elizabeth Stringer, MD, Sylvia Becker-Dreps, MD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, along with collaborators in Nicaragua, have been given a five-year, $2.7 million R01 award from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand the epidemiology of Zika virus in pregnancy.

Niblock earns prestigious Pisacano Scholarship

August 30, 2017

Niblock, a 4th year medical student mentored by UNC Family Medicine faculty, earns prestigious Pisacano Scholarship. No matter where Franklin Niblock went in his hometown of Concord, N.C., he always seemed to find a story about his grandfather, who was pediatrician and community leader.