Dr. Richard Hobbs, Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at UNC School of Medicine is the recipient of the 2019 Harvey Awards. Dr. Hobbs received the award for his innovative work creating the augmented reality game, Adventure Squad. The game encourages children to get out of bed, move in the hallways, interact with staff, participate … Continued
UNC first year medical students placed first at the inaugural LabCorp Healthcare Competition. The competition involved developing a strategic plan to help patients learn about savings they could capitalize on by having their labs done at a LabCorp facility, outside of a hospital or clinic in-house lab.
Pinnacle Hill, LLC, an innovative partnership between UNC Chapel Hill and Deerfield Management that strives to help UNC scientists discover new medicine, has appointed Jon Collin, PhD as Chief Scientific Officer. At Pinnacle Hill, Dr. Collins will lead the company’s innovative drug discovery and development initiatives.
Dr. Michelle Itano, Director of the UNC Neuroscience Microscopy Core facility, earns the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Grant to continue the innovative imaging work in order to help increase the interactions between biologists and technology experts and improve imaging tools for the scientific community at UNC-Chapel Hill.
UNC Center for Health Innovation selects winners of the seventh annual Innovation Pilot Awards. A strong pool of applications were submitted from across UNC Health Care and School of Medicine with proposals related to care delivery, new technology, advanced analytics, and more. The Center selected three winners.
NBA Star Phil Ford – Gold Medal Olympian, 2nd UNC All-Time Leading Scorer, and Prostate Cancer survivor – talks about the importance of UNC Men’s Health Program, a comprehensive program of physicians, scientists, and public health leaders dedicated to addressing the health and well-being of men through coordinated clinical care, scientific research, and community outreach.
The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) awarded UNC Medical Center Department of Pharmacy an Innovator Award for implementing the drug vial optimization program, an innovative strategy for drug delivery that led to significant positive financial, safety, and clinical outcomes.