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How to Manage Weight Gain During Menopause

April 10, 2024

The transition to menopause is different for every woman. Some experience symptoms that severely affect their quality of life, such as hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings, while others don’t. There is one symptom, however, that most women experience in their 40s or 50s: weight gain. “Even people with healthy lifestyles tend to notice some changes … Read more

Dr. Genevieve Neal-Perry accepts Society for Reproductive Investigation’ most prestigious annual award 

March 28, 2024

  UNC OBGYN Department of Chair, Dr. Genevieve Neal-Perry accepted the Mentorship Award from SRI, Society for Reproductive Investigation, on March 15, 2024, at the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting in Vancouver, Canada. The award was established in 2003 to annually recognize mentoring within the scientific community, with special emphasis on the career development of junior … Read more

Dr. Noor Abu-Alnadi Appointed as the Department of OBGYN Clinical Clerkship Director

March 28, 2024

Dr. Noor Abu-Alnadi in the UNC Health Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was appointed as the department’s Clinical Clerkship Director. In her new role, she will work closely with medical school students during their clerkship.   Dr. Abu-Alnadi is a fellowship-trained Minimally Invasive gynecologic surgeon, and an avid medical educator. Dr. Abu-Alnadi’s new role as … Read more

UNC OBGYN Faculty and Residents attend the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer

March 26, 2024

Faculty and residents from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Department Obstetrics and Gynecology attended and presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in San Diego, CA. SGO’s Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer is the premier educational and scientific event for those who treat … Read more

What to Expect at Your First Prenatal Visit

March 26, 2024

When you find out you’re pregnant, your to-do list instantly becomes much longer. There are people to tell, nurseries to decorate and names to consider. You also need to establish where you’ll receive your prenatal care. Your first prenatal appointment should be scheduled seven to nine weeks after your last menstrual period. “Early prenatal care … Read more

Photos: SOM Teammates Meet First Lady, Discuss Women’s Health Research

March 25, 2024

UNC School of Medicine teammates met with First Lady Jill Biden, EdD, in Durham on Wednesday, March 20. The meeting was part of the White House Initiative on Women’s Health Research. The initiative was announced in November 2023 with the aim of changing how the United States approaches and funds research on women’s health. More information … Read more

UNC Health’s OBGYN Department Hosts First OBGYN Medical Education Symposium

March 25, 2024

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology hosted their first OBGYN Medical Education Symposium. The symposium, “Challenges in Medical Education in the 21st Century,” was led by Dr. Omar Young, Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and an Associate Professor in the … Read more

OBGYN Residency Match Announcement- Class of 2028

March 15, 2024

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the division of Medical Education is excited to announce the UNC OBGYN Class of 2028. We look forward to your arrival in Chapel Hill this summer. Welcome to Carolina!     Learn about UNC residency match.

Global Women’s Health Fellow Presents at the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

March 12, 2024

Dr. Katelyn Rittenhouse, a first-year Global Women’s Health Fellow and former UNC School of Medicine OBGYN resident, presented on the association between preeclampsia and HIV infection among Zambian women at the 2024 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Denver, CO last weekend. Dr. Rittenhouse presented as a New Investigator Scholar in the Themed Discussion … Read more

3 Tips to Make the Best Birth Plan for You

March 8, 2024

In between deciding on nursery colors, which brand of stroller to buy and whether you want to breastfeed, it can be helpful to give some thought to your labor and delivery experience. Sharing a birth plan ahead of time with your care team and loved ones can help them support you and make this moment as special … Read more