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Dr. Chemtai Mungo Receives NIH Funding to Support Global Women’s Health Research

October 3, 2023

The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded an R34 clinical trial planning grant to Chemtai Mungo, MD, MPH to support her research that evaluates ways to improve HPV and cervical precancer treatment outcomes among women living with HIV in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Dr. Mungo’s grant-funded research will look … Read more

Dr. Leslie Clark Awarded the 2023 APGO Humanism in Teaching Award

October 3, 2023

Dr. Leslie Clark, assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been awarded the 2023 APGO Humanism in Teaching Award. The Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Humanism in Teaching Award honors OBGYN educators from APGO member departments who are outstanding role … Read more

CenteringPregnancy® at UNC

October 1, 2023

Cen­ter­ing­Preg­nan­cy® is a model of pre­na­tal care that bring­s women who are due at the same time together for group appointments. Each two-hour appointment is conducted by a midwife and nurse, and includes belly checks, blood pressure testing, group discussion and visits from other specialists, including pediatricians, lactations consultants, physical therapists, etc. Hear from Shannon … Read more

Early Data Shows Project at UNC Hospitals Decreases Rates of Maternal Anemia

September 20, 2023

A UNC Hospitals team is working to decrease the number of pregnant patients that have maternal anemia at the time of delivery, a condition that disproportionately affects Black patients and contributes significantly to maternal morbidity and mortality. The team is running a quality improvement project in partnership with the UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement … Read more

In Memoriam: Wendy R. Brewster, MD, PhD

August 3, 2023

Wendy R. Brewster, MD, PhD, a compassionate clinician-scientist who focused her career on caring for women with gynecologic cancer and studying at-risk populations and the disparate mechanisms leading to poor outcomes in endometrial, ovarian and cervical cancers, died of pancreatic cancer on July 24.

Menard and Team Receive $12.5M to Address Pregnancy-Related Hypertensive Emergencies

November 11, 2022

In partnership with multiple community agencies across the Triangle, the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research has received funding—approximately $2.5 million per year for five years—from the National Institutes of Health Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to identify effective strategies for implementing pregnancy-related hypertension best practices in the outpatient setting. Aiming to reduce maternal … Read more

Incontinence In Women by Dr. Jen Wu

October 6, 2021

Raleigh woman shares her story on getting help, changing stigma around bladder leakage BY PATRICK THOMAS RALEIGH PUBLISHED AUG. 30, 2021 Read the article:

New NIH Funded Endometriosis Research Center To Be Led by Steven Young, MD, PhD

September 20, 2021

UNC has been awarded one of only two NIH-funded center grants (P01 mechanism) to establish an Endometriosis Research Center. The Center will be led by Steven Young, MD, PhD, a professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Endometriosis is a common disease affecting over 5% of … Read more