• RSS Horizons – UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

    • After three years, Ruterus has raised more than $10,000 for UNC Horizons January 22, 2019
      The Ruterus campaign, which supports the UNC Horizons Program at UNC-Chapel Hill, has now contributed more than $10,000 to the program. In December 2016, Deborah Privette of UNC Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery turned an inspired holiday idea – placing a red dot on an image of the female reproductive system to transform it into a […]
    • UNC Horizons director co-authors Primer on neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome January 3, 2019
      Dr. Hendrée Jones, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UNC School of Medicine and executive director of the UNC Horizons Program, is a co-author of a Primer for Nature Reviews Disease Primers on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) that occurs as a result of opioid use during pregnancy – neonatal opioid use withdrawal syndrome […]
    • An NAS diagnosis at birth is not a major indicator of developmental outcomes December 18, 2018
      Placing an emphasis on neonatal abstinence syndrome’s (NAS) potential for negative developmental outcome dismisses the larger, more complex factors of a child’s life that contribute to a long-term trajectory for development. Such a singular focus on NAS can be a source of harm for the child and family, and it neglects an opportunity to help […]
    • UNC OB-GYN awards honors for staff excellence in 2018 December 14, 2018
      UNC OB-GYN honored staff with Superstar Awards and the Staff Excellence Award at its annual holiday party Dec. 12, 2018 at the Carolina Club. Each year the department recognizes employees who are outstanding, committed, dedicated, dependable, have a positive and supportive attitude, and consistently exceed requirements and go beyond the usual expectation of their job […]
    • The gift of research November 28, 2018
      In the 15 years that Mark Daley has been engaged with the UNC Horizons Program as an ambassador, donor and volunteer, he’s seen the lives of women and their children change right before his eyes. With trauma-responsive care that addresses the painful life experiences that often precede substance use, UNC Horizons provides women who enter […]
    • The Power of Two November 27, 2018
      Drs. Daniel and Kathleen “Katchy” Clarke-Pearson are leading by example with a generous personal commitment to endow the Drs. Daniel and Kathleen Clarke-Pearson Distinguished Professorship to support the academic mission of the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dan and Katchy speak with tenderness and humor towards each other, yet remain modest when discussing their […]
    • UNC Horizons’ 5th annual Holiday Tree is accepting gifts through December 17 November 26, 2018
      For the fifth year in a row, UNC OB-GYN is collecting gifts for the families of UNC Horizons, our comprehensive substance use disorder treatment program for pregnant and/or parenting women and their children, including those whose lives have been touched by abuse or violence. The Holiday Tree is in the Chair’s Office at 3009 Old […]
    • Horizons director wins national award for service June 26, 2018
      Dr. Hendrée Jones is an internationally recognized expert in the development and examination of both behavioral and pharmacologic treatments for pregnant women and their children. The post Horizons director wins national award for service appeared first on UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
    • UNC Horizons clients bake up a business June 19, 2018
      Horizons Kitchen is helping clients learn skills and how to market them. The post UNC Horizons clients bake up a business appeared first on UNC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
    • UNC Horizons receives generous gift from Pope Foundation April 23, 2018
      The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced a $10 million commitment from the John William Pope Foundation to support a combination of core areas where Carolina excels: cancer research, multidisciplinary and innovative thinking, excellence in sport, and being of and serving the state’s citizens. The post UNC Horizons receives generous gift from Pope […]