UNC Horizons director speaks at women judges meeting in Washington, D.C.

July 22, 2019

Dr. Hendrée Jones, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and executive director of UNC Horizons, was an invited speaker on a panel for the 14th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Women Judges and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues July 16, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The title of the panel was “The Opioid Crisis … Continued

Buprenorphine can accelerate heart rate in pregnant women with opioid use disorders

June 24, 2019

Though the use of buprenorphine in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) during pregnancy has shown to have few impacts on fetuses and infants, a new study examining the physiological impact of the drug on pregnant women shows a significant impact on maternal heart rate. Hendrée Jones, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology … Continued

Van Le is co-editor of well-known textbook on obstetrics and gynecology

June 13, 2019

Linda Van Le, MD, Leonard D. Palumbo Distinguished Professor of Gynecologic Oncology, is co-editor of the recently released 12th edition of ‘Te Linde’s Operative Gynecology.’ Many other UNC OB-GYN faculty members authored chapters in the book, including John Soper, MD, Leslie Clark, MD, Erin Carey, MD, MSCR, Amy Bryant, MD, MSCR, Jes Morse, MD, MPH, … Continued

ACNM names UNC Midwives a 2018 Triple Aim practice

June 11, 2019

UNC Midwives has recently achieved the designation of Best Practice for the 2018 ACNM Benchmarking Project from The American College of Nurse Midwives. The practice is being recognized for Triple Aim Achievement and a high rate of attendance at the six week postpartum visit. “Triple Aim” Best Practice recognizes practices which meet the Institute for … Continued

Dr. Jennifer Wu named Interim Chair of UNC OB-GYN

June 10, 2019

Jennifer Wu, MD, MPH, has been named interim Chair of UNC OB-GYN, effective July 1, 2019. Wu joined UNC OB-GYN’s Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery in 2013 where she currently serves as director. Wu earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and received her MD from the University of California … Continued

UNC OB-GYN faculty are honored with 2019 Carolina Care Excellence Awards

June 3, 2019

This year 18 providers from the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology have received the 2019 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence for creating exceptional experience for patients. Across UNC Health Care, 189 providers total received the 2019 award. View all UNC Health Care recipients This award honors providers … Continued

Clarke-Pearson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education

May 28, 2019

Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD, Robert A. Ross Distinguished Professor and Chair of the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education from the Academy of Educators at the UNC School of Medicine. This School confers this award annually on an exceptional member of the faculty who has … Continued

UNC OB-GYN resident Dr. Sharon Vaz wins best presentation at state OB-GYN meeting

April 8, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Vaz, a resident in the UNC OB-GYN Class of 2019, for winning Best Resident Presentation at this year’s North Carolina OBGYN Society meeting. Vaz was honored for her presentation entitled, “The Breaking Point: Delayed vs Early Amniotomy in Labor Induction.” Vaz’s study was a retrospective cohort study of 2,719 women admitted … Continued