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

Mersereau to lead Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

April 8, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Mersereau will become the next chief of UNC OB-GYN’s Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (REI) on May 1, 2019. The division’s longtime chief Dr. Marc Fritz has decided to step down after 26 years and will continue as a fulltime clinician and as practice director for UNC Fertility. Dr. Mersereau was recruited as … Continued

Berreth receives nursing award from the School of Medicine

April 4, 2019

Meg Berreth, MSN, CNM, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Midwifery, is one of eight nurses who were honored April 3 at the 2019 School of Medicine Nursing Recognition Awards. Each year the medical school and its physicians recognize outstanding achievement by nursing professionals as a tangible recognition of the countless … Continued

New grant allows Vora to collaborate with Duke to identify novel genes critical to human brain development

April 1, 2019

Dr. Neeta Vora, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Dr. Erica Davis at the Duke University Center for Human Disease Modeling have been awarded an exploratory/developmental research grant (R21) from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.  Their research was initially funded by a $50,000 Duke/UNC-Chapel Hill CTSA … Continued

Dr. Erin Carey’s gynecologic pain project wins $50,000 innovation award

March 29, 2019

Erin Carey, MD, director of the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at UNC OB-GYN, is principle investigator for a project on gynecologic pain that has received a 2019 Innovation Pilot Award of $50,000 from the School of Medicine. Her co-principle investigator is Dr. Rahima Benhabbour of The Department of Biomedical Engineering. Their project is … Continued

Announcing the Class of 2023

March 29, 2019

UNC’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has announced its residency Class of 2023, who found out they had matched with our department on March 15, 2019. They come from as far as Kansas and as close as our own UNC School of Medicine Our incoming residents are: Jenna Adams – Emory University Abigail Bernard – … Continued

Where she needed to be

March 25, 2019

When University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill physician and researcher Elizabeth Stringer, M.D., M.Sc., finished her OB-GYN residency in 2001, she and her husband, Jeff, had one young child and another on the way, and were considering the next steps in their careers and lives. “We had both become very interested in global health … Continued

Horton named president of the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling

March 13, 2019

Evette Horton, PhD, assistant professor in the UNC Horizons Program, has been elected president of the Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling. Her tenure begins July 1, 2019. The Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling (ACAC) is a national division of the American Counseling Association with a mission to support and offer an information network … Continued