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

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