Young and Carey receive grant to explore non-invasive diagnosis of endometriosis

February 26, 2020

UNC OB-GYN faculty are part of a joint $50,000 NC TraCS grant with the UNC Department of Radiology to test a new, non-invasive approach for identifying endometriosis, an often-painful condition that impacts one-in-10 women. Investigators on the grant, “Evaluation of Endometriosis with 18F-fluoroestradiol PET / MRI,” from UNC OB-GYN are Erin Carey, MD, MSCR, assistant … Continued

UNC OB-GYN awards honors for staff excellence in 2019

January 19, 2020

We extend our many congratulations to the winners of UNC OB-GYN’s 2019 Star Awards and the 2019 Staff Excellence Award. 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 requirements. Kelly Scurlock-Cross, of … Continued

UNC Hospitals implements new visitor restrictions due to flu

January 7, 2020

In order to protect patients during the peak of flu season, UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill and UNC REX Hospital in Raleigh will implement new visitor restrictions: Beginning Monday, Jan. 6, children less than 12 years old are prohibited from visiting inpatients at UNC REX Hospital in Raleigh (including patients in the Emergency Department), and … Continued

Best Doctors includes 24 from UNC OB-GYN in 2019 selection

January 7, 2020

Congratulations to the 24 physicians from UNC OB-GYN who have been selected to the 2019-2020 Best Doctors in America® List. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, Best Doctors is a global benefits provider and medical information services company that connects individuals facing difficult medical treatment decisions with the best doctors, selected by impartial … 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

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

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

UNC OB-GYN is 3rd in the nation in NIH funding

February 19, 2019

The UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology ranked 3rd in the country in total NIH funding for 2018 and 2nd when it comes to departments within public schools of medicine. This is according to a new report published by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. The UNC School of Medicine ranked 17th in the … Continued

Carey leads symposium of articles on issue of opioid use, misuse and abuse

January 28, 2019

Erin Carey, MD, MSCR, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, served as guest editor for a symposium in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology regarding opioid use in gynecology and chronic pelvic pain. For the March 2019 issue, Carey solicited contributions that address the role of chronic … Continued

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 … Continued