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

Parham to speak at SGO’s 50th anniversary meeting

March 5, 2019

Groesbeck Parham, MD, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in our UNC Division of Global Women’s Health, will be a featured speaker at this year’s Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, presenting his talk, “The creative disruption of the cervical cancer prevention status quo in an African nation: Lessons in international … 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

UNC-led team awarded $5.1 million for cervical cancer prevention effort in Malawi

February 8, 2019

CHAPEL HILL, NC — Backed by a $5.1-million grant, University of North Carolina and University of Malawi College of Medicine physicians and scientists will launch a multi-pronged effort to combat cervical cancer in Malawi, a country in sub-Saharan Africa where cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women. The United States Agency … Continued

A commitment to Zambia brings us closer than ever to eliminating cervical cancer

January 8, 2019

A perspective from Dr. Groesbeck Parham  Cervical cancer kills more women in the world’s poorest nations than any other malignancy. Experts predict a substantial increase in both new cases and deaths over the next 20 years. It is vital to help the women living in these settings access prevention and treatment services. Zambia is a … Continued

U.S. DHHS will stream presentation from Dr. Groesbeck Parham Jan. 14, 2019

January 7, 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration will host an event with UNC Global Women’s Health faculty Dr. Groesbeck Parham on Jan. 14, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. The presentation is accessible through live stream at this link. In his presentation, “From Africa to the United States: Addressing access to … Continued