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

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

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

Contraception counseling by video is a useful addition to routine prenatal care

January 17, 2019

Video counseling could be a valuable tool – in addition to customary prenatal care – in increasing the use of postpartum long-acting reversible contraception (LARC), which is shown to be effective in improving intervals between pregnancies. Allison Staley, MD, MPH, a fellow in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at UNC OB-GYN, is lead author of … Continued

UNC OB-GYN awards honors for staff excellence in 2018

December 14, 2018

UNC OB-GYN honored staff with Superstar Awards and the Staff Excellence Award at its annual holiday party Dec. 12, 2018 at the Carolina Club. 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 … Continued