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

Study finds treatment inequities for pain following cesarean deliveries

November 7, 2019

Medical records show that women of color may experience unequal treatment for pain relief after cesarean childbirth, according to a new retrospective study from researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill. The results highlight the need for continued efforts to undo biases in medical care. Many such efforts – including standardized pain management procedures adopted in 2016 for … Continued

Announcing a new UNC Health Care clinic for reproductive women with kidney disease

October 27, 2019

This month, Dr. Christina Herrera of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Dr. Monica Reynolds of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at UNC’s School of Medicine opened a joint nephrology / maternal-fetal medicine clinic at UNC Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Vilcom to provide evidence-based, patient-centered, multidisciplinary care to reproductive women with chronic kidney disease (CKD) … Continued

Transitioning to Attending-Hood

October 23, 2019

The following post from Dr. Angelica Glover, assistant professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, appeared in the latest e-newsletter from the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Fall has finally arrived to most of the continental U.S. and, with it, a plethora of change – cooler weather, the colors of a new season, and the end … Continued

New grant will ‘re-engineer postnatal care’ to improve maternal and infant outcomes

October 17, 2019

  Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, and the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Kristin Tully, PhD, in collaboration with partners at North Carolina State University and The Ohio State University, have received a $2.5 million grant from … Continued

Elizabeth Stringer promoted to professor

October 2, 2019

Elizabeth M. Stringer, MD, MSc, a maternal-fetal medicine expert with a long career of improving the lives of women across the world, has been promoted to full professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Stringer arrived at Carolina – by way of Lusaka, Zambia – in 2012 and joined the UNC OB-GYN faculty in … Continued

Stuebe promoted to professor

September 28, 2019

Alison Stuebe, MD, MSc, a maternal-fetal medicine and breastfeeding expert in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2010, has been promoted to full professor. She is also the Distinguished Scholar in Infant and Young Child Feeding Department of Maternal and Child Health at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. In addition to … Continued

Introducing NewMomHealth.com, postpartum resource designed by moms for new moms

September 24, 2019

The 4th Trimester Project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launches a hub of evidence-based, non-directive postpartum health information. September 23, 2019, Chapel Hill, NC – The 4th Trimester Project at the UNC-Chapel Hill Schools of Medicine and Social Work has launched NewMomHealth, a hub of evidence-based, expert-written, reality-centered postpartum health information. … Continued