Study shows promise for urine-based test for HPV-linked cervical cancer

February 9, 2020

Lisa Rahangdale, MD, MPH, associate professor in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, is an author on a paper from researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center that shows a non-invasive screening method for HPV-linked cervical cancer has potential to boost screening access, and warrants further research. Assistant Professor Andrea Knittel, MD, PhD, … Continued

Knittel is honored with 2019-20 James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

February 9, 2020

Andrea Knittel, MD, PhD, assistant professor in the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, is the winner of the 2019-20 James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award from the UNC School of Medicine. The award recognizes promising young members of the medical school’s faculty early in their academic career. With this honor comes a stipend of … 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

Knittel extends excellent patient-centered care to N.C.’s incarcerated women

December 21, 2019

Following her residency in obstetrics and gynecology, Andrea Knittel, MD, sought fellowship opportunities that would allow her to serve women who needed her most. In UNC’s Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, she found a place where she could build her expertise in offering comprehensive, patient-centered treatment to women who are incarcerated. “I came to … Continued

Q&A with Dr. Alice Chuang | ‘Finding Joy’

November 3, 2019

This fall, UNC Health Care was designated among 22 healthcare organizations to receive the American Medical Association (AMA)’s first Joy in Medicine Recognition, which acknowledges healthcare organizations that have committed to improving physician satisfaction and reducing burnout. Alice Chuang, MD, MEd, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and the UNC School of Medicine’s Assistant Dean of … Continued

UNC celebrates Women in Medicine

October 15, 2019

  Wanda Nicholson, professor at UNC OB-GYN and president of the UNC Association of Professional Women in Medicine and Science helped organize the UNC School of Medicine’s 2019 Women in Medicine Conference on October 4, 2019 at the Carolina Inn. Each year, the event celebrates women in medicine at UNC and honors physicians who have … Continued