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Reframing Conscientious Care: Providing Abortion Care When Law and Conscience Collide

March 10, 2016

Mara Buchbinder and Annie Lyerly. Hastings Center Report. “It’s almost like putting salt in a wound, for this person who’s already made a very difficult decision,” suggested Meghan Patterson (an alias), a licensed obstetrician-gynecologist whom we interviewed in our qualitative study of the experiences of North Carolina abortion providers practicing under the state’s Woman’s Right to Know … Continued

Dr. Erin Malloy selected to direct the Center for Faculty Excellence

February 1, 2016

The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Erin Malloy to be the fourth Director of the Center for Faculty Excellence. Dr. Malloy is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Social Medicine with extensive leadership experience in the clinical and educational arenas.

Giselle Corbie-Smith Selected as 2016 Recipient of the Hebert W. Nickens Award by the Society of General Internal Medicine

February 1, 2016

The Society of General Internal Medicine’s Nickens Award honors an individual who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to cultural diversity on medicine or to improving minority health. The selection committee noted the impact of Dr. Corbie Smith’s community-based participatory research and her many contributions to promoting cultural diversity in medicine and addressing health disparities. Congratulations Giselle!

Raul Necochea Named Simmons Scholar

January 1, 2016

The Simmons Scholars Career Development Program – a UNC School of Medicine initiative to support the work and professional development of minority faculty members – recently welcomed pediatrician Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, and Raul Necochea, PhD.

Susan E. Lederer is visiting Nannerl Keohane Distinguished Professor

January 1, 2016

The UNC Center for Bioethics and the Department of Social Medicine are hosting Dr. Susan E. Lederer this 2016 spring semester as the 2016 Nannerl Keohane Distinguished Professor at UNC and Duke University. Susan E. Lederer is the Robert Turell Professor of the History of Medicine and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of … Continued

Glenn Wilson In Memoriam

July 28, 2014

Glenn Wilson died after a short illness on July 17, 2014 at UNC Hospitals. Born in East St. Louis, IL, Glenn attended public schools in Flora, IL where as a young man he was awarded a Carnegie Medal for Heroism. He was graduated with a B.A. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Oklahoma. … Continued

Real Doctors, Real People – Eric Juengst

May 15, 2012

As Director of the Center for Bioethics at UNC, Eric Juengst, PhD has serious ethical questions to consider every day. But when he leaves this office, he lets his mind relax with some serious fun making armor out of found objects.