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Welcome Our New Faculty Member Jacob Wood, a Vascular Surgeon!

October 13, 2020

Jacob Wood, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become not only a doctor but a vascular surgeon and how he weaves his passion for art into his work. Dr. Wood received his Bachelor of Science … Continued

Cynthia Stingone

September 4, 2020

In July of 2013, 60-year-old Cynthia Stingone, known to her friends and family as Cindy, had a persistent cold and cough. Living in Homestead, Florida, with her husband, they enjoyed the sun and sand while dealing with the occasional hurricanes and palmetto bugs that come with the Florida sunshine. She went to her primary care physician to find out why her cough wouldn’t go away.

Harvey Jeffries

June 26, 2020

Who is Harvey Jeffries? A former professor in the UNC Gilling’s School of Public Health, Harvey Jeffries is no stranger to the UNC system. Born in Virginia, raised on a small farm in Fayetteville, Harvey spent his childhood days exploring the woods around his home, collecting specimens, and cataloging them with his microscope. He graduated … Continued

Melina Kibbe, MD, Wins Spring 2019 Clinical Scientist Award

September 10, 2019

The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded Dr. Melina Kibbe, MD, Chair, and Professor at UNC Surgery, with the Biomedical Laboratory R&D Senior Clinical Scientist Award. She received the award for her project entitled, “Novel in situ custom biodegradable drug-eluting stents for endovascular surgery.”

Robert Martin

July 30, 2019

Three years ago, Robert Martin, at the age of 59, was on the brink of losing his job. As a group leader for process mechanics at a biopharmaceutical company in North Carolina’s research triangle, Robert’s job was physically demanding, keeping him on his feet 8 to 10 hours a day. For 19 years he has been working with mechanics, walking from place to place across the expanse of his company’s manufacturing facility to make sure systems stayed running efficiently.