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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Focus Carolina: Melina Kibbe

Melina Kibbe is the Colin G. Thomas Jr., MD, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery at UNC School of Medicine. She is a renowned researcher of novel therapies for patients with vascular disease and is a passionate advocate for gender equality in biomedical research. In 2017, she was elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

About Focus Carolina

Every day, faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times and on the weekends to hear their stories and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can listen to WCHL at 97.9 FM or 1360 AM.