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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Health & Medicine

Brain stimulation improves depression symptoms, restores brain waves

A specific kind of electrical brain stimulation holds the promise of treating people diagnosed with major depression. ... Read More

US News & World Report ranks Carolina’s graduate programs among country’s best

Carolina’s graduate programs once again received high rankings as part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “Best Graduate Schools.” For the second year in a row, the School of Medicine is first for its primary care program. In addition, the Gillings School of Global Public Health tied for second and the School of Social […] ... Read More

New treatment shows promising improvements for women with postpartum depression

After three clinical trials led by a Carolina researcher, a new injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat postpartum depression. The drug, ZULRESSO (brexanolone), showed rapid reduction in depressive symptoms during clinical trials, making it the first and only treatment specifically indicated to treat postpartum depression in women. Principal […] ... Read More

225 Carolina: Building on 100 years of excellence

The School of Social Work was founded in 1920 to make distinctive contributions to the well-being of all North Carolinians. This clarion call for impact remains the commitment 100 years later. ... Read More

Parise steps down as faculty chair

Professor Leslie Parise announced March 25 that she will step down as faculty chair by the end of this semester. Parise, who is also chair of the biochemistry and biophysics department in the School of Medicine, served as chair of the faculty for the past two years. “In balancing the demands of this position with […] ... Read More

Message from interim chancellor on campus response to recent handgun incident

  March 22, 2019 Dear Carolina Community: By now, many of you have heard accounts of a disturbing incident that took place on campus Saturday when Confederate supporters walked through campus with a handgun. Fortunately, UNC Police prevented the situation from escalating and asked that individual to leave campus. To be clear, weapons, especially guns […] ... Read More

New treatment shows promising improvements for women with postpartum depression

After three clinical trials led by a Carolina researcher, a new injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat postpartum depression. The drug, ZULRESSO (brexanolone), showed rapid reduction in depressive symptoms during clinical trials, making it the first and only treatment specifically indicated to treat postpartum depression in women. Principal […] ... Read More

Carolina People: Janelle Bludorn

Part of the PA program’s mission is to accept, train and graduate students from North Carolina who want to practice medicine in this state. ... Read More

UAAW recognizes five who are improving conditions for women at Carolina

The University will honor five Carolina women with the University Award for the Advancement of Women at a March 19 ceremony at 1 p.m. in the Stone Center. The award recognizes people on campus who have elevated the status of women, helped improve campus policies, promoted recruitment, retention and upward mobility of women and participated […] ... Read More

FOCUS ON: REBECCA MACY

Rebecca Macy, a professor in the School of Social Work, is passionate about ending family violence and human trafficking through her research. She works with organizations to bring economic empowerment and other much-needed services to victims and their families, allowing them to create independent lives for themselves. Macy is also the L. Richardson Preyer Distinguished […] ... Read More