Building Support for Youth Caregivers
Many teens and children under the age of 18 are responsible for not only taking care of themselves, but also a loved one. These youth caregivers can go on to thrive as adults, but UNC researcher Elizabeth Olson says this added labor can also have negative impacts.
Read More
Mending Hearts in Nicaragua
In Nicaragua, strep throat can escalate, causing life-threatening damage to the heart. The country’s lack of cardiac surgeons makes this diagnosis even more dire. A team from UNC’s Division of Cardiology traveled to León this winter to perform a life-saving procedure.
Read More
Nurses to Improve Training and Trust
Researchers from around the world travel to the Galápagos to study its wildlife and ecology. But what about the needs of the people who call the archipelago home? Learn how a collaboration between the UNC School of Nursing, a local hospital and the community will improve health care on the islands.
Read More
Photos Show Liberia Post-Ebola
What does a country in recovery look like? UNC researchers Aimee Wall and Jeff Austin traveled to Liberia to meet with local public health officials. Their photos give us a glimpse of everyday protocol in a country that has been ravaged by Ebola.
Read More

Highlights

Clinical Spotlight

Video: STD Screenings Increase

Video: STD Screenings Increase

An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in NC prompted the UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic to introduce several interventions, including self-swabbing, to screen more patients. Through photos, an infographic and a video, learn more about the team's progress in educating their patients about sexual health. Read More...>>

READ MORE

IGHID PROGRESS Spotlight

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

IGHID Progress Report Shows UNC’s Local & Global Reach

It's been three years since our last update. Check out all our vivid photographs, powerful quotes and impressive facts about our work as well as multimedia options for you to learn more about the Institute’s commitment to clinical care, research and teaching in North Carolina and abroad. Read More...>>

READ MORE

Research Spotlight

Team Identifies a New HIV Reservoir

Team Identifies a New HIV Reservoir

Researchers have found a new cell in the body where HIV persists despite treatment. This discovery has major implications for cure research. Read More...>>

READ MORE

Education Spotlight

Battling Antibiotic Resistance

Battling Antibiotic Resistance

Overuse and overprescribing have caused many bacteria to evolve into antibiotic resistant strains. Clinician -researchers Jon Juliano and David van Duin discuss the most concerning threats and how a change in behavior is needed to combat this deadly problem. Read More...>>

READ MORE