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Global Perspective, Local Touch: Alum Minh Nguyen ’10 Featured by UNC School of Medicine

February 19, 2016 | In Alumni, Global Health, News

More than a decade ago, Minh Nguyen came to the United States as a high school exchange student. He has since followed a path to the UNC School of Nursing, a nursing position in the Burn Intensive Care Unit at UNC Medical Center’s renowned North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and the UNC School of Medicine, where today he is training to become a physician.

Please click here to read more of the terrific feature by Zach Read of the UNC School of Medicine.


Berry Receives Funding for Diabetes Study

February 17, 2016 | In Global Health, Research

Congratulations to Diane Berry, who with researchers from Univerisidad Autonoma de Tamuilipas School of Nursing, Tampico, Tamuilipas, México, has received grant funding from Sigma Theta Tau International to conduct a pilot study into the management of type-2 diabetes through group visit intervention.

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Local Service Opportunities—We Need Your Help!

February 11, 2016 | In Faculty, Global Health, Service, Staff, Students

For the month of February, please help us collect vitamins, over the counter meds, children’s book bags and $$ for Latino health!

Our Nursing Service Learning course 609.001 is working on improving migrant Latino health in our area and  in Nicaragua over spring break (March 11-21). In Nicaragua we will be doing children’s health screenings at Casa Bernabe Orphanage along with outreach to poor under-resourced clinics such as the Clinica Neuva Vida that provides health care to families.

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