Corby Connections with Dr. Dominic Vachon

Author: Rose Carroll

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As the Director of the Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine, Dr. Dominic Vachon studies the biology and neuroscience of empathy, compassion, and burnout in the health care professions. He teaches future physicians and nurses about how compassion improves not only the care provided to patients but also the well-being of the health care provider.…

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Alumna Dr. Lynn Damitz, MD Honored by UNC Surgery

Author: Rose Carroll


Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Damitz '89 who was honored as the Ethel F. And James A. Valone, MD, Distinguished Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for her work at UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Damitz also serves as adjunct professor for ND Preprofessional Studies. She demonstrates compassion for patients, a passion for teaching as well as being a highly skilled surgeon.  Read more.

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Rare disease advocacy and issues discussed during 11th annual conference

Author: Kathy Jonas

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Treating patients and families of those with rare diseases takes a gentle touch, persistence, a willingness to listen and additional time, according to four medical professionals who spoke recently about clinical care at the 11th Annual Conference on Advancing Rare Disease Research, Therapy and Patient Advocacy.

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Zhang lands DOD breast cancer research award

Author: Deanna Csomo McCool


Siyuan Zhang

Siyuan Zhang, the Dee Associate Professor of Biological Sciences who is also affiliated with the Harper Cancer Research Institute, landed a nearly $1.1 million Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award through the Department of Defense in August.

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