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March 2016
    Endeavors UNC Research

Woman On Board
  Deborah Dexter, the first person to earn a PhD at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, reflects on a lifetime of travel, teaching, and trailblazing.  


Getting There
What does it take to care for mothers and their babies in remote Ghana? UNC researchers are evaluating systems in place to help some of the world’s most vulnerable women and children.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
Kenan-Flagler Professor Deborah Stroman connects students and professionals to better the business of basketball.


When Real-World Data and Research Collide
An interview with doctoral candidate Mugdha Gokhale, the recent recipient of Forbes magazine's "30 Under 30: Healthcare" award.


Endeavors celebrates Women’s History Month with this special "UNC Women in STEM" timeline. From the first woman admitted to the School of Medicine, to the researcher who highlighted the health problem of secondhand smoke, to the computer scientist who built networks for the 1998 Nagano Olympics — women at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have achieved some amazing feats in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

To read more from our Women in Science Wednesday series, click here. To recommend a scientist, please use this form.




One Dose Does Not Fit All: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy researchers find that women need daily doses of antiviral medication Truvada to prevent HIV infection, while men only need two doses per week due to the way the drug accumulates in different body tissues. (Eshelman School of Pharmacy)


HIV Researcher Receives Multimillion Dollar Grant:
Angela Wahl, a research assistant professor of medicine, recently received a nearly $4 million NIH Research Project Grant to investigate how the flora in the gut affect susceptibility to HIV infection. (Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases)


  "I believe in universal education, and we must address the gender gap in education in all countries ... and this is one way we can encourage that to begin, to inspire girls to get involved in STEM." — Aziz Sancar, 2015 Nobel Prize winner and recent cofounder of the Girls in STEM Project (UNC Health Care)  


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