UNC School of Medicine

Susan Wilson

Susan Wilson is an associate professor of neurology in the UNC School of Medicine and a stroke nurse practitioner at the UNC Comprehensive Stroke Center. Her research focuses on early screening, treatment, and healthcare quality improvement for strokes, as well as post-stroke depression.

Susan Girdler

Susan Girdler is a psychiatry and psychology professor and director of the UNC Psychiatry Stress and Health Research Program within the UNC School of Medicine. Her research focuses on reproductive mood disorders in women. She helped create the Women in Science Deserve Opportunities and Mentoring (WISDOM) program and is president of the Association for Professional Women in Medical Sciences.

Eliana Perrin

Eliana Perrin oversees the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Office of Research Development as an associate vice chancellor for research. She is also a tenured professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and a nationally known researcher in the area of child health — particularly obesity prevention and treatment.

Fat of the Bone

Maya Styner shows how a high-fat diet, exercise, and diabetes medications can change the insides of our bones.

Will Big Science Cure AIDS?

The story of UNC’s decades-long fight against HIV and its implications for the battle against other deadly diseases.