A Student Startup For Maternal Health

Preeclampsia is the second leading cause of maternal mortality around the world. Carolina and Duke students are working to combat Preeclampsia in developing countries with a new early-detection test and the launch of a startup, MoyoMedical. “As far as we know, this is the only home-based detection mechanism,” said Denali Dahl, a doctoral student in […]

A Spring Break of Service

“There is only one nurse practitioner. There is no physician in Tyrrell County.” Since 2009, Vicki Mercer, an associate professor of physical therapy in the UNC School of Medicine, has taken students — studying either physical therapy, nursing or public health — to Tyrrell County, one of the poorest and most rural counties in the […]