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A COLLECTION OF PUBISHED WORKS
RALEIGH-DURHAM-CHAPEL HILL, NC
Welcome! I'm Kate, a recent graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's journalism M.A. program. The bulk of my writing focuses on topics pertaining to psychology, exploring the challenges individuals face mentally through a
Meet the Expert: Lindsey James
Lindsey James, PhD ‘10, is the Director of Chemical Biology at the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, where she also serves as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry. Lindsey studies chromatin reader proteins . . .
Expanding Education Well Beyond the Clinical
Published to Carolina Pharmacy May 2023
Most consumers pay little mind to the work that’s done behind the pharmacy counter – work that ensures medications are filled at a moment’s notice. Yet, despite the bevy of behind-the-scenes work that’s performed to ensure its availability, affordability and efficacy, medication can fall victim to the same pitfalls of supply and demand . . .
Student to Doctor — Double Tar Heel Chad Lloyd (MS ‘18; Ph.D. ‘23)
What do you find at the bottom of the ocean? As a doctoral student in the Department of Earth, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Chad Lloyd (MS ‘18; Ph.D. ‘23) traveled far off the coast to understand how bacteria breaks down organic matter in the ocean. The shallow waves beach goers dive into and the deeper . . .
The Graduate School has named Isabel Soberal as its 2023-2024 senior fellow with its Weiss Urban Livability Fellowship program. Soberal is a master’s degree student in the Department of City and Regional Planning, housed within the College of Arts and Sciences. Soberal came to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a . . .
The road to graduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill looks different to each student who comes in pursuit of a higher degree. Cliff Keller is a Career Army Special Forces Officer at Fort Bragg. After serving in several deployments – from Afghanistan, to Kosovo and Latvia – and working for a U.S. . . .
On an evening in 1982, the Tar Heels were to play the University of Maryland Terrapins in Carmichael Auditorium, then the home of the UNC men’s basketball team (which included a guard from Wilmington named Michael Jordan). The arena fit just under 7,000 guests – about a third of what the Dean E. Smith Center holds today – . . .
In adulthood, the doses of commonplace medications become inherent to daily life. You can take one Advil tablet within a four-to-six-hour timespan, and if that pain persists, you can take a second. With children below the age of 12, however, the directions become less clear: ask a doctor. If a child is obese, does that mean . . .
A stroke can form for one of two reasons, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: when blood supply to your brain is blocked or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. Rather than treating a patient in the aftermath of the medical episode, what if a proactive measure was taken? A measure that would . . .
East of the Research Triangle – far from healthcare hubs and a medical metropolis – Holly Canupp, PharmD ’10, was raised on a small farm. The plot of land her father tended had been in his family for generations. Throughout her youth, Holly spent many Saturdays alongside her younger sister helping their father vaccinate the . . .
If a diabetic patient’s blood sugar is high, they might schedule a visit with their endocrinologist to discuss how they can lower it. If an asthmatic patient has a flare-up, they might work with their immunologist to better prepare for the next one. If a hypertensive patient wants to lower their cholesterol, they might set goals a. . .
Sixteen. As high school juniors get behind the wheel and taste freedom for the first time, a boy in rural Indiana was finally liberated in a different sense: from years of abuse in the foster care system. “My first bout with public administration was being able to convince the state of Indiana that the foster care system was doing more . . .
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