Wake Forest Baptist December Awards and Recognitions

12/19/2014

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have been recognized in the past month.

Study: Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws Negatively Affects Immigrant Hispanics’ Use of Health Care

12/18/2014

State and local enforcement of federal immigration laws can have an adverse impact on the use of health care services by immigrant Hispanics, according to a North Carolina-based study by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.

Genetic Variations Found to be Associated with Traits Underlying Type 2 Diabetes in Mexican-Americans

12/17/2014

While people of Mexican ancestry are nearly twice as likely to develop Type 2 diabetes as people of European heritage, the majority of research in this area has focused on those of European origin.

Wake Forest Baptist to Build New Medical Education Facility In Wake Forest Innovation Quarter

12/08/2014

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center announces plans for a new medical education building for its School of Medicine.

Wake Forest Baptist CEO Recognized as Nonprofit Hospital CEO to Know by Becker’s Hospital Review

12/03/2014

John McConnell, M.D., chief executive officer of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been recognized as one of 130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know for the second year in a row by Becker’s Hospital Review.

High School Football Players Show Brain Changes after One Season

12/02/2014

CHICAGO – Some high school football players exhibit measurable brain changes after a single season of play even in the absence of concussion, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Medical Center Names Chief Nursing Officer

12/02/2014

Alisa L. Starbuck, M.S.N., R.N., NNP-BC, NEA-BC has been appointed chief nursing officer at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Annual Moravian Star Lighting Event to be Held Tuesday, Dec. 2

11/26/2014

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center will hold its annual Moravian star lighting ceremony from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

Wake Forest Baptist CEO Recognized as 2014 Physician Leader By Becker’s Hospital Review

11/26/2014

John McConnell, M.D., chief executive officer of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been recognized as one of 100 physician leaders of hospitals and health systems for 2014 by Becker’s Hospital Review. Leaders featured on the list were chosen based on their health care experience, accolades and commitment to quality care.

Wake Forest Baptist November Awards and Recognitions, Vol. 2

11/25/2014

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center faculty, staff, programs and departments that have been recognized by external entities in the past month.