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  • Best of Focus Carolina

    Every day, faculty members at Carolina engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

  • Focus Carolina: Kimon Divaris

    A clinician and educator at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry, he studies oral health in North Carolina’s children.

  • Focus Carolina: Michael Terry

    He studies how the differences in language heard at home and language taught in schools can create challenges for students.

  • Focus Carolina: Clara Yang

    A noted pianist, she is used to performing in grand concert halls around the world and gathering her students in a studio so they can play together. But the global pandemic has changed that.

  • Focus Carolina: Christian Lundblad

    He directs research at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise to help business leaders in North Carolina understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Focus Carolina: Sarah Verbiest

    Through her work in developing programs for new mothers and ensuring her research includes racial equity and cultural diversity, she champions Carolina’s service mission.

  • Focus Carolina: Elaine Westbrooks

    As the University Librarian, she ensures that the Carolina community has the resources it needs to continue learning and to preserve the history and culture of North Carolina.

  • Focus Carolina: Penny Gordon-Larsen

    She leads the Obesity Creativity Hub, a diverse group of researchers from nutrition to behavioral health to data science who are working collaboratively to solve the challenge of obesity.

  • Best of Focus Carolina

    Every day, faculty members at Carolina engage in groundbreaking research, innovative teaching and public service that makes an impact in our community and the state, nation and the world.

  • Focus Carolina: Ada Adimora

    A noted researcher, Dr. Ada Adimora studies how HIV is transmitted in African American women, especially in underserved populations in the South.