Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an academic medical center located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
It is the largest employer in Forsyth County with more than 13,000 employees and a total of 172 buildings on 446 acres. The entity includes:
- Wake Forest Baptist Health, its clinical enterprise
- Wake Forest School of Medicine, its teaching and research arm
- Wake Forest Innovations, a new operating division that drives innovation through partnerships, education, licensing and start-ups.
The medical center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the nation’s best hospitals in 12 areas: Cancer, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology. Brenner Children’s Hospital, a 160-bed “hospital within a hospital at the medical center, is ranked in three pediatric categories by “U.S. News & World Report:” Neonatology, Orthopedics and Urology.
The Latest Updated Research News:
UC Davis medical school dean to lead Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - University of California
February 22, 2017 - Freischlag, a vascular surgeon, joined UC Davis in February 2014 following a long career as the first female surgeon-in-chief at Johns Hopkins Medicine. She has led UC Davis Health's academic, research and clinical programs, including the School of ...
Alcohol can cause more damaging effects to women than men - News-Medical.net
February 22, 2017 - ... studies have shown that some women who drink heavily can do as much damage to their bodies in four to five years as a man who has been drinking for 20 to 25 years, according to Laura Veach, Ph.D., director of screening and counseling intervention ...
Nancy Griffin Tubb - Fayetteville Observer
February 19, 2017 - SOUTHPORT, NC — Mrs. Nancy Griffin Tubb, 91, Southport, NC, formerly of Fayetteville, NC, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2017 in Southport, NC. She was born on January 26, 1926 in Columbus County, NC to the late Leslie G. Griffin and Ellie Nance ...
Our view: Good road ahead for medical center - Winston-Salem Journal
February 19, 2017 - Her responsibilities will be many-faceted at Wake Forest Baptist as well. She'll oversee “its academic health system, which includes Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Wake Forest Innovations, Wake Forest Innovation Quarter ...
Why Drinking a Morning Beer Won't Help Your Hangover - Men's Health
February 17, 2017 - Every day, an estimated 6,800 new peer-reviewed academic articles are published. That's a whole lot of science to wade through—but don't fret. We'll do the legwork for you, each and every morning. Here's your daily dose of the latest discoveries from ...
Wake Forest Baptist names Dr. Julie Ann Freischlag its CEO - Winston-Salem Journal
February 14, 2017 - Robertson said that Wake Forest Baptist is a complex entity with three distinct missions and areas — teaching, research and clinical. He said Freischlag has the background required to understand and appreciate how these different sides of the medical ...
Setting the Record Straight on Some Common Beliefs About Food and Health - Newswise (press release)
February 14, 2017 - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center dietitian Annette Frain displays a plate with three varieties of fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids – salmon, sardines and herring – that have been shown to improve cognitive function.
Wake Forest Baptist Chooses Premier Inc. to Support Its Enterprises - Yahoo Finance
February 9, 2017 - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a prominent academic medical center in Winston-Salem, N.C., has chosen Premier Inc. (PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, for tailored clinical and financial performance improvement services to support ...
Chondrial Therapeutics Secures Up to $22.6 Million in Series A Financing and Licenses Novel Technology for the ... - PR Newswire (press release)
February 6, 2017 - William Slattery, a partner at Deerfield Management, stated, "Chondrial, supported by the outstanding institutions of Indiana University and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, combined with the collaboration with the Friedreich's Ataxia Research ...
Kidney function in stroke patients associated with short-term outcomes - EurekAlert (press release)
January 30, 2017 - 30, 2017 - A routine blood test that measures kidney function can be a valuable predictor of short-term outcomes for stroke patients, according to a study led by a neurologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The study team analyzed data on more ...
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center research articles from Innovation Toronto
- Scientists Re-encode Memories to Bypass Brain Damage – October 1, 2015
- Milestone Reached in Work to Build Replacement Kidneys in the Lab – September 17, 2014
- Research in Rodents Suggests Potential for “In Body” Muscle Regeneration – September 6, 2014
- Laboratory-Grown Vaginas Implanted in Patients | laboratory-grown vaginal organs
- Oxygen-Generating Compound Shows Promise for Saving Tissue after Severe Injury