Skip Navigation

About Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Wake Forest Baptist in the News

craft and silverburg

NIH Official and Celebrity B. Smith Celebrated NIH-funded Alzheimer's Center

Wake Forest Baptist celebrated its Alzheimer’s Disease Core Center and the philanthropy that helped make it possible at the event “Alzheimer’s Disease: Together We Care, Together We Cure,” March 15 at Wake Forest Biotech Place. Guests included the husband-and-wife team of B. Smith and Dan Gasby, Nina Silverberg from the National Institute on Aging, and Doug Hartman, who inspired fundraising efforts that accelerated the Medical Center’s work in Alzheimer’s.

 

 NIH Official and Celebrity B. Smith Celebrated NIH-funded Alzheimer
hangover

'Hair of the dog' won't cure that hangover

There’s no scientific evidence that having an alcoholic drink will cure a hangover, according to Laura Veach, Ph.D., director of screening and counseling intervention services and training in the Department of Surgery.

freischlaginthenews

Pioneering Vascular Surgeon, Researcher, Health Care Educator Named as CEO

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has named Julie Ann Freischlag, M.D., as its new chief executive officer (CEO). Freischlag joins the Medical Center on May 1 and succeeds CEO John D. McConnell, M.D., who last year announced that he would transition to a new position at the Medical Center, after leading it since 2008.

 

Pioneering Vascular Surgeon, Researcher, Health Care Educator Named as CEO
seasonal dry eye

Tips to Treat Seasonal Dry Eye

If your eyes feel like the Sahara desert or your vision seems blurrier than usual, don’t panic. It may just be seasonal dry eye. According to Michelle D. Patel, M.D., assistant professor of ophthalmology, the most common type of dry eye is evaporative dry, which is often worse in the wintertime.

Tips to Treat Seasonal Dry Eye
Michael Morykwas, Ph.D. and Louis Argenta, M.D.

Six Technologies Receive Initial Investments from the Catalyst Fund

Six early-stage novel technologies, all invented at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and being developed through Wake Forest Innovations, are receiving a combined $595,000 investment from the Catalyst Fund to support their initial development. The Catalyst Fund is the $15 million technology development program established by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in October 2015.

Six Technologies Receive Initial Investments from the Catalyst Fund
Suzanne

At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to her Second Career

Four years ago, Suzanne Watson received her AARP card and Wake Forest School of Medicine acceptance letter in the same week. Watson, now a fourth-year student, says her medical education has provided the most happiness and fulfillment she has experienced in many years.

 At 54, Medical Student Looks Forward to her Second Career
View More of Wake Forest Baptist in the News
Five Wake Forest Baptist Specialties Earn U.S. News RankingsComprehensive Cancer Centers National Designation is RenewedMagnet Hospital Recognition2015 Best DoctorsJoint Commission Report

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.

© Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC 27157. All Rights Reserved.