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TowneBank Invests in Pathways to Health Care Careers

$500,000 Gift to Create Scholarships at Carolinas College of Health Sciences CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2022 – Atrium Health announced today a $500,000 gift from TowneBank to support underrepresented students who are pursuing careers in health care. The gift will create scholarships available to incoming students at Carolinas College of Health Sciences, in Charlotte, with the goal of increasing the...
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“The Pearl” Awaits its Future

Charlotte’s innovation district unfolding strong promise for future of life science CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 9, 2022 – In nature, the creation of a pearl takes as little as six months but typically takes a few years to develop. In much the same fashion, “The Pearl” innovation district in Midtown Charlotte is in its earliest stages, as what will be included...
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Transformational Gift Establishes Endowed Professorship in Spine Surgery

Atrium Health Foundation has announced a transformational gift to establish an endowed professorship in spine surgery at Atrium Health Musculoskeletal Institute. The professorship – which honors Dr. Jerry M. Petty – was made possible with a leading $2.3 million gift from Rick and Linda Hendrick, with Felix Sabates, Carolina Neurosurgery & Spine Associates, Downie and Sally Saussy, and the Petty...
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Introducing Charlotte’s Innovation District: “The Pearl”

New name pays homage to rich history of neighborhood   CHARLOTTE, N.C., Mar. 3, 2022 – Reflecting the rich history of the neighborhood surrounding it, leaders from Atrium Health and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, announced today that the new Charlotte innovation district, which will be the future home to Wake Forest University School of Medicine Charlotte, will be known...
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The Charlotte of Tomorrow

The Lasting impact of the future Innovation District...
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Wake Forest School of Medicine – Charlotte to Be Built in Midtown Charlotte

First medical school in the nation to be built since the pandemic, near Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 24, 2021 – Charlotte will soon be included on the list of the largest U.S. cities with a four-year medical school.* For months, following the announcement that Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health have combined to operate as a single enterprise, the discussion around the Queen City has been where a second campus...
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Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health Combine, Create Next-Generation Academic Health System

Leading health systems to enhance care, transform medical education, expand research and improve countless lives in North Carolina and beyond CHARLOTTE, N.C., & WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 9, 2020 – A new era of healthcare was ushered in today as Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health, including Wake Forest School of Medicine, officially joined together as a single enterprise, Atrium Health. Both...