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Researcher Gets $4 M to Study Pre-Term Birth Disparities

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by University of North Carolina Health Care System

A researcher at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine has received nearly $4 million from a division of the National Institutes of Health to address minority health disparities related to preterm birth.

Dr. Tracy Manuck, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine specialist, received $3.8 million over five years from the National Institute of Minority Health Disparities to help determine why non-Hispanic black women are twice as likely as women of other races to have more than one preterm birth.

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