UNC Surgery Profile: Chirag Desai, MD (Most Rewarding Part of What he Does)

UNC Surgery Profile: Chirag Desai, MD (Most Rewarding Part of What he Does)

My name is Chirag Desai and I am an Associate Professor of surgery and I’m currently a Director of Chronic Pancreatitis and Autologous Islet Cell Transplant Program and a Surgical Director of Liver Transplant Program here at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. I come from India, and the place where I come from have lots of doctors.

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PBS NewsHour full episode September 11, 2019

PBS NewsHour full episode September 11, 2019

JUDY WOODRUFF: Good evening. I’m Judy Woodruff. On the “NewsHour” tonight: paying for the pain. A tentative deal is struck to settle massive lawsuits with one of the biggest manufacturers of opioids. Then: closed polls, open future. After a closely watched election in North Carolina breaks for the Republican, questions abound over what it means for the 2020 presidential race.

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How chef José Andrés is working to feed the storm-stricken Bahamas

How chef José Andrés is working to feed the storm-stricken Bahamas

As we have seen, the damage from Dorian in the Bahamas appears catastrophic. Chef and restauranteur Jose Andres is there with his nonprofit organization, World Central Kitchen, which feeds those in need after disasters. He and his group served meals in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. I spoke to him by phone from Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas, earlier

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