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Tom Hughes
Works at UNC Health Care
Attended University of Alabama
Lives in Durham, N.C.
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I'd love to see Google fiber come to Durham!
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Remember Club Wig from the 1980s? If so, then you should recognize 3 of the 4 members of The High Fidelics. +Jana Hyde Neugebauer 

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Here's a fascinating story about how mtDNA Haplogroup H (of which I am a member) became the most common maternal haplogroup in Europe.
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New blog post: Discovering my rural Alabama heritage.
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This is how I felt during my run last night ...
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The Flåm Valley is just one of the many beautiful places I saw last week in Norway.
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Two men who owned land close to each other in Orange County, N.C., during the 1770s just might -- or might not -- have been my ancestors.
One of the things I have learned during my genealogical research over the last 12 months is that I am distantly related to several Hughes families alive today who claim as their earliest known ance...
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My latest blog post.
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My great-great grandfather, James Thompson Hughes: A life marked by the Civil War.
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This important scientific development is brought to you by the brewer perhaps best known for Dead Guy Ale.
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I took this photo of a beautiful Buckeye butterfly today on the #UNC campus in Chapel Hill.
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Here's a piece that I wrote for Ragan's Health Care Communication News.
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Media Relations
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  • UNC Health Care
    Managing Editor, present
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Durham, N.C.
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Introduction
I am a media relations professional, former journalist, cyclist, runner, triathlete, craft beer lover, and music lover.
Bragging rights
I have completed Ironman Florida twice. I have also run four marathons and dozens of triathlons.
Education
  • University of Alabama
    Master of Arts in Journalism, 1987 - 2012
  • University of South Alabama
    Music, 1982 - 1984
  • North Carolina School of the Arts
    Bachelor of Music, 1984 - 1986
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    ABD, Mass Communication, 1994 - 1997
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