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Called to Service
As a physician, leader, and educator, Cristen P. Page, MD, MPH, is focused on improving care and updating medical training to keep up with the modern world of health care. She’ll bring all of that to bear as chair of the Department of Family Medicine.
Located in News / 2017 / May
From Jam Salesman to National Leader
Since his early days as a Jaycee, when he sold jam to raise money for the still-young North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN,FAAN, has been eager to support his community. Today he serves as the coordinator for the Burn Center’s internationally recognized Burn Prevention Program and was recently reelected as Vice President of the American Nurses Association. We sat down with Dr. Grant to learn more about what brought him to UNC, why advocacy is so important to burn care and what it means to be a leader.
Located in News / 2017 / July
From Chemical Engineering to Computing
Uduak Ndoh, UNC School of Medicine’s new assistant dean for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, says his unique background will help him form fruitful partnerships with faculty.
Located in News / 2016 / May
Leading the evolution of nursing care at UNC
Cathy Madigan, DNP, was recently appointed as Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Vice President of UNC Hospitals, where she has also served as director of cardiac services, associate chief nursing officer and vice president of nursing. We sat down with Madigan to learn more about what brought her to nursing, what it’s like to pursue a doctorate while helping to lead a large academic medical center and how nursing at UNC is adapting to a rapidly changing health care environment.
Located in News / 2016 / May
Finding the Next Step
Blossom Damania, PhD, has built her research career tackling difficult questions in cancer and global health research. As she begins her new role as Vice Dean for Research, she’s considering one more: What’s next?
Located in News / 2016 / July
Ready for the Challenge
After incredible success as a vascular surgeon, researcher, and educator at Northwestern University, Melina Kibbe, MD, takes over as chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery.
Located in News / 2016 / July
Tracing the Development of Neurons
Stephanie Gupton, PhD, was recently awarded a Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship Award for her research into how neurons change shape and mature during development. We sat down with her for Five Questions.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Changing Course, Finding a Home
From his position as a transfusion medicine physician, Jay Raval, MD, collaborates with providers from across UNC Medical Center to coordinate the best treatments for patients, while also giving him the chance to study ways to improve that care. His efforts have earned him this year’s Woods Junior Faculty Award.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Following the ‘Tinman’
Inspired by a genetic discovery by her PhD mentor, UNC heart researcher Li Qian followed the ‘Tinman’ down the yellow brick road to an award-winning career in science, including the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Cellular Insides
A freshman professor when Michael Jordan was a first-year student-athlete, Keith Burridge, PhD, has dedicated his career to elucidating the intricate structures of cells that allow cancers to metastasize.
Located in News / 2015 / June