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‘It began with an observation’
Ronald Falk, MD, earns National Institutes of Health honor for seminal work as a physician-scientist.
Located in News / 2016 / October
Flythe earns Woods junior faculty award
Jennifer Flythe, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of nephrology, has been selected as this year’s James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award winner.
Located in News / 2018 / January
First-Ever Vasculitis Foundation Fellowship Awarded to UNC Kidney Center Fellow
UNC Kidney Center Fellow Elizabeth Brant, MD has been awarded the first-ever Vasculitis Foundation Fellowship, which will support her continuing research fellowship for two years, beginning July of 2013.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 14
real doctors, real people - Dr. Maria Ferris
Photojournalist Nathan Clendenin introduces his video profile of Dr. Maria Ferris, a kidney disease specialist who also has quite a flair for making beautiful wedding cakes.
Located in News / 2010 / October
Kidney Center included in PCORI Pilot Project
The UNC Kidney Center has been included in PCORI Pilot Project to study and develop a Patient Centered Decision Tool for Nephrotic Syndrome Management. Patrick Nachman, MD, will lead UNC's effort. The project is part of a national effort to improve methods for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2012 / July 12
Three UNC specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News
Overall, eleven specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue.
Located in News / 2012 / July
Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk – March 16
The Eighth Annual Kidney Kare 5K and Kids Kare Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, March 16 at 8:30 a.m. at McDougle Middle School in Carrboro. Walkers and runners of all ages are invited to participate, including kids who can compete in the 1/2 mile Kids Kare Run.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 21
Kids' chronic care
Imagine taking five or ten medications a day—before you even graduate high school. An undergrad researcher helps young adults transition to managing their own care.
Located in UNC Children's News
Maria Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD
Maria Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD is an associate professor, the director of the Pediatric Renal Transplant and Dialysis Program and the director of the UNC Health Care Transition Program in the Department of Medicine. She is an expert in transition to adulthood with a chronic illness, early markers of kidney disease, obesity and hypertension.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Falk receives funding to extend kidney disease project
This award allows a multidisciplinary team led by Ronald Falk, MD, to continue its research of glomerulonephritis and vasculitis caused by anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA), which is the most common form of rapidly progressing glomerular disease. The latest competitive renewal will carry the study to its 20th year.
Located in News / 2015 / August