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Platts-Mills given Young Investigator Award
Timothy Platts-Mills, MD, MSc, assistant professor of emergency medicine, was awarded a 2014 Young Investigator Award from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 5
Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD
Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He is an expert on emergency medicine informatics and statewide clinical surveillance for Public Health.
Located in For the Media / Experts Guide
Martin elected to the Board of Directors for the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Ian B.K. Martin, MD, FACEP, is assistant professor of emergency medicine and medicine. SAEM is the premier international organization representing researchers and teachers of emergency medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / June 12
New Emergency Department Transition Unit (EDTU) Opened Sept. 1
The 36-bed EDTU, which was previously used for clinic space, was renovated during the past two years to help handle the increasing volume in the very busy Emergency Department
Located in News / 2020 / September
Department of Emergency Medicine receives first two R01 awards
The UNC Department of Emergency Medicine received its first and second R01 grants last week. Dr. Tim Platts-Mills received a grant to conduct a clinical trial of a shared decision making intervention to improve pain management in older adults; Dr. Michelle Meyer received an award to study stiffening of the arteries as a risk factor for end-organ damage to the brain among Hispanic and Latino adults.
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / Feb. 14
UNC investigators receive $3.7 million NIH grant
The grant will allow UNC researchers, led by Samuel McLean, MD, MPH, to perform the first-ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. Graduate students, fellows, or faculty from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are interested in potentially developing an NIH Diversity Supplement application related to the study are invited to send a cover letter to the program manager.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 24
UNC School of Medicine departments rank high in 2018 NIH funding report
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in NIH finding, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30.
Located in News / 2019 / February
Gillings, SOM Researchers Awarded $51 Million NIH Grant to Combat Opioid Misuse
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health researcher Lisa LaVange, PhD, is the PI of an NIH HEAL Initiative project to help people with chronic back pain and to curb opioid misuse. It includes Tim Carey, MD, MPH; Tim Platts-Mills, MD, MSc; and Sam McLean, MD, from the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2019 / October
Search committee seeks chair for Department of Emergency Medicine
William L. Roper, MD, MPH, has appointed a search committee to find a well-qualified academic leader to serve as the chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Nov. 20
Surgeons say parents must prepare children for contact with dogs
Physicians at UNC Children's have noted an increase in the number of cases involving dogs and harm to children. With dogs being a part of many families, parents should take steps to prevent injuries from dog bites.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / August