Awards and Honors

The latest awards and honors for the faculty and staff at UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Two UNC School of Medicine startup companies featured in Congressional event

Two UNC School of Medicine startup companies featured in Congressional event

Renovion and EpiCypher, spinouts from the work of David Henke, MD, and Brian Strahl, PhD, respectively, were celebrated this week at the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer’s University Startups Demo Day

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Spangler honored as 'Sepsis Hero' by Sepsis Alliance

Spangler honored as 'Sepsis Hero' by Sepsis Alliance

On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, Sepsis Alliance held its fifth annual Sepsis Heroes: Celebrating Champions of Sepsis Awareness gala in New York City. UNC medical student Hillary Spangler was one of five honorees recognized as a Sepsis Hero. This annual event celebrates and applauds the work of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in raising sepsis awareness.

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Eleven UNC Hospitals residency programs ranked in top 30 by Doximity

Eleven UNC Hospitals residency programs ranked in top 30 by Doximity

UNC’s residency programs in Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Medicine/Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiation Oncology and Urology are all ranked in the top 30 programs nationwide in the Doximity Residency Navigator.

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Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars graduation recognizes Vicki Mercer and Adam Jacks

Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars graduation recognizes Vicki Mercer and Adam Jacks

Vicki Mercer, PhD, and Adam Jacks, PhD, both professors in the department of allied health sciences, have completed the Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars program, a two-year initiative led by the Carolina Center for Public Service.

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 ACNM names UNC Midwives a Triple Aim practice

ACNM names UNC Midwives a Triple Aim practice

This is the second consecutive year UNC Midwives has received this designation.

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2016 Exceptional Patient Service & Patient Service Star Awards

On Friday, Aug. 12, the UNC Medical Center outpatient clinics, providers, and staff were honored for the exceptional care and service they provided our patients during the 2016 fiscal year.

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North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center receives FEMA grant

This funding, which is administered under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be used to educate lower-income North Carolinians about fire safety and train first responders in burn treatment.

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UNC Hospitals, UNC REX, High Point Regional recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings

UNC Hospitals, UNC REX, High Point Regional recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings

Ten 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. Four of our ranked specialties were ranked highest in the state. Across the state, our system performed well. UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital ranked No. 2, No. 10 and No. 16, respectively.

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Caregivers at Carolina Program Announces Travel Awards

Caregivers at Carolina Program Announces Travel Awards

The Caregivers at Carolina program awards eight travel grants to physician scientists in recognition of their exemplary research while facing substantial caregiving demands at home.

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NC Hospital Association Honors Dale Jenkins with Trustee Merit Award

NC Hospital Association Honors Dale Jenkins with Trustee Merit Award

Mr. Jenkins is currently chair of the Board of Trustees for UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill and was previously chair of the Board of Directors for UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh.

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Adams receives first Pillsbury Medical Student Research Fellowship in Otolaryngology

Adams receives first Pillsbury Medical Student Research Fellowship in Otolaryngology

Katherine Adams, a fourth-year medical student, was recently honored with the first-ever Pillsbury Medical Student Research Fellowship in Otolaryngology. The one-year fellowship, which comes with funding support for research, will help to support Adams’ work on multiple projects.

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Carnegie Corporation tabs Aziz Sancar as “Great Immigrant” honoree

Carnegie Corporation tabs Aziz Sancar as “Great Immigrant” honoree

Each year on Independence Day, the organization publishes its list entitled “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” to honor the accomplishments of notable immigrants.

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Mohlke, Garcia-Martinez named Smithies Investigators

Mohlke, Garcia-Martinez named Smithies Investigators

The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of medicine and genetics for the annual award in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.

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UNC Hospitals honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

UNC Hospitals honored with Mission: Lifeline achievement award

UNC Hospitals earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for the quick and appropriate treatment of STEMI patients by providing emergency procedures to re-establish blood flow to blocked arteries when needed.

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Congrats to our Summer 2016 Plus People

Congrats to our Summer 2016 Plus People

Congratulations to our Summer 2016 Plus People. These 16 employees were recognized for being among the very best at UNC Medical Center this Summer.

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 Carolina Center for Public Service names Antoine Bailliard Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar

Carolina Center for Public Service names Antoine Bailliard Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholar

Antoine Bailliard, an assistant professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, is one of ten Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars for 2016; Bailliard is the only recipient from the UNC School of Medicine.

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2016 Innovation Pilot Award Winners Announced

The UNC Health Care and School of Medicine Center for Innovation is pleased to announce winners of the fourth annual Innovation Pilot Awards.

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