Awards and Honors

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

AAAAI Installs New President at 2017 Annual Meeting

AAAAI Installs New President at 2017 Annual Meeting

David B. Peden, MD, MS, FAAAAI, is Andrews Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Smith Recognized With American College of Cardiology Top Honor

Smith Recognized With American College of Cardiology Top Honor

Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, will be presented with the Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.

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Earp, Ting recognized for career achievements in cancer research

Earp, Ting recognized for career achievements in cancer research

H. Shelton Earp, MD, director of UNC Cancer Care and the Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research, and Jenny P.Y. Ting, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics, have been honored with the Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award.

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Girdler honored with University Award for the Advancement of Women

Girdler honored with University Award for the Advancement of Women

Earlier this week, Susan Girdler, PhD, was honored as one of four recipients of UNC’s University Award for the Advancement of Women.

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Reducing Irregular-Heartbeat Admissions Earns UNC Best Practices Award in Pharmacy

Reducing Irregular-Heartbeat Admissions Earns UNC Best Practices Award in Pharmacy

A multidisciplinary team at UNC Hospitals that includes UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty has been recognized by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists with a National Best Practices Award.

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Zhang receives a CAREER award from NSF

Zhang receives a CAREER award from NSF

Qi Zhang, PhD, was recently honored with the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. This program honors early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.

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Bellotti honored with prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Bellotti honored with prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Adriano Bellotti, a student in the UNC School of Medicine's MD-PhD program, has been awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which provides full support for graduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.

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Ten named Health Care Heroes by Triangle Business Journal

Ten named Health Care Heroes by Triangle Business Journal

The Triangle Business Journal recently announced the winners of its annual Health Care Heroes awards. UNC Health Care was well represented on the list, with ten winners who will be honored at a banquet on March 16.

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American Health Council Names Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH to Physician Board

American Health Council Names Anthony J. Viera, MD, MPH to Physician Board

He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Primary Care, Epidemiology, Evidence Based Medicine, and Family Medicine.

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Fraher appointed to Council of Graduate Medical Education

Fraher appointed to Council of Graduate Medical Education

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP, assistant professor of family medicine and director of the Program on Health and Workforce Research and Policy at Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, has been appointed to the Council of Graduate Medical Education.

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UNC’s CenteringPregnancy® program earns official site status from the Centering® Healthcare Institute

UNC OB-GYN’S CenteringPregnancy® program has received official site approval from the Centering® Healthcare Institute, the result of a two-year process to establish and certify this innovative form of group prenatal care at UNC.

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Nelson honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation

Nelson honored by Rheumatology Research Foundation

Amanda Nelson, MD, a rheumatologist at the UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center, has received the “Innovative Research Award” from the Rheumatology Research Foundation. This grant will enable her to study the association between features of osteoarthritis that are observable with ultrasound compared to x-ray observations and symptoms, as well as the potential influence of factors such as age, sex, race, obesity and prior injury.

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Office of the Provost honors 22 UNC SOM faculty with Junior Faculty Development Awards

The Office of the Provost recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Junior Faculty Development Awards. These awards provide support for outstanding junior faculty members. Twenty-two members of the UNC School of Medicine faculty were among this year's award 71 recipients.

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Inaugural DAHS faculty awards honor Dr. Sue Beck and Melissa Culp

Inaugural DAHS faculty awards honor Dr. Sue Beck and Melissa Culp

The awards, which will be conferred every other year, honor faculty members who have served the Department of Allied Health Sciences for three or more years and have made significant contributions of leadership and excellence.

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Bergmeier receives 2016 ATVB Special Recognition in Thrombosis

Bergmeier receives 2016 ATVB Special Recognition in Thrombosis

Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics, was recently honored with a Council of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Special Recognition Award in Thrombosis.

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ImproveCareNow, UNC Pediatric IBD Team win 2016 Drucker Prize

Congratulations to the UNC Pediatric IBD Team, a founding member of ImproveCareNow (ICN), which has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Drucker Prize. ICN is a network of care centers with clinicians, researchers, patients, families and improvers working together to transform the health, care and costs for children and youth with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

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UNC School of Medicine Celebrates Second Annual Class of Yang Family Biomedical Scholars

UNC School of Medicine Celebrates Second Annual Class of Yang Family Biomedical Scholars

The award, made possible through a donation from Lenovo chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang, recognizes the research achievements of young tenured faculty.

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Brownstein receives 2016 Fuller Award

Brownstein receives 2016 Fuller Award

Michelle Brownstein, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award, given annually to the member of the medical staff who most embodies Fuller’s lifelong commitment to patient care, teaching and community service.

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UNC's Dr. Sidney Smith receives two major AHA awards

UNC's Dr. Sidney Smith receives two major AHA awards

This is the first time that the American Heart Association (AHA) has presented two major awards to one recipient.

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