Awards and Honors

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

Qian, Meshnick earn UNC mentorship awards

Qian, Meshnick earn UNC mentorship awards

The UNC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announced four recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award, including two UNC School of Medicine faculty members.

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Brazeau, Hills honored with Benjamin Kean Travel Fellowships

Brazeau, Hills honored with Benjamin Kean Travel Fellowships

Medical students Nicholas Brazeau and Justin Hills have been named Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellows by the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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DeSimone named recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

DeSimone named recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

Joseph DeSimone, PhD, was selected because of his achievements in developing and commercializing advanced technologies in green chemistry, nanoparticle fabrication, precision medicine and 3-D printing.

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Jordan receives American Medical Association’s Inspirational Physician Award

Jordan receives American Medical Association’s Inspirational Physician Award

Each year the AMA’s Women Physicians Section honors outstanding doctors who are recognized for having offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine. Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH, was selected as a recipient of the 2017 “Inspirational Physician” Award, which serves as a platform to showcase the accomplishments of women physicians, and highlights advocacy needs related to professional concerns of women physicians and health issues affecting women patients.

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2017 UNC Medical Center Exceptional Patient Service and Patient Service Star Award Winners

2017 UNC Medical Center Exceptional Patient Service and Patient Service Star Award Winners

On Thursday, Aug. 24, Dr. Ian Buchanan, Dr. Matt Mauro, and Meghan McCann presented 30 clinics the 2017 Award for Exceptional Patient Service and 18 employees the Patient Service Star Award. Please join us in congratulating our high-performing colleagues and clinics. The complete lists of clinics and STAR recipients can be found below, as well as a clinics that received performance awards.

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UNC Hospitals Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader

UNC Hospitals Cardiac Rehabilitation program was recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care.

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Fourth Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award Winners

Fourth Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award Winners

The Division of Nursing would like to congratulate this year's recipients of the Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award.

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UNC Health Care CEO William Roper Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

UNC Health Care CEO William Roper Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare

As UNC Health Care’s CEO, Dr. Roper oversees a clinical enterprise that provides more than 3 million clinic visits across North Carolina each year. He is also Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, which is nationally ranked for primary care, family care and rural medicine.

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Shen honored by Association of Women Surgeons

Shen honored by Association of Women Surgeons

Mary Shen, a fourth-year medical student, has received the Patricia Numann Outstanding Medical Student Award from the Association of Women Surgeons.

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Mackman selected for 2017 ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award

Mackman selected for 2017 ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award

Nigel Mackman, PhD, John Parker Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, has been selected by the American Heart Association and the Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) to receive the 2017 ATVB Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Karl Holt selected as Tillman Scholar

Karl Holt selected as Tillman Scholar

In honor of Army Ranger Pat Tillman, the award supports active-duty military, veterans, and military spouses driven to make a positive impact in their communities or around the world.

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UNC Health Care receives high marks in latest US News & World Report Ratings

UNC Health Care receives high marks in latest US News & World Report Ratings

U.S News & World Report has released its annual Best Hospitals ratings. Across the state, several UNC Health Care facilities were recognized for clinical excellence.

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UNC residency programs ranked highly on Doximity reputation scores

UNC residency programs ranked highly on Doximity reputation scores

Three UNC Hospitals residency programs ranked either first or second for best reputation among the nation’s residency programs, and 21 ranked in the top 50.

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 Chancellor Folt receives 12th Person Award from North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Chancellor Folt receives 12th Person Award from North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

On July 27, the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center recognized UNC Chancellor Carol L. Folt, with the 12th Person Award in recognition of her support of the center and its mission of compassionately treating and supporting severe burn patients.

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Congratulations to School of Medicine Nursing Award Winners

The UNC School of Medicine recently recognized eight outstanding nurses in recognition of the contributions that nurses make in support of patient care, teaching, research and the public service mission of UNC.

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UNC Family Medicine Center receives Mother-Baby Award

The UNC Family Medicine Center has been awarded the North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition (NCBC) Mother-Baby Award for outpatient health care clinics. This award recognizes excellence in support of breastfeeding in the outpatient setting.

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UNC Health Care honored as 'Most Wired Advanced'

UNC Health Care honored as 'Most Wired Advanced'

UNC Health Care is one of only 27 systems in the United States to be recognized as a 'Most Wired Advanced’ health system by the American Hospital Association (AHA) for its use of information technology to improve patient care and clinical integration.

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Eron Named Vice Chair of Largest NIH HIV Research Network

Eron Named Vice Chair of Largest NIH HIV Research Network

Joseph Eron, MD, has been elected vice chair of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG). Established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1987, the ACTG is the largest network of research sites in the world dedicated to finding a cure for HIV and the virus’s opportunistic infections.

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