Awards and Honors

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

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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Changing Course, Finding a Home

Changing Course, Finding a Home

From his position as a transfusion medicine physician, Jay Raval, MD, collaborates with providers from across UNC Medical Center to coordinate the best treatments for patients, while also giving him the chance to study ways to improve that care. His efforts have earned him this year’s Woods Junior Faculty Award.

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Celebrating Student Research

Celebrating Student Research

On Nov. 11, the UNC School of Medicine celebrated the 48th annual Student Research Day, hosted by the John B. Graham Student Research Society.

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Following the ‘Tinman’

Following the ‘Tinman’

Inspired by a genetic discovery by her PhD mentor, UNC heart researcher Li Qian followed the ‘Tinman’ down the yellow brick road to an award-winning career in science, including the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine.

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Tracing the Development of Neurons

Tracing the Development of Neurons

Stephanie Gupton, PhD, was recently awarded a Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship Award for her research into how neurons change shape and mature during development. We sat down with her for Five Questions.

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Gallaher honored by American College of Surgeons

Gallaher honored by American College of Surgeons

Jared Gallaher, MD, a fourth-year surgery resident was recently awarded Best Abstract in the category of Global Surgery by the American College of Surgery.

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Inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring honors Elizabeth R. Crais

Inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring honors Elizabeth R. Crais

The inaugural Lee McLean Award for Excellence in Faculty Mentoring honored Dr. Elizabeth R. Crais at The Carolina Club in early November.

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Weber elected to Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America's Board of Trustees

Weber elected to Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America's Board of Trustees

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has elected David Weber, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, pediatrics and epidemiology, to its Board of Trustees.

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Hultman honored by Kenan-Flagler Business School

Hultman honored by Kenan-Flagler Business School

Scott Hultman, MD, MBA, Ethel and James Valone Distinguished Chair for Plastic Surgery, was recently honored by UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School with an Alumni Merit Award.

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‘It began with an observation’

‘It began with an observation’

Ronald Falk, MD, earns National Institutes of Health honor for seminal work as a physician-scientist.

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UNC ranks 2nd in world for pharmacology and toxicology

UNC performed exceptionally well in health, medical and life science fields in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings.

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Division of Clinical Laboratory Science program ranked first in nation

Division of Clinical Laboratory Science program ranked first in nation

UNC's Clinical Laboratory Science program, which is part of the Department of Allied Health Sciences, was recently named the number one Clinical Laboratory Science program in the nation by a top industry publication.

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UNC’s Kibbe, Sancar elected to National Academy of Medicine

UNC’s Kibbe, Sancar elected to National Academy of Medicine

Melina Kibbe, MD, and Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, join only twelve current and former UNC School of Medicine faculty members in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.

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UNC School of Medicine announces new class of Simmons Scholars

UNC School of Medicine announces new class of Simmons Scholars

The Simmons Scholars Program supports the work and professional development of faculty members from groups underrepresented in medicine.

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Third Annual Gerritsen-Boote ICU Nursing Awards

Third Annual Gerritsen-Boote ICU Nursing Awards

The Division of Nursing honored four recipients of the Third Annual Gerritsen/Boote ICU Nursing Award on Friday, Sept. 23. The recipients were selected for providing outstanding care to patients and their families, and were granted scholarships as part of the award.

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Cene named RTI University Scholar

Cene named RTI University Scholar

Crystal Wiley Cene, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, was recently named an RTI University Scholar. As part of the program, Cene will collaborate with RTI researchers to study social network characteristics and health information among a racially diverse group of older women. She was one of six scholars selected this year for the program which is open to faculty from all 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina, as well as Duke University.

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2016 Carolina Care Service Awards

2016 Carolina Care Service Awards

On Thursday, Oct. 6, UNC Hospitals held the first Carolina Care Service Awards for inpatient units and departments that provided exceptional care and service for our patients during the 2016 fiscal year.

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Hultman honored by American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation

Hultman honored by American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation

Scott Hultman, MD, MBA, Ethel A. and James F. Valone Distinguished Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, was recently named Vice President of Academic Affairs and Reconstructive Surgery for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons/Plastic Surgery Foundation.

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UNC’s Purvis earns NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

UNC’s Purvis earns NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

With a focus on stem cells, Jeremy Purvis, PhD, wants to tap the power of computer modeling to develop regenerative medicine solutions to medical conditions.

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