Awards and Honors

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

Kathleen Rao Educational Scholarship winners announced

A team including Michael Harrigan, MD, Ana Felix, MBBCh, Dale Quirke, MD, Kurt Gilliland, PhD, and Julie Messina, MA, has won $3,000 to evaluate various ultrasound training methods for medical students.

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Inside Job

Inside Job

As UNC Hospitals' lead hospitalist, Dr. Allen Liles combines clinical skills with systems and process understanding to provide inpatients more seamless care and to improve quality.

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Recapping recent award winners

Over the past few months, several faculty awards have been announced. A look back at features on the award recipients.

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Honoring excellence in oncology nursing and clinical services

Congratulations to nurse practitioner Mary Dunn and clinical nurse Lauren Terzo for winning the 2014 Oncology Nursing Excellence Award and to financial counselor Cynthia Moody and administrative support supervisor Christine Nadel, winners of the 2014 Clinical Services Excellence Award.

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Information for the People

Information for the People

Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, the 2014 James Woods Junior Faculty Award winner, sees a future where technology and data analytics will drastically improve health care outcomes for patients everywhere. And at UNC, we’re getting a glimpse at the future right now.

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UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics

UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital are now recognized as Stage 6 hospitals on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

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Nelson wins 2014 STSA Congenital Heart Surgery President's Award

Nelson wins 2014 STSA Congenital Heart Surgery President's Award

Jennifer Nelson, MD, assistant professor of surgery, was awarded the 2014 Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA) Congenital Heart Surgery President’s Award for her paper, “Long-term Outcomes After the Ross Procedure in Children Vary by Age at Operation.”

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Diaz chosen to lead the Association of Professors of Dermatology

Diaz chosen to lead the Association of Professors of Dermatology

Luis A. Diaz, M.D., CE Wheeler Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dermatology, was elected president of the Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD) at the group's annual meeting in Chicago.

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UNC School of Medicine researchers elected AAAS fellows

UNC School of Medicine researchers elected AAAS fellows

The scientists join 65 UNC colleagues as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Susan Wilson recognized for her work to expand stroke education

Susan Wilson recognized for her work to expand stroke education

Susan Wilson, NP, is committed to spreading the latest stroke knowledge and resources to health care workers across the country. This dedication has earned her a 2014 Raise Award from the National Stroke Association.

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Congratulations to Nursing Recognition Award winners

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, the UNC School of Medicine honored seven outstanding nurses with Nursing Recognition Awards.

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Ewend receives Fuller Award

Ewend receives Fuller Award

Matthew G. Ewend, MD, FACS, Van L. Weatherspoon, Jr. Eminent Distinguished Professor and Chair, UNC Department of Neurosurgery, has been awarded this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award.

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Liles selected as American College of Physicians Top Hospitalist for 2014

Liles selected as American College of Physicians Top Hospitalist for 2014

E. Allen Liles, MD, is one of 10 nationwide selected for this honor and featured in the November issue of ACP Hospitalist. Liles is director of the UNC Hospitals Medicine Program and associate professor in the Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology.

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UNC team receives American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Best Practices Award

UNC team receives American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Best Practices Award

A team from the UNC Internal Medicine Clinic and UNC Family Medicine Center were one of six teams to be selected for this national award.

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Association of Professional Chaplains announces new President

Association of Professional Chaplains announces new President

The Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), a national organization of professional chaplaincy care providers, has named the Reverend Darryl I. Owens MDiv CT BCC president.

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Song earns Neuroscience research award

Song earns Neuroscience research award

The Society of Neuroscience recognizes the innovative research of Juan Song, PhD.

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On Auto Attack

On Auto Attack

Our own immune cells can destroy other healthy cells to cause severe and chronic diseases. Maureen Su, MD, a 2014 Jefferson-Pilot award winner, studies how this autoimmunity happens and what it might tell us about potential cancer therapies.

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The Battle against Microscopic Bugs

The Battle against Microscopic Bugs

Edward Miao, MD, PhD, earns a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking work on the interplay between dangerous pathogens and the human immune response.

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UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center's Callahan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center's Callahan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA on November 15, 2014. This award is the highest honor that the ACR/ARHP bestows.

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UNC earns award for innovative NC DNA Day

UNC earns award for innovative NC DNA Day

The American Association of Medical Colleges selected the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Education as a winner of a $2,500 Building Bridges and Spanning Boundaries Award: Innovations in Research and Education.

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