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 MD/PhD students receive PEO Scholar Award

Two UNC MD/PhD students receive PEO Scholar Award

Ayumi Nakamura and Klara Klein have been named recipients of the prestigious PEO Scholar Award. UNC has two recipients out of only 90 honorees nationwide.

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Burridge elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Burridge elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

UNC School of Medicine professor and basic scientist Keith Burridge has conducted seminal research on the basic building blocks of cells for four decades.

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UNC School of Medicine honors Distinguished Alumni and Faculty

UNC School of Medicine honors Distinguished Alumni and Faculty

As part of the UNC School of Medicine's Spring Alumni Weekend, the annual Distinguished Medical Alumni and Faculty Awards were presented. This year's Distinguished Medical Alumni honorees were Leon Herndon, MD, Kate Queen, MD, and Lane Ormand, MD. This year's Distinguished Medical Faculty honoree was Thomas Griggs, MD. Read more about all of the winners.

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Muluneh receives 2016 Patient Advocacy Award at 12th Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association Annual Conference

Muluneh receives 2016 Patient Advocacy Award at 12th Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Association Annual Conference

The Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA) awarded Dr. Benyam Muluneh, Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner in Leukemia, with the 2016 Patient Advocacy Award at the 12th Annual HOPA Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. This prestigious award recognizes a HOPA member who demonstrates leadership and collaboration while advocating for outstanding patient care.

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Kennedy receives 2016 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award

Kennedy receives 2016 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award

Last week, Volunteer Services at UNC Medical Center honored Ann Kennedy with the 2016 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award. Kennedy has volunteered with UNC Mammography since 1991 -- and with UNC Hospitals since the mid-1970s.

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Renner honored with Massey Distinguished Service Award

Renner honored with Massey Distinguished Service Award

Joy Renner, the director for the Division of Radiologic Science in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, is one of six recipients of this year's C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award, one of the most coveted distinctions earned by faculty and staff at UNC.

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Mayer, Rimer named to Cancer 'Moonshot' Blue Ribbon Panel

Two UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center members - Drs. Deborah Mayer and Barbara Rimer - have been honored with appointments to the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative's Blue Ribbon Panel. They will join a team of cancer experts to provide advice and vision in the implementation of the national program.

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Juliano wins UNC Teaching Award

Jonathan Juliano, MD, assistant professor of medicine, was recently honored with UNC's Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. Established in 1995, the prestigious award recognizes the important role post-baccalaureate instruction plays in defining a student’s career. Only four faculty from around UNC’s campus are selected annually.

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UNC Medical Center, UNC REX Healthcare recognized with HRC Award for LGBT-Inclusive Policies

UNC Medical Center, UNC REX Healthcare recognized with HRC Award for LGBT-Inclusive Policies

UNC Medical Center and UNC REX Healthcare receive “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” designation in Human Rights Campaign’s Healthcare Equality Index.

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Brice named most influential woman in EMS

Brice named most influential woman in EMS

Jane Brice, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, topped the list of the "Most Influential Women in EMS," released recently by EMS1.com, one of the EMS community's leading news sites.

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Five named Health Care Heroes by Triangle Business Journal

Five named Health Care Heroes by Triangle Business Journal

The Triangle Business Journal recently announced its annual Health Care Heroes. UNC Medical Center had five honorees including Lifetime Achievement Award winner Aziz Sancar, PhD. All winners will be honored at a banquet on March 17.

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U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools

U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools

Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.

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Corbie-Smith honored by Society of General Internal Medicine

Corbie-Smith honored by Society of General Internal Medicine

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, professor of social medicine and medicine at the School of Medicine and director of the Center for Health Equity Research, has been honored with the 2016 Herbert W. Nickens Award. She will formally receive the honor at the Society for General Internal Medicine’s annual meeting in May.

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Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha inducts new members

Recently, 10 students, five housestaff, four faculty, and three alumni members were inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

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Fifteen students honored with NC Rural Promise Scholarship

Recently, the initial class of 15 NC Rural Promise Scholars was honored. The newly created scholarship offers financial support for UNC School of Medicine students who plan to enter the fields of family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine, OB/Gyn, psychiatry, or general surgery and commit to serve in one of North Carolina’s rural counties.

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Kuwahara named 2016 American College of Physicians National Health Policy Intern

Kuwahara named 2016 American College of Physicians National Health Policy Intern

Fourth-year medical student Rita Kuwahara has been selected as the 2016 American College of Physicians National Health Policy Intern. As the nation's only medical student to receive this honor, Kuwahara will have the unique opportunity to work with government affairs staff at the American College of Physicians' Washington DC office and spend time on Capitol Hill working on health policy and advocacy issues for the American College of Physicians, the nation's largest medical specialty organization.

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Congrats to our Spring 2016 Plus People

Congrats to our Spring 2016 Plus People

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

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UNC Health Care brings home an Emmy

UNC Health Care brings home an Emmy

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Nashville/Midsouth Chapter, recently recognized the visual storytelling partnership of UNC Health Care and StoryDriven with an Emmy Award for Editor/Program.

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American Physical Therapy Association to honor McCulloch, Giuliani at June meeting

American Physical Therapy Association to honor McCulloch, Giuliani at June meeting

Division of Physical Therapy faculty member Carol Giuliani will be honored as a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the APTA. Karen McCulloch will receive the Lucy Blair Service Award.

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U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools

U.S. News places UNC among nation’s best medical schools

Several UNC School of Medicine specialties ranked near the top in the magazine’s annual rankings.

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