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.
Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, will be presented with the Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.
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.
Earlier this week, Susan Girdler, PhD, was honored as one of four recipients of UNC’s University Award for the Advancement of Women.
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.
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.
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.
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.
He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on Primary Care, Epidemiology, Evidence Based Medicine, and Family Medicine.
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.
Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The award, made possible through a donation from Lenovo chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang, recognizes the research achievements of young tenured faculty.
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.
This is the first time that the American Heart Association (AHA) has presented two major awards to one recipient.