Awards and Honors

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

Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Dr. Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and vice chair for Education in the Pediatrics Department has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. The award was first given by the University in 1995 to recognize the important role of post-baccalaureate teaching.

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DeBlasio recognized as Medical Fitness Association Fellow

DeBlasio recognized as Medical Fitness Association Fellow

The Medical Fitness Association is pleased to announce that Kathy DeBlasio, FMFA, has completed the requirements to be recognized as a Fellow in the Medical Fitness Association. DeBlasio currently serves as Lifestyle Enhancement Director at the UNC Wellness Center.

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Cohen wins UNC General Alumni Association's 2015 Faculty Service Award

Cohen wins UNC General Alumni Association's 2015 Faculty Service Award

Myron Cohen, MD, is associate vice chancellor for Global Health, director of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Yeargan-Bate Eminent Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology at UNC.

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Miller named Editor-in-Chief of journal, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Miller named Editor-in-Chief of journal, Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association appointed Bill Miller, MD, PhD, MPH, editor of its journal. Miller is associate professor of medicine at the School of Medicine and associate professor of epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.

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Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'

Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'

UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 5 nationwide and No. 1 in the South, and UNC's family medicine residency was ranked No. 7 nationwide. In addition, 11 UNC programs were named among the Top Residencies of the South.

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Princeton’s David Tank wins Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

Princeton’s David Tank wins Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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Murphy named to North Carolina Medical Board

Murphy named to North Carolina Medical Board

The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced that Bryant Murphy, MD, MBA, has been named to the North Carolina Medical Board.

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Shah wins scholarship from Women in Thoracic Surgery

Shah wins scholarship from Women in Thoracic Surgery

Mansi Shah, MD, a resident in general surgery at UNC, has won a scholarship from Women in Thoracic Surgery.

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Peden elected to leadership role in American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Peden elected to leadership role in American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

David Peden, MD, MS, has been elected to the leadership track of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).

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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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