Dr. Richard F. Loeser Jr. will receive the award April 24 at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress in Paris, France.
The 2014 Dr. Frederick B. Glaser Award was presented to Dr. Bob Gwyther, a pioneer and leader in the field of addiction medicine.
According to Becker's Hospital Review, "Hospitals included on the list are home to many medical and scientific breakthroughs, provide best-in-class patient care and are stalwarts of their communities, serving as academic hubs or local mainstays."
The UNC School of Medicine ranked in the 86th percentile of colleges whose graduates go on to practice in traditionally underserved areas, in the 71st percentile for practicing medicine in rural communities, in the 63rd percentile for in-state practitioners, and in 44th percentile for primary care practitioners.
Hospitals that have received Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack, emphasizing the importance of treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
UNC Department of Radiology Chair Matthew A. Mauro, MD, FSIR, received the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Gold Medal at SIR's 39th Annual Scientific Meeting on March 25, 2014. The SIR Gold Medal, the Society's highest career honor, is bestowed for distinguished and extraordinary service to SIR or to the discipline of interventional radiology.
Eight people from UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare were named as 2014 Health Care Heroes by the Triangle Business Journal.
Reid Wilson, PhD, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry in the UNC School of Medicine, was honored this week with the Jerilyn Ross Clinician Advocate Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), the highest honor in the field of anxiety disorders.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recognized the efforts of Sherry Hay, Director of Community Health Initiatives, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, and the “Get Covered Carolina” team as a national model for helping the uninsured get information about the Affordable Care Act and navigate the new health insurance marketplace.
The School ranked 2nd in Primary Care and 22nd in Research overall in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best Medical School Rankings. Family Medicine, Rural Medicine and AIDS were also listed as top ten specialties.
Read about the four winning teams of the 2014 Innovation Pilot Awards!
The research of William Powers, MD, has illuminated our understanding of stroke and guided better treatment for patients throughout three decades, a feat which earned him a Feinberg Award from the American Stroke Association.
American Stroke Association honors outstanding contributors to stroke research
Congratulations to Stephanie Mahin, UNC Health Care media relations and broadcast manager, and producer/videographer Nathan Clendenin and his team. Stephanie and Nathan won an Emmy Award for the video "Spartan!"
Eight basic science and clinical departments at UNC finished in the top 10 in their fields.
Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, will use the $400,000 award to study the role of blood platelets in inflammation and injury.
William A. Rutala, PhD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, was awarded the 2013 Hygieia Medal for his lifetime of work on health care-acquired infections.
N.C. Children's Hospital Triangle’s first American College of Surgeons-verified Level I pediatric trauma center
UNC Hospitals is home to the Triangle’s only pediatric trauma program recognized by a national body for having the highest level of expertise in treating critically injured children; one of only five in entire Southeast.
Many of these doctors are also listed in the December 2013 issue of Business North Carolina Magazine, as part of its annual compilation of the best doctors in North Carolina.
UNC to launch unprecedented collaboration to improve services for young children with autism and their families
Multiple programs at UNC to utilize $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services