Awards and Honors

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

Kelada recognized by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Kelada recognized by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Samir Kelada, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Genetics, was one of six scientists across the nation to receive the Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) award.

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News Office wins Emmy Award!

News Office wins Emmy Award!

Congratulations to Stephanie Mahin, UNC Health Care's former media relations and broadcast manager, and producer/videographer Nathan Clendenin and his team. Stephanie and Nathan won an Emmy Award for their "real doctors, real people" video on Nobel Laureate Dr. Oliver Smithies and his interest in flying!

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SICU Receives Gold-Level Beacon Award for Excellence

It is with great pleasure that we announce that our Surgery Intensive Care Unit (SICU) has been awarded the Gold-level Beacon Award designation by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

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Brice named president of National Association of EMS Physicians

Brice named president of National Association of EMS Physicians

Jane Brice, MD, MPH, professor and vice chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, was installed as president of the National Association of EMS Physicians on Jan. 24, 2015.

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UNC and Duke researchers collaborate to predict drug safety in premature infants

UNC and Duke researchers collaborate to predict drug safety in premature infants

A research team from UNC and Duke have received a $50,000 grant to develop a new method for predicting drug safety in pediatric patients. The award is part of an effort by the neighboring CTSAs to promote collaborations that translate scientific discoveries into advances in patient care.

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Diaz serves as Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Diaz serves as Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Luis A. Diaz, MD, CE Wheeler, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Dermatology, was invited to serve as the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Jonas receives Clinician Scholar Educator Award from American College of Rheumatology

Jonas receives Clinician Scholar Educator Award from American College of Rheumatology

Beth Jonas, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, has been awarded the 2014 Clinician Scholar Educator Award from the American College of Rheumatology.

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Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Byerley receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction

Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and vice dean for Education, School of Medicine, 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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