Awards and Honors

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

Liles selected as American College of Physicians Top Hospitalist for 2014

Liles selected as American College of Physicians Top Hospitalist for 2014

E. Allen Liles, MD, is one of 10 nationwide selected for this honor and featured in the November issue of ACP Hospitalist. Liles is director of the UNC Hospitals Medicine Program and associate professor in the Division of General Medicine & Clinical Epidemiology.

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UNC team receives American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Best Practices Award

UNC team receives American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Best Practices Award

A team from the UNC Internal Medicine Clinic and UNC Family Medicine Center were one of six teams to be selected for this national award.

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Association of Professional Chaplains announces new President

Association of Professional Chaplains announces new President

The Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), a national organization of professional chaplaincy care providers, has named the Reverend Darryl I. Owens MDiv CT BCC president.

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Song earns Neuroscience research award

Song earns Neuroscience research award

The Society of Neuroscience recognizes the innovative research of Juan Song, PhD.

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On Auto Attack

On Auto Attack

Our own immune cells can destroy other healthy cells to cause severe and chronic diseases. Maureen Su, MD, a 2014 Jefferson-Pilot award winner, studies how this autoimmunity happens and what it might tell us about potential cancer therapies.

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The Battle against Microscopic Bugs

The Battle against Microscopic Bugs

Edward Miao, MD, PhD, earns a Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking work on the interplay between dangerous pathogens and the human immune response.

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UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center's Callahan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

UNC Thurston Arthritis Research Center's Callahan receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Leigh F. Callahan, PhD, Mary Link Briggs Distinguished Professor of Medicine, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) / Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals (ARHP) Annual Scientific Meeting in Boston, MA on November 15, 2014. This award is the highest honor that the ACR/ARHP bestows.

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UNC earns award for innovative NC DNA Day

UNC earns award for innovative NC DNA Day

The American Association of Medical Colleges selected the UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Graduate Education as a winner of a $2,500 Building Bridges and Spanning Boundaries Award: Innovations in Research and Education.

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CF Foundation honors UNC researchers for vital treatment

CF Foundation honors UNC researchers for vital treatment

Hypertonic saline, developed into an effective treatment at UNC School of Medicine in collaboration with Australian researchers, has become a proven therapy for thousands of people with cystic fibrosis.

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Internal Medicine recertified for NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

The UNC Internal Medicine Clinic recently achieved recertification for the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Diabetes Recognition Program for October 2014 - 2017.

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Linnstaedt awarded a Future Leaders in Pain grant

Linnstaedt awarded a Future Leaders in Pain grant

Sarah D. Linnstaedt, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology, has been awarded a Future Leaders in Pain grant from The American Pain Society. This prestigious junior faculty award will help Dr. Linnstaedt to advance her studies examining the role of microRNA in chronic pain pathogenesis.

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DeSimone elected to all three branches of the National Academies

DeSimone elected to all three branches of the National Academies

Joseph DeSimone, PhD, Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine a U. S. scientist can receive. DeSimone is also a professor of pharmacology.

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UNC’s Bryan Roth elected to Institute of Medicine

UNC’s Bryan Roth elected to Institute of Medicine

Roth’s research to create innovative tools for neuroscientists and discover potential targets for therapeutics has earned him one of the highest honors in the field of medicine.

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Call for Nominations: Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award

The UNC Faculty Council's Committee on Honorary Degrees and Special Awards now invites your nominations for next year's Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award, which will be presented at the October 12, 2015, University Day ceremony.

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Budenz to receive Outstanding Humanitarian Award

Budenz to receive Outstanding Humanitarian Award

Donald L. Budenz, MD, MPH, Chairman of the UNC Department of Ophthalmology, was recently announced as the recipient of an outstanding humanitarian award from one of the field’s most prestigious professional organizations.

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Li, Strand and Lim receive awards from American Society of Hematology

Shimena Li, Eric D. Strand and Ming Y. Lim, MB BChir, have been named recipients of the various career-development awards from the American Society of Hematology (ASH).

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Two UNC Training Programs Ranked

Two UNC Training Programs Ranked

In a recent peer survey, UNC's Obstetrics and Gynecology and Family Practice residency training programs were ranked in top 10.

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Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize: a Nobel Prize Predictor

Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize: a Nobel Prize Predictor

Five winners of a not so famous award based at UNC have gone on to win the highest honor in medicine.

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Talent Acquisition and Nursing Employment win Candidates Experience Award

Sixty-two companies were recognized for delivering high-quality candidate experience in this year's Candidates Experience Awards. UNC Health Care's Talent and Acquisition and Nursing Employment were among the winners, which included companies such as General Motors, NBC and The Hershey Company.

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