Awards and Honors

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

Estroff receives 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Teaching and Mentoring

Estroff receives 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Teaching and Mentoring

Sue Estroff, PhD, is professor of social medicine, psychiatry and anthropology. She was profiled by the University Gazette earlier this month.

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Hagele picked to be "Tar Heel of the Week"

Dana Hagele, MD, MPH, medical director and co-principal investigator of the N.C. Child Treatment Program and assistant professor of social medicine and maternal and infant health, was profiled by the Raleigh News & Observer on April 12, 2014.

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UNC’s MD-MPH program receives Outstanding Educational Program Award from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

UNC’s MD-MPH program receives Outstanding Educational Program Award from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research

The APTP award honors innovative programs, departments or academic institutions for their involvement in advancing undergraduate or graduate medical education in prevention and public health and encouraging students’ interest in the discipline.

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Loeser to receive OARSI Basic Science Research Award

Loeser to receive OARSI Basic Science Research Award

Dr. Richard F. Loeser Jr. will receive the award April 24 at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) World Congress in Paris, France.

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Gwyther receives Frederick B. Glaser award for addiction medicine

Gwyther receives Frederick B. Glaser award for addiction medicine

The 2014 Dr. Frederick B. Glaser Award was presented to Dr. Bob Gwyther, a pioneer and leader in the field of addiction medicine.

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UNC Hospitals named one of "100 Great Hospitals in America"

UNC Hospitals named one of "100 Great Hospitals in America"

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."

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Association of American Medical Colleges ranks UNC high in key categories

Association of American Medical Colleges ranks UNC high in key categories

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.

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UNC Hospitals Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center

UNC Hospitals Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center

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.

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Mauro Receives Society of Interventional Radiology Gold Medal

Mauro Receives Society of Interventional Radiology Gold Medal

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.

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Congratulations to our Health Care Heroes!

Congratulations to our Health Care Heroes!

Eight people from UNC Health Care and Rex Healthcare were named as 2014 Health Care Heroes by the Triangle Business Journal.

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Wilson honored for advocacy work on anxiety disorders

Wilson honored for advocacy work on anxiety disorders

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.

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Hay and 'Get Covered Carolina' team honored by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

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.

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UNC School of Medicine again ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report

UNC School of Medicine again ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report

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.

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2014 Innovation Pilot Awards Announced

Read about the four winning teams of the 2014 Innovation Pilot Awards!

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The Science of Strokes

The Science of Strokes

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.

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News Office wins first Emmy Award!

News Office wins first Emmy Award!

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!"

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UNC researcher earns American Heart Association award

UNC researcher earns American Heart Association award

Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, will use the $400,000 award to study the role of blood platelets in inflammation and injury.

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Rutala receives 2013 Hygieia Medal

Rutala receives 2013 Hygieia Medal

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.

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