Awards and Honors

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

Humphry, Neblett honored for excellence in doctoral mentoring

Ruth Humphry, a professor of occupational science, and Enrique Neblett Jr., an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, have received the 2017 Faculty Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring.

Humphry, Neblett honored for excellence in doctoral mentoring - Read More…

Caregivers at Carolina program announces second class of award recipients

The UNC Caregivers at Carolina: Support for Physician Scientists Program announces its second group of scholars and extended support for two initial recipients.

Caregivers at Carolina program announces second class of award recipients - Read More…

Thorp's research on medicine and breast milk wins ACOG award

Thorp's research on medicine and breast milk wins ACOG award

John Thorp, MD, McAllister Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and chief of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, was recognized for his research at the recent American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) annual meeting.

Thorp's research on medicine and breast milk wins ACOG award - Read More…

Nicholson named ACOG Fellow-at-Large

Nicholson named ACOG Fellow-at-Large

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) announced the election of new officers, including UNC OB-GYN’s Wanda K. Nicholson, MD, MPH, MBA, as Fellow-at-Large.

Nicholson named ACOG Fellow-at-Large - Read More…

UNC Internal Medicine Residents Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

UNC Internal Medicine Residents Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Department of Medicine held its annual end-of-year awards ceremony on May 1, 2017. Many outstanding residents and faculty were recognized for their clinical and academic excellence, honoring the legacies of those who preceded them.

UNC Internal Medicine Residents Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony - Read More…

Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Inducts New Members

Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Inducts New Members

Three internal medicine residents have been inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Inducts New Members - Read More…

UNC Hospitals receives Stroke Treatment Achievement Award

UNC Hospitals receives Stroke Treatment Achievement Award

UNC Hospitals received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke℠ Honor Roll Elite Plus.

UNC Hospitals receives Stroke Treatment Achievement Award - Read More…

Celebrating the 2017 Cefalo House Officer Awards

Celebrating the 2017 Cefalo House Officer Awards

Each year, the Robert Cefalo House Officer Awards are presented to resident physicians who have demonstrated the highest standards of patient care and maintained exemplary professional and interpersonal interactions with colleagues, staff, patients, and visitors. This year’s six winners certainly meet and exceed those standards.

Celebrating the 2017 Cefalo House Officer Awards - Read More…

Dutton honored by American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

Dutton honored by American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery

Jonathon Dutton, MD, PhD, of the UNC Department of Ophthalmology will be honored with the 2017 Dortzbach Teaching Award by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery.

Dutton honored by American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery - Read More…

UNC School of Medicine presents Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Service Awards

UNC School of Medicine presents Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Service Awards

As part of the UNC School of Medicine's Spring Alumni Weekend, the annual Distinguished Medical Alumni and Faculty Awards were presented. This year's Distinguished Medical Alumni honorees are: Marcus Randall, MD, Richard Vinroot, MD, and Sara Hoyt, MD. The Distinguished Faculty Award was presented to Laurence Dahners, MD. Frederick Burroughs, MD, and Tim Burnett were honored with Distinguished Service Awards. Read more about all the honorees.

UNC School of Medicine presents Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Service Awards - Read More…

Wooten receives 2017 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award

Wooten receives 2017 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award

On Wednesday, April 26, Wanda Wooten was honored with the 2017 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award for the nearly 4,000 volunteer hours she has donated over the past 11 years.

Wooten receives 2017 Elaine M. Hill Distinguished Volunteer Service Award - Read More…

UNC's Robert McGinty Named 2017 Searle Scholar

UNC's Robert McGinty Named 2017 Searle Scholar

Robert McGinty, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the division of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy with a joint appointment in the department of biochemistry and biophysics in the UNC School of Medicine, has been selected as a 2017 Searle Scholar. He is the first Searle Scholar named at the University of North Carolina in the past 10 years.

UNC's Robert McGinty Named 2017 Searle Scholar - Read More…

Rayala, Cramer honored with University Teaching Awards

Rayala, Cramer honored with University Teaching Awards

Brian Rayala, MD, clinical associate professor of Family Medicine, and Lorraine Cramer, a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, were both honored with University Teaching Awards. Rayala received a Distinguished Teaching Award for Postbaccalaureate Instruction. Cramer received a Johnston Teaching Excellence Award.

Rayala, Cramer honored with University Teaching Awards - Read More…

UNC welcomes Caltech’s David Anderson, 2017 Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize winner

UNC welcomes Caltech’s David Anderson, 2017 Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize winner

At the UNC School of Medicine, Anderson gave a talk on his discovery of neural circuitry controlling emotional behavior.

UNC welcomes Caltech’s David Anderson, 2017 Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize winner - Read More…

For Diabetes: A Call to Congress

For Diabetes: A Call to Congress

UNC School of Medicine professor and nurse practitioner Kate Bergamo joined diabetes advocates in the annual Call to Congress.

For Diabetes: A Call to Congress - Read More…

Steiner Honored with Schweitzer Leadership Award

Steiner Honored with Schweitzer Leadership Award

Beat Steiner, MD, was recognized by the North Carolina chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship for his service to vulnerable people, particularly those living with severe mental illness and substance abuse issues.

Steiner Honored with Schweitzer Leadership Award - Read More…

Steiner elected President of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Steiner elected President of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, has been elected President of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He will begin his term as President-Elect in May.

Steiner elected President of Society of Teachers of Family Medicine - Read More…

Tsai elected President of American Medical Student Association

Tsai elected President of American Medical Student Association

UNC medical student Perry Tsai, PhD, has been elected President of the American Medical Student Association.

Tsai elected President of American Medical Student Association - Read More…

Corbie-Smith elected President of the Society of General Internal Medicine

Corbie-Smith elected President of the Society of General Internal Medicine

Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, Kenan Distinguished Professor, departments of Social Medicine and Medicine, has been elected President of the Society of General Internal Medicine. She will serve a three-year term as president of the organization beginning this year.

Corbie-Smith elected President of the Society of General Internal Medicine - Read More…

Share This: