Reid Wilson, PhD has been named a Founding Clinical Fellow of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. He has also been granted Fellow status by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies in its inaugural year offering the fellow designation. Wilson serves as adjunct associate professor, Psychiatry, UNC School of Medicine and director, Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center in Durham and Chapel Hill.
At its Homecoming celebration this fall, North Central College honored Nathan Montgomery, MD, PhD, with an Alumni Recognition Award. Presented annually, the award recognizes potential for success in a career, community service or support of North Central College by younger alumni.
UNC’s Division of Infectious Diseases faculty, staff and trainees have been earning many awards and honors this fall.
UNC Health Care CEO William L. Roper is included in the 2015 edition of "130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know," published by Becker's Hospital Review.
Bruce Cairns, MD, director of the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and Mary Lee Baker, RN, associate director of ambulatory care, were nominated for the award by Burn Center physician assistant and U.S. Army reservist Captain Chris Trum.
Cedric Bright, MD, FACP, assistant dean of Admissions and Special Programs, associate professor of Medicine, was recently named to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women.
UNC is one of 20 schools invited to join an AMA-sponsored consortium working to reshape how future physicians are trained.
UNC Hospitals' Cardiology Acute & Intermediate Coronary Care Unit, 3 Anderson/ICCU, has been awarded Gold-level Beacon Award designation by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. 3 Anderson/ICCU joins the ranks of the CTICU, CICU, MPCU, 5BT and SICU at UNC Hospitals as recipients of this prestigious award, and is the first mixed acuity unit in the southeast to achieve this distinction.
Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
The Teaching Scholars program, launched in 1986, takes nominations from across the many divisions and departments that make up the UNC School of Medicine and chooses the next rising stars to invest faculty development time in each fall.
Betsy Bryant Shilliday, PharmD, CDE, CPP, associate professor and a leader in post-graduate medical education in both the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been named director-at-large of the Ambulatory Care Practitioners Section of the American Society of Hospital Pharmacists.
Neeta Vora, MD, assistant professor in the division of maternal-fetal medicine and director of reproductive genetics, has recently been selected as a Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health Scholar for her project, "A new era of genomics for fetal diagnosis."
The award, made possible through a donation from Lenovo chairman and CEO Yuanqing Yang, recognizes the research achievements of young tenured faculty.
James Howard Jr., MD, James F. Howard Distinguished Professor of Neuromuscular Disease, was recently named 2015 Distinguished Physician by the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Recently, 20 new student members were inducted into the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA).
Richard M. Wardrop III, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine and pediatrics, and director of the internal medicine and pediatrics residency program recently received an Early Career Achievement Award from the Ohio State University College of Medicine.
From aspiring soccer star to world-renowned biochemist, Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, joined Carolina’s other Nobel Laureate, Oliver Smithies, PhD, during a celebration of science at the UNC School of Medicine.
In the recent U.S. News and World Report rankings of America’s Best Hospitals, UNC Hospitals was nationally ranked in five of the 16 specialties. In this series, we profile these specialties to learn more about what makes them so outstanding.
David Huang, MD, PhD, director of the UNC Health Care Comprehensive Stroke Center, was honored for his commitment to stroke care and prevention with the 2015 SHAPE (Stroke Heroes Advocating Prevention and Education) award from the North Carolina Stroke Association (NCSA). Huang received his award during a special event on Oct. 1 at the UNC Center for School Leadership Development.
Sancar’s team mapped DNA repair mechanisms that protect us against cancer.