Dr. Julie Byerley, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics and vice chair for Education in the Pediatrics Department 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced that Bryant Murphy, MD, MBA, has been named to the North Carolina Medical Board.
Mansi Shah, MD, a resident in general surgery at UNC, has won a scholarship from Women in Thoracic Surgery.
David Peden, MD, MS, has been elected to the leadership track of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).
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.
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.
Over the past few months, several faculty awards have been announced. A look back at features on the award recipients.
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.
Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, the 2014 James Woods Junior Faculty Award winner, sees a future where technology and data analytics will drastically improve health care outcomes for patients everywhere. And at UNC, we’re getting a glimpse at the future right now.
UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital honored with Stage 6 Recognition from HIMSS Analytics
UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare, and Chatham Hospital are now recognized as Stage 6 hospitals on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Jennifer Nelson, MD, assistant professor of surgery, was awarded the 2014 Southern Thoracic Surgical Association (STSA) Congenital Heart Surgery President’s Award for her paper, “Long-term Outcomes After the Ross Procedure in Children Vary by Age at Operation.”
Luis A. Diaz, M.D., CE Wheeler Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dermatology, was elected president of the Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD) at the group's annual meeting in Chicago.
The scientists join 65 UNC colleagues as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Susan Wilson, NP, is committed to spreading the latest stroke knowledge and resources to health care workers across the country. This dedication has earned her a 2014 Raise Award from the National Stroke Association.
On Tuesday, Nov. 18, the UNC School of Medicine honored seven outstanding nurses with Nursing Recognition Awards.