UNC’s Dr. Patrick F. Sullivan is one of two researchers nationwide to receive the award.
The prestigious list recognizes registered nurses for their outstanding professional abilities and commitment to improving health care in their communities.
Paul Watkins, MD, professor of medicine, was given the award by the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Award recipients are investigators who are actively involved in high-quality clinical pharmacologic research.
Chris Ellington and Bernadette Spong were listed in Becker's Hospital Review for "150 hospital and health system CFOs to know."
Congratulations to Tracy Parham, RN, UNC Health Care's Chief Information Officer (CIO), who was recently recognized as one of the Triangle Business Journal's "CIO Award" winners.
The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) has announced the 2014 recipients of the Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowship in Tropical Medicine. Through a highly competitive process, 22 Fellows from 18 medical schools were selected. From the UNC School of Medicine, Rob Broadhurst, Amelia Cline, and Morgan Goheen were named 2014 Fellows .
For more than 20 years, Sharon Campbell, PhD, has been studying Ras, a protein implicated in 30 percent of all cancers. Now she’s on the hunt for alternative ways to shut the protein down.
Laughlin, Prieur, Morea win 2013-2014 Department of Psychiatry Clinical Psychology Internship Awards
Sarah Laughlin, MS, won the Wallach Award for interns. Mary Beth Prieur, PhD, and Paul Morea, LCSW, are the faculty recipients of the Jody T. Konanc award.
Victoria Bautch, PhD, has a lab that is affiliated with the McAllister Heart Institute.
For the second year in a row, the staff at the UNC Wellness Centers and in the Employee Recreation Department have encouraged our employees to WIN the Medical Fitness Association's Walking Challenge!
Nigel S. Key, MD, MB, ChB, FRCP, Harold R. Roberts Professor, is the director of the UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center.
Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA, recently was appointed as the Sidna Chockley Rizzo Distinguished Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
UNC Physicians Network is proud to announce Highgate Family Medical Center, University Internal Medicine at Chapel Hill North and Pittsboro Family Medicine, each received recognition as Level III Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This recognition distinguishes these practices because of their improvements and innovations in primary care.
By focusing on patients' individualized health needs, the Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine achieves recognition as a NCQA "Patient-Centered Medical Home," enhancing care through patient-clinician partnership.
UNC Health Care receives 2014 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from Department of Defense
UNC Health Care receives nation’s highest honor for supporting Guard and Reserve employees.
The grant will allow UNC researchers, led by Samuel McLean, MD, MPH, to perform the first-ever prospective longitudinal study of health outcomes after sexual assault. Graduate students, fellows, or faculty from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are interested in potentially developing an NIH Diversity Supplement application related to the study are invited to send a cover letter to the program manager.
The award is part of the second round of Health Care Innovation Awards, which are funding grants to applicants who will implement the most compelling new ideas to deliver better health, improved care and lower costs. The Better Back Care program will be directed by Casazza and Amy Shaheen, MD, an associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine.
Last month, members of the UNC Hospitals Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) gathered with hospital leadership to celebrate the unit's incredibly rare accomplishment: going five years without a ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP).
UNC Hospitals, Rex, High Point Regional recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings
Overall, 11 specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Rex Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital were also included in the 2014-15 rankings.
Andrew Dudley, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology, was recently named an American Cancer Society Research Scholar. His funded research proposal will investigate “Mechanisms of tumor escape from anti-angiogenic therapy.”