Awards and Honors

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

UNC School of Medicine first-year students win First Place at the Inaugural LabCorp Healthcare Case Competition

UNC School of Medicine first-year students win First Place at the Inaugural LabCorp Healthcare Case Competition

The team was composed of John Farhat, Steve Mow, Monal Depani, and Amir Jabr. The competition involved developing a strategic plan to help patients learn about savings they could capitalize on by having their labs done at a LabCorp facility, outside of a hospital or clinic in-house lab.

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Kibbe receives 2019 University of Chicago Distinguished Service Award

Kibbe receives 2019 University of Chicago Distinguished Service Award

Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas, Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, was chosen as a recipient for the award for multiple reasons including her life-long commitment to medicine through her diligent research, her patient-first clinical care commitment, as well as her varied roles in health services.

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Honoring the winners of the UNC School of Medicine Nursing Awards

Honoring the winners of the UNC School of Medicine Nursing Awards

The School of Medicine Nursing Awards, which were established in 1990, serve as recognition of the contributions that nurses make in support of patient care, teaching, research and the public service mission of UNC. This year, nine outstanding nurses were honored.

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Juliano, Margolis honored during AAP/ASCI Joint Meeting in Chicago

Juliano, Margolis honored during AAP/ASCI Joint Meeting in Chicago

Two faculty within the UNC Division of Infectious Diseases were honored during the joint meeting of the Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation in Chicago.

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UNC SOM Professor, Student Selected as Diversity Award Recipients

UNC SOM Professor, Student Selected as Diversity Award Recipients

The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion at UNC-Chapel Hill selected Evan Ashkin, MD, professor of family medicine, and allied health graduate student Mariel Marshall as recipients of 2019 Diversity Awards.

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Three SOM Students Named Impact Award, Horizon Award Recipients for 2020

Three SOM Students Named Impact Award, Horizon Award Recipients for 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students, recent graduate alumni within numerous programs, earned honors for research benefiting North Carolina. Three recipients were from the UNC School of Medicine.

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Newsweek Lists UNC Medical Center & UNC REX Among World’s Best Hospitals

Newsweek Lists UNC Medical Center & UNC REX Among World’s Best Hospitals

UNC Medical Center is ranked #50 in the United States, UNC REX is #148 on Newsweek's inaugural list of The World's Best Hospitals.

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Sode, Cheng Inducted into College of Fellows in Biological Engineering Institute

Sode, Cheng Inducted into College of Fellows in Biological Engineering Institute

Koji Sode, PhD, and Ke Cheng, PhD, both from the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, were inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

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Celebrating our Providers' Carolina Care Excellence

Celebrating our Providers' Carolina Care Excellence

As we continue celebrating Doctor’s Day this week, please join us in congratulating our 189 providers who will receive the 2019 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence!

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SOM Staff Member Earns Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award

SOM Staff Member Earns Erskine B. Bowles Staff Service Award

Jeff McQueen received the UNC system-wide award for his service to UNC and the local community.

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Kibbe wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

Kibbe wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, was honored with the 12th Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Award from the American Medical Student Association. Kibbe was nominated by Perry Tsai, MD, PhD, National President of the American Medical Student Association and recent MD and PhD graduate from the UNC School of Medicine.

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SOM Students Earn Impact, Horizons Awards from UNC Graduate School

SOM Students Earn Impact, Horizons Awards from UNC Graduate School

Each year, the UNC Graduate School honors students around the university with awards celebrating their work.

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Zeng wins Outstanding Individual Performance Award

Zeng wins Outstanding Individual Performance Award

Allergen Biologics created this award due to its first-rate relationship with Xinghua Zeng, the lab manager for the UNC Vector Core, which provides AAV products to researchers around the world.

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Lorenzo earns ADA junior faculty award

Lorenzo earns ADA junior faculty award

The American Diabetes Association selected Damaris Lorenzo, PhD, as a winner of its Junior Faculty Development Award, which carries with it funding for further research on diabetes-related investigations.

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Mayer-Davis selected as member of 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Mayer-Davis selected as member of 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced the appointment of 20 nationally recognized scientists to serve on the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, including Elizabeth Mayer-Davis, PhD, Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor and Chair of Nutrition.

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Jennette receives distinguished service award

Jennette receives distinguished service award

J. Charles Jennette, MD, the Kenneth M. Brinkhous Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor of Medicine, and Chief of Pathology and UNC Laboratory Medicine Services, has been selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Pathology Chairs (APC).

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GME receives high marks from ACGME

For the fourth consecutive year, UNC has received a pristine accreditation with zero citations and zero areas for improvement.

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Der to Receive Mentor Award from UNC-Chapel Hill

Der to Receive Mentor Award from UNC-Chapel Hill

Channing Der, PhD, will be honored along with 23 other UNC faculty and teaching assistants at a banquet to celebrate the 2019 University Teaching Award winners.

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Snider honored by American Physiological Society

Snider honored by American Physiological Society

Natasha Snider, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology, has been honored with the American Physiological Society's 2019 New Investigator Award in Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

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Fried receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

Fried receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

Unique research network is recognized for providing a robust platform that curates real-world data for FDA scientists, helping them communicate the safety and effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral agents in the post-marketing period.

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