Awards and Honors

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

UNC Horizons director honored for outstanding scientific contribution to drug abuse research

UNC Horizons director honored for outstanding scientific contribution to drug abuse research

Hendrée Jones, PhD, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and executive director of the UNC Horizons program, received the prestigious 2019 Marian W. Fischman Lectureship Award June 17 at the annual meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) in San Antonio, Texas.

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UNC Medical Oncology Fellow Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

UNC Medical Oncology Fellow Receives Scholar-in-Training Award

Siddharth Sheth, DO, MPH, a current medical oncology fellow, was awarded the Scholar-in-Training Award from the American Association for Cancer Research and American Head and Neck Society (AACR-AHNS). Sheth will join Medical Oncology as faculty with a joint appointment in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

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Announcing the winners of the first ever Dean’s Performance Awards

The Dean’s Performance Awards honor UNC School of Medicine staff members whose exemplary work has contributed to UNC achieving its vision of becoming the nation’s leading public school of medicine.

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UNC SOM Researchers Named Creativity Hubs Award Leaders, Team Members

UNC SOM Researchers Named Creativity Hubs Award Leaders, Team Members

The UNC-Chapel Hill Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research announced the 2019 Creativity Hubs Awards to accelerate solutions to societal challenges. These are two-year grants for up to $500,000.

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UNC School of Medicine selects Chung, Liu as Jefferson Pilot Award Recipients

UNC School of Medicine selects Chung, Liu as Jefferson Pilot Award Recipients

Arlene Chung, MD, and Jiandong Liu, PhD, will use their four-year, $20,000 awards to further their research and scholarly work at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Bowman Earns the James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

Bowman Earns the James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

As part of the award, Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH, will receive $3,000 to support her research and proposed studies of the gastrointestinal manifestations of Chagas disease.

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Ciccone receives Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

Ciccone receives Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award

Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, will use the $25,000 award to differentiate viral and bacterial respiratory infections among malaria-negative children. The overall goal is to reduce unnecessary antibiotic use without compromising safety in an area where access to care is a real issue.

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Medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha inducts new members

Medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha inducts new members

The medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha, has announced the induction of new members including medical students, residents, and faculty.

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Carey recognized as fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Carey recognized as fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Lisa A. Carey, MD, FASCO, was named a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology during its annual meeting in Chicago, May 31-June 4.

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 Clarke-Pearson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education

Clarke-Pearson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education

Daniel Clarke-Pearson, MD, Robert A. Ross Distinguished Professor and Chair of the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education from the Academy of Educators at the UNC School of Medicine.

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Nancy Bagatell and Linn Wakeford Inducted into UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators

Nancy Bagatell and Linn Wakeford Inducted into UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators

Wakeford in an associate professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, where Bagatell serves as program director. The division is housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS).

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UNC EM Team Wins Sonogames

UNC EM Team Wins Sonogames

The UNC Department of Emergency Medicine residency team participated in the annual Sonogames competition at SAEM. Out of 71 teams they came in first place!

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Shared Service Distribution Center Celebrates 99% Fill Rate

On May 14, the staff of the Distribution Center at the Shared Service Center (SSC) near Morrisville celebrated a 99% fill rate achievement by enjoying breakfast and lunch for the three shifts that support these operations. The fill rate measures the ability of the SSC to meet its customers’ orders or demand, and health care industry fill rates of 97% are considered among the best.

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Dermatology Residents Win 2019 Dermoscopy Bowl

Dermatology Residents Win 2019 Dermoscopy Bowl

The UNC Department of Dermatology is proud to announce that the UNC Resident Dermoscopy Team won this year at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting.

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Valerie Tan Receives 2019 Manager of the Year Award from University Managers Association

Valerie Tan Receives 2019 Manager of the Year Award from University Managers Association

The University Managers Association (UMA) has presented its top honor, the 2019 Manager of the Year Award, to Valerie Tan, Associate Chair for Administration in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Allied Health Sciences.

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Samantha Meltzer-Brody Receives APA Award for Promoting Women’s Health

Samantha Meltzer-Brody Receives APA Award for Promoting Women’s Health

Meltzer-Brody is the recipient of the 2019 Alexandra Symonds Award, given in recognition of outstanding contributions and leadership in promoting women’s health and the advancement of women.

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UNC School of Medicine’s  Dr. Harry Stafford Receives Humanitarian Award

UNC School of Medicine’s Dr. Harry Stafford Receives Humanitarian Award

Dr. Stafford is being recognized for "his continued efforts in sports medicine and heart health. His efforts continue to impact our local communities and student-athletes across North Carolina.”

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American Geriatrics Society Recognizes Dale and Wilson at AGS19

American Geriatrics Society Recognizes Dale and Wilson at AGS19

The Division of Geriatric Medicine was well represented at AGS 19, the American Geriatrics Society's 2019 annual scientific meeting. Among the faculty, fellows, students, residents, and UNC MSTAR researchers attending, two Geriatrics faculty members were distinguished by special honors.

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