July 25

Matthews named Associate Dean for Administration

Matthews named Associate Dean for Administration

Karlina Matthews, MBA, has been named Associate Dean for Administration at the UNC School of Medicine, pending requisite approvals from the University. Matthews has been with the UNC School of Medicine since 2002, holding several roles of increasing responsibility within the Department of Psychiatry. Since 2015, she has served as the Department’s Associate Chair for Administration.

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Shenvi honored with award from American College of Emergency Physicians

Shenvi honored with award from American College of Emergency Physicians

Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD, FACEP, assistant professor of emergency medicine, has been honored with a National Emergency Medicine Junior Faculty Teaching Award by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

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Steiner Named Associate Chief Medical Officer at UNC Medical Center

Steiner Named Associate Chief Medical Officer at UNC Medical Center

Michael Steiner, MD, MPH, has been named as an Associate Chief Medical Officer at the UNC Medical Center in addition to his role as Pediatrician in Chief of UNC Children’s.

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Surgery Grand Rounds, Gordon Lee, MD, "From Reconstruction to Revelation"

Dr. Lee will speak about his work in reconstructive plastic surgery and how this has changed his perspective and perception over the course of his career. A journey of continued enlightenment, reflection, and revelation, which he hopes will provide valuable insight to both the young and seasoned physician and surgeon.

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Reminder: Call for Fuller Award Nominations

The H. Fleming Fuller Award is intended as a permanent memorial to Kinston, N.C., physician H. Fleming Fuller, a founding member of the Board of Directors of the N.C. Memorial Hospital. Faculty members are encouraged to nominate someone who meets the award criteria of service, commitment, compassion, and respect. Please submit nominations by 5 p.m. on July 29.

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Oberlander Named Editor of Health Politics Journal

Jonathan Oberlander, professor and chair of Social Medicine and professor of Health Policy & Management, has been named the new editor of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (JHPPL).

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Herfarth discusses biosimilars in new podcast

Herfarth discusses biosimilars in new podcast

In this new episode from the Chair's Corner, Hans Herfarth, MD, PhD talks with Dr. Ron Falk about biosimilars. Dr. Herfarth describes the differences of biosimilars and biologic drugs, as well as safety issues when switching from an original drug to a biosimilar. Dr. Herfarth is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and co-directs the UNC Multidisciplinary Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research and Treatment.

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UNC Surgery Profile: Shannelle Campbell, MD, Explains Why She Came Home to UNC

UNC Surgery Profile: Shannelle Campbell, MD, Explains Why She Came Home to UNC

Shannelle Campbell, MD, is an assistant professor of surgery and a general surgeon at UNC Surgery Hillsborough Campus.

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FDA Approves Cochlear Implantation for Single-Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss

FDA Approves Cochlear Implantation for Single-Sided Deafness and Asymmetric Hearing Loss

MED-EL USA announced the FDA approval for the use of their cochlear implants for single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss for patients 5 years of age and older on July, 22, 2019. The data from the clinical trial on cochlear implantation in cases of single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss conducted by Margaret Dillon, AuD, and the UNC Cochlear Implant Clinical Research lab was instrumental in the FDA approval.

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UNC Presents Leadership Successes at the AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs/Group on Women in Medicine and Sciences Meeting

UNC Presents Leadership Successes at the AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs/Group on Women in Medicine and Sciences Meeting

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development (FALD) team attended the 2019 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) joint Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA) and Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) Annual Meeting. The Office of FALD team presented two posters.

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Inaugural Thomas M. Carsey Graduate Student Symposium

Inaugural Thomas M. Carsey Graduate Student Symposium

Join the Odum Institute and the University Libraries’ Research Hub in recognizing outstanding graduate research in the social sciences.

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