Oct. 10

Giselle Corbie-Smith to receive Edward Graham Kidder Award

Giselle Corbie-Smith to receive Edward Graham Kidder Award

The Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation, and the university by a faculty member.

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“Can We Talk About Race?” at the Ackland Art Museum

“Can We Talk About Race?” at the Ackland Art Museum

On Thursday, October 3, UNC School of Medicine administrators, students, and faculty gathered to discuss race through art at the Ackland Art Museum. Hosted by UNC SOM’s Office of Inclusive Excellence, “Can We Talk About Race?” serves as an annual event showcasing a medical education curricular innovation.

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PROMISE study seeking mid and senior level underrepresented biomedical researchers to serve as peer group facilitators

PROMISE study seeking mid and senior level underrepresented biomedical researchers to serve as peer group facilitators

UNC is part of a national effort, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Diversity Program Consortium, to identify best mentoring practices for scientists underrepresented in biomedical research.

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First UNC/REX Joint Appointment, Surgical Oncology Assistant Professor Michael LeCompt, Discusses Joining UNC Surgery

First UNC/REX Joint Appointment, Surgical Oncology Assistant Professor Michael LeCompt, Discusses Joining UNC Surgery

Michael LeCompte, MD, is the new assistant professor in the Department Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology at UNC/REX. He sat down to discuss how his childhood growing up in Africa inspired him to pursue medicine and how the need for Surgical Oncologists not just in the United States but oversees influenced his decision to focus on hepatobiliary surgery.

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Harrison Receives Career Development Grant from Lung Cancer Initiative

Harrison Receives Career Development Grant from Lung Cancer Initiative

Emily Harrison, PhD, a postdoc at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, was awarded $150,000 for research focused on inhibiting the mechanisms of lung cancer metastasis.

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Hayes-Jordan Appointed to the National Cancer Advisory Board

Hayes-Jordan Appointed to the National Cancer Advisory Board

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, the Byah Thomason Doxey-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of the UNC Children’s Hospital, was appointed by President Trump to the National Cancer Advisory Board.

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Latest Grant Awards to SOM Faculty

Listing of recent competitive grant awards to SOM faculty

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Lee to Lead Collaborative Investigation of Novel Tomosynthesis for Imaging-Guided Bronchoscopy for Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Screening

Lee to Lead Collaborative Investigation of Novel Tomosynthesis for Imaging-Guided Bronchoscopy for Lung Cancer Diagnosis & Screening

Associate professor of radiology Yueh Z. Lee, MD, PhD, received a National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering R01 grant ($770.4K+), and will serve as principal investigator of a four-year, academic-industry partnering study titled “Stationary Digital Tomosynthesis for Transbronchial Biopsy Guidance.”

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UNC-led study comparing tradeoffs of benefit, harm, and cost in hematuria evaluation published in JAMA Internal Medicine

UNC-led study comparing tradeoffs of benefit, harm, and cost in hematuria evaluation published in JAMA Internal Medicine

UNC researchers led by Matthew Nielsen, MD, found that the risk stratification may optimize the balance of benefit, harm, and cost associated with diagnostic testing for a common condition called hematuria.

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Save the Date – School of Medicine Wellness Week

Save the Date – School of Medicine Wellness Week

Save the date for the School of Medicine Wellness Week to be held November 18th – 22nd. There will be a variety of events held, including a visiting professor keynote with Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, from the NYU School of Medicine.

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2019 Women in Medicine Conference

2019 Women in Medicine Conference

Last week, the School of Medicine hosted the 2019 Women in Medicine Conference. The event was co-sponsored by the Office of Medical Education, Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, and the Association of Professional Women in Medical Sciences.

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