September 5

Greganti Retires After Distinguished Career

Greganti Retires After Distinguished Career

Andrew Greganti, MD, the Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor and vice chair of the department of medicine, has retired following more than 40 years of distinguished service.

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Dorn Appointed Vice Chair of Care Innovation

Dorn Appointed Vice Chair of Care Innovation

Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, has been appointed to lead changes that will enhance care across the department of medicine.

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Five-year review of Robert Sandler, MD, MPH, Director, Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease

An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the leadership provided by Robert Sandler, MD, MPH in his position as Director of the Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease.

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Hernandez and Carpenter awarded grant by The National Science Foundation

Hernandez and Carpenter awarded grant by The National Science Foundation

UNC-Chapel Hill and NCSU researchers, including Michelle Hernandez, MD, and Delesha Carpenter, PhD, MSPH, have been awarded an NSF grant to study early asthma exacerbation detection through wearables developed by NCSU.

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Students Team Up with UNC SOM for a New Child Adjustment Policy

Students Team Up with UNC SOM for a New Child Adjustment Policy

Leaders of the Family Support Initiative interest group, medical students Lou Gaghan and BT Parker, partnered with Student Affairs on a task force to create a New Child Adjustment policy for the School of Medicine.

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Wendell Yarbrough, MD, MMHC, "HPV Associated Cancer Evolution of a Disease from Initial Description to Targeted Therapy"

HPV-associated head & neck squamous cell carcinoma (HPV+ HNSCC) was unrecognized until the late 1990s, but since that its incidence has dramatically increased in the United States making it the most frequently diagnosed cancer caused by HPV. Most knowledge about HPV carcinogenesis comes from study of uterine cervical cancer, but several differences between uterine cervical cancer and HPV+ HNSCC led us and others to identify molecular differences that support a new mechanism through which HPV causes human cancer.

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The Conversation Training - RSVP Now

Representatives from The Conversation, a media platform that works with experts to write articles on specific newsworthy topics, is visiting our campus next week for workshops with interested faculty members.

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Celebrate Women in Medicine Month

Celebrate by saving the date for the 2019 Women in Medicine Conference, held on Friday, October 4, 2019. Cristy Page, MD, MPH, Executive Dean and William B. Aycock Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine, will be the event's keynote speaker.

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Fourteen Faculty Graduate from SOM Teaching Scholars Program

Fourteen Faculty Graduate from SOM Teaching Scholars Program

On August 28, 2019, the Teaching Scholars Program graduated 14 faculty from the year-long program. At the ceremony, the Scholars presented their scholarly work, on a variety of topics, aimed to enhance the medical education environment at the School of Medicine.

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David Ollila: Complete Care of the Cancer Patient

David Ollila: Complete Care of the Cancer Patient

David Ollila, MD, is the James and Jesse Millis Distinguished Professor of Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill and a surgical oncologist with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. He discusses why he chose cancer care, his work with the Sentinal Lymph Node, and his honesty and clarity with patients about their disease.

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Parodi joins UNC Surgery as part of their expanding complex aortic disease team

Parodi joins UNC Surgery as part of their expanding complex aortic disease team

Ezequiel Parodi, MD, is the new associate professor with UNC Surgery in the division of vascular surgery. He sat down to discuss what inspired him to become a surgeon, why he chose to pursue academic medicine, and his work with complex aortic disease.

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The Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes visiting international physicians

The Department of Emergency Medicine welcomes visiting international physicians

The UNC Division of Global Health and Emergency Care within the Department of Emergency Medicine is proud to host four visiting Emergency Medicine resident physicians from Thailand, S. Korea, and Mexico during the month of September and October.

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