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UNC School of Medicine graduate students Alina Hamilton, Emily Ozpinar, and Gabriela Torres were among UNC-Chapel Hill awardees for this year’s Impact and Horizon Awards from the UNC Graduate School.

Sixteen UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students and recent graduate alumni, within a variety of academic programs, have been selected to receive The Graduate School’s 2021 Impact Awards and Horizon Awards. From the UNC School of Medicine, three students were named recipients:

Alina Hamilton, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; and Emily Ozpinar and Gabriela Torres, both from the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Impact Awards, made possible through the generous support of the Graduate Education Advancement Board, recognize discoveries of direct benefit to North Carolina. Horizon Awards recognize research likely to make a significant longer-term contribution to the state.

Read more at the UNC Graduate School website.