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Meyer Receives Faculty Diversity Award
Echo Meyer, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and Vice Chair of Psychological Services, received the UNC Faculty Diversity Award for her work in providing gender-affirming care.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 28
Niznik Named Deprescribing Research Network Junior Investigator Intensive Awardee
The Division of Geriatric Medicine's Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD, has been named by the US Deprescribing Research Network as a 2020-2021 Junior Investigator Intensive Awardee. As part of the Network’s inaugural cohort, Dr. Niznik and fellow awardees will expand support for deprescribing research among older adults.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 28
Hayes-Jordan Elected President-elect of Society of Black Academic Surgeons
Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, division chief of pediatric surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of UNC Children’s Hospital, was elected President-elect of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS).
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 21
Pascarella selected for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award
Luigi Pascarella, MD, associate professor of surgery in the division of vascular surgery and director of the surgery clerkship, has been selected for the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by The Arnold P. Gold Foundation.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 21
Four SOM Students Named NC Schweitzer Fellows
Lauren Halsey, Stephen Himmelberg, Sumaiya Mubarack, and Micayla Jones are four of 25 class members in the 2020-21 North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (NCASF). Students will spend the next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact health, and developing lifelong leadership skills, following the example set by famed physician-humanitarian Albert Schweitzer, for whom their Fellowship is named.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 28
SOM Professor and Two Graduates Receive 2019-2020 LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards
Brad Figler, MD, associate professor of urology, received the award for his work creating the UNC Transgender Health Program as a way to support coordination and quality of care for transgender patients. Recent SOM graduates Noa Nessim, MD, and Margo Faulk, MD, received their awards for starting the Gender Affirming Care Clinic at UNC’s Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC, the nation’s first student-run free clinic).
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 21
Cannefax Named Massey Award Winner
Julie Cannefax, student-business services coordinator for the curriculum in toxicology, received a 2020 Massey Award, one of the most prestigious distinctions for faculty and staff at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 21
Griffith Wins Photographic Society of America’s Progress Award
Jack Griffith, PhD, Kenan Distinguished Professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received the Progress in Photography Award from the Photographic Society of America for his work using photo-microscopy with the electron microscope to reveal details of DNA mechanics and organization.
Located in News / 2020 / May
Menard Receives Outstanding District Service Award
M. Kathryn Menard, MD, MPH, was honored with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Outstanding District Service Award amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 7
Luigi Pascarella Receives Craver Medical Student Teaching Award
It is with great pleasure we announce that Luigi Pascarella, MD, associate professor of vascular surgery and surgery clerkship director, has been chosen by the Academy of Educators as the recipient of the 2019-2020 Craver Medical Student Teaching Award.
Located in Vital Signs / 2020 / May 7