Dr. Katrina Donahue is the Director of Research for UNC Family Medicine. Last year the department’s research program received almost $6 million in funding to advance the discovery of real-world solutions to complex health care problems.
Laurel Sisler, Weight Management Program Manager, and Larry Conner work together to set weight loss goals. Larry Conner was referred to UNC Family Medicine’s weight management program by his primary care provider at a routine check-up and has lost over 30 pounds. He describes incredible improvements in his daily life and overall health.
Cristen P. Page, MD, MPH, has been named the William B. Aycock Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. She served in the position on an interim basis since April of 2016. A nationally recognized innovator, clinician and educator, Page will lead the department through a time of great growth and change.
“Health care is changing rapidly. The faculty at UNC Family Medicine includes some of the nation’s leading experts in primary care and health care delivery. We are well positioned to dramatically expand our work to meet the needs of our state and nation,” Page said.