Family Medicine Center News

NCI grant to help more cancer patients become tobacco-free

NCI grant to help more cancer patients become tobacco-free

A grant from the National Cancer Institute will help expand tobacco cessation programs for cancer patients at the N.C. Cancer Hospital, a continued expansion of the Nicotine Dependence Program.

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Newton named President and CEO of American Board of Family Medicine

Newton named President and CEO of American Board of Family Medicine

Warren Newton, Family Medicine faculty member and former chair, has been named president and CEO of the American Board of Family Medicine. The American Board of Family Medicine is one of the 24 Member Boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties. Founded in 1969, it is a voluntary, not-for-profit, private organization whose objective is to encourage excellence in medical care.

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Niblock earns prestigious Pisacano Scholarship

Niblock earns prestigious Pisacano Scholarship

Niblock, a 4th year medical student mentored by UNC Family Medicine faculty, earns prestigious Pisacano Scholarship

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UNC-led FIT program helps former prisoners take on chronic illnesses

UNC-led FIT program helps former prisoners take on chronic illnesses

A $340,000 The Duke Endowment grant helps UNC Family Medicine physician Evan Ashkin expand Formerly Incarcerated Transition program into Orange County.

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UNC Family Medicine wins Mother-Baby Award for Outpatient Healthcare Clinics

UNC Family Medicine wins Mother-Baby Award for Outpatient Healthcare Clinics

The North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition has awarded UNC Family Medicine Center the Mother-Baby Award for Outpatient Healthcare Clinics. Awardees represent the best our state has to offer in terms of support for the breastfeeding family.

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