DEPARTMENT NEWS

Dr. David Margolis and Dr. Allison Mathews Highlights HIV Cure Research in New Episode of Chair's Corner

How close are we to a cure for HIV, and what are the messages about HIV that the community needs to hear? Dr. Ron Falk interviews Dr. David Margolis and Dr. Allison Mathews in this episode about HIV cure research and the efforts of the 2BeatHIV project to connect with the community. Dr. Margolis is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology. He is the Director for the HIV Cure Center and leads the Collaboratory of AIDS Researchers for Eradication (CARE.) Dr. Mathews is a researcher who has appointments in both the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and the Department of Social Medicine at UNC, and leads the “2BeatHIV” project.

Department of Medicine Physicians Receive Awards at 2016 Whitehead Lecture

The 2016 Whitehead Lecture was delivered by Dr. Frank Church, Professor of Medicine from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine on August 17. The annual event, which serves as an unofficial convocation for the UNC School of Medicine, has been held since 1947. Following the lecture, awards were presented to faculty and students in the School of Medicine. Department of Medicine faculty and residents were among those honored.

Dr. Ethan Basch Highlights the Impact of Patient-Reported Outcomes on Patient Care in Podcast

What are the challenges that patients face in communicating with their physicians, and how do questionnaires work to help? Dr. Ron Falk interviews Dr. Basch in this Chair's Corner episode about patient-reported outcomes research.