And congratulations on the following appointments:

On December 31, 2008, Matt Nielsen, MD, joined the Urology faculty. He comes to UNC from Johns Hopkins and specializes in urologic oncology and robotic surgery..

Teri Augustine, Assistant to the Chair

David Gerber, MD, to Chief of Abdominal Transplant

Sam Jones, MD, to Assistant Professor, NC Burn Center

William Marston, MD, to Chief of Vascular Surgery

Rob Watson, MD, to Assistant Professor, Abdominal Transplant