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Rachel Urrutia, MD, MPH (2014)

Assistant Professor, OB/Gyn, UNC Chapel Hill Dr. Rachel Urrutia is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and preventive medicine. She is on faculty at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She practices OB/gyn at Reply OB/Gyn and Fertility in Cary, NC. She has been involved in several systematic reviews … Read more

Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, MD, MPH (2000)

State Health Director and Chief Medical Officer, NC DHHS In her role with the NC DHHS, Elizabeth Tilson promotes public health and prevention activities, as well as provides guidance and oversight on a variety of cross-departmental issues, including the opioid epidemic, early childhood, Medicaid Transformation and Healthy Opportunities. Tilson has a bachelor’s degree in biology … Read more

Preventive Medicine Resident (and School of Cardiology Fellow) Sameer Arora is leading a study reviewing hospitalizations for a certain type of heart attack in two hospitals in northern India. This is the first prospective cohort study of this magnitude in the region and is already providing unique data about opportunities to improve STEMI management in … Read more

Incoming residents hit the ground running in Raleigh

Incoming and returning Preventive Medicine Residents traveled to Raleigh on July 24th to meet with various agencies with the State Health Department.  They spoke with the Medical Director of the Communicable Disease Branch, Branch Head of the Public Health Preparedness and Response Branch, State Health Director/Chief Medical Officer, Chief of Women’s and Children’s section, and … Read more