Family Medicine researchers receive new funding to develop first-of-its-kind health messaging on co-use of alcohol and tobacco products

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A team of researchers from the UNC School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have received new funding to develop and test messaging to co-users of alcohol and tobacco products on the risk of associated cancers.

Celebrating 50 Years of UNC Family Medicine

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We are celebrating the department’s 50th anniversary this year! Celebrations kicked off in March with the annual Huntley Lecture and an official proclamation from Governor Cooper.

Byron awarded NIH grant to develop health communication for dual users of e-cigarettes and cigarettes

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Justin Byron, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has been awarded a K01 Career Development Grant from the NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The five-year project is titled will develop and test communication campaign messages to encourage dual users of e-cigarettes and cigarettes to … Continued

Organization, Financing, & Delivery of Care

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Our faculty in this area are known for their expertise related to the health workforce, transition to value-based care, studies related to Medicaid and Medicare policy in North Carolina and nationwide, and the role of primary care in improving health care quality and patient outcomes.