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Family Medicine Center Lobby Renamed Longiotti Family Lobby

June 20, 2022

In June, The UNC Family Medicine Center at Chapel Hill lobby was renamed “The Longiotti Family Lobby” in recognition of a generous gift from Mr. Samuel Longiotti, in honor of his father, Nazzareno Longiotti. Originally from Corropoli, Italy, Nazzareno Longiotti immigrated to the United States after losing his father, settling in Greenville, Pennsylvania, where he … Read more

A prescription for fruits and veggies

February 1, 2018

A new study led by researchers at UNC, including Dana Neutze, MD, of the Department of Family Medicine, and NC State University will give a weekly allotment of locally grown vegetables to low-income, high-risk patients at The UNC Family Medicine Center, in addition to connecting them with existing nutrition education programs.

UNC Family Medicine is a national leader in patient-centered care

July 27, 2015

There is universal consensus that patients need to be engaged with their care. In 2012, UNC Family Medicine created a Patient Advisory Council to put this idea into practice. A recently published case study demonstrates the extensive Patient Advisory Council engagement with the operations of a patient-centered medical home.

Dr. Adam Zolotor talks with WUNC about the state of rural health in NC

July 24, 2015

People who live in rural North Carolina are still more likely to suffer from serious health problems than their urban counterparts. Rural counties show higher rates of heart disease and obesity, and rural residents have a lower life expectancy. Frank Stasio from WUNC’s the State of Things discussed the state of rural health in NC with UNC Family Medicine physician Dr. Adam Zolotor.

Daaleman selected to serve on PCORI’s Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems

April 28, 2015

Timothy Daaleman, DO MPH, Vice Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, has been selected by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to serve as a member of its National Advisory Panel on Improving Healthcare Systems. Daaleman will join other members of the national panel in applying his experience and expertise to helping PCORI refine … Read more

Zolotor Named President of Institute of Medicine

March 30, 2015

UNC Family Medicine physician, Dr. Adam Zolotor, has been selected to lead the North Carolina Institute of Medicine. The Institute fosters its research, review and educational functions through collaborative efforts with established centers and agencies within NC, drawing on the expertise of the major universities, governmental units, and the private sector.