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Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, September 1 – September 30, 2021.

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  • The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has awarded 6 Bedtower a gold-level “Beacon Award for Excellence” at UNC Medical Center. The Beacon application unfolds a story of a nursing unit’s continuous pursuit of excellence and often tells a story of resilience. Patient Services Manager Turkeisha Brown, MSN, RN, NE-BC, says the three-year recognition represents the efforts of the entire 6BT team. Read more.
  • Sofia Volertas, MD, will give a TEDx talk on October 7, explaining how telemedicine is a chance to return to the roots of healing.
  • Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, has joined the editorial board of the new digital journal NEJM Evidence. She also received the 2021 McClinton Outstanding Faculty Staff Award.
  • Cardiology’s “Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Length of Stay Initiative was selected as a top project for the UNC Health-UNC Hospitals Quality Expo 2021, Around the World of Quality.
  • Jared Weiss, MD, will present research at the European Society of Medical Oncology in November.
  • UNC School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion named Yolanda Scarlett, MD, the new Director for Underrepresented Trainee Access and Success.
  • The project “A Novel Atrial Fibrillation Care Pathway in the ED Reduces Unnecessary AF Hospitalizations and Improves Quality of Care,” led by Anil Gehi, MD, received a UNC Medical Center Quality and Safety Award. Read more.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, August 1 – August 31, 2021.

  • Ria Dancel, MD, was awarded the Educational Excellence Award at the National Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference.
  • Carla Ribeiro, PhD, will serve as Section Editor for the 2022 respiratory theme on cystic fibrosis for Current Opinion in Pharmacology.
  • Ada Adimora, MD, was elected 2021 Infectious Diseases Society of America Director.
  • Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, the inaugural M. Andrew Greganti Distinguished Professor, was honored with an Investiture celebration.
  • Nash UNC Health in Rocky Mount received the AHA’s Mission: Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Quality Achievement Award and STEMI Gold Receiving Achievement Award.
  • Adeline Dorough, MPH, research coordinator for UNC Dialysis Research under the leadership of Jenny Flythe, MD, will be a speaker for the September Network for Research Professionals education session.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, July 1 – July 31, 2021.

  • Ana Felix, MD, MBBCh, was selected to present the Whitehead Lecture.
  • Claire Larson, MD, was appointed Electives Director for the School of Medicine.
  • Diya Jost, MD, (med-peds resident) received a Robert C. Cefalo, MD, House Officer Award.
  • Ria Dancel, MD, received the 2021 Virtual Education Excellence Award Winner at the Pediatric Hospital Medicine virtual conference.
  • Spencer Dorn, MD, and Susan Hogan, PhD, MPH, were appointed Professors of Medicine.
  • Connie Gilet, RN, MN, ANP-BC, was named the 2021 Maestro Award Winner in the division of nephrology and hypertension.
  • Sidney Smith, MD, was selected to serve on the AHA International Committee and will speak at a Plenary Session at the 2021 AHA Scientific Session in Boston.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, June 1 – June 30, 2021.


Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, May 1 – May 31, 2021.

  • Leigh Callahan, PhD, was recently appointed to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Advisory Council for a three-year term.
  • Scott Commins, MD, PhD, has been appointed section chief of allergy and immunology within the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, in the department of medicine. Edwin Kim, MD, MS, is moving to the department of pediatrics to serve as division chief of pediatric allergy and immunology.
  • Kimberly Weaver, MD, was selected for the Clinical Trialist Training Program (CTTP), which includes a clinical trials bootcamp, frequent didactic training, and significant hands-on clinical trial experience.
  • Jared Sninsky, MD, Sasha Deutsch-Link, MD, and Patrick Campbell, MD, are finalists in the ASGE “Gold Scope” competition for GI fellowship training programs. Their team is one of 12 chosen for an all-expense paid trip to Chicago in August for the Final Championship.
  • Patrick Campbell, MD, Laura Rachal, MD, Kelly Hathorn, MD, Tamara Saint-Surin, MD, and Paul Zimmerman, MD, were selected for AOE’s 2021-22 FLAGship Program.
  • Congratulations to eight individuals from the department of medicine who were inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha.
  • Claire West, MD, was selected for the IHQI’s Improvement Scholars Program for “Expanding Access to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care.”
  • Jaydeep J.S. Lamba, MD, PhD, and Hillary Spangler, MD, were also selected for the IHQI Improvement Scholars Program for “Mitigating Inpatient Clinical Deterioration through Timely Recognition and Management.”
  • Expertscape recognized 10 physicians in the department of medicine who rank in the top 20 experts in their fields.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, April 1 – April 30, 2021.

  • Dorey Glenn, MD, MPH, received the “Golden Apple Award” from Health Volunteers Overseas USA.
  • Kenichi Okuda, MD, PhD, received the “Recognition of Early Academic Achievement Award” from the American Thoracic Society’s Assembly of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.
  • Klara Klein, MD, PhD, received an “Outstanding Achievement Award” from the Canadian Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes.
  • Alyssa Tilley, MD, was appointed director of palliative care for UNC Malawi.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, March 1 – March 31, 2021.

  • Joe Eron, MD, was awarded the Herman and Louise Smith Distinguished Professorship.
  • Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, received the Society of General Internal Medicine’s Outstanding Junior Investigator of the Year Award.
  • Will Kwan, Jr, MD, completed the Society of Hospital Medicine’s CHEST Certificate of Completion in Point-of-Care Ultrasound. Kwan joins John Stephens, MD, and Naseem Alavian, MD, in their dedication to mastering and teaching POCUS.

Congratulations to department faculty and clinics that received the following accolades, awards and appointments, February 1 – February 28, 2021.

  • The UNC Medical Center’s Heart Valve Clinic is the first TAVR center in North Carolina to become an American College of Cardiology (ACC) Certified TAVR Center of Excellence.
  • Jenny Flythe, MD, MPH, and Chad Pecot, MD, have been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
  • Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, was recognized as a Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awardee for his study “Anti-Selig-8 Antibody for Eosinophilic Gastritis and Duodenitis,” published in the New England Journal of Medicine last fall.
  • John Buse, MD, PhD, has been appointed co-chair of the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program Steering Committee.
  • Mazen Al-Qadi, MD, received a CHEST Alfred Soffer Research Award for “Respiratory variation in right atrial pressure predicts right ventricular dysfunction in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension.”

Congratulations to department faculty that received the following accolades, awards and appointments, January 1 – January 31, 2021.

  • Millie Long, MD, MPH, and Edward Barnes, MD, MPH, are recipients of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s “2021 United to Care & Cure Awards.” 
  • Yvonne Golightly, PhD, has been appointed associate editor for the Osteoarthritis & Cartilage Journal.
  • Brad Drummond, MD, has been named director of the UNC Alpha-1 Clinical Resource Center.
  • Mina Hosseinipour, MD was honored with the “Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction.”

Congratulations to department faculty and clinics that received the following accolades, awards and appointments, December 1 – December 31, 2020.

  • The Department of Neurology expresses appreciation to Medicine faculty for “Herculean” efforts during the pandemic.
  • The 2020 Carolina Care Excellence Award winners were announced and 80 of the 173 come from the Department of Medicine.
  • Business North Carolina published an abridged list of “Top Docs” (Page 64), which includes faculty from the Department of Medicine.
  • Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, won first prize in the clinical research award session of the 2020 annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
  • Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, was named 2020 Clinical Educator of the Year by the HIV Medicine Association.
  • Lisa Rose-Jones, MD, was invited to serve as chair-elect of the Program Directors and Graduate Medical Educators Section Leadership Council for the American College of Cardiology.
  • Edwin Kim, MD, was selected for membership in the Society of Pediatric Research.
  • Joe Eron, MD, Annie Lachiewicz, MD, and Christopher Hurt, MD, have been elected to the Fellows of Infectious Diseases Society of America, the “highest honor in the field of infectious diseases.”
  • John Buse, MD, PhD, was named 2021 co-Chair of the CTSA Consortium Steering Committee.

Congratulations to department faculty that received the following accolades, awards and appointments, November 1 – November 30, 2020.

  • Anthony Mazzella, MD, was accepted as a Fellow-In-Training (FIT) Correspondent for the ACCEL Editorial Board, and an ACC FIT Editorial Fellow for the 2020-2021 publishing cycle, specializing in education and teaching.
  • David Wohl, MD, was honored with the first Charles van der Horst Humanitarian Award. He was also named the Tar Heel of the Month by the News & Observer.
  • Brian P. Kelley, MD, Casey Gazda, MD, and Joseph A. Siyak, MD, published “Loeffler Endocarditis as a Manifestation of Paraneoplastic Hypereosinophilia” in  CASE, Cardiovascular Imaging Case.
  • Megan Andrews, ANP, cardiology and heart transplantation, was named Chair-Elect for the Donate Life NC Board.
  • Naseem Alavian, MD, Babette Stern, MD, and James Sasaki-Adams, MD, won best poster at this year’s Triangle Society of Hospital Medicine Conference.
  • Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH, received the H. Fleming Fuller Award.
  • Miranda Van Tilburg, PhD, published “Paediatric Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders” in Nature Reviews Disease Primers.
  • Dorey Glenn, MD, MPH, has been selected as the “Pre-Clinical Instructor of the Year” by the UNC Physician Assistant Program.
  • Sidney Smith, MD, and Myron Cohen, MD, were recognized in Clarivate’s 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers.
  • Kelli Allen, PhD, is editor-in-chief of Arthritis Care & Research.
  • H. James Ford, MD, was named Chair of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association PH Care Centers accreditation review committee for a two-year term effective July, 2020.
  • Patty Chang, MD, has been promoted to Professor of Medicine in the division of cardiology. Raquel Reyes, MD, MPA, and Jenn McEntee, MD, have been promoted to Associate Professor in the division of hospital medicine.
  • John Batsis, MD, was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and co-chair of the Diversity in Research Subcommittee of the AGS Research Committee. He also published three new papers.
  • Congratulations to Janette Goins, RN, BSN, (NC TraCS) who received a Dean’s Performance Award and has “massively” supported the department’s infectious disease investigators to facilitate vaccine and therapeutic trials, including preparation for multiple facilities for COVID positive patient studies.

Congratulations to department faculty that received the following accolades, awards and appointments, October 1 – October 31, 2020.

  • Joanne Jordan, MD, MPH, received the “Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award” from the American College of Rheumatology for outstanding clinical research in osteoarthritis.
  • Marco Alemán, MD, presented the inaugural “Dulce Garcia Award for Outstanding Medical Interpreter,” to Catherine Wilson, an annual recognition sponsored by the division of general medicine.
  • The HIV Medicine Association honored Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, with the “2020 Clinical Educator Award” during the annual IDWeek conference, recognizing Adimora’s “extraordinary contributions to advancing clinical education, with a focus on disseminating her research on the drivers of HIV-related racial disparities.”
  • Martha Dell Strayhorn, MPH, FNP-C, nurse practitioner in the division of hematology, was recognized in a UNC Health Carolina Care Highlight.
  • Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH, was selected as co-director of the Individualization Phase of the UNC School of Medicine curriculum.
  • Lisa Carey, MD, was named one of the top 10 breast cancer experts in the country, ranked by Expertscape.
  • Jenny Flythe, MD, was appointed vice chief of nephrology and hypertension, and Raven Voora, MD, was appointed associate professor.
  • Carleton Moore, MD, MPH, has been appointed associate director of UNC’s Institute for Health and Quality Improvement.
  • Hyman Muss, MD, who received the “Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award,” is featured in this ASCO video.

Congratulations to department faculty and clinics that received the following accolades, awards and appointments, September 1 – September 31, 2020.

  • UNC Geriatrics received the “2020 Carolina Care Excellence Award” for patient care. UNC Geriatrics is the only primary care clinic to be recognized with this award, which is based on Press Ganey patient surveys. Under the medical directorship of Steve Kizer, MD, UNC Geriatrics clinic has been a Carolina Care Excellence Award recipient for the past 5 years.
  • Lindsey Wilson, MD, MPH, received a “Foundation Phase Teaching Excellence Award” for significantly influencing courses in the Foundation Phase.
  • Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, received UNC’s Thomas Jefferson Award.
  • Christopher Klipstein, MD, received the Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award in the Clinical Sciences.
  • Katie Gill, MD, and Casey Birschbach, MD, received Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Awards.
  • Jason Akulian, MD, MPH, and Patricia Rivera, MD, were both named “2020 Distinguished CHEST Educator” a designation that provides national-level recognition of excellence in continuing medical education.
  • Under the medical directorship of Margaret Drickamer, MD, the SECU Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home won a Carolina Care “Behavioral Award” for outpatient care.
  • Cristine Henage, MPS, EdD, was recently promoted to assistant director of the UNC Center for Aging and Health’s Carolina Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (CGWEP). Henage has led the CGWEP since 2011 and guided the program through two rounds of Health Resources Services Administration funding to ensure that geriatrics is embedded throughout North Carolina’s health care workforce.
  • The UNC IV Diuresis Clinic received the “UNC Medical Center Quality and Safety Team Award.” Medicine’s Value Care Action Group developed the clinic, initiated by Thelsa Weickert, MD.
  • The UNC Hospitals Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic at Meadowmont was named one of the “Top Clinic Achievers” at UNC for FY2020, based on Press Gainey scores. Deepa Kirk, MD, is medical director of the clinic.
  • Neil Shah, MD, has been appointed associate program director for the UNC Gastroenterology & Hepatology Fellowship Program.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, August 1 – August 31, 2020.

  • Koyal Jain, MD, MPH, has been selected to deliver the Whitehead Lecture, scheduled for 9/4 at noon. Jain was also selected as this year’s recipient of the “Foundation Phase Outstanding Director Teaching Award” by the Class of 2022.
  • Jean Dostou, MD, has been promoted to professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism.
  • Lisa Rose-Jones, MD, was appointed to the program committee of the Annual Scientific Session. She will also join the American Board of Internal Medicine to help determine passing score for the Cardiovascular Disease Certification.
  • Sidney Barritt IV, MD, MSCR, was appointed director of clinical hepatology.
  • Matt Cavender, MD, was named to the editorial board for the American College of Cardiology.
  • Two medicine divisions have received National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home designations. General Medicine received a five-star rating, and Geriatric Medicine received a four-star rating.
  • Becky White, MD, MPH, has been selected as a teacher in the “Foundation Phase” of the UNC School of Medicine, recognized for excellence as a patient-centered care tutor.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, July 1 – July 31, 2020.


Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, June 1 – June 30, 2020.

  • John P. Vavalle, MD has been promoted to associate professor with tenure.
  • Richard Loeser, Jr., MD, was named the Joseph P. Archie, Jr. Eminent Professor of Medicine.
  • Leigh Callahan, PhD, was voted president-elect of the US Bone and Joint Initiative.
  • The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has invited Stephan Moll, MD, to present “The Potential of Telepresence to Transform Future Space Exploration Operations” at the AIAA meeting in November.
  • Robert Hagan, MD, PhD, has received a junior investigator award from the ATS’s Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology for “Myeloid TBK1 Signaling Contributes to the Immune Response to Influenza.”
  • Onyinye Iweala, MD, PhD, has been appointed director of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology.
  • Hyman Muss, MD, received the ASCO’s Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award for improving cancer care in older adults.
  • The UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic was selected to become an FCN Discovery Center of Distinction. As lead principal investigator, Edwin Kim, MD, MS, will help develop critical infrastructure necessary to deliver optimal clinical care to patients with food allergy and leadership in the community.
  • The Office of Global Health Education recently announced the 4th cohort of Global Health Scholars, and two fellows are from the department of medicine. Jennifer Morgan, MD (Oncology), and Min Kim, MD (Infectious Diseases), will join the two-year, multi-disciplinary program with funding to support their interests in global health.
  • The UNC Internal Medicine Residency Program held the annual resident awards ceremony June 22, celebrating those who engender the shared and treasured spirit of the UNC Department of Medicine.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, May 1 – May 31, 2020.

  • William Fischer, MD, and Helen Lazear, PhD, earned Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships for infectious diseases research and clinical care.
  • Myron Cohen, MD, is a new inductee into the Order of the Golden Fleece, UNC’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. 
  • Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD, has been named a 2020-2021 Junior Investigator Intensive Awardee by the US Deprescribing Research Network. 
  • The UNC School of Medicine Academy of Educators welcomes 24 new members from the Department of Medicine.
  • Anthony S. Fauci, MD, commended Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, for contributing to treatment guidelines for COVID-19 in people with HIV/AIDS. In his letter, he expressed gratitude for her outstanding work in caring for patients and for all the additional ways she is helping to respond to the pandemic during this most extraordinary time.
  • Kiri Bagley, MD, MPH, has been chosen for a fellowship with AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships to train with Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Brian Diekman, PhD, TARC, and 2019 Medical Student in Aging Research (MSTAR) student Kayla Darris, have been awarded the American Geriatrics Society’s 2020 Best Abstract Award for “The effect of long-term systemic treatment with the senolytics dastinib and quercetin on age-related osteoarthritis.” 
  • Shana Ratner, MD, expressed her appreciation for the ACLGIM Leadership Award in a recorded video here.
  • Christian Agosto-Burgos, working in the UNC Kidney Center Lab of Ronald Falk, MD, has received the 2020 Boka W. Hadzija Award, a UNC Chancellor’s Award.
  • David Weber, MD, MPH, was commended by Fort Bragg’s US Army Lieutenant General Michael Kurilla for his “leadership and critical partnership with Fort Bragg and Womack Army Medical Center.” William Roper also praised Weber for strong leadership that helped the UNC System craft a strategic response to the pandemic.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, April 1 – April 30, 2020.

  • Patricia Rivera, MD, was voted new secretary-treasurer of the American Thoracic Society. She will serve as president in 2023.

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, February 15-March 31, 2020.

Congratulations to department faculty and fellows who received the following accolades and awards, January 15-February 14, 2020.

  • J. Alex Duncan, MD, PhD, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation and will be inducted in April.
  • The National Cancer Institute has named Satish Gopal, MD, MPH, director of the NCI Center for Global Health. Read more.
  • Outpatient team members in the Infectious Diseases Clinic received the UNC Medical Center Quality and Safety Award. Read more.
  • Onyinye Iweala, MD, PhD, was recognized in the Carolina Care Highlight. Read more.
  • Shana Ratner, MD, FACP, will receive the 2020 Association of Chiefs and Leaders of General Medicine Leadership Award. Read more.
  • R. Balfour Sartor, MD, received the American Gastroenterological Association‘s Distinguished Achievement Award in Basic Science. The award will be presented during Digestive Disease Week 2020, May 1-5, 2020, in Chicago, Illinois. Read more.
  • UNC School of Medicine alumnus Dr. William Nebel honored Amy Shaheen, MD, by establishing the Amy Shaheen, MD, Fund for Student Research and Quality Improvement. Read more.

Congratulations to department faculty and fellows who received the following accolades and awards, December 15, 2019-January 15, 2020.

  • Jason Akulian, MD, MPH, received the Presidential Citation Award from the Association of Interventional Pulmonary Program Directors.  
  • Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, has been invited to serve on the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging. The 33-member Council advises the Governor and NC’s Department of Health and Human Services on programs to promote public understanding of aging issues and makes recommendations on improving services for older adults. 
  • Lisa A. Carey, MD, FASCO, has been elected to the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Board of Directors. Read more. 
  • Luis Malpica Castillo, MD, received an American Society of Hematology Achievement Award  for his abstract/oral presentation, “Adherence to Infectious Disease Screening and Immunization Guidelines When Treating Non-Malignant Immune-Mediated Hematologic Disorders. 
  • The Triangle Business Journal Health Care Heroes Award for “Community Impact will be awarded to the Center for Aging and Health’s Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative and UNC Health Care. The award recognizes the dementia friendly training program’s impact at the pilot site, UNC Hospitals Hillsborough Campus, and its expansion to other UNC Health Care hospitals: Chatham Hospital UNC Health Care, NC Memorial Hospital, Pardee UNC Health Care, and Wayne UNC Health Care.  
  • Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS, received one of the 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Diseases awards. Read more.
  • Catherine Coombs, MD, MS, received the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Young Investigator Award. 
  • Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, has been appointed to the American Society for Clinical Investigation’s Institutional Representatives Program for the next five years. Read more.
  • Shana Ratner, MD, FACP, will receive the Association of Chiefs & Leaders of General Internal Medicine leadership award. 
  • Joseph S. Rossi, MD, MSCI, FACC, FSCAI, and George Stouffer, MD, were co-authors on a study led by Eshelman School of Pharmacy doctoral student Jesse Martin which was recognized as one of the top 10 advances in genomic medicine in 2019. Read more.
  • Gary Winzelberg, MD, has been elected as National Chair Elect of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Directors Special Interest Group. 

December 16, 2019

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades and awards, November 15-December 15, 2019.

  • Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, had a posted designated as Presidential Poster at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) annual meeting. Read more.
  • Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH, was featured in the Carolina Care Highlight. Read more.
  • Jenny Flythe, MD, MPH, has been elected to serve on the executive committee for Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO). Read more.
  • Richard Loeser, MD, received Rheumatology Research Foundation’s “Memorial Lectureship Award,” at the 2019 Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. Read more.
  • Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD, was selected for the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) Junior Reviewer Program. Dr. Niznik is one of 18 junior faculty selected for the 2-year program from a highly competitive pool of peers engaged in aging research.
  • Chad Pecot, MD, was named a Yang Family Biomedical Scholar. Read more.

November 16, 2019

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades and awards, October 15-November 15, 2019.

  • Arlene E. Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, will be inducted into the second cohort of Fellows of the American Medical Informatics Association (FAMIA). Read more.
  • Erin Finn, MD, received the 2019 Cefalo House Office Award. Read more.
  • Barbara LeVarge, MD, was featured in UNC’s Carolina Care Highlight. Read more.
  • Patricia Rivera, MD, has been selected to the ABIM Pulmonary Exam Committee, beginning in the fall of 2020.
  • Sidney Smith, MD, received an Outstanding Contributions award during the 30th Anniversary of the Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology. Dr. Smith also received a 2019 Educator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians.

October 16, 2019

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades and awards, September 1 – October 15, 2019.

  • Adaora Adimora, MD, MPH, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Read more.
  • Patricia Rivera, MD, will receive the 2019 Educator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians. Read more.
  • Jamie Waldron, MD, third-year fellow, received the Best Fellow Presentation award at the Southeastern Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Society’s (SEAAIS) annual meeting. Read more.

September 10, 2019

Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades and awards, July 1 – September 1, 2019.