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Accolades, Awards and Appointments Archived

June 25, 2021

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, … Continued

Grants and Funding Received in the Department of Medicine

June 25, 2021

The Department of Medicine conducts impactful basic, translational, and clinical research across 11 affiliated research centers, and ranks 14 in NIH funding with investigators receiving $109 million annually for research in areas as varied as cancer immunogenetics, the microbiome, HIV, diabetes therapies, and clotting disorders. This is an archive of grant awards received by faculty … Continued

New Grants

March 24, 2020

Congratulations to faculty who have secured new grants in the UNC Department of Medicine, September 1 – September 30, 2020. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Jennifer Goralski, MD, received an NIH K23 grant to study “Quantitation and Spatial Registration of Airways Dysfunction With Dynamic 19F MRI In Cystic Fibrosis.” Division of Infectious Diseases … Continued

Department of Medicine Welcomes New Faculty

March 24, 2020

Welcome to faculty who joined the UNC Department of Medicine between February 15, 2020-March 20, 2020. Welcome to our new faculty who joined the Department of Medicine, December 15, 2019-January 15, 2020. December 16, 2019 Welcome to our new faculty who joined the Department of Medicine, November 1-December 15, 2019. November 15, 2019 Welcome to … Continued

Featured Physician: Keia Sanderson, MD

February 14, 2020

Dr. Keia Sanderson wrote an essay in the first grade describing how her pediatrician, an African American female, inspired her to achieve. “Very early in my life, she along with my parents made me feel like I could do anything,” said Sanderson, an associate professor of medicine in the division of nephrology and hypertension. She also says her grandmother gave her the best advice about lifelong learning.

Senior Residents Match to Fellowships

December 18, 2019

Congratulations to these senior residents in the UNC Internal Medicine Residency Program who did exceptionally well in their fellowship matches. Cardiology Bryan Abadie – Cleveland Clinic McGinty Chilcutt – UNC Grayson Eubanks – UNC Godly Jack – Emory Ben Stoner – Kentucky Clinical Informatics Seyi Fayanju – Stanford Endocrinology Sydney Blount – Washington University Cary … Continued

Welcome, Incoming Fellows

December 16, 2019

The UNC Department of Medicine is pleased to recognize the following new fellows who recently matched to subspecialty training programs. They will start July 1, 2020. Division of Cardiology Adult Cardiology Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Interventional Cardiology Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Division of Geriatric Medicine Geriatric Medicine Hospice and Palliative … Continued

New Grants

November 19, 2019

Congratulations to our faculty who have secured new grants in the Department of Medicine, October 15-November 15, 2019. Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD, was awarded a $250,000 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to study novel targets for CF airway mucus production. Division of General Medicine and Clinical … Continued