New Grants

March 24, 2020

Congratulations to faculty who have secured new grants in the UNC Department of Medicine, July 1 – July 27, 2020. Division of Geriatric Medicine Joshua Niznik, PharmD, PhD was awarded pilot funding from the United States Deprescribing Research Network (USDeN) for his proposal entitled “Deprescribing Bisphosphonates in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia.” Division of Hematology … Continued

Grant Archive

March 24, 2020

This is an archive of grant awards received by faculty in the UNC Department of Medicine. Click here to find a list of the most recent grant awards. Congratulations to faculty who have secured new grants in the UNC Department of Medicine, June 1 – June 30, 2020. Division of Cardiology Anil Gehi, MD, received … 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

Accolades, Awards and Appointments

March 20, 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 … 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. 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 Epidemiology … Continued