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Darling discusses Autoimmune Hepatitis in new podcast

March 30, 2017

In Episode Six of “Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture,” Jama Darling, MD, talks about autoimmune hepatitis, how it is different from other types of hepatitis, the importance of liver biopsy, and treatments of the disease. Darling is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Long featured in third episode of “Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture”

March 13, 2017

In the third episode of “Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture,” Millie Long, MD, MPH, and Ron Falk, MD, talk about inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)–what it is, how it’s different from IBS, and the long journey patients often have on the road to diagnosis. She also discusses what can help patients feel better.

Research Spotlight – Dr. Shehzad Sheikh

March 8, 2017

In each e-newsletter we profile research being done by one of our 40+ faculty members. This winter/spring we are highlighting Dr. Shehzad Sheikh from our IBD program.

Clinical Spotlight – C. Difficile Program

March 8, 2017

In each e-newsletter we highlight one of our outstanding clinical programs. Today, we interview Dr. Sarah McGill who leads our fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) program to cure Clostridium difficile infection.

Dr. Millie Long to Assume Fellowship Program Director

March 8, 2017

Starting July 1, 2017, Dr. Millie Long assumes directorship of the GI Fellowship Program from Dr. Ryan Madanick, who served as Director from 2009-2017. Dr. Madanick’s tenure saw the graduation of 30 core fellows and 11 advanced fellows, as well as bringing our program into the 21st century to be more flexible and responsive.

Esophagus 2017 – A CEDAS co-hosted CME Event

January 31, 2017

On Saturday, February 4th, the UNC Center of Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, along with the UNC Department of Medicine and UNC Department of Surgery will host Esophagus 2017 at the UNC Friday Center. This course will cover evidence-based, multidisciplinary updates on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to esophageal diseases including topics such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, and emerging clinical problems.

Jill Williams, RN, and Peggy Mattingly Honored with ACG SCOPY

October 24, 2016

  Jill Williams, RN and Peggy Mattingly accept their SCOPY award. Congratulations to Jill Williams, RN, and Peggy Mattingly for winning a SCOPY award from the American College of Gastroenterology in the category of Best Video from an Academic Center. This award recognizes the colonoscopy video they developed which is now used by UNC Gastroenterology’s … Continued