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Fried Receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

January 30, 2019

Unique research network is recognized for providing a robust platform that curates real-world data for FDA scientists, helping them communicate the safety and effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral agents in the post-marketing period.

Myron Cohen, MD Steps Down as Division Chief

January 11, 2019

After 30 years as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, Myron “Mike” Cohen, MD, the Yeargan-Bate Eminent Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology, will step down from his post. He will continue in his many other roles as professor, researcher and physician, directing the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (IGHID), and also serving as Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health.

Juliano Accepted to American Society for Clinical Investigation

January 9, 2019

Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, has been invited to join the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI). Founded in 1908, the ASCI is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected medical honor societies. It seeks to support the scientific efforts, educational needs and clinical aspirations of physician-scientists to improve health.

Eron, Kuhlman named Smithies Investigators

December 12, 2018

(Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom.) The UNC School of Medicine has selected Joe Eron, MD, professor of medicine and vice chief for the division of infectious diseases, and Brian Kuhlman, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics, as Oliver Smithies Investigators, an annual award to honor senior faculty members … Continued

Senior Residents Match to Fellowships for 2019

December 11, 2018

December Match Day marks a new celebration for the path ahead. Last week, the UNC Department of Medicine matched residents to fellowships, filling a variety of positions in its subspecialty training programs.  The fellowship match process starts the summer of third-year residency and ends in December. Applicants prepare applications, they interview, and they rank a … Continued

Story Slam, Serendipity, and Advance Care Planning in the ICU

December 7, 2018

UNC School of Medicine’s first UNC Story Slam gave physicians an opportunity to share stories about the personal experience of practicing medicine. Gary Winzelberg, Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Associate Director for UNC’s Palliative Care Program speaks about “Serendipity” in the ICU.