• Monica Reynolds, MD

    New clinic serves reproductive women with kidney disease

    A new UNC Health Care clinic opened this month in a partnership between the division of nephrology and maternal-fetal-medicine. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with reduced fertility and an increased risk of adverse outcomes for women in their reproductive years. Monica Reynolds, MD, MSCR, assistant professor of medicine in nephrology, and Christina Herrera, MD, MSCI, … Continued

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    Eastowne Updates

    Eastowne clinics participated in a “table top” exercise last month to outline provider and clinical care partner staffing models. A small group within the Eastowne project team has also been created to initiate the relocation planning process for all six floors of the building.  The relocation plan will determine the sequence of relocation and activation of various building servi … Continued

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    UNC Panther Creek MOB on schedule

    The UNC Panther Creek Medical Office Building (MOB) is on schedule to open for patient care on 1/21/20. Faculty physicians from the department of medicine will be welcoming patients in a new collaborative care model, made up of specialists from internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonology and nephrology. Claire West, MD, associate professor in the division of general internal medic … Continued

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    Drummond featured in news story about vaping illness and symptoms similar to flu

    Vaping associated lung injury continues to rise with symptoms nearly identical to influenza.  Brad Drummond, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine in pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, says physicians are at the forefront of the epidemic as flu season begins. He explains that doctors know how to treat the flu, but specialists are just learning how to treat people w … Continued

  • Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc

    Giselle Corbie-Smith receives Edward Graham Kidder Award

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom.) The Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award recognizes distinguished service to the state, the nation, and the university by a faculty member. This year, the award was presented to Giselle Corbie-Smith, MD, MSc, as part of the University Day ceremony on October 12 in Memorial Hall. Corbie-Smith is the … Continued

  • Jensen discusses adverse events with ibrutinib

    Brian Jensen, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, offers perspective in Medscape Medical News, recognizing the occurrences of ibrutinib-induced hypertension in the cardio-oncology clinic. Jensen reports the most common reason for the referral of patients taking ibrutinib is atrial fibrillation.

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    Moll discusses athlete-blood clot connection in UNC Health Talk

    Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, specializes in coagulation and classical hematology, with a focus on thrombosis and anticoagulation. Moll was recently interviewed by UNC Health Talk about the athlete-blood clot connection where he explained how blood clots develop and how the condition affects athletes.

  • Abhijit V. Kshirsagar, MD, MPH

    Kshirsagar emphasizes the importance of kidney transplant in JAMA Surgery

    Abhijit Kshirsagar, MD, MPH, emphasizes the importance of kidney transplant in the editorial Transplant First, Dialysis Last, with Melina Kibbe, MD, chair of the department of surgery, and David Gerber, MD, from the division of abdominal transplant surgery. Published in JAMA Surgery, the editorial recognizes transplants as cost-effective with the greatest survival advantage, exte … Continued

  • Patricia Rivera, MD

    Rivera to receive 2019 Educator Award

    M. Patricia Rivera, MD, will receive a 2019 Educator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians. The honor will be presented at the upcoming CHEST Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Each year, CHEST honors physicians and others who are making significant or meritorious contributions to chest medicine. All honorees are recognized for advancing work in specific areas of chest … Continued

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    UNC IGHID receives NCHTEC grant to provide training in HIV prevention and treatment

    The UNC’s Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases (IGHID) has been awarded a 5-year contract to house the North Carolina HIV Training & Education Center (NCHTEC) through 2024. NCHTEC is a federally-funded program with a mission to support the training and technical assistance needs of North Carolinians engaged in the prevention and treatment of HIV. The team, wh … Continued