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    Rivera received 2019 Educator Award

    M. Patricia Rivera, MD, received a 2019 Educator Award from the American College of Chest Physicians. The honor was presented at the 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 medicine, mentors … Continued

  • Adaora A. Adimora, MD, MPH

    Adimora elected to the National Academy of Medicine

    Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor of Medicine and professor of epidemiology with the UNC Gillings School of Public Health has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).  Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding profes … Continued

  • Nigel Key, MD

    Medicine introduces new multi-disciplinary blood research center

    The UNC Department of Medicine announces the formation of the new UNC Blood Research Center (UNC BRC), administratively housed within the division of hematology and oncology. With faculty participation from medicine, pediatrics, pathology and biochemistry, the Center will promote basic and clinical research in non-malignant blood disorders, building on ground-breaking discoveries … Continued

  • Kittra Felton and Maureen Dale, MD

    Geriatric medicine celebrates three-year anniversary in Hillsborough

    The opening of UNC Hospital’s Hillsborough Campus in 2015 provided a unique opportunity for medicine services to expand. Ron Falk, MD, chair of the department of medicine, envisioned a service that could be accessible and comfortable to the geriatric population, combining specialized geriatric care with all of the amenities at UNC Hospital’s new Hillsborough Campus. On October 3, … Continued

  • bradley-drummond

    Drummond discusses vaping related illnesses in Carolina Journal

    Flu and vaping-related illnesses present the same symptoms, but each requires different treatments. Bradley Drummond, MD, associate professor in the division of pulmonary medicine, says disentangling the two entities will be a challenge during flu season, in this interview with Carolina Journal.

  • Monica Reynolds, MD

    New clinic serves reproductive women with kidney disease

    A new UNC Health Care clinic opened this month led by Monica Reynolds, MD, MSCR, assistant professor of medicine in nephrology, and Christina Herrera, MD, MSCI, assistant professor in the division of maternal-fetal-medicine, in the department of obstetrics and gynecology. “We are very excited to announce the opening of our multidisciplinary combined maternal-fetal medicine and ne … Continued

  • Eastowne construction updates

    Eastowne Updates

    Eastowne is on track to be completed in Fall, 2020. Planning teams are moving from design to an operational focus, excitedly working towards our vision of patient-centered design and care delivery. Last month, each Eastowne clinic team participated in a “table top” exercise to model provider and clinical care partner staffing models. This will help to inform best use of the space … Continued

  • Panther Creek progress

    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

  • Brad Drummond, MD

    Drummond says symptoms of vaping illness are 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