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  • Erica Sparkenbaugh, PhD

    Sparkenbaugh, Lee Receive Scholar Awards from American Society of Hematology

    Erica Sparkenbaugh, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, and Robert Lee, PhD, postdoctoral fellow in the department of biochemistry and biophysics, have been selected to receive Scholar Awards from the American Society of Hematology’s (ASH). The prestigious ASH Scholar Awards provide financial support to fellows and junior faculty with … Continued

  • George Stouffer, MD

    Improving Cardiovascular Health of the Most Vulnerable

    Heart disease and stroke are major causes of pre-mature mortality and morbidity in North Carolina, and there are significant racial and geographic disparities in cardiovascular care, morbidity and mortality. A two-year pilot project led by Rick Stouffer, MD, shows how the cardiovascular health of the most vulnerable patients can be improved with free medications. Starting in 2016 … Continued

  • Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

    New York Times Features Berkowitz Study in Article About Access to Food Stamps

    The Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as a lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy lifestyle. A new rule may take away food stamps from nearly 700,000 Americans by tightening work requirements, estimated to save almost $8 billion over five years. Seth Berkowitz, MD, a professor of medicine in the division of general medicine and clinical ep … Continued

  • Space-Station-NASA

    The Ultimate Telemedicine: Stephan Moll Helps Treat Astronaut’s Blood Clot During NASA Mission

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) Blood clot expert Stephan Moll, MD, professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, consulted NASA on how to treat a U.S. astronaut’s deep vein thrombosis during a mission on the International Space Station. Moll co-wrote a case study on the successful treatment that has been published in … Continued