• Dr. Joseph Rossi

    Antiplatelet Therapy Study Named in Top 10 Advances in Genomic Medicine

    A recent study conducted by investigators from the UNC Department of Medicine and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was recognized as one of the top 10 advances in genomic medicine in 2019, as chosen by the NIH’s National Human Genome Research Institute’s Genomic Medicine Working Group (learn more from the CDC Office of Genomics and Precision Health blog). This study evaluated … 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

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    Six Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

    Six UNC Department of Medicine faculty members were named in the 2019 Thomas Reuters List of Highly Cited Researchers. The annual list recognizes the most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers than rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. The following medicine faculty are listed: Jo … Continued

  • Adam Brock, MD

    Memorial service for Adam Brock on November 16

    Updated: A memorial service for Adam Brock is planned for 4 pm, Saturday, November 16 at Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill. The service will be followed by a light meal in the fellowship hall. The UNC Department of Medicine mourns the loss of one of our own. Dr. Adam Brock, a fellow in the division of cardiology, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019.  Dr. … Continued

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    Smith receives award in China

    Sidney C. Smith, MD, presented the keynote lecture at the 30th Anniversary Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology, held in Beijing, China, October 10-13. During the Congress, Smith was recognized with the “Outstanding Contributions Award for Improving Care for Cardiovascular Disease” at the 5th Anniversary of the Improving Cardiovascular Care in China Quality Improvement … Continued

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    UNC Cardiology at the 2019 AHA Scientific Sessions

    UNC Cardiology is well-represented at the 2019 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. 25 events this year feature our faculty and fellows.    

  • Dr. Lindsey Rosman, UNC Cardiology

    Media attention for new research from Dr. Lindsey Rosman

    Dr. Lindsey Rosman’s new publication in Stroke, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Risk for Stroke in Young and Middle-aged Adults: A 13-year Cohort Study, is garnering substantial media attention. See the coverage in ABC News, Reuters, and Forbes.

  • 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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    Smith receives World Heart Federation Lifetime Achievement Award

    World Heart Federation Past President Sidney C. Smith, Jr., MD, was presented with the WHF Lifetime Achievement Award today at the opening of ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology, for his remarkable contribution to the mission of the World Heart Federation and the entire CVD community over the entirety of his illustrious career. The award was presented … Continued

  • Sameer Arora, MD

    UNC Division of Cardiology research impacts patient care nationwide

    A new coverage decision on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) was issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  CMMS uses data and the current literature to formulate decisions. Three UNC Cardiology papers (lead author Dr. Sameer Arora) were cited in this national coverage decision for TAVR, demonstrating the impact UNC’s Division of Cardiology has on in … Continued