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    Women’s Heart Symposium Featured in Local News

    Over one hundred women gathered at the William and Ida Friday Center on Saturday, February 22, for education and a discussion about cardiovascular health. The Sixth Annual Women’s Heart Symposium provided participants with the knowledge and resources to improve their health outcomes. They also learn from physicians and other providers how heart attack symptoms can be different fr … Continued

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    $4.5M Grant to Boost Antimicrobial Resistance Efforts in Malawi

    The Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and UNC Project-Malawi were awarded a $4.5 million grant by the UK’s Fleming Fund to strengthen Malawi’s One Health Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) program.  The grant will support the national AMR coordination committee and technical working groups, supporting ownership and alignment and scaling up a One Health AMR mentoring … Continued

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    Kistler Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

    Christine E. Kistler, MD, MASc, associate professor, division of geriatric medicine and department of family medicine, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for “Improving Primary Care Clinicians’ Communication Skills in Advance Care Planning for Patients with Dementia.” This project continues work begun with Laura Hanson, MD, MPH, professor, division of geriatric medicine and … Continued

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    Gilbert’s Gait Speed Research Featured in Healio Rheumatology

    Abigail L. Gilbert, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine in the division of rheumatology, allergy and immunology, discusses her research on the differences in gait speeds, in people with osteoarthritis, with Healio Rheumatology. She says that her study, published in Arthritis Care and Research, is the first “to look at important differences in gait speed among adults with rh … Continued

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    Weber Discusses Flu in Associated Press Article

    David Weber, MD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, pediatrics and epidemiology, was interviewed in an AP article about the second wave of flu, amid concerns about the coronavirus. The article recognizes that the second surge began in late January, and that there is now another rise in the percentage of doctor’s office visits that were due to flu-like i … Continued

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    Six Medicine Faculty Recognized for Highly Cited Research

    The annual list of highly cited researchers from Thomson Reuters 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. In 2019, fewer than 6,300, or .1% of the world’s researchers, across 21 research fields, have earned this exclusive … Continued

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    Carolina Care Highlight: Morgan Simonds Jones, MD

    Morgan Simonds Jones, MD, assistant professor in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, has been recognized in a new Carolina Care Highlight. Here’s what one patient had to say: “I appreciate Morgan’s approach of treating me as a partner, or even a manager of my treatment care. His explanations are clear. He is respectful and considers my perspectives…and he is open to h … Continued

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    Berkowitz Study Recognized in Washington Post

    Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, assistant professor in general medicine and clinical epidemiology, is featured in the Washington Post article “Food for thought–And Health.” He explains the association between medically tailored meals and healthcare use, based on his study published last year in JAMA Internal Medicine. Results of the study showed patients who received medically tailored … Continued

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    Cavender Selected for ACC Leadership Academy

    Matthew Cavender, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the division of cardiology, has been selected for the Leadership Academy of the American College of Cardiology, a two year program launched in 2014 to address various leadership specific competencies that can ensure participants are highly qualified to lead in their respective organizations. Cavender joined UNC’s inter … Continued

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    Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative Receives TBJ Health Care Heroes Award for Community Outreach

    UNC Health Care and the Dementia Friendly Hospital Initiative received the Triangle Business Journal’s 2020 Health Care Heroes Award for Community Outreach on Thursday February 13. The award honors an individual or organization for the development of a program that improved access to, and the quality of, medical service in an underserved area. Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, Chief, UNC … Continued