• 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

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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

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • David Margolis, MD

    UNC IGHID receives $3 million grant to study Lassa fever in Liberia

    The UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases (UNC IGHID) has been awarded a three-year grant (US$ 3M) to launch a large epidemiological study of Lassa fever in Liberia by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).  The study is part of a five West African nation project to better understand the incidence and risks for this viral hemorrhagic fever e … Continued

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    Goralski receives clinical research scholars grant through Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Jennifer Goralski, MD, assistant professor of medicine and pediatrics in the division of pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine, is one of three national recipients of the Clinical Research Scholars Program through the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Network. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and the Therapeutics Development Network (TDN) announce th … Continued