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    Cohen Says Masks Make a Difference, As UNC Leaders Make Decisions About Fall Semester

    Myron Cohen, MD, acknowledges that masks make an “incredible difference,” in a News and Observer article that recognizes student and faculty concerns over the return to campus during the coronavirus pandemic. As reported hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients in North Carolina continue to climb, the article reports more than 650 faculty members, graduate teaching fellows and teach … Continued

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    Allergy and Immunology Clinic Becomes FCN Discovery Center of Distinction, Kim Is Lead Investigator

    The UNC Allergy and Immunology Clinic has been selected to become an FCN Discovery Center of Distinction. With this new designation, lead principal investigator, Edwin Kim, MD, MS, will receive a $100,000 stipend to help develop critical infrastructure necessary to deliver optimal clinical care and leadership in the community to patients with food allergy. This week, the FARE Cli … Continued

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    Gehi Receives Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Grant To Help AFib Patients Through Pandemic

    Anil Gehi, MD, Sewell Family-McAllister Distinguished Professor in the division of cardiology, received a grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to create a new patient education program to help patients with atrial fibrillation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program uses MyChart to recruit patients with AFib to participate in a survey to understand how patients are ma … Continued

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    Muss Receives ASCO’s Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award For Improving Cancer Care in Older Adults

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology honored Hyman B. Muss, MD, FASCO, the Mary Jones Hudson Distinguished Professor of Geriatric Oncology at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, with the 2020 Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award for his career-long dedication to improving the care of older patients with cancer.

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    Wohl Suggests Covering Your Face, Keeping Your Distance If Participating in Protests.

    David Wohl, MD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, advises people who protest to consider distance and wear masks, in a WRAL news story. “I think what we need is multiple layers of protection…so keeping distance from each other especially when we’re shouting or singing.” Wohl said. “I think that makes a lot of sense. Also, the masks help keep the germ … Continued

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    North Carolina Healthcare Heroes Join Online Research Community to Help Fight COVID-19

    From clinicians to first responders, respiratory therapists, housekeepers, and food service workers, a wide range of North Carolina’s healthcare workers have enrolled in a new online research community to share the perspectives and problems faced by those on the COVID-19 pandemic front lines and to help find solutions. The Healthcare Worker Exposure Response & Outcomes (HERO) … Continued

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    Boucher, Baric Map SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Cells of Nasal Cavity, Bronchia, Lungs 

    In a major scientific study published in the journal Cell, scientists have characterized the specific ways in which SARS-CoV-2 – the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 – infects the nasal cavity to a great degree – replicating specific cell types – and infects and replicates progressively less well in cells lower down the respiratory tract, including the lungs. The findings suggest … Continued

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    Wohl Expresses Concern For Rising COVID-19 Hospitalizations

    David Wohl, MD, professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, expressed his concern regarding the number of people with COVID-19 in North Carolina that continues to rise, in a News and Observer article. Wohl said new coronavirus cases can vary with the number of people tested and that counting people who end up in the hospital is a more straightforward measure of … Continued

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    Teaching COVID-19’s Real-Time Lessons, Smithson Contributes to Restructuring of Medical Education

    In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many faculty in the School of Medicine (SOM) were tasked with restructuring courses and content for medical students to ensure they could effectively finish their semesters and be able to engage in unprecedented learning opportunities in a safe and constructive way. Many leaders stepped up to the challenge, and should be recognized for their in … Continued

  • New OGHE Global Health Scholars

    The Office of Global Health Education recently announced the 4th cohort of Global Health Scholars, and two are from the department of medicine. The competitive, two-year, multi-disciplinary program provides funding to support the career and leadership development of residents and fellows with a strong interest in global health. Jennifer Morgan, MD, is a first year fellow in the U … Continued