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  • Chung receives a Jefferson Pilot Award

    Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, MMCi, assistant professor in the division of general medicine and pediatrics, has been selected to receive a Jefferson Pilot Award for her research that seeks to develop novel statistical and visualization approaches to enable precision lifestyle recommendations. This research is focused on patients with inflammatory bowel diseases and leverages prior work … Continued

  • Bowman receives James W. Woods Faculty Award

    Natalie Bowman, MD, assistant professor in the department of medicine’s division of infectious diseases, has been selected to receive the annual James W. Woods Faculty Award for 2018-2019, an award that supports promising young clinical faculty early in their academic career. With this award, Bowman is recognized for efforts to organize clinical resources with Bolivian collaborat … Continued

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    Kirkman discusses results of latest National Diabetes Education Survey

    For more than a decade, the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP) has collected data to measure diabetes awareness, knowledge, and behavior over time. The NDEP National Diabetes Survey (NNDS), a periodic population-based probability survey of U.S. adults, provides insight on areas of interest to the diabetes community. Dr. Sue Kirkman, National Diabetes Education Program Cha … Continued

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    Medicine launches new WordPress website

    The department of medicine is pleased to recognize that the long-awaited web migration to WordPress is now complete. As our UNC School of Medicine IT web experts helped with the transition to this new platform, we were able to use the opportunity to redesign the website for a friendlier browsing experience. We think the result is a cleaner design that recognizes and aligns each d … Continued

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    Medicine welcomes new director of clinical trials

    Clinical trials determine how well new medical approaches can serve patients, testing the safety and effectiveness of new treatments and devices. As patient-centered care helps patients assume a more active role in their health, clinical trials can also put patients in the center of the research process, as active participants. Ashwini Roy-Chaudhury, MPH, recently joined the depa … Continued

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    Alice Ma elected to serve on ACGME’s Internal Medicine Residency Review Committee

      Alice Ma, MD, FACP, professor of medicine and fellowship director in the division of hematology and oncology, has been elected to serve on the Internal Medicine Residency Review Committee for the ACGME (Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education). Nominated by the American Society of Hematology and the American Medical Association, Dr. Ma is one of 25 members who … Continued

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    UNC Department of Medicine will offer multidisciplinary care at Panther Creek

    Dr. Helen Claire West is an associate professor in the division of general medicine and medical director of the UNC Medicine Clinic at Panther Creek, set to open in Winter 2020.  Here, she explains how a new clinic care model has the potential to transform UNC’s primary care footprint in the community.  Where will the UNC Panther Creek Medical Practice be located and how will it … Continued

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    American Thoracic Society Honors Rivera For Lifetime Achievement

    The Thoracic Oncology Assembly of the American Thoracic Society presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to UNC Lineberger’s M. Patricia Rivera, MD, professor of medicine in the department’s division of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Rivera was recognized at the society’s international conference in Dallas in May, for her outstanding scientific contributions in the field o … Continued

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    Carey Recognized As Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

    (Republished from the UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Newsroom) Lisa A. Carey, MD, FASCO, was named a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology during its annual meeting in Chicago, May 31-June 4. The distinction recognizes ASCO members for their extraordinary volunteer service, dedication, and commitment to the organization, which represents nearly 45,000 oncology profess … Continued

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    Welcome to New Chief Residents

    Serving as a chief resident means an extra year of training for physicians who are considering careers in academia. Often recognized as a bridge year between residency and junior faculty roles, these appointed physicians lead and mentor residents, as they learn to recognize the needs of the department and hospital. This week, the UNC Internal Medicine Program welcomes the followi … Continued