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  • Congrats to the Department’s Carolina Care Award Recipients

    Congratulations to the following Outpatient Services for winning Excellence Awards, as part of this year’s Carolina Care Awards!

  • Department of Medicine Faculty and Staff in the News Throughout October

    The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of October.  Thibaut Davy-Mendez, MSPH, PhD, contributed to the article, “Characterizing Unhealthy Alcohol Use Patterns and Their Association with Alcohol Use Reduction and Alcohol Use Disorder During Follow-Up in HIV Care.” Emily Ray, MD, MPH,  … Continued

  • Could Science Be Synonymous With Courage? The News This Week Is Timely

    As Fischer and Wohl Fight Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Selects UNC to be a Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Center (RESPTC). See press announcement. Many courageous infectious disease specialists and other clinicians have not shied away from caring for tho … Continued

  • November Holidays and Observances: Native American Heritage Month, Dia De Los Muertos, Transgender Day of Remembrance

    National Native American Heritage Month: The Land of Orange County Long before Chapel Hill was home to the University of North Carolina, Occaneechi, Sissipahaw, Shakori, Haw and Eno Native Americans roamed the land. People of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation still live in the area today. These Native Americans hunted, farmed, held ceremonies and traded on the land where t … Continued

  • Casey Adams, MD

    Featured Physician: Casey Gazda, MD

    Casey Gazda, MD is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology. She is a non-invasive cardiologist, who specializes in advanced cardiac imaging, including cardiac CT and structural/interventional echocardiography. She is the only person in her family to have gone to college, so she is proud to have carried herself through all the education and training requir … Continued

  • Tara Alin

    Tara Alin joins Governor’s NC Appointed Council on Sickle Cell Disease and Other Blood Disorders

    Sickle cell disease affects over 6,000 North Carolinians. Approximately 80 to 100 infants are diagnosed with the disease every year. The inherited disorder causes red blood cells, which transport oxygen throughout the body, to form a sickle or crescent moon shape. These sickle-shaped cells become hard and sticky, clogging the blood vessels. As a result, the tissues in the body ar … Continued

  • Dr. Sivaraj Recieves Inpatient Carolina Care ‘House Officer of the Year’ Award

    Krishan Sivaraj, MD, MPH, has been selected as the Inpatient Carolina Care ‘House Officer of the Year’ Award. Dr. Sivaraj demonstrates exemplary care for patients in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. He works with his team to advance a care plan when needed and has become a role model for interns. Not only is Dr. Sivaraj skilled, he is also compassionate. “I am honored to have rec … Continued

  • TARC Holds Fifth Annual “Research Day”

    Approximately 100 leading researchers and clinicians, research staff and trainees gathered recently to discuss innovative ways to advance research in arthritis, allergy, and autoimmune diseases. Additionally, attendees who couldn’t participate in person attended remotely. Of particular interest this year was keynote speaker and John B. Winfield, MD Visiting Scholar, Ali Ellebedy, … Continued

  • Dr. Moon Awarded Two Liver Cancer Research Grants

    Andrew Moon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and member of UNC’s Lineberger, recently received two grants to advance his training in liver cancer research. The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases presented Moon with a Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Award, a two-year $200,000 grant, to supp … Continued

  • Paul Armistead, MD, PhD

    Paul Armistead Becomes New Director of UNC’s Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program

    Paul Michael Armistead MD, PhD, an associate professor of medicine and the associate chief of basic and translational research in the Division of Hematology is the new Director of UNC’s Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program. Dr. Armistead came to North Carolina from Britain in 1985. He enrolled as an undergraduate at UNC Chapel Hill in 1991 receiving the prestigious … Continued

  • Ross Boyce, MD, MSc

    Dr. Boyce Receives Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine

    Ross Boyce, MD, MSc, assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Department of Epidemiology, has been selected as one of the recipients of the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowships in Academic Medicine. This award is given to exceptional UNC School of Medicine (SOM) junior faculty. “I am honored to receive this award,” said Dr. Boyce. “I know there are many talented and … Continued

  • David Lynch, MD

    Dr. David Lynch Receives Clin-STAR Pilot Grant

    Dr. David Lynch, assistant professor in the Division of Geriatrics, was recently selected for a Clin-STAR Pilot Grant. According to Clin-STAR, the goal of this funding is to “stimulate new collaborations focused on the development of clinical aging research projects.” By encouraging junior and senior researchers from different disciplines and institutions to come together, these … Continued