• Weil-Amy

    Week of wellness promotes provider health

    Wellness champion Amy Weil, MD, invites colleagues to submit questions and share perspectives on institutional well-being, to inspire actionable insights. Wellness Expo Week kicks off this Monday, November 18, sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs & Leadership Development and the UNC School of Medicine Well-Being Committee. Amy Weil, MD, professor of general medicine and … Continued

  • Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

    New York Times opinion article highlights Berkowitz study

    A study by Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, in the division of general medicine and epidemiology, showing medical tailored meals are associated with fewer hospital and skilled nursing admissions, is recognized in this New York Times article.

  • Dan Jonas, MD, MPH

    Jonas awarded $2.2 million grant to address unhealthy alcohol use

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) The UNC School of Medicine is one of six grantees in a new $16 million federal initiative to help primary care practices increase efforts to address patients’ unhealthy alcohol use. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), announced th … 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

  • Susan Hogan, PhD, and Laura Loehr, MD, PhD, MS

    New k-level grant writing initiative adds to infrastructure that supports junior investigators in pursuit of research training and protected time

    Physician-scientists are uniquely positioned to transfer clinical insights to research discoveries, to return a better understanding of human disease to the clinic. A new initiative led by Laura Loehr, MD, PhD, MS, associate professor in general medicine and clinical epidemiology, and Susan Hogan, PhD, MPH, associate professor in nephrology, will help junior faculty in the depart … Continued

  • Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH

    Chelminski discusses opioid prescribing in JAMA article

    Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, associate professor in the division of general medicine and clinical epidemiology, was interviewed by the Journal of the American Medical Association, discussing management of pain with opioids and how limits on opioid prescribing can leave patients vulnerable.

  • Dr. Thomas Keyserling

    Keyserling co-leads “Med-South” weight loss study supported by new $3.8 million grant

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to fund research that will address the challenge of achieving long-term weight loss among … Continued

  • 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

  • claire-west

    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

  • Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH

    Researchers Find Fewer Hospital and Nursing Home Admissions, and a 16 Percent Drop in Medical Expenses, Among Recipients of Medically Tailored Meals

    A new study led by Seth A. Berkowitz, MD, MPH, a physician and assistant professor in the division of general medicine and clinical epidemiology at the UNC School of Medicine, has found that participation in a medically tailored meals program was associated with fewer hospital admissions and nursing home admissions, and less overall medical spending. The study, funded by the Robe … Continued