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  • Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD

    Sheikh and post-doctoral fellow Toyonaga receive Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Research Award

    Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, and post-doctoral fellow Takahiko Toyonaga, MD, PhD, have received a fellowship research award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Sheikh and Toyonaga are investigating novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) … Continued

  • Dr. Ria Dancel, a hospitalist in the department of medicine.

    Dancel receives 2019 Pilot Innovation Award

    Ria Dancel, MD, FAPP, associate professor of medicine and pediatrics in the division of hospital medicine, has received a 2019 Pilot Innovation Award from the UNC Center for Health Innovation.  To date, faculty physicians in the department of medicine have received 10 Pilot Innovation Awards since the Center introduced the awards in 2013. Dancel is principal investigator for “Pur … Continued

  • Carlton Moore, MD, MS

    EHR enhancements linked to better cognitive performance in physicians

    Carlton Moore, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of hospital medicine, contributed to a recent quality improvement study published in JAMA Network Open that considers how current interfaces for electronic health records (EHR) may be associated with excess cognitive workload and poor performance levels for physicians. The study included residents and fellows from … Continued

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    Eastowne providers are invited to visit ‘mock-up’ work area, in MacNider #322

    Eastowne medicine providers are invited to visit a full mock-up of the interior work spaces designed for the new six-story medical office building, opening next year. Starting this Friday, July 12 – July 26, in MacNider Room #322, a mock-up will offer a “hands on” introduction to new collaborative work spaces that will support multi-disciplinary, patient-centered care at Eastowne … Continued

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    Abadie and Rutstein Receive Bondurant-Ehringhaus Award

    Dr. Joseph (Alex) Duncan, associate professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases, presented the Bondurant-Ehringhaus Award to two residents during Medicine Grand Rounds last week. The annual award recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement. “Candidates submitted their research efforts and accomplishments for consideration, and each was incredible this year,” sai … Continued