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The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of January. 

Brian C. Jensen, MD, spoke about caring for patients with cardiotoxicity, a type of heart damage caused by chemotherapy.

Amanda Nelson, MD, MSCR, RhMSUS, was interviewed by Medscape regarding steroid injections and osteoarthritis.

Shakira J. Grant, MBBS, was featured in an Everyday Health about multiple myeloma in the Black community.

Lisa A. Carey, MD, was asked how she sequence targeted agents for HR+, HER2/neu-negative (also known as ErbB-2) metastatic breast cancer.

Kirsten Nyrop, PhD, and Marjory Charlot, MD, MPH, MSc, contributed to “Obesity, Caner, and Health Equity” in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Lisa A. Carey, MD, and Joannie M. Ivory, MD, MSPH, discussed the higher frequency and treatment implications of nonluminal A or high-risk tumors in Black and younger women.

Carla M. P. Ribeiro, PhD,  will serve as a NIH/NIGMS reviewer for the Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2023/05 MRAD meeting, which will be held on February 16-17.

Seth Berkowitz, MD, MPH, was featured in The Washington Post article, “Food as medicine? It’s not as simple as it sounds”

John B. Buse, MD, PhD, spoke about the misconceptions patients have when starting type 2 diabetes drugs.

A student research team led by Victor Arahirwa, mentored by Ross Boyce, MD, MSc,  examined how the pandemic may have contributed to changes in the management of tick borne disease.

Karina Zaveri Whelan, MD, gave an update on her equity-focused quality improvement project.

Through a grant from the ABIM Foundation, Karina Whelan, MD,  is helping medical students identify health disparities among patients at UNC Health to improve existing health equity gaps.

Claire Doerschuk, MD, examined how injury stimuli dosing and measurement schemes affect variability and outcomes between sexes.

Brain Bramson, MD, spoke about his career journey in infectious diseases.

Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH, published an article titled, “Disentangling the Role of Health Care Systems in Producing High-Quality Care”