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Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Janice Hwang presents: “Metabolism and Carolina in my Mind”

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Dr. Hwang is an endocrinologist as well as an Associate Professor and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 2001 with a major in molecular biology followed by Harvard Medical School in 2006. She completed her … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- “The 2023 Fried Lecture” presenter: Dr. Norah Terrault

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Norah Terrault, MD, MPH, FAASLD, is shaping how the hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are treated nationally and internationally through her leadership and groundbreaking research in the field.   Dr. Terrault coedited Zakim and Boyer’s Hepatology: A Textbook of Liver Disease, 7thedition.  She has written more than 330 peer-reviewed manuscripts, editorials, and invited reviews, along with United States national guidelines for the treatment of chronic … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- “2023 Craige Visiting Professor” presenter: Dr. Michelle Albert

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Dr. Michelle A. Albert, MD MPH is the Walter A. Haas-Lucie Stern Endowed Chair in Cardiology and Professor in Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), Admissions Dean for UCSF Medical School and Director of the Center for the StUdy of AdveRsiTy and CardiovascUlaR DiseasE (NURTURE Center). Dr. Albert is a graduate … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Nigil Haroon “John B. Winfield Visiting Scholar” presents: “The New Age of Spondyloarthritis Care: Unpacking Two Decades of Transformation in Ancient Disease”

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Dr Nigil Haroon is a world-renowned rheumatologist and clinical immunologist located in Toronto, Canada. He is a Clinician Scientist at the University Health Network, the largest research hospital in Canada with over 17,000 active staff members (ranked top 5 in the world). He is an associate professor of medicine and rheumatology at the University of … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Clare Mock presents: “From Just Culture to the Criminalization of Human Error: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the current state of Patient Safety in the US”

Clare Mock, MD, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at UNC. Her primary academic interests are in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, with an emphasis on responding to and learning from medical errors. Her other interests are professionalism in medicine and working to create more efficient and effective processes and workflows. Dr Mock … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- “2023 Merrimon Lecture” I. Glenn Cohen presents: Integrating Artificial Intelligence Into Health Care: Ethical and Legal Challenges

Prof. Cohen is one of the world’s leading experts on the intersection of bioethics (sometimes also called “medical ethics”) and the law, as well as health law. He also teaches civil procedure. He has advised the U.S. Vice President on reproductive rights, discussed medical AI policy with members of the Korean Congress, and lectured to … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Thomas Nasca presents: “Discussion of Professionalism”

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Thomas J. Nasca, MD, MACP is president and chief executive officer of the ACGME; Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College; and senior scholar in the Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine. Dr. Nasca graduated from the University of Notre Dame with High Honors and is an Alpha Omega Alpha … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Furman McDonald presents: “Evidence Based Education: Medical Knowledge, Acquisition and Associations with Patient Relevant Outcomes”

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Dr. McDonald, a board-certified internist and Senior Vice President for Academic and Medical Affairs at the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) provides physician leadership for the effective functioning of the ABIM Council and Specialty Boards, graduate medical education (GME)–related leadership, and oversight for the consistent quality/integrity of ABIM’s certification programs. In these roles, he … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds- Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody presents: “Developing Precision Medicine Approaches in Psychiatry– Research Innovation to Improve Treatment of Perinatal Depression”

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Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH is the Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  She also directs the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders. As Chair, Dr. Meltzer-Brody directs one of the largest public university departments of psychiatry in the United States and … Read more

Medicine Grand Rounds: Dr. Alex Duncan presents: “The Clap is back: Challenges and Progress towards a Gonorrhea Vaccine that is Needed Now More Than Ever.”

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My lab focuses on studies of the molecular mechanisms by which pathogens interaction with host immune responses influence infection pathogenesis. Our lab began with studies of the activation of the family of innate immune signaling proteins known as NOD-like receptors (NLRs) by bacterial pathogens. Our lab has focused on studying the molecular mechanisms of NLR … Read more