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Dr. Shaheen Honored with Master Endoscopist Award from the ASGE

February 7, 2023

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, will receive the Master Endoscipist Award from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. This award recognizes clinicians who are regionally or nationally known for their expertise and contributions to the practice of GI endoscopy.

Dr. Baron Receives Rudolf Schindler Award from ASGE

February 1, 2023

Todd H. Baron, MD, MASGE, has been honored with the Rudolf Schindler Award, the most prestigious award from the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). “The Schindler award is the most prestigious award from the ASGE, and I have been fortunate enough to have worked directly with – and been mentored by – past Schindler … Continued

Dr. Dellon Ushers in First FDA-Approved Medication for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

December 27, 2022

Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, a professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and director of the Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, co-leads effort to approve an allergy drug, dupilumab, for the treatment in adults and adolescents with eosinophilic esophagitis. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic condition of the esophagus that is … Continued

High-Impact Hepatology: An Update on Care of the Patient with Liver Disease

November 9, 2022

Register Here 20th Annual Hepatology Symposium A hybrid – live in-person and virtual – conference!   The practice of clinical Hepatology remains challenging for many gastroenterologists due to rapidly changing disease management paradigms and often complex, critically-ill patients. The 20th Annual High Impact Hepatology program is specifically designed to bring the latest information from national … Continued

Dr. Moon Awarded Two Liver Cancer Research Grants

October 12, 2022

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, … Continued

Spencer Dorn Explains Four Ways to Improve Specialty Health Care in the U.S.

June 14, 2022

Spencer D. Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA, a professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and vice chair for care innovation in the Department of Medicine, wrote this article in Harvard Business Review. Summary: The current structure of specialty care in the United States makes it less accessible, increases costs, tarnishes patients’ experiences, … Continued

Achieving ‘Distant Presence’ During Virtual Visits

March 9, 2022

Today’s clinicians are challenged to remain fully attentive to and engaged with the patients they serve, whether seeing them in person or from a distance. Dr. Spencer Dorn, professor and vice chair for innovation in the department of medicine, recently published a perspective on achieving ‘distant presence’ during virtual visits. Read the article, published by STAT.