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Improving Global Lung Health Through a Transcontinental Collaboration

July 12, 2024

Shannon Carson, MD, chief of the UNC Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, and Brad Drummond, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine, are spearheading efforts to elevate global pulmonary research capacity through the American Thoracic Society MECOR China Program. The MECOR (Methods in Epidemiologic, Clinical, and Operations Research) Program, under the support of the … Read more

Dr. Lara Longobardi Receives R01 Renewal from NIH to Study the Role of CCR2 in Osteoarthritis

July 11, 2024

Lara Longobardi, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the Division on Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, recently received funding through the National Institute of Health (NIH); National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) for the renewal of her R01. The project, “Role of CCR2 in osteoarthritis”, will establish the molecular events leading to the … Read more

Dr. Bill Wood Advocates Inclusive Clinical Trials at White House Forum

July 10, 2024

William (Bill) Wood, MD, MPH, professor of medicine in the UNC Division of Hematology, was invited to the White House Clinical Trials Forum in June. Representing the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Wood shared his perspectives as the Medical Director of UNC Cancer Navigation and Senior Medical Advisor to … Read more

Faculty and Staff in the News Throughout June

July 1, 2024

The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of June.  UNC SOM researchers led by Jason Akulian, MD, are the first to use a fully implantable automatic effusion shunt with no external catheters or expensive drainage canisters to provide an innovative new option for … Read more

Academy of Educators Recognize Faculty and Trainees

June 19, 2024

Founded as a part of UNC School of Medicine’s strategic plan, the Academy of Educators (AOE) has been enhancing research and scholarship towards excellence in teaching since 2006. The Mission of the Academy is also to promote and fund curricular innovation, evidence-based curricular change and a scholarly approach to the education mission and provide a forum for … Read more

Faculty and Staff in the News Throughout May.

June 3, 2024

The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of May. The second annual Thomas C. Shea Clinical Cancer Symposium will be returning in-person on September 23rd, 2024  in Cary, North Carolina. Millie Long, MD, MPH, completed bowel ultrasound training in NYC to better care for … Read more

UNC Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: May 1 – May 31, 2024

June 3, 2024

The following Department of Medicine faculty members received the following grants or funding. Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology Leigh Callahan, PhD, and Amanda Nelson, MD, received funding for a T32 grant, “The Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease Epidemiology and Outcomes Training Program at the University of North Carolina.” Division of Hematology Brandi Reeves, MD, received the … Read more

Holidays & Observances June 2024

May 30, 2024

Caribbean American Heritage Month This year marks the seventeenth celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the United States. Caribbean American Heritage Month was established to create and disseminate knowledge about the contributions and the significance of Caribbean culture and history in the U.S. The resolution passed the Senate in Feb. 2006 and President George H.W. … Read more