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Dr. Christine Kistler receives JPCA Best Investigator Award

May 31, 2023

The Japan Primary Care Association recently selected Dr. Christine Kistler as the recipient of the Best Investigator Award in the International Session (Oral) from their 14th Annual Conference. The official decision was announced at the JPCA board meeting on May 28. Dr. Kistler will be honored at the 2023 award ceremony on Sunday, June 11, … Read more

Dr. Rick Stouffer and Dr. Matt Cavender Co-Directing 22nd Annual UNC North Carolina Cardiovascular Update

May 18, 2023

This annual favorite live in-person CME event is an educational opportunity targeting cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, internists, family practice and primary care physicians, emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health professionals involved in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. Cases will be reviewed and optimal treatment plans for various cardiovascular diseases will be provided. … Read more

Physician Spotlight: Claire K. Larson, MD

May 5, 2023

From a young age, Dr. Claire Larson loved nature and science. At one point, she wanted to be a veterinarian. Eventually, medicine attracted her attention. In it, she was able to merge her love for science and her passion for helping people. When asked how she chose her specialty, Dr. Larson says, “I was always … Read more

Dr. Honey Jones Appointed APP Supervisor for Medicine Intensive Care Unit

April 27, 2023

We are honored to announce Dr. Honey Mone’t Jones has been appointed the Advanced Practice Professional Supervisor for the the Medicine Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Jones, is a board-certified ACNP in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She serves as an advanced practice professional (APP) intensivist and clinical lead for the APPs in … Read more

Dr. Dale Receives Geriatrics Academic Career Award

April 27, 2023

Dr. Maureen Dale recently received a Geriatrics Academic Career Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This program supports junior faculty career development. HRSA designed the program to help geriatricians develop knowledge and skills to lead health care transformation in various, be age-friendly, and provide training in clinical geriatrics. Dr. Maureen Dale is … Read more

Buse, Lynch honored with AOA Induction

April 26, 2023

The UNC-Chapel Hill Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society recently announced its spring 2023 inductees. Included in this honored group are medical student Caroline Buse and Division of Geriatrics faculty Dr. David Lynch. Their induction to AOA is an honor and a testament to their work. Read the full list of 2023 inductees. Founded … Read more

Gillings School honors Dr. Anna Kahkoska

April 24, 2023

Last month, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health students voted for the School’s most innovative classroom teachers. These Teaching Innovation Awards “honor faculty members who students feel improve the learning environment at the Gillings School by integrating new technologies, engaging students in interactive activities, employing creative assessment methods, and introducing and incorporating progressive curriculum … Read more

Dr. Raj Kasthuri Published in Annals of Internal Medicine

April 19, 2023

Raj Kasthuri, MD, MBBS, co-authored a publication in the Annals of Internal Medicine titled Effect of Thromboprophylaxis on Clinical Outcomes After COVID-19 Hospitalization. Patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have an increased incidence of thromboembolism. The role of extended thromboprophylaxis after hospital discharge is unclear. To determine whether anticoagulation is superior to placebo in reducing death and … Read more