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  • Dr. Archin Receives Diversity in Science and Excellence Award

    Nancie M. Archin, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine, was recently awarded the International Society for Antiviral Research Diversity in Science and Excellence award. Nancie M. Archin, PhD, assistant professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the UNC School of Medicine, recently received t … Read more

  • Dr. Commins Named William J. Yount Distinguished Professor of Medicine

    Scott Commins, MD, PhD an allergist internationally known for his work with Alpha-gal syndrome, has been named the newly established William J. Yount, MD Distinguished Professor of Medicine. Faculty who contribute exemplary knowledge to advancing science or human health are honored with a distinguished professorship. “It gives me such pleasure to honor both Dr. Yount, who was a f … Read more

  • Dr. Adrian Austin Selected as 2023 Butler-Williams Scholar

    The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has selected Dr. Adrian Austin to join the 2023 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. Presented by the NIA Office of Special Populations, the program offers opportunities for junior faculty and researchers to gain additional experience in aging research. It also helps these researchers to expand their networks and polish their grant writing skill … Read more

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    Faculty and Residents Honored by UNC SOM Student Government

    The UNC School of Medicine Student Government held the Fall Convocation and Awards Ceremony on August 16. The following faculty and residents from the Department of Medicine were recognized. Christopher Klipstein, MD, professor of medicine and co-director of patient centered care, received the The Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award in the Clinical Sciences … Read more

  • GI Fellows Win Golden Scope ASGE Competition

    A team of UNC GI fellows entered a quiz bowl-type contest sponsored by the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. The competition tested their knowledge and featured some endoscopy technical skills. The impressive team, pictured below, of Drs. Gabrielle Ritaccio, Ryan Balko, and Alicia Muratore, beat 66 teams from all over the world to share the $5,000 prize!

  • Drs. Weickert, Shifali, Elected to the Medical Staff Executive Committee

    Congratulations to the newly elected at-large members of the Medical Staff Executive Committee. The new members from the Department of Medicine, who will serve a 2-year term, include: Thelsa Weickert, MD Shifali Arora, MD Also, a huge thanks to our departing members whose terms have expired – Cody Deen, MD, and Jennifer Mentee. The MSEC consists of the officers of the Medical Sta … Read more

  • Adrian Austin, MD

    Dr. Adrian Austin Recognized by ATS Critical Care Assembly

    Adrian Austin, MD was recently highlighted by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Assemblies as the June 2023 Critical Care Assembly Early Career Professional. The program showcases early career professionals by promoting and disseminating their work and encouraging collaboration and networking. Dr. Austin is a Intensivist, Pulmonologist, and Geriatrician with a strong interest i … Read more

  • Christine Kistler, MD

    Dr. Christine Kistler receives JPCA Best Investigator Award

    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, 2023. Dr. Kistler is an Associate Profes … Read more

  • Doctor Honey Jones

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

    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 the Medical ICU at UNC Hospital … Read more

  • Maureen Dale

    Dr. Dale Receives Geriatrics Academic Career Award

    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. Mau … Read more

  • Anna Kahkoska, MD, PhD

    Gillings School honors Dr. Anna Kahkoska

    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 introdu … Read more

  • Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH