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  • UNC experts respond to CDC’s advisory regarding increase in mosquito and tick borne illnesses

    The CDC recently issued a report on the rising rates of tick and mosquito borne illnesses across the United States. In an interview with CNN, Myron Cohen, MD, spoke about the importance of the advisory and increasing public awareness. David Weber, MD, MPH, spoke with the New York Times about how to protect yourself from mosquitoes and ticks.

  • Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH

    Juliano Fights Antimalarial Resistance

    Jonathan Juliano, MD, MSPH, associate professor of medicine, has been asked to join the WorldWide Antimalarial Resistance Network’s (WWARN) Scientific Advisory Committee.

  • Janet Rubin, MD, Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, and David Margolis, MD

    UNC School of Medicine Announces Three New Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professors

    Three exemplary physician-scientists at the UNC School of Medicine – David Margolis, MD, Ada Adimora, MD, MPH, and Janet Rubin, MD – have been named Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professors.

  • Robin Akins connects patients with clinicians at the UNC ID Clinic.

    Bridge Counselors Engage Patients in Care

    Robin Akins remembers receiving a phone call from a patient living with HIV she had been trying to reach for months. Dealing with the sudden loss of a family member had prevented the patient from keeping appointments at the UNC Infectious Diseases (ID) Clinic. Akins works as the clinic’s bridge counselor, ensuring people living with HIV remain in care.

  • Research Highlights: Infectious Diseases

    Mina Hosseinipour Women compromised 59 percent of adults living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa in 2014 according to the World Health Organization. Creating HIV prevention efforts that target women is critical to stopping new infections. Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, is scientific director of UNC Project-Malawi in Lilongwe, Malawi, and a professor of medicine at UNC. She is co-chair … Read more

  • Drs. Ada Adimora, Joe Eron and Stephen Cole

    New Approaches to HIV Clinical Trials for Black Women and HIV

    US black women and HIV prevention is the focus of a new intervention strategy by Drs. Ada Adimora, Joe Eron and Stephen Cole in the department of medicine’s division of infectious diseases.

  • Dr. Myron Cohen Researches Antibodies to Develop HIV Vaccine

    In observance of World AIDS Day, WRAL News interviewed Dr. Myron Cohen from the division of infectious diseases about UNC research that will help develop an HIV vaccine.

  • Dr. Donna Evon

    New study aims to address the opioid crisis in western North Carolina

    Three UNC researchers, two from the department of medicine, are joining forces with investigators at RTI International to devise solutions to address the opioid epidemic and related public health problems in eight counties in North Carolina’s western tip.

  • Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH, stands with a technician in front of the Abbott m2000 platform used to diagnosis hepatitis C virus.

    Defining the Burden of Hepatitis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Hepatitis C virus is a curable infectious disease, but treatment remains unavailable in resource-limited settings like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC Ministry of Health asked the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) to help determine the burden of infection and find a way to connect people infected with the virus to treatment. Using laboratory eq … Read more

  • David Margolis, MD, and Allison Mathews, Phd

    Dr. David Margolis & Dr. Allison Mathews Highlight HIV Cure Research in New Episode of Chair’s Corner

    How close are we to a cure for HIV, and what are the messages about HIV that the community needs to hear? Dr. Ron Falk interviews Dr. David Margolis and Dr. Allison Mathews in this episode about HIV cure research and the efforts of the 2BeatHIV project to connect with the community. Dr. Margolis is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and in the Departme … Read more

  • David Wohl, MD

    Research Highlights: Infectious Diseases

      David Wohl, MD David Alain Wohl, MD That there are only a handful of Ebola-ologists in the world is something that Dr. Wohl, the Site Leader of the UNC AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at Chapel Hill, realized when the massive Ebola outbreak started to peak in 2014. Ebola raged across West Africa and cases were popping up in Europe and the US. Dr. Wohl led a coordinated effort in … Read more

  • Cynthia Gay, MD, MPH

    Featured Physician: Cynthia Gay, MD, MPH

    Dr. Cynthia Gay is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases.