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  • Featured Advanced Practice Provider: Danielle Camastra

    Danielle Camstra, PA, MS is a physician assistant in the Oncology/Hematology Infusion Clinic. As a child she wanted to be a veterinarian and still thinks being a pet photographer would be a great gig. Next year she hopes to attend two medical conferences. 

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    Novel study finds aspirin-free regimen benefits patients with LVAD

    The ARIES-HM3 Randomized Clinical Trial assessed the safety and efficacy of excluding aspirin from the antithrombotic regimen in patients with advanced heart failure who have undergone implantation of a fully magnetically levitated left ventricular assist device (LVAD). “There has been no consensus in the field about use of or dose of aspirin in the LVAD population until this stu … Read more

  • Buse, Smith Recognized in Global Highly Cited Researchers 2023 List

    John Buse, MD, PhD, and Sidney Smith Jr., MD, along with 18 UNC School of Medicine and 21 other UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have been named in Clarivate’s 2023 list of Highly Cited Researchers™. These scientific pioneers from around the world are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in the Web of Science™ citation index. … Read more

  • UME Faculty Spotlight: Duncan Vincent, MD

    We are so excited to showcase some of our brilliant UME educators in the department of medicine and across our AHEC sites. For many of us there are certain teachers in our past who left a mark on our lives and are highly valued. For some they may be the reason you went into medicine or the specialty you are in. The DOM along with the AHEC sites have many highly regarded educators … Read more

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    Can you get HIV from someone on PrEP? Rosengren-Hovee answers common question

    Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, MPH, MS, was interviewed for a story that answers a common question about HIV and PrEP. “Can You Get HIV From Someone on PrEP?” was published in The Body. Rosengren said the odds for transmitting or acquiring an HIV infection are unlikely. “When we start people on PrEP, we get an HIV test,” she says. Part of the guidelines that clinicians follow when pre … Read more

  • UNC Hospitalists Publish Case Study on Hydralazine-Induced Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA) Vasculitis

    The article describes a medical case involving an 82-year-old woman who was taking a medication called hydralazine for heart problems.

  • Mary Kaufmann with one of her winning posters

    MSTAR Student Mary Kaufmann Wins Two ‘Best Poster’ Awards

    Congratulation to MSTAR student Mary Kaufmann for winning Best Poster at two separate events and for two different posters. She won the overall poster competition at the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Conference. And at the annual 2023 Student Research Day, Kaufmann won Best Poster in the basic science category. Read the full article.

  • Amanda E. Nelson, MD, MSCR, RhMSUS

    Nelson Expresses Concern for Use of Methotrexate in Hand OA Following Clinical Trial

    “Many individuals with hand OA have multiple medical comorbidities and polypharmacy, which are important when considering additional treatments, particularly those with modest benefit and potential adverse effects over the long term,” she said.

  • Isaacs Named Master of the American College of Gastroenterology

    Kim Isaacs, MD, PhD, was designated as a “Master of the American College of Gastroenterology” (MACG), a prestigious recognition within the field of gastroenterology. She received the honor at this year’s American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) meeting in Vancouver Canada. The title of “Master” is an honorary designation granted by the ACG to individuals who have demonstrated e … Read more

  • Ethan Basch, MD

    Basch Marks 10th year Associate Editor for JAMA

    Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, is celebrating a remarkable milestone, marking his 10th year as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Throughout the past decade, Dr. Basch has played a pivotal role as an oncology editor for JAMA, contributing significantly to the field of medical research. His dedicated service is exemplified by the publication of … Read more

  • Moon wins Shark Tank Competition at The Liver Meeting 2023

    Andrew Moon, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, won the the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) Liver Cancer SIG Shark Tank Competition. At The Liver Meeting 2023 he presented a proposal for remote monitoring of decompensation symptoms (ePROs).