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    Accolades, Awards and Appointments Archive

    Congratulations to department faculty who received the following accolades, awards and appointments, June 1 – June 30, 2024. Millie Long, MD, MPH, will serve as interim chief of the UNC Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. Jose Martinez, MD, PhD, has been awarded UNC’s RNA Discovery Center’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for 2024/2025. Michelle Floris-Moore, MD, MPH, delivere … Read more

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    95 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers Awarded 2024 Carolina Care Excellence

    Each year, UNC Hospitals administers the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey to solicit feedback from patients. The survey asks our patients about their likelihood of recommending their provider’s practice to their friends and family. This year, 205 UNC physicians and advanced practice providers received the highest recommendations, which places them in the top quartile nationall … Read more

  • January- Grants and Funding

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

    Division of Oncology Lisa Carey, MD, received a $225K grant titled, “Clinical implications of metastatic subtype, microenvironment, and organ of involvement.” Joannie Ivory, MD, was granted $240K for her project, “Participant Enrollment in a Multi-Site Randomized Clinical Trial of Endocrine Therapy Adherence Support.” Yara Abdou, MD, was awarded $240K to investigate molecular res … Read more

  • Abdou, Ivory receive career development awards from the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Program

    Yara Abdou, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Oncology, Dominique Higgins, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurosurgery, and Joannie Ivory, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Oncology, recently received career development awards from the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Program. The award provides $120,000 annually for two years to advance … Read more

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    2024 Fellows Match to the Department of Medicine

    The Department of Medicine is honored to welcome new Tar Heel trainees! The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released results for the 2023 Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match on November 29. More than 7,000 applicants matched to advanced training positions. After a successful Match, the following fellows will join Department subspecialties in July 2024. Division of … Read more

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    Basch receives $3 million research award to launch national patient-reported outcomes project

    The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded UNC Lineberger’s Ethan Basch, MD, MSc, FASCO, $3 million in research funding to support a multi-institutional initiative to implement electronic patient-reported outcomes, or ePRO, in oncology practices across the country. “People being treated for cancer often experience a range of symptoms that can cause distr … Read more

  • 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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    Basch Marks 10th Year as 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

  • October-Grants and Funding

    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: October 1 – October 31, 2023

    Division of Infectious Diseases Edward P Browne, PhD, received a: R61 grant  from the NIDA to examine the impact of cannabinoids in HIV infected humanized mice. This is a five year, $3,465,157 grant. R21 grant from the NIAID to examine post therapy changes in CD4 T cells by single cell RNA sequencing. This award is $427,625. Nicholas Piazza, MD, received a $350,351 grant to intro … Read more

  • Faculty and Staff in the News Throughout October

    The clickable links below navigate directly to outside media articles which featured Department of Medicine faculty throughout the month of October.  Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, was featured in a New York Times article that depicts a patient’s experience with EoE. Faculty and fellows in the Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine attended the NC Thoracic Society … Read more

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    Department of Medicine Grants & Funding: August 1 – August 31, 2023

    Division of Hematology Brandi Reeves, MD, received a 5-year, NHLBI K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award for the research project, “Evaluating the Role of Hypoxia Inducible Factor in Myeloproliferative-Associated Thrombosis.” Daniel Richardson, MD, received a $150K grant for developing a patient-reported measure to identify treatment priorities of patients with advanc … Read more

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