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Assimson, Flythe, Weber Receive 2022 Drug Therapy Research Award from the American Society of Health System Pharmacists Foundation

December 30, 2022

Magdalene Assimon, PharmD, PhD, Jennifer E. Flythe, MD, MPH, and David Weber, MD received the 2022 Drug Therapy Research Award from the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Foundation for their JAMA Cardiology manuscript titled “Analysis of respiratory fluoroquinolones and the risk of sudden cardiac death among patients receiving hemodialysis.” This award recognizes exceptional … Read more

Featured Staff Member: Paula Glover

December 28, 2022

Paula Glover, MPS, has been working with the Department in the Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine for over three years. Recently, she has become involved in the ONE UNC Clinical Research Initiative. Paula is looking forward to one day visiting Japan and has a furry friend named Bunny… you may be able to guess what animal he is. 

Dr. Dellon Ushers in First FDA-Approved Medication for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

December 27, 2022

Evan Dellon, MD, MPH, a professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and director of the Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, co-leads effort to approve an allergy drug, dupilumab, for the treatment in adults and adolescents with eosinophilic esophagitis. Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic condition of the esophagus that is … Read more

Welcome New Administrative Leadership

December 27, 2022

As the calendar year comes to a close, the Department of Medicine has much to celebrate. Congrats to the following individuals who are beginning new administrative positions with the Department. Their expertise and enthusiasm will help us excel in 2023. While others are moving along in their career journey, we are thankful for their contributions … Read more

Had COVID Before? Participate in a New Study!

December 21, 2022

VISION Study We have learned much about COVID-19 but there are still important questions to be answered about who is at risk for infection, how well vaccines and treatments work over time, and Long COVID, among others. That is why we designed the VISION Study. What Is the VISION Study? VISION is a new study … Read more

Dr. Machineni Featured in NEJM Video Series on Obesity, Weight Management

December 20, 2022

Sriram Machineni, MD, director of the UNC Medical Weight Program and assistant professor in the Division of Endocrinology &Metabolism, was one of several experts featured in a New England Journal of Medicine video series on the various aspects of obesity, weight gain and loss, and supporting patients through individualized care. The New England Journal of Medicine … Read more

Featured Advanced Practice Professional: April Goley

December 19, 2022

April Goley, RN, MSN, FNP-C, is an expert in glycemic management and improving outcomes in the inpatient setting. Her other interests include cystic fibrosis related diabetes, as well as exercise and its effects on blood glucose levels. April loves her job almost as much as she enjoys a big plate of spaghetti and spending time with her family, which includes their morning radio routine. 

2023 Fellows Match to the Department of Medicine

December 16, 2022

The Department of Medicine is honored to welcome new Tar Heel trainees! The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) released results for the 2022 Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match on November 30. This is the first year the organization’s largest Fellowship Match included subspecialties in internal medicine, pediatrics, addiction and multidisciplinary specialties. More than 7,000 applicants matched … Read more

Dr. Seña Awarded $1.9 Million to Advance Diagnostic Product Development for Syphilis

December 13, 2022

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded Arlene Seña, MD, MPH, a member of the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases and professor of infectious diseases, $1.9 million to initiate a longitudinal clinical study over 16 months that will advance diagnostic product development for syphilis, with the potential for additional … Read more

Dr. David J. Weber Keeps it Simple

December 9, 2022

During the pandemic, the infectious diseases expert and professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases protected campus by distilling data into prevention strategies. Rattlesnake wrangler. It’s not on his résumé, but that was, indeed, Dr. David J. Weber’s first scientific job. As a high school student working in a San Diego lab, he prepared … Read more

Dr. Giselle Corbie Named Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

December 8, 2022

Giselle Corbie, MD, Director of the UNC Center for Health Equity Research and Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine, has been named the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at UNC-Chapel Hill. Dear Carolina Community:   I am delighted to announce that Giselle Corbie has agreed to serve as the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs. … Read more