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Laurie Yopp, RN, IBD Nurse wins 2015 SOM Nursing Recognition Awards

January 19, 2016

Eight outstanding nurses were recently recognized as winners of the 2015 School of Medicine Nursing Recognition Awards. These awards were established as a way to express the faculty’s respect and appreciation for nurses whose personal contributions have made a significant contribution to patient care. Each award includes a $1,000 scholarship to be used over a three year period for professional development.

Chairman’s Welcome

January 11, 2016

  Ron Falk, MD, UNC Department of Medicine Chair It is with a great sense of gratitude and pride that I welcome you to the UNC Department of Medicine. The Department of Medicine has a long and enduring tradition of teaching physicians as primary care providers, specialists, academic physician-scientists, and leaders in medical, governmental and … Continued

Research Highlights: Endocrinology/Metabolism

January 6, 2016

  Maya Styner, MD Maya Styner, MD Dr. Maya Styner’s lab is interested in how exercise benefits health, specifically bone marrow health. Our bones are not stagnant, rock-like materials – they change throughout life. The marrow within bones contains various kinds of cells, including fat cells. The proportions of these cells can decrease or increase … Continued