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Lindsay’s Gift

September 16, 2016

An article published on the Higher Education Works Foundation highlights the kidney transplant story of UNC patient Kevin Howell and donor Lindsay Recchie. Howell, who is the Senior Vice President of External Affairs for the UNC system, is a patient of Dr. Falk. When he needed a kidney transplant, Lindsay Recchie, also a UNC system employee, stepped up to donate. She received the Governor’s Award for Excellence for the gift of her kidney to a co-worker.

Medicine Grand Rounds – Dr. Gregg Silverman: “Rheumatoid Arthritis: From Genes to Joints”

September 15, 2016

Dr. Gregg Silverman, NYU Professor of Medicine and Pathology and Co-Director of the Muskuloskeletal Center of Excellence, will discuss the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis, incorporating environmental factors, genetic pre-dispositions, and the development of a diverse group of autoantibodies, paying particular focus on anti-citrullinated protein antibodies (ACPAs) and the role of B and T-cell activation in … Continued

Journal Club

September 14, 2016

The SUDDEN team meets to examine scientific journal articles and discuss how to write effectively when creating abstracts and manuscripts.

Writing Committee Meeting

September 13, 2016

The SUDDEN writing committee meets weekly to discuss on-going research projects that students are working on.

Research Highlights: Infectious Diseases

September 1, 2016

  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 … Continued

Medicine Grand Rounds: Thursday, September 15

August 29, 2016

Gregg J. Silverman, MD Speaker: Gregg Silverman, MD Topic: “Rheumatoid Arthritis: From Genes to Joints” Dr. Silverman is a Professor of Medicine and Pathology at NYU School of Medicine, and Co-Director of the Muskuloskeletal Center of Excellence.

Medicine Grand Rounds: Thursday, September 8

August 29, 2016

Speaker: Christopher Klipstein, MD Topic: “On Lecturing: Tips on Delivering an Effective Lecture” Dr. Klipstein, a Professor of Medicine, was raised in Rochester, NY. He graduated from Williams College in 1989. After spending one year in New York City teaching 7th and 9th grade math, he returned home to attend the University of Rochester School … Continued

Writing Committee Meeting

August 16, 2016

The SUDDEN team meets to discuss on-going research projects. Researchers present their progress and findings, while receiving feedback from the rest of the team.

Dr. Ethan Basch Highlights the Impact of Patient-Reported Outcomes on Patient Care in Podcast

August 12, 2016

What are the challenges that patients face in communicating with their physicians, and how do questionnaires work to help? Dr. Ron Falk interviews Dr. Ethan Basch in this podcast about patient-reported outcomes research. Dr. Basch is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology at UNC, and a Professor of Health Policy and Management in the School of Public Health. He is the Director of the UNC Cancer Outcomes Research Program, and serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Association.