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Dr. Lisa Carey Discusses Breast Cancer Research and Care in New Chair’s Corner Podcast

August 12, 2016

What is new in the field of breast cancer care and research, and what is UNC’s involvement? Dr. Ron Falk interviews Dr. Lisa Carey in this podcast about breast cancer research and care. Dr. Carey is the Richardson and Marilyn Jacobs Preyer Distinguished Professor in Breast Cancer Research, and Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at UNC. Dr. Carey is the Medical Director of the UNC Breast Center, the Physician-in-Chief of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital, and Associate Director of Clinical Research at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Department of Medicine Physicians Receive Awards at Whitehead Lecture

August 12, 2016

The 2016 Whitehead Lecture took place on August 17 and was delivered by Dr. Frank Church, Professor of Medicine from the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The annual event, which serves as an unofficial convocation for the UNC School of Medicine, has been held since 1947. Following the lecture, awards were presented to faculty and students in the School of Medicine. Department of Medicine faculty and residents were among those honored.

UNC Hospitals recognized by U.S. News & World Report in annual ‘Best Hospitals’ rankings

August 2, 2016

Ten specialties at UNC Hospitals were recognized as nationally ranked or high performing by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. Four of our ranked specialties were ranked highest in the state. Across the state, our system performed well. UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Hospital and High Point Regional Hospital ranked No. 2, No. 10 and No. 16, respectively.

Research Highlights: Hematology & Oncology

August 1, 2016

  Satish Gopal, MD, MPH Satish Gopal, MD, MPH Dr. Gopal went to medical school at Duke University, and trained in medicine-pediatrics at the University of Michigan. He completed medical oncology and infectious diseases fellowships at the University of North Carolina and is board certified in both disciplines. He lived in Tanzania from 2007 until … Continued

Dr. Patrick Nachman Answers Common Questions about Rituximab Treatment in New Chair’s Corner Podcast

July 25, 2016

What should patients know about treatment with rituximab for ANCA vasculitis? What do physicians consider when starting a patient on this medication? Dr. Patrick Nachman and Dr. Ron Falk explain these details in a new episode of Chair’s Corner. Dr. Patrick Nachman is the Covington Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at UNC, and he also serves as the Deputy Director for the UNC Kidney Center.

Research Spotlight: Dr. Millie Long

July 19, 2016

In each e-newsletter we plan to profile research being done by one of our 40+ faculty members. This summer we are highlighting Dr. Millie Long from our IBD program.