Dr. Muss is a translational researcher who is involved in the design and of both clinical trials that contain collaborative trials involving both laboratory and health services research. His major interest is in cancer in older patients with a focus on the treatment of breast cancer in older women. Breast cancer is a disease of … Continued
Sidney Smith is a professor of medicine, an active clinical cardiologist and a clinical researcher. He is a past president of the American Heart Association and a world-recognized expert on developing national and international guidelines for assessment of cardiovascular risk and for treatment of cardiovascular disorders including hypertension, cholesterol abnormalities, and acute coronary syndromes. At … Continued
(Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom.) The UNC School of Medicine has selected Joe Eron, MD, professor of medicine and vice chief for the division of infectious diseases, and Brian Kuhlman, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics, as Oliver Smithies Investigators, an annual award to honor senior faculty members … Continued
December Match Day marks a new celebration for the path ahead. Last week, the UNC Department of Medicine matched residents to fellowships, filling a variety of positions in its subspecialty training programs. The fellowship match process starts the summer of third-year residency and ends in December. Applicants prepare applications, they interview, and they rank a … Continued
UNC School of Medicine’s first UNC Story Slam gave physicians an opportunity to share stories about the personal experience of practicing medicine. Gary Winzelberg, Associate Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Associate Director for UNC’s Palliative Care Program speaks about “Serendipity” in the ICU.
Amy Shaheen, MD, MSC, professor of clinical medicine, has been honored with the Craver Medical Student Teaching Award. The Craver Medical Student Teaching Award was established by UNC School of Medicine graduate Joseph M. Craver, MD, to honor outstanding teachers in internal medicine, pediatrics, and surgery who inspire and change the lives of medical students through their teaching.
Dr. Burks will address anxieties families have concerning peanut allergy, how to respond to a reaction, and will describe the current research and treatments. In his Chair’s Corner podcast with Dr. Falk, Dr. Burks explains “You have to ingest the food to have serious life-threatening reaction—it’s not touching it, it’s not smelling it, it’s not … Continued
UNC School of Medicine doctors enlisted a network of health care professionals from small primary care practices and used data analytics to help identify North Carolinians at risk for cardiovascular disease. Primary care doctors could use this approach to dramatically reduce heart disease risk for tens of thousands of people across the state.