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Medicine Grand Rounds, Sarah McGill “C. Diff. Now: Diagnosing, Treating, and Repopulating the Gut with Fecal Transplant”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

Sarah McGill, MD, Msc, specializes in helping patients with recurrent C. difficile infections. C. difficile Infection is the most common cause of infectious, antibiotic-associated diarrheal illness in the United States and a major cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in cases of recurrent or severe infection.  The standard of care in management of C. difficile … Continued

Medicine Grand Rounds Physician Scientist Lecture: Patrick Hu “Type 2 Diabetes: From C. elegans Genetics to Human Pathophysiology”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

Patrick J. Hu, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. He is a Physician-scientist, C. elegans geneticist, and oncologist. He also directs the Vanderbilt Physician-Scientist Training Program in Internal Medicine. The UNC Department of Medicine's Physician Scientist Training Program integrates post-graduate clinical and research training and provides developmental support to transition trainees into independent … Continued

Medicine Grand Rounds: Joshua Berkowitz “Exercise Is Medicine”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

Dr. Berkowitz will review data supporting the efficacy of exercise as treatment and/or prevention of numerous common and important medical conditions. His presentation will offer recommendations regarding the utilization of exercise for health promotion across a broad range of patient populations. Joshua Berkowitz's primary appointment is in the Department of Orthopaedics, with secondary appointments in the … Continued

Medicine Grand Rounds: Felicia Cosman, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University, “Optimal Treatment Strategies for Patients at High Risk of Fracture”

Room 4008 Old Clinic Auditorium Chapel Hill

Felicia Cosman is Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Medical Director of the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Dr. Cosman's research includes studies on the causes of osteoporosis and how estrogen, SERMs, vitamin D, bisphosphonates, denosumab, and anabolic therapies work as treatments for osteoporosis. She has also studied the causes of … Continued