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Liguori Wins 2023 Emonson Award
Macrina Liguori and Mike Stiener
Macrina Liguori, MD, a fellow in the Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, received the 2023 Emonson Award. Julie Blatt, MD, Professor in Hematology/Oncology received the 2023 Faculty Emonson award, and Nicole Willson, RN received the 2023 Nurse Emonson award. The Emonson Awards, established in 2006, annually recognize the nurse, resident, and faculty member who best represent the mission and spirit of UNC Children’s.
James Emonson was a patient at UNC Children’s who passed away in the hospital in May 200 from an infectious complication of his immune deficiency. His parents and four grandparents from England were all in attendance. The Emonson family, with support from family, friends, and the Caterpillar industry, where both parents are engineers, funded the Emonson Educational Fund.

Congratulations and thank you to all of the award winners!