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Dine at Margaret’s Cantina on Mondays or Tuesdays and Help UNC PM&R Pediatric Programs

October 13, 2016

Ordering this quesadilla on a Monday or Tuesday is just one way to help kids in our PM&R pediatric programs! View the full menus @ Margaret’s Cantina will donate 10% of their sales to support UNC PM&R’s Pediatric Rehabilitation and TelAbility programs. Every Monday and Tuesday for lunch or dinner, Margaret’s Cantina will donate … Read more

MS Patients Form Long-term Bonds with Providers

August 4, 2016

Diane Meyer and Barbara Guiffre at the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care Since there is no cure for MS, patients, physicians, and physical therapists often form long-term partnerships. In the 12 years since Barbara Guiffre moved to Chapel Hill from New York City, she has spent a lot of time talking to fellow Multiple Sclerosis … Read more

Dr. Bluth’s Work with At-Risk Teens Featured in Media

July 20, 2016

Dr. Bluth Research by Karen Bluth, PhD, an instructor in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation’s Program on Integrative Medicine, is being featured in several mainstream magazines and online blogs. Dr. Bluth is co-investigator of a grant from the The John Rex Endowment to evaluate the feasibility of implementing two evidence-based mindfulness programs, in partnership with Southeast … Read more

Research Day 2016

June 7, 2016

Dr. Bockenek UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation’s Research Day took place on Thursday, June 16th in the Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB). William Bockenek, MD, Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, gave the Patricia C. Gregory, MD Memorial Lecture. Dr. Bockenek’s lecture, “Achieving the Triple Aim of Rehabilitation,” was … Read more

Dr. Lambertus Receives Internal Medicine Award

May 24, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Lambertus! Dr. Lambertus UNC PM&R Resident Brittany Lambertus, MD, has been selected as the 2016 recipient for the UNC Internal Medicine Department’s James A. Bryan Award. The James A. Bryan Award is given to residents who demonstrate excellence in ambulatory general internal medicine. Their performance embodies the qualities of Dr. Bryan, who … Read more

Dr. Alexander Receives Award for Care Excellence

May 24, 2016

Joshua Alexander, MD, has been awarded a 2016 UNC Health Care and Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence. The award recognizes “leadership in helping to create an exceptional patient experience at UNC Health Care,” notes Gary L. Park, president of UNC Hospitals. A remarkable 100% of Dr. Alexander’s patients said that they would “Yes, … Read more

CRC Designated as a National “Partners in MS Care – Rehabilitation” Facility

January 22, 2016

Kaye Gooch, Executive VP, National MS Society Greater Carolinas Chapter, presents the award to Diane Meyer, PT, MSCS, of UNC Health Care’s Center for Rehabilitation Care. The UNC Health Care Center for Rehabilitation Care was presented with a certificate recognizing its new designation as a “Partners in MS Care – Rehabilitation” facility. Kaye Gooch, Executive … Read more

Program on Integrative Medicine @ PM&R Receives Grant from John Rex Endowment to Help Raleigh Teens

January 8, 2016

Dr. Susan Gaylord The Program on Integrative Medicine (PIM) in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine has been awarded $109,998 to evaluate the feasibility of implementing two evidence-based mindfulness programs, in partnership with Southeast Raleigh Assembly (SERA), to reduce violence, improve academic performance and promote positive mental … Read more

Drs. Alexander, Hill, and Lee Make List of Best Doctors in America

November 2, 2015

Congratulations to the following faculty at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation who made the list of Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016! Joshua J. Alexander, MD Associate Professor James J. Hill III, MD, MPH Associate Professor Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA Professor and Chair Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, … Read more

Register for Mind-Body Skills Sessions

October 20, 2015

“What I have grown to recognize about myself is that I spend a great deal of time taking care of everyone…This class…taught me about my origin and my environment, and the role it all played in how I have learned to survive and cope with life. I feel better about my existence and it has … Read more