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Patient Story: 10 Months After COVID, Symptoms Linger for Mom of 2

September 10, 2021

This story was originally published in UNC Health Talk   Sherry Flynn, 47, is an outgoing mother of two who enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling to watch her son play baseball and attending church. “I like family time and having lots of friends over for cookouts,” Flynn says. “Church is a … Continued

Conference Wrap-Up- Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

August 27, 2021

On August 6, 2021, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Greensboro AHEC hosted the Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals. This year’s virtual workshop highlighted ways healthcare professionals can improve clinical and life outcomes for persons with disabilities by incorporating unique psychosocial and cultural factors into … Continued

UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference

July 2, 2021

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 23th for a UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference! Join us for this virtual day of education, networking, and fun! Presentations for parents and families of children with spina bifida. … Continued

Tompary receives the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award

July 1, 2021

Congratulations the PGY-3 Dr Andriana Tompary, DO on receiving the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award! Recipients of this award have demonstrated empathy for patients and their families, effectiveness in listening to and communicating with our patients and families; advocacy for and demonstration of the highest standards of patient care and maintained exemplary professional and … Continued

Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

May 18, 2021

Presented by The UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services and Greensboro AHEC Individuals with disabilities have unique cultural and psychosocial experiences that impact functioning, quality of life, and full participation in medical, rehabilitation, and mental health treatment. Healthcare professionals can improve clinical and life outcomes for persons with disabilities by incorporating these unique … Continued

2021 PM&R Research Day

April 15, 2021

UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Research Day You are cordially invited to the UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Research Day! Please join us as our Class of 2021 graduating PM&R resident physicians and PIM fellows showcase their final research presentations. Additionally, the Class of 2022 PM&R resident physicians and … Continued

Match Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Welcome Class of 2025! Congratulations!    Taylor Baker DO: Touro University, Nevada Hagar Elgendy MD: University of Cincinnati Sierra McLean MD: University of Utah Raveen Sugantharaj DO: Marion University, IN  

NEW UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic

March 18, 2021

Under the leadership of PM&R department chair Joshua Alexander, MD, and assistant professor JM Baratta, MD, UNC PM&R has led the way for the creation of the UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic, a new and collaborative approach to serve the growing number of patients facing multiple health issues following their COVID-19 Infection. The clinic is co-directed … Continued

PIM receives funding from NIH’s National Center on Complementary and Integrative Health

January 21, 2021

The Program on Integrative Medicine in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation recently receiving funding as part of a $7.3 million, multi-site clinical trial awarded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Center on Complementary and Integrative Health, entitled “Optimizing Pain Treatment in Medical Settings Using Mindfulness (OPTIMUM).” The study involves a pragmatic trial … Continued

2nd Annual Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium

December 14, 2020

On Saturday, October 31st, 2020, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care hosted the 2nd Annual 2020 UNC Concussion Symposium: Focusing on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted current innovations, testing, treatment, and management of mTBI and concussion. … Continued