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2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctors list

January 19, 2024

  Congratulations to UNC PM&R Department Chair and Sidna Chockley Rizzo Distinguished Professor, Dr Joshua Alexander, MD and Assistant Professor, Dr. Christine Cleveland, MD on making the 2024 Castle Connolly Top Doctors list! “Castle Connolly Top Doctors are peer-nominated, and thoroughly vetted by a physician-led research team. These doctors are best-in-class healthcare providers, embodying excellence … Read more

2023 Research Round-up

December 11, 2023

We’d like to share all our department’s research accomplishments for the 2023 year.

Congratulations, Dr. Faurot!

October 3, 2023

Keturah Faurot, PhD, MPH, PA has been promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations to Keturah Faurot, PhD on her promotion to Associate Professor in UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation! Her promotion became effective October 1, 2023. Please join us in congratulating her.

Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research for HARMONY Study

September 22, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Giscombe (T-32 fellow), Dr. Susan Gaylord, Dr. Millicent Robinson (School of Nursing) and team for being awarded a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities. This supplement to the currently funded R01 project entitled “THE HARMONY Study – A culturally-relevant, … Read more

Resident Dr. Hagar Elgendy elected Co-President of the UNC House Staff Council

May 15, 2023

Congratulations to our own rising PGY-3 Dr. Hagar Elgendy! Dr. Elgendy was elected as the Co-President of the UNC House Staff Council. Working directly with Graduate Medical Education leadership and UNCH leadership, Dr Elgendy will lead and stand as a voice for 1,100 residents and fellows of UNC. Dr. Elgendy has dedicated her efforts this … Read more

Lauren Sibley receives the UNC PM&R Physiatry Excellence Award

May 14, 2023

UNC PM&R awards UNC School of Medicine student, Lauren Sibley the UNC PM&R Physiatry Excellence Award. This award was created to recognize and honor the senior medical student who demonstrates the exemplary qualities necessary to care for persons with physical and cognitive disabilities.  An exemplary physiatrist is caring, compassionate, and has a genuine interest in … Read more

Research Day 2023

May 11, 2023

  This year’s Patricia C. Gregory, MD Memorial Lecture keynote speaker featured Dr. Trisha Kesar. Dr. Kesar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Rehab Medicine, Division of Physical Therapy at Emory University. She is the Director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at Emory Rehabilitation Hospital, and a training faculty within the Neuroscience, Biomedical … Read more