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
Demystifying SCI Medical Challenges for Community Care Providers
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.
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
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
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
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