UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference Scheduled for 10/24/2020

October 15, 2020

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 24th for a UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference! Join us for this virtual day of education, networking, and fun! • Presentations on several spina bifida topics for parents • … Continued

UNC Concussion Symposium: Focusing on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

September 22, 2020

Save the Date! October 31, 2020   We are hosting a concussion symposium to highlight current innovations, testing, treatment, and management of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and concussion. This symposium is designed to enhance understanding of the professional roles and multidisciplinary approach in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of concussions or mTBI. CEU credits … Continued

North Carolina’s Intro to PM&R

July 2, 2020

Join us for North Carolina’s Introduction to PM&R, a virtual lectures series for medical students. This free lectures series is a collaboration between UNC PM&R, ECU PM&R, and Carolinas Rehabilitation. The series will be held on Mondays* from 7pm to 8pm(EST) and includes time for Q&A. See schedule below. The meeting link is: bit.ly/IntroNCPMR2020 If … Continued

2019-2020 Resident and Faculty Award Recipients

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to the UNC PM&R 2019-2020 Resident and Faculty Award Recipients! At the end of each academic year, our department’s residents and faculty vote on various educational awards.  This year’s recipients were honored virtually due to COVID-19 but nonetheless are greatly appreciated by our department. Congratulations on these well-deserved awards! We are proud of you! … Continued

Pediatric Stroke Awareness

May 15, 2020

  May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month. At our UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care (CRC) in Chapel Hill, Dr Elizabeth Barton, MD and Holly Holland, OTR/L, ATP, C/NDT specialize in care for children diagnosed with hemiplegia. Dr. Barton is a a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She received … Continued

Match Day 2020

April 1, 2020

Welcome Class of 2024! Marina Kodsi DO: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Kaitlyn DeHority MD: State University of New York Upstate Medical University Michael Melson MD: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine  

UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference Scheduled for 10/5/2019

August 25, 2019

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 5th at the St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill for a Family Conference and Reunion! This is a free event focused on education, networking, and fun! Advance registration … Continued

Congratulations to Drs. Faurot, Roth, and Gaylord for their recent awards!

May 17, 2019

Yesterday the NC Translational and Clinical Sciences (“TraCS”) Institute announced awardees for 2 programs. Congratulations to our PM&R faculty members within the Program of Integrative Medicine for their awards from NC TraCS! Kim Faurot, PhD, MPH, PA is the principal investigator for a $2K Pilot Grant Program and Isabel Roth, DrPH, MS is the principal … Continued

2018 PM&R Research Day

July 15, 2018

Our department’s 16th annual Research Day was held on Friday, June 29th in UNC’s Old Clinic Auditorium. The department’s graduating PM&R Resident and graduating PIM T-32 Fellows presented their formal research to the department. Presentation titles are listed below: Diana Marchese, MD: “Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation: Improving the Day of Admission Process” Kristin Jerger, MD, LMBT: … Continued

Dr. Lee Shuping awarded Carolina Care Highlight!

July 15, 2018

Congratulations to Lee Shuping, MD, MPT who was recently mentioned in the latest Carolina Care Highlight! UNC Healthcare and the UNC School of Medicine’s Newsroom posted that Dr. Shuping had received excellent remarks from a recent patient in a Press Ganey survey. Dr. Shuping’s intelligence, patient care skills, and problem solving abilities were all mentioned … Continued