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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

Match Day 2023

March 17, 2023

We’re thrilled to welcome the new residents to our UNC PM&R family!

RO1 Grant Awarded for Concussion Symptom-management Strategies Project

February 28, 2023

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has awrded an R01 grant for the project: “A Risk Stratification Model for Health and Academic Outcomes in Children with Concussion Based on Novel Symptom Trajectory Typologies.”  UNC PM&R Assistant Professor, Dr. Peter Duquette, joins Dr. Karin Reuter-Rice, Associate Professor, Duke University School of Nursing, and … Read more

UNC School of Medicine NIH Funding Ranks 6th among Public Universities

February 23, 2023

Our current NIH Funding Ranking which remains ranked 18th in the country among PM&R departments. Congratulations to all the researchers in our department, especially our NIH grant PI’s  Dr. Susan Gaylord and Dr. Isabel Roth.   The UNC School of Medicine ranked 19th in the country in total National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for … Read more

Physician/Provider Retreat: Embodied Compassion & Mindful Movement for Stress Management

February 21, 2023

Description In this day-long retreat, you will learn to use evidence-based compassion & mindful movement practices to support burnout prevention and recovery and help you feel more compassionate and empowered to care for yourself and your patients. These practices combine guided relaxation and breath practices, gentle yoga, physical therapy-inspired techniques that you can use for … Read more