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Dr. Lee Receives Rizzo Professorship, Marks 20 Years of UNC PM&R

August 7, 2014

Dr. Michael Y. Lee Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA, recently was appointed as the Sidna Chockley Rizzo Distinguished Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The professorship was created with the initiation of a gift from Mr. Paul Rizzo and family in memory of his wife, who was a grateful patient. As founding chair of the … Read more

Caring for Children in Haiti: 2nd Visit

May 20, 2014

Dr. Alexander in Haiti Joshua Alexander, MD, director of pediatric rehabilitation at the NC Children’s Hospital and associate professor at UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, cared for disabled children May 18-25, 2014, at the Zanmi Beni Orphanage in Haiti. Timothy Sanford, MD, a medical resident in PM&R, and Beth Leiro, a local pediatric physical therapist, … Read more

Drs. Alexander, Lee Nationally Ranked by US News

February 18, 2014

Congratulations to our nationally-ranked faculty! Joshua Alexander, MD, a pediatric rehabilitation specialist Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA, department chair Doctors are selected through an online peer nomination process, managed by Castle Connolly in partnership with U.S News. Overall, the University of North Carolina Health Care System ranked nationally in 13 specialties for 2013, and high-performing … Read more

PM&R Outpatient Clinic Makes Top 5 – Again!

December 2, 2013

Our PM&R Outpatient Clinic, located at the new Center for Rehabilitation Care, placed in the “Top 5” two quarters in a row, based on high patient satisfaction scores. Patient comments included the following: “This is about the nicest, most courteous staff in the whole hospital … .” “All of the staff were very professional in … Read more

UNC Selected as Clinical Site for NFLPA Program on Former Players’ Health

November 14, 2013

UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been selected by the National Football League Players Association to participate in a new initiative aimed at providing medical services and support to its former players. “Through this award, our team of nationally recognized physiatrists will monitor and manage the health … Read more

Thank You to Lowe’s Heroes!

November 12, 2013

UNC and 14 Triangle Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores Team Together to Build a Challenge Course in 3 Days View the video, which aired on WRAL! You also may view a photo-slide-show of the opening events from the UNC media team! The UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care of Chapel Hill and Lowes Home Improvement teamed up … Read more

UNC PM&R Goes National @ AAPM&R

October 19, 2013

UNC PM&R celebrated its 20th anniversary at the annual assembly of the American Association of PM&R. Read more!

New Location for Outpatient Clinics

August 19, 2013

Center for Rehabilitation Care UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation’s outpatient care has moved to a new location in the Chapel Hill Community, with easier reach! The UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care (CRC) is located at 1807 N. Fordham Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 (in the former Borders Building). At the CRC, personalized treatment remains our … Read more

Celebrating 20 Years

August 2, 2013

UNC Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is celebrating 20 years of excellence in 2013. In two short decades, our department’s Commitment to Caring® has produced an unparalleled level of patient services and garnered national rankings by both US News & World Report and Best Doctors in America®. Along with our high NIH ranking, esteemed residency program … Read more

UNC PMR Achieves High Rankings for NIH Funding

January 30, 2013

The UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ranked number 6 in the country for NIH funding in 2009. For each subsequent year, the department has consistently placed in the top 15. “Our faculty’s innovative ideas and their efforts have resulted in these awards,” said Michael Y. Lee, MD, MHA, department chair. “I especially want … Read more