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Lathren awarded NC TraCS Stakeholder Engagement Voucher

January 28, 2022

Dr Christine Lathren, MD, MSPH, UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Dr Karen Bluth, PhD, UNC Department of Psychiatry received the NC TraCS $2K Stakeholder Engagement Voucher for their study: Engaging Stakeholders to Tailor Mindful Self-Compassion Programming for Transgender Adolescents.   This project will engage a group of stakeholders who are in the … Read more

New AIR Center to Open February 2022

December 7, 2021

       UNC Hospitals and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation are making plans to move the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation (AIR) Center from Chapel Hill to nearby Hillsborough, NC. The new AIR Center will be located on the 3rd and 4th floors of the bed tower currently under construction at UNC Hospitals – … Read more

Patient Story: 10 Months After COVID, Symptoms Linger for Mom of 2

September 10, 2021

This story was originally published in UNC Health Talk   Sherry Flynn, 47, is an outgoing mother of two who enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling to watch her son play baseball and attending church. “I like family time and having lots of friends over for cookouts,” Flynn says. “Church is a … Read more

Conference Wrap-Up- Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

August 27, 2021

On August 6, 2021, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Greensboro AHEC hosted the Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals. This year’s virtual workshop highlighted ways healthcare professionals can improve clinical and life outcomes for persons with disabilities by incorporating unique psychosocial and cultural factors into … Read more

UNC Spina Bifida Family Conference

July 2, 2021

UNC Pediatric Spina Bifida Patients and Families – Please join UNC Departments of Neurosurgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Urology, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Therapies on October 23th for a UNC Virtual Spina Bifida Family Conference! Join us for this virtual day of education, networking, and fun! Presentations for parents and families of children with spina bifida. … Read more

Tompary receives the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award

July 1, 2021

Congratulations the PGY-3 Dr Andriana Tompary, DO on receiving the Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award! Recipients of this award have demonstrated empathy for patients and their families, effectiveness in listening to and communicating with our patients and families; advocacy for and demonstration of the highest standards of patient care and maintained exemplary professional and … Read more

Psychosocial and Cultural Aspects of Disability: A Training Workshop for Health Professionals

May 18, 2021

Presented by The UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services and Greensboro AHEC Individuals with disabilities have unique cultural and psychosocial experiences that impact functioning, quality of life, and full participation in medical, rehabilitation, and mental health treatment. Healthcare professionals can improve clinical and life outcomes for persons with disabilities by incorporating these unique … Read more

2021 PM&R Research Day

April 15, 2021

UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Research Day You are cordially invited to the UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2021 Research Day! Please join us as our Class of 2021 graduating PM&R resident physicians and PIM fellows showcase their final research presentations. Additionally, the Class of 2022 PM&R resident physicians and … Read more

Match Day 2021

March 19, 2021

Welcome Class of 2025! Congratulations!    Taylor Baker DO: Touro University, Nevada Hagar Elgendy MD: University of Cincinnati Sierra McLean MD: University of Utah Raveen Sugantharaj DO: Marion University, IN  

UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic

March 18, 2021

Under the leadership of PM&R department chair Joshua Alexander, MD, and assistant professor JM Baratta, MD, UNC PM&R has led the way for the creation of the UNC COVID-19 Recovery Clinic, a new and collaborative approach to serve the growing number of patients facing multiple health issues following their COVID-19 Infection. The clinic is co-directed … Read more