Buchbinder article analyzes debate over aid-in-dying laws

May 7, 2018

   Medical aid-in-dying laws are on the rise in the U.S., but patients still face substantial barriers to access, according to      an analysis by Mara Buchbinder, PhD. Eight U.S. jurisdictions (seven states plus the District of Columbia) now … Continued

Mara Buchbinder Receives Hettleman Award

August 1, 2017

Dr. Mara Buchbinder, Associate Professor of Social Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Anthropology, has been selected to receive a 2017 Ruth and Philip Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. The Hettleman award is one of the University of North … Continued

Jeffrey Sonis Elected to AOA Honor Society

May 1, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Sonis, associate professor of Social Medicine, has been elected to the UNC School of Medicine chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha, a national honor medical society. Dr. Sonis was nominated and elected to AOA by students in recognition of … Continued

Giselle Corbie-Smith Elected President of SGIM

March 30, 2017

Dr. Giselle Corbie Smith, Professor of Social Medicine and Medicine, and Director of the Center for Health Equity Research, has been elected to a three-year term as president of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM).