Adesola Akinkuotu, MD, is the new Assistant Professor at UNC Surgery in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. She sat down to discuss her journey from Nigeria to North Carolina, her childhood aspirations to be a neurosurgeon and how she decided to focus on Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Akinkuotu received her undergraduate degree in biology from Wake … Continued
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Congratulations Dr. Jen Jen Yeh for receiving a multi-PI NIH T32 award with Dr. William Kim (Lineberger) from the National Cancer Institute for the project entitled, “UNC Integrated Translational Oncology Program (UNC-iTOP)”, in the amount of $2,578,421 from 9/20/2019 – 8/31/2024. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Integrated Translational Oncology Program (UNC-iTOP) is … Continued
The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded Dr. Melina Kibbe, MD, Chair, and Professor at UNC Surgery, with the Biomedical Laboratory R&D Senior Clinical Scientist Award. She received the award for her project entitled, “Novel in situ custom biodegradable drug-eluting stents for endovascular surgery.”
Check out the UNC Surgery Summer 2019 newsletter. It includes exciting insights and updates from May through July 2019 about the UNC Department of Surgery. Some of the stories include the 4th Annual Nathan. A Womack Surgical Society Research Day and Graduation as well as highlights and awards and new faculty, staff, and APPs!