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Adam Akerman Wins Tracks 2k Pilot Award and Jr. Faculty Development Award

March 3, 2021

Adam Akerman, Ph.D, receives Grant from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute and a Jr. Faculty Development Award Adam Akerman, Ph.D, is an Assistant Professor in the division of . He received a TraCS $2K pilot grant for his proposal titled ā€œDevelopment of a method for targeted gene delivery to the murine thoracic … Continued

Kristalyn Gallagher Elected for Membership in the Society of University Surgeons

February 23, 2021

Congratulations to Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, Associate Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery for being elected for membership in the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). Membership into the Society is given to persons of well-established professional position and demonstrated scholarly or creative ability that positively impacts their field. The application process is … Continued

Gita Mody Wins One of Only Four Faculty Research Fellowship Awards From the American College of Surgeons

February 23, 2021

Congratulations Gita Mody, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The American College of Surgeons and its Scholarship Program Committee announced Dr. Mody, as one of only four Faculty Research Fellowship award recipients for 2022-2024. “Receiving the American College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship Award for my project ‘Improving Thoracic … Continued

David Gerber, MD, Honored as Healthcare Champion

February 19, 2021

UNC Health and the North Carolina Tar Heels chose David Gerber, MD, Division Chief of Abdominal Transplant, and George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery as this months Healthcare Champion.

Avital Yohann, MD, Receives Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Award

February 10, 2021

Congratulations to Avital (Tali) Yohann, MD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, who was offered a position in the 2020-2021 class of the UJMT Fogarty Global Health Fellowship Program. This mentored training opportunity is based in Malawi over the duration of the award, where she will gain experience and expertise in the conduct of research. The program provides … Continued

McGinigle and Yi Receive Grants from NC TraCS Institute

January 19, 2021

UNC Department of Surgery Faculty members Katharine McGinigle, MD, MPH, and Xianwen Yi, MD, PhD, received grants from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Katharine McGinigle, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and the Surgical Director of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program. She, along … Continued