Author Archives: Sheerah Coe
Luigi Pascarella, MD, Clerkship Director, along with Drs. Barnhouse and Klipstein won The Whitehead Medical Society of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine award for Best Application Phae Course Award. The award acknowledges and recognizes the Hospital, Interventional, and Surgical Care among the courses in the Application Phase curriculum, as it was effectively … Continued
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ikonomidis for receiving a NIH R21 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for the project entitled, “Exploration of key proteases and validation of biomarkers in genetically triggered thoracic aortic aneurysms”, in the amount of $233,250 for the period 8/1/2019 to 7/31/2021.
Mark Farber, MD, chief of vascular surgery at the UNC School of Medicine, is the national principal investigator for the study and performed the trial’s first implant of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis, an investigational device, at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, NC.
Paula Strassle, Ph.D., M.S.P.H joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor. She sat down to discuss her childhood dream of becoming an anthropologist, the events that inspired her to become an epidemiologist, and the goals she has for herself as a faculty member at UNC.