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Spanheimer Receives SOM Physician-Scientist Award

June 29, 2021

Dr. Philip Spanheimer is one of six scholars who will receive support from the UNC School of Medicine Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP). This program is a pipeline to recruit, train and retain the most promising individuals to our clinical training programs where they will receive mentorship and support to foster their research careers. Spanheimer’s … Read more

Joshua Herb Receives Pope Clinical Trainee Award

June 4, 2021

Dr. Joshua Herb, General Surgery Resident, was honored with a prestigious Pope Clinical Trainee Award, given to senior fellows who demonstrate excellence in cancer research and clinical care. Nominations for this competitive selection are voted on by all Department Chairs and Division Chiefs of cancer-related clinical and research areas. The awards are supported by the … Read more

Jeffrey Johnson Wins Tracks 2k Pilot Award

March 31, 2021

Jeffrey Johnson, MD, receives Grant from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Jeffrey Johnson, MD, is a Surgical Oncology Fellow in the Department of Surgery.  He received a TraCS $2K pilot grant for his proposal titled “Deep Learning-Aided Digital Pathology to Improve Diagnosis and Identify High-Risk Features in Melanoma Sentinel Lymph Nodes.” The … Read more

Stephanie Downs-Canner Awarded UNC Lineberger Development Award

March 18, 2021

Congratulations to Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery on receiving a UNC Lineberger Development Award. The UNC Lineberger Developmental Funding Program is intended to support the development of cancer research led by the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and to stimulate new … Read more

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 “Development of a method for targeted gene delivery to the murine thoracic … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more