Erica Peters, PhD, Receives Award

May 22, 2019

Erica Peters, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, was selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2019 Collaborative Research Travel Grant. The grant is for her project entitled: “Development of injectable, niche-responsive peptide amphiphile nanofibers to reduce atherosclerotic plaque burden.” Her grant as approved in the amount of $8,000 to be used between June 1, 2019 and December 31, … Continued

Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH Honored with Distinguished Professorship

May 20, 2019

Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH Honored with The Oliver R. Rowe Distinguished Professorship. On Monday, May 13, 2019, Anthony Gbolahan Charles, MD, MPH, was honored with the Oliver R. Rowe Distinguished Professorship. The event, which took place at the Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, was marked by speeches that touched upon the impact and history of … Continued

Melina Kibbe, MD, Honored with Presidential Citation

May 13, 2019

Melina Kibbe, MD, Chair of the Department of Surgery, Honored with Presidential Citation award from the Association of VA Surgeons. The Presidential Citation is given In special recognition for outstanding contributions made to further the well-being of veterans of the United States of America, the Association of VA Surgeons recognizes your exemplary leadership and dedicated commitment … Continued

Mia Klein Takes Home a Win at this Years Association of VA Surgeons Conference

May 13, 2019

Mia Klein, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, received the award for Best Basic Science Presentation at the Association of VA Surgeons Conference in April. Not only did she receive the Best Basic Science Presentation which consisted of a cash prize, but she also won the trauma competition. She won a trip to present her abstract to represent … Continued

Celebrating our Providers’ Carolina Care Excellence

May 7, 2019

Please join us in congratulating our 14 providers who will receive the 2019 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence! UNC Health Care administers the CG-CAHPS (Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) survey to solicit feedback from our patients. The survey asks patients if they would … Continued

Timothy Farrell, MD and Marco Patti, MD receive UNC-MAHEC Simulation Grant

May 1, 2019

Timothy Farrell, MD, Vice Chair of Education and Professor of Surgery along with Dr. Marco Patti, Professor of Surgery and Simulation Director was awarded a UNC_MAHEC Grant. They received a grant in the amount of $38,000 for one year. Their grant was based on the following proposal: Overview: Surgical simulation is appealing because it allows … Continued

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, Elected President-elect of Society of Black Academic Surgeons

April 30, 2019

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief of UNC Children’s Hospital was elected President-elect of the Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS). The mission of the SBAS is to improve health, advance science, and foster careers of African American and other underrepresented minority surgeons. Throughout her career, Dr. Hayes-Jordan has exemplified the qualities of … Continued

Association of Women Surgeons Spring Event

April 25, 2019

The Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) medical student group at UNC held a Spring event at the end of April focusing on connecting female medical students with surgeons and residents to discuss what it means to be a female surgeon today. The event was made up of 16 medical students and 16 female surgeons who … Continued

Meet the New Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Jennifer Carr, MD

April 17, 2019

Jennifer Carr, MD, joins the UNC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, She sat down to discuss her childhood dream of becoming a singing veterinarian, what inspired her to return to academic medicine and the advice she would share with her younger self. Dr. Carr received a Bachelor … Continued

William Marston, MD, Recently Elected to ASA

April 15, 2019

William Marston, MD, Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery was recently elected to membership of the American Surgical Association. As a premier academic society for surgeons, the American Surgical Association will always strive to benefit the patient and the profession of surgery by advocating and promoting excellence, innovation, and integrity in science, … Continued

Melanoma symposium to include talks on treatment, nutrition

April 2, 2019

The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the N.C. Cancer Hospital are partnering with the Melanoma Research Foundation to host Melanoma Patient Day, an afternoon symposium offering information and support for patients with melanoma. The University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the N.C. Cancer Hospital are partnering with the … Continued

Tom Egan, MD, Wins a Multi-PI NIH R21 award

March 22, 2019

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Tom Egan for receiving a multi-PI NIH R21 award. Dr. Egan received the award in collaboration with Dr. Marie Muller, Primary Investigator and Assistant Professor in Mechanical Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University. The multi-PI NIH R21 award was issued from the National Cancer Institute for their project entitled, … Continued