Ethel F. and James A. Valone Distinguished Visiting Professor Gordon Lee, MD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Standford University Medical Center

July 31, 2019

Ethel F. and James A. Valone Distinguished Visiting Professor Gordon Lee, MD Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery The Standford University Medical Center Dr. Gordon Lee is a Professor of Plastic Surgery at Stanford University. Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate education at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor … 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

Ethel F. and James A. Valone Distinguished Visiting Professor: Susan Mackinnon, MD, Professor and Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Washington University School of Medicine

April 17, 2019

Ethel F. and James A. Valone Distinguished Visiting Professor Susan Mackinnon, MD Sydney M. Shoenberg, Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Professor, Surgery Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Washington University School of Medicine Topic: “Paradigm Shifts in Nerve Surgery” Susan Mackinnon, MD is the Sydney M. Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Professor and chief of the Division of … 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

Congratulations to our New Trainees!

March 15, 2019

Congratulations to all of our new trainees! General Surgery Residents | PGY1 Ursula Adams University of North Carolina Jingjing “Selena” An Duke University Anoosh Bahraini Medical College of Georgia Taylor Carter Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City           Megan Lombardi Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Hannah Trembath University of Iowa Sarah Weiner Univ. … Continued

Melina Kibbe, MD, Wins Women Leaders in Medicine Award

March 13, 2019

Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Surgery was honored with the 12th Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Award! The leaders of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) selected Dr. Kibbe as one of the recipients of the 12 Annual Women Leaders in Medicine Awards! The award recognizes women physicians … Continued

Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Receives Faculty Research Fellowship

March 6, 2019

Congratulations to Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Downs-Canner received a Faculty Research Fellowship for her research project entitled, “Inhibition of Th17 into Treg conversion as a novel component of immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer” from the American College of Surgeons. Her research will be funded … Continued

Gita Mody, MD, Selected to Receive a TSF Research Award

March 5, 2019

Congratulations to Gita Mody, MD, who was recently selected to receive a TSF Research Award. Dr. Mody was selected by The Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF) for her project entitled, “Improving Lung Cancer Surgery Using Patient Centered Outcomes” in the amount of $80,000 for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021. The mission of the TSF … Continued