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NC Jaycee Burn Center Achieves Repeat ABA Burn Verification

June 5, 2024

The NC Jaycee Burn Center is pleased to announce that it has once again achieved American Burn Association (ABA) Burn Verification for adults and pediatrics.              The ABA burn verification provides a true mark of distinction for a Burn Center indicating the center provides high quality patient care to burn … Read more

Desai Honored as Triangle Business Journal’s Surgeon of the Year

April 18, 2024

Chirag Desai, MD, FACS is the Division Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Executive Medical Director for UNC Healthcare Center for Transplant Care, Surgical Director of UNC’s Liver Transplant Program and Director of Chronic Pancreatitis & Autologous-Islet Cell Transplant Program.         Dr. Desai was honored among the Triangle Business Journal’s … Read more

McLean Accepted into Leading Transformation in Academic Medicine 23-24

July 28, 2023

Congratulations to Sean McLean, MD, Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery on acceptance to the 2023-2024 Leading Transformation in Academic Medicine (LTAM).  LTAM is described as “the most robust leadership development program the School of Medicine offers”.    The program lasts eight months, beginning with orientation, kick-off dinner, and a day-long retreat that will include … Read more

Hill, Hollowell Named 2023 Advanced Practice Providers of the Year

July 11, 2023

Congratulations Advanced Practice Providers of the Year, Lauren Hill, DNP, NP and Jamie Hollowell MSN, ACNP Advanced Practice Providers are a huge part of our UNC Surgery team. Read on for ways their nominating colleagues described each. Lauren Hill, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery Nurse Practitioner: She is the pillar of the thoracic surgery service. She fulfills … Read more

Damitz, Stitzenberg, Wood & Gallagher Named Exceptional Women in Medicine

March 21, 2023

Congratulations to these exceptional women physicians and faculty members on the recognition of their excellence as they serve the people of North Carolina and beyond. About the Exceptional Women in Medicine Award: (Award by Castle Connolly Top Doctors):  Awardees are recognized annually, based on peer nominations and outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of … Read more

Desai Guides Chronic Pancreatitis and Autologous Islet Cell Transplant Center Team to Earn National Pancreas Foundation Center of Excellence Designation

October 31, 2022

Chapel Hill, NC, October 27, 2022  – UNC Medical Center – Chronic Pancreatitis and Autologous Islet Cell Transplant Program has been nationally recognized as an approved NPF Center by the National Pancreas Foundation. NPF Centers are awarded after a rigorous audit review to determine that an institutions focus is on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis, treating … Read more

David Ollila Receives Award From the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF)

September 9, 2021

Congratulations to David Ollila, MD, James and Jesse Millis Distinguished Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Ollila received an Award from the John Wayne Cancer Foundation (JWCF) for the project entitled “Artificial Intelligence-Aided Digital Pathology to Improve Diagnosis in Metastatic Melanoma.” The award is for $25,000 from 8/1/2021 thru 7/31/2022. … Read more

David Gerber selected for a 2021 Nursing Staff Recognition Week “Friend of Nursing” Award

April 19, 2021

Congratulations to David Gerber, MD, George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Chief of Abdominal Transplantation has been selected for a 2021 Nursing Staff Recognition Week “Friend of Nursing” Award. The Friend of Nursing award was established in 2009 as a way to recognize the collaborative relationship between Nursing and Medical Colleagues. Through … Read more