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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. … Continued

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 … Continued

Trista Reid Wins FY20 Carolina Care Award

October 6, 2020

Trista Reid, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of General, Acute Care, and Trauma was selected for the Inpatient Carolina Care Multi-Level Rounding Award! Congratulations to Dr. Reid on this amazing honor.

Congratulations Stephanie Gray, MD, General Surgery Resident PGY5, Class of 2000 Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient

August 19, 2020

Stephanie Gray, MD, General Surgery Resident, has been selected by the Class of 2021 as this year’s Surgery Intern recipient of The Class of 2000 Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award. This award honors the interns and residents deemed by the third year class to be the most outstanding in each of the seven core clerkships. … Continued

David Gerber Awarded Defense Meritorious Service Medal by the Secretary of Defense

August 11, 2020

David A. Gerber, MD, George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery and Chief of Abdominal Transplant Surgery at UNC Surgery was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal by the United States Secretary of Defense. Congratulations to Dr. Gerber on this well-deserved honor. “I am deeply moved and somewhat speechless to receive this tremendous honor,” … Continued

Philip Spanheimer, MD Wins SUS Junior Faculty Award

July 10, 2020

Congratulations to Philip Spanheimer, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Spanheimer has been selected for the 2020-2021 SUS Junior Faculty Award, sponsored by the SUS Foundation, for his research project titled “TFAP2C Regulates Estrogen Responsive Transcriptomic States in Luminal Breast Cancer!” The Society of University Surgeons (SUS) was founded … Continued