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

Hayes-Jordan Elected to American Pediatric Surgical Association Board of Directors

August 4, 2020

Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD, Byah Thomason Doxey-Sanford Doxey Distinguished Professor, Chief of the division of general pediatric surgery, has been elected a governor of the board of directors for the American Pediatric Surgical Association. Originally posted in UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom Contact: Carleigh Gabryel, 919-864-0580, August 4, 2020 CHAPEL HILL, NC – … 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

Harvey Jeffries

June 26, 2020

Who is Harvey Jeffries? A former professor in the UNC Gilling’s School of Public Health, Harvey Jeffries is no stranger to the UNC system. Born in Virginia, raised on a small farm in Fayetteville, Harvey spent his childhood days exploring the woods around his home, collecting specimens, and cataloging them with his microscope. He graduated … Continued