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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

Stephanie Downs-Canner Awarded UNC Lineberger Development Award

March 18, 2021

Congratulations to Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery on receiving a UNC Lineberger Development Award. The UNC Lineberger Developmental Funding Program is intended to support the development of cancer research led by the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and to stimulate new … Continued

Kristalyn Gallagher Elected for Membership in the Society of University Surgeons

February 23, 2021

Congratulations to Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, Associate Professor in the Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrine Surgery for being elected for membership in the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). Membership into the Society is given to persons of well-established professional position and demonstrated scholarly or creative ability that positively impacts their field. The application process is … Continued

Gita Mody Wins One of Only Four Faculty Research Fellowship Awards From the American College of Surgeons

February 23, 2021

Congratulations Gita Mody, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The American College of Surgeons and its Scholarship Program Committee announced Dr. Mody, as one of only four Faculty Research Fellowship award recipients for 2022-2024. “Receiving the American College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship Award for my project ‘Improving Thoracic … Continued

David Gerber, MD, Honored as Healthcare Champion

February 19, 2021

UNC Health and the North Carolina Tar Heels chose David Gerber, MD, Division Chief of Abdominal Transplant, and George F. Sheldon, MD Distinguished Professor of Surgery as this months Healthcare Champion.

McGinigle and Yi Receive Grants from NC TraCS Institute

January 19, 2021

UNC Department of Surgery Faculty members Katharine McGinigle, MD, MPH, and Xianwen Yi, MD, PhD, received grants from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. Katharine McGinigle, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and the Surgical Director of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program. She, along … Continued