• Erica Peters, PhD, Receives Award

    Erica Peters, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, was selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2019 Collaborative Research Travel Grant. The grant is for her project entitled: “Development of injectable, niche-responsive peptide amphiphile nanofibers to reduce atherosclerotic plaque burden.” Her grant as approved in the amount of $8,000 to be used between June 1, 2019 and Dec … Continued

  • Drs. Anthony Charles & Melina Kibbe.

    Anthony G. Charles, MD, MPH Honored with Distinguished Professorship

    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 the Professorship as well as comments t … Continued

  • Dr. Chairns and Dr. Maile

    Drs. Bruce Cairns and Robert Maile Co-Investigators on new Grant

    Please join us in congratulating Bruce Cairns, MD, and Robert Maile, PhD, for receiving a Tier 2 Grant.   Dr. Bruce Cairns is the Chief of the Division of Burn Surgery,  Director, North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center and the John Stackhouse Distinguished Professor of Surgery. Dr. Robert Maile is Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Burn Surgery. In collaboration wi … Continued

  • Dr. Melina Kibbe UNC Surgery

    Melina Kibbe, MD, Honored with Presidential Citation

    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 comm … Continued

  • Mia Klein Takes Home a Win at this Years Association of VA Surgeons Conference

    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 AVAS at the American College of Surgeons in … Continued

  • Celebrating our Providers’ Carolina Care Excellence

    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 recommend their provide … Continued

  • Tim Farrell and Marco Patti

    Timothy Farrell, MD and Marco Patti, MD receive UNC-MAHEC Simulation Grant

    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 trainees to acquire skills in a safe, … Continued

  • Melanoma Patient Day

    Melanoma symposium to include talks on treatment, nutrition

    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 partnerin … Continued