Congratulations to Stephanie Downs-Canner, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Downs-Canner received a Tier 1 Pilot Award entitled “Inhibition of Th17 into Treg conversion as a novel component of immunotherapy in triple negative breast cancer.” Her research will be funded in the amount of $50,000 over 1 year. … Continued
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Melina Kibbe, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, for receiving an NIH R01 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute The award was given for her project entitled, “A Novel Endovascular Approach to Remove Atherosclerotic Plaque Lesions in Situ”, in the amount … Continued
Congratulations to our 2019 Junior Faculty Development Award Winners. Congratulations to Rebecca Maine, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery, Ugwuji Maduekwe, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Surgical Oncology, and Edward Bahnson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery for being … Continued
UNC medical student Jihane Jadi interviews her mentor, Dr. Trista Reid, about her career as a trauma/critical care surgeon, being a woman in surgery, and her advice to those beginning their careers. Whenever you ask a resident or a medical student about their experience working with Dr. Trista Reid, her outstanding commitment to patient care, education, … Continued
UNC Simulation Laboratory hosts the 3rd annual ACS Introduction to Simulation-Based Teaching November 8 – 10, 2018 Malcolm Gladwell, staff writer for the New Yorker and author of Outliers: The Story of Success writes, “Achievement is talent plus preparation. However, the ten-thousand-hour research reminds us that the closer psychologists look at the careers of the … Continued
NC Jaycee Burn Center hosted the 27th Annual “Celebration of Life” burn survivors’ reunion on Saturday, November 11th. This event offered survivors, their families and friends, members of the fire service, current and former Burn Center staff, and community volunteers an opportunity to come together to share stories of recovery, struggle, and hope. The event … Continued
The UNC Center for Transplant Care is celebrating 50 years of care for patients. To commemorate this milestone there will be an event to recognize patients, doctors,and staff that make the program possible.
The UNC and Duke Chapters of the Association of Women Surgeons held the inaugural Southeast Exchange Conference on September 22, 2018, at the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. The conference included a series of workshops and panels on topics aligned with the theme, “Breaking Down Barriers, Building Each Other Up.”
Melina Kibbe, MD, Colin G. Thomas Jr. Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Surgery, was recently interviewed by Focus Carolina. She discussed the events in her life that led her to become a pioneering doctor, her groundbreaking research and her work as a Vascular Surgeon.