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UNC's Kate Bergamo

April 10, 2017

For Diabetes: A Call to Congress

UNC School of Medicine professor and nurse practitioner Kate Bergamo joined diabetes advocates in the annual Call to Congress.

Diabetes, Research

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Dr. Sidney Smith

March 14, 2017

Smith Recognized With American College of Cardiology Top Honor

Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, will be presented with the Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.

Awards, Cardiology

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H. Shelton Earp

March 13, 2017

Earp, Ting recognized for career achievements in cancer research

H. Shelton Earp, MD, director of UNC Cancer Care and the Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research, and Jenny P.Y. Ting, PhD, UNC Lineberger member and William Rand Kenan Professor of Genetics, have been honored with the Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award.

Awards, Cancer

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Michelle Brownstein

December 5, 2016

Brownstein receives 2016 Fuller Award

Michelle Brownstein, MD, assistant professor of surgery, has been honored with this year’s H. Fleming Fuller Award, given annually to the member of the medical staff who most embodies Fuller’s lifelong commitment to patient care, teaching and community service.


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Stephanie Gupton

November 15, 2016

Tracing the Development of Neurons

Stephanie Gupton, PhD, was recently awarded a Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship Award for her research into how neurons change shape and mature during development. We sat down with her for Five Questions.

Neurology, Research

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October 31, 2016

UNC Hospitals, UNC REX Healthcare, High Point Regional, and Pardee ...

Only 844 hospitals nationwide received “A” grades in the Fall 2016 Leapfrog report.


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UNC Chapel

October 28, 2016

UNC ranks 2nd in world for pharmacology and toxicology

UNC performed exceptionally well in health, medical and life science fields in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities rankings.


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2016 Simmons Scholars: Raquel Reyes

October 14, 2016

UNC School of Medicine announces new class of Simmons Scholars

The Simmons Scholars Program supports the work and professional development of faculty members from groups underrepresented in medicine.


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Charles M. Perou

October 6, 2016

Komen recognizes Charles Perou with the Brinker Award, its top scie...

Susan G. Komen announced UNC Lineberger researcher Charles M. Perou, PhD, as the recipient of this year's Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Basic Science for his contributions to the understanding of breast cancer as distinct molecular subtypes that have prognostic value using cutting-edge cancer genomics tools.


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Hillary Spangler speaks at the 2016 Sepsis Heroes event held by the Sepsis Alliance

September 21, 2016

Spangler honored as ‘Sepsis Hero’ by Sepsis Alliance

On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, Sepsis Alliance held its fifth annual Sepsis Heroes: Celebrating Champions of Sepsis Awareness gala in New York City. UNC medical student Hillary Spangler was one of five honorees recognized as a Sepsis Hero. This annual event celebrates and applauds the work of individuals and organizations that have made great strides in raising sepsis awareness.

Awards, Hematology

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August 24, 2016

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center receives FEMA grant

This funding, which is administered under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be used to educate lower-income North Carolinians about fire safety and train first responders in burn treatment.


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Dale Jenkins

July 15, 2016

NC Hospital Association Honors Dale Jenkins with Trustee Merit Award

Mr. Jenkins is currently chair of the Board of Trustees for UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill and was previously chair of the Board of Directors for UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh.


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