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UNC School of Medicine Class of 2016 Selects Keisha Gibson, MD, MPH for Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award

May 9, 2016

UNC Kidney Center’s Dr. Keisha Gibson was recognized by the Class of 2016 with the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Faculty Award at the School of Medicine Commencement this weekend. This award, sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, honors a faculty member “who best demonstrates the Foundation’s ideals of outstanding compassion in the delivery … Read more

Smith Doss & Claude Monnier: Raven Rock Ramble Supporters Share Their Story

April 25, 2016

Dr. Ron Falk sits down with Smith Doss and Claude Monnier, two incredible individuals who support the Raven Rock Ramble in a number of ways, as corporate-level sponsors, volunteers, and participants. The Raven Rock Ramble, which is organized by David Cole, is a 100-mile bike ride which promotes awareness of organ donation issues, and benefits … Read more

Predoctoral Trainee Xiaojuan Li Receives First Place for Data Visualization Contest

April 14, 2016

The inaugural Data Visualization Showcase and Contest at the UNC Health Sciences Library, held on April 5, highlighted UNC students’ work in data visualization in a competitive format. Four students from the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School of Medicine (SOM) at UNC presented their work, which was assessed by three faculty … Read more

Dr. Richard Glassock to Give 2016 Blythe Lecture

April 14, 2016

The Blythe Lecture takes place each year in honor of Dr. William Blythe, who was a distinguished and admired former chief of the Division of Nephrology at UNC. This year’s lecture will take place on Wednesday, April 20 at 4:00 PM in G-100 Bondurant Hall. Dr. Glassock will present “Auto-immunity in Glomerular Disease- 50 years … Read more

UNC Kidney Center Welcomes Dietitian Shaun Riebl

February 15, 2016

Shaun Riebl, PhD, RDN, LDN, recently joined the UNC Kidney Center as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Riebl earned his PhD from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He serves alongside the nephrology team in the Kidney and Hypertension Specialty Clinic providing nutrition therapy and education to individuals with kidney disease. Why did you decide to … Read more

2016 Neyhart Scholarship Accepting Applications

February 4, 2016

Clara and Greg Neyhart created the Neyhart Scholarship in 2010 to support patients with kidney disease or children of patients with kidney disease. The fifth scholarship will be awarded in 2016. Applications for the 2016 scholarship currently are being accepted through May 1, 2016. Clara and Greg believe that education often provides the means to … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions Your Kidneys Will Thank You For!

December 16, 2015

As we approach the milestone of another new year, our thoughts sometimes turn to festive events, ball drops, confetti, and maybe tail-gaiting parties. Why not start off the New Year with this list of kidney-friendly top 10 resolutions, courtesy of the National Kidney Foundation (“Kidney-Friendly New Years Resolutions.”) Whether our kidneys are A-1 (or maybe … Read more

UNC Kidney Center Research Presented at 2015 American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week

December 7, 2015

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) hosts an annual meeting and scientist exposition. UNC Kidney Center researchers joined more than 13,000 kidney professionals from across the globe in San Diego, CA. The world’s premier nephrology meeting, Kidney Week provides participants opportunities to change knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging … Read more

J. Charles Jennette, MD Delivers Berryhill Lecture

November 23, 2015

On Nov. 11, J. Charles Jennette, MD, Kenneth M. Brinkhous Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, delivered the 2015 Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture. In his lecture, Jennette thanked his family and faculty colleagues for the support they have given him throughout his career at UNC. He highlighted his close working relationship and … Read more