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Ferris publishes article on challenges facing adolescent patients

March 11, 2015

The article, “Health Care Transition for Adolescents with CKD—The Journey From Pediatric to Adult Care,” was published in Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease. Maria Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD, has co-authored an article published last week in Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease (Volume 18, Issue 5, Pages 384-390, September 2011), “Health Care Transition for Adolescents with … Read more

Welcome, Dr. Roger W. Lamanna

March 11, 2015

The UNC Kidney Center welcomes Dr. Roger Lamanna to the Division of Nephrology. Dr. Lamanna will provide nephrology consultive services and dialysis care through the UNC Kidney Center’s Sanford satellite facility and will act as bridge between the University and the local medical community. Roger Lamanna, MD is pleased to be joining the Nephrology Division … Read more

Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture to be given by Ronald Falk, MD

March 11, 2015

The annual lecture will take place on October 3, 2011. The title of the lecture is, “The Essential Need for a Climate of Curiosity in Academic Hospitals: The ANCA Vasculitis Story.” The annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Ronald Falk, MD, Allan Brewster Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Nephrology & … Read more

New Podcast, “Immunizations and the Immunocompromised Patient,” Produced

March 11, 2015

Audio podcast discusses immunizations and the recommendations for patients whose immune systems are compromised. UNC Kidney Center Director Dr Ron Falk is joined by Dr. David Weber, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC. In this recording Drs Falk and Weber discuss … Read more

Welcome, Dr. Roberto Negrete-Lopez

March 11, 2015

The UNC Kidney Center welcomes visiting scholar Dr. Roberto Negrete-Lopez. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the Universidad Autonoma do Nueva Leon in 2002, Dr. Negrete studied Internal Medicine at the Hospital Christus Muguerza Alta Especialidad. He then continued his specialization in Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology at the Hospital Universitario “Jose E. Gonzalez” of the … Read more

First Neyhart Scholarship to be Awarded in July of 2012

March 11, 2015

The Neyhart Scholarship, created by Clara and Greg Neyhart, will award its first scholarship in July of 2012. Applications will be accepted between January 1 and April 15. Clara and Greg established this scholarship in 2010 to support patients with kidney disease or children of patients with kidney disease, who are in pursuit of education … Read more

New Podcast, “Being There for Your Friend with Vasculitis” Produced

March 11, 2015

Two-part audio podcast features questions related to “”Understanding Vasculitis and How it May Affect Your Friend” and “Ways You Can Maintain a Healthy Friendship.” When someone has a friend or family member who has been diagnosed with vasculitis, that person might not know what to say or what to do. Delesha Carpenter, PhD, MSPH helps … Read more

UNC Kidney Center Gearing Up for Seventh Annual Kidney Kare 5K

March 11, 2015

The Seventh Annual Kidney Kare 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2012. Registration is open for the UNC Kidney Center’s Kidney Kare 5K, which will take place on Saturday, March 17 in Carrboro, NC. Participants of all abilities and ages are invited to sign up for the event, in which they can … Read more