PHOTOS: Hyde County NC-Steve Helber AP; Lumberton NC-Gerry Broome AP; Lumberton NC-David Goldman AP The Executive Board met early Sunday evening to discuss how members of The Old North State Medical Society can provide much needed assistance to care providers and patients affected by Hurricane Florence and to help people continue their [...]
24th Annual Legacy Luncheon, August 19th, 2017 The Auxiliary to the Durham Academy of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy held its 24th Annual Legacy Luncheon on Saturday, August 19th at the Durham Hilton Hotel. The keynote speaker was Tedra Anderson-Brown, M.D., Psychiatrist, and Medical Director for Substance Use Disorder Services [...]
WINSTON SALEM Harvey Hamilton Allen, Sr., 87, a physician and distinguished community member, passed on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Dr. Allen received the Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in chemistry from Lincoln University, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, completed a year of study in the graduate school of physiology [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. Tracy M. Walton, Jr., 87, a physician and Past President of the National Medical Association, Region 3 peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 29, 2018 surrounded by his wife and children. Dr. Tracy Walton Jr, MD graduated from Howard University College of Medicine in 1961 and was [...]
https://youtu.be/9Csvywy7qXM In November 2017, the rules changed about what classifies as high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Experts looking at all the newest data defined hypertension as a reading of 130/80. This new guideline lowers the previous standard of 140/90. Read more about how this change affects Americans now [...]
JUNE 23-24 CONFERENCE - RALEIGH, NC | Dr. Benjamin Gonzalez, who specializes in Wellness, Functional, and Preventative Medicine at his practice, Atlantis Medical Wellness & Weight Loss, in Silver Spring, MD will be speaking at this year's 130th ONSMS Scientific Session.
This month's Member Profile is Dr. Kiara S. Eily, who specializes in brain health and offers a wide range of healthcare services at her practice, Carolina Center for Restorative Medicine, in Raleigh, NC.
This month's interview is Parts 2 and 3 of a 3-part Series recording a conversation I had in February 2017 with one of our long standing and distinguished members, Dr. Charles Johnson, Jr. MD.
In October 2016, NCMB sent email surveys to 10,000 randomly selected licensees requesting their input on topics impacting the practice of medicine. Earlier this month, NCMB published their results.
The Antioch Baptist Church honors ONSMS Member Dr. Charles Johnson, Jr. for his pioneering work as the first black physician on Duke University's medical faculty.