Allen Mask, M.D.

Allen Mask

Health Team physician

Professional Experience:
Physician (anesthesiologist and internist).

Awards & Recognition:
Morehead Scholars Selection Committee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Medicine, the Media and Technology Award, UNC-CH School of Medicine; "The Heart of It Award" from the American Heart Association for broadcast series on heart disease; Hall of Distinction, African-American Cultural Complex; Board of Trustees, St. Augustine's University, Raleigh; Board of Trustees, Methodist University, Fayetteville; Board of Trustees, Cary Academy, Cary; Board of Advisors, North Carolina Theater, Raleigh; Board of Health Advisors, Elon University, Elon; Board of Advisors, Triangle American Heart Association; Board of Advisors, UNC Lineberger Cancer Center' State Health Chair, N.C. NAACP State Conference

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Doctor of Medicine, UNC-CH School of Medicine; Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School; Anesthesiology Residency, UNC-CH School of Medicine.

Hobbies, Interests & Community Involvement:

Golf, tennis, jazz history, Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

Favorite Books:
"The Autobiography of Frederick Douglass," "Days of Grace" by Arthur Ashe, "Million Dollar Toolbox" by Ty Boyd, "Swing Sweet Blues on the Road" by Wynton Marsalis

Favorite Websites:

AllenMaskMD.com, IDSociety.org, WRAL.com, CBSNews.com, The New York Times, Centers For Disease Control & Prevention and drkoop.com

Likes Best About North Carolina:
Ideal weather, beaches, mountains, college sports

Most Memorable Assignments:

Interview with Jennifer Carlquist, who, after having bariatric surgery one year earlier, lost 190 pounds. That has transformed her personal and professional life.