Allen Mask, M.D.
Health Team physician
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
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.
"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
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.