UNC Health Care Experts Guide

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Marco A. Alemán, MD

Marco A. Alemán, MD

Marco A. Alemán, MD, associate professor in the UNC Department of Medicine, is an expert in general internal medicine and health issues affecting the Hispanic/Latino population.

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Joshua J. Alexander, MD

Joshua J. Alexander, MD

Joshua J. Alexander, MD is an associate professor Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and an expert in rehabilitation and the care of children with disabilities.

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Thomas Belhorn, MD, PhD

Thomas Belhorn, MD, PhD

Thomas Belhorn, MD, PhD is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and an expert in Pediatric infectious diseases, viral infections, HIV, medical education.

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Robert G. Berger, MD

Robert G. Berger, MD

Robert G. Berger, MD is a professor of Medicine and the Director of Medical Informatics for UNC Hospitals. Dr. Berger is an expert in lupus, vasculitis, and medical informatics.

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Richard C. Boucher, MD

Richard C. Boucher, MD

Richard C. Boucher, MD is an Executive Associate Dean for Translational Research, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine and an expert in cystic fibrosis, asthma, airway diseases.

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Wendy R. Brewster MD, PhD

Wendy R. Brewster MD, PhD

Wendy R. Brewster MD, PhD is an associate professor and the Director of the UNC Center for Women’s Health Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Robert A. Buckmire, MD

Robert A. Buckmire, MD

Robert A. Buckmire, MD, is a Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Residency Program Director, Director of the UNC Voice Center, and the Chief of Voice and Swallowing Disorders. Dr. Buckmire is an expert in voice and swallowing disorders, diagnostic laryngeal EMG, laryngeal framework surgery, and microsurgical treatment of laryngeal pathology.

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Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD

Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD

Cynthia M. Bulik, PhD is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and an expert in eating disorders in adolescents and young adults.

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Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD is a Division Chief and professor; and the Director of the Center for Aging and Health in the Department of Medicine. She is an expert on geriatrics functional assessment, urinary incontinence, and transition of care.

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John B. Buse, MD, PhD

John B. Buse, MD, PhD

John B. Buse, MD, PhD is the Division Chief, Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Research, and professor in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert in diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, lipids, and cardiovascular risk reduction.

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Lisa A. Carey, MD

Lisa A. Carey, MD

Lisa A. Carey, MD is Physician-in-Chief of the North Carolina Cancer Hospital and an expert in breast cancer.

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Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH

Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH

Crystal Wiley Cené, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and an expert in cardiovascular disease, health disparities, social context of disease, and community-based participatory research.

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Alice Chuang, MD

Alice Chuang, MD

Alice Chuang, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an expert in the use of 4D technology in GYN ultrasound, medical education, general obstetrics.

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Myron S. Cohen, MD

Myron S. Cohen, MD

Myron S. Cohen, MD is the Division Chief and Director in the UNC Center for Infectious Diseases. He is also a J. Herbert Bate Distinguished Professor in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert in sexually transmitted diseases and HIV, biology and epidemiology.

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H. Shelton Earp, III, MD

H. Shelton Earp, III, MD

H. Shelton Earp, MD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Professor of Medicine & Pharmacology, Director of UNC Cancer Care, and Lineberger Professor of Cancer Research at UNC-Chapel Hill. Earp Lab is particularly interested in tyrosine-specific protein kinases in breast and prostate cancer, as well as lymphoma/leukemia.

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James P. Evans, MD, PhD

James P. Evans, MD, PhD

James P. Evans, MD, PhD is a professor, Director, Clinical Cancer Genetics and The Bryson Program in Human Genetics in the Department of Genetics. He is an expert in medical genetics and cancer genetics.

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Ronald J. Falk, MD

Ronald J. Falk, MD

Ronald J. Falk, MD a division chief, a professor, and a director in the UNC Kidney Center of the Department of Medicine. He is an expert in glomerular disease, lupus, vasculitis, dialysis, ANCA-mediated vasculitis.

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Ana Felix, MBChB

Ana Felix, MBChB

Ana Felix, MBChB is and assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and an expert in stroke, TIA in adults and children; neurovascular ultrasound; stroke in the young & in women; hypercoagulable disorders associated with stroke.

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Maria Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD

Maria Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD

Maria Ferris, MD, MPH, PhD is an associate professor, the director of the Pediatric Renal Transplant and Dialysis Program and the director of the UNC Health Care Transition Program in the Department of Medicine. She is an expert in transition to adulthood with a chronic illness, early markers of kidney disease, obesity and hypertension.

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Marc A. Fritz, MD

Marc A. Fritz, MD

Marc A. Fritz, MD is a division director and professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is an expert in endocrinology, general infertility, menopause, implantation.

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