UNC Health Care Experts Guide

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William J. Powers, MD

William J. Powers, MD

Dr. Powers is Chair and Professor in the Department of Neurology. He is an expert on cerebral blood flow and metabolism, as well as stroke treatment and prevention.

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 Raj S. Pruthi, MD

Raj S. Pruthi, MD

Raj S. Pruthi, MD is Associate Professor and Director of Urologic Oncology. He is an expert in urologic oncology and robotic surgery.

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Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH

Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH

Deborah L. Radisch, MD, MPH is Professor and Chief Medical Examiner in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. She is an expert on forensic pathology, injury prevention, child fatality prevention.

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Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, MD

Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, MD

Rupa C. Redding-Lallinger, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology. She is an expert on sickle cell disease, thalassemia and other anemias.

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Yehuda Ringel, MD

Yehuda Ringel, MD

Yehuda Ringel, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is an expert on Irritable bowel syndrome and functional motility disorders.

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William L. Roper, MD, MPH

William L. Roper, MD, MPH

William L. Roper, MD, MPH is Chief Executive Officer of the UNC Health Care System and Dean of the UNC School of Medicine. He is Stuart Bondurant Distinguished Professor in the Department of Social Medicine.

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Bryan Roth, PhD

Bryan Roth, PhD

Bryan Roth, PhD is the Michael J. Hooker Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Director of the NIMH Psychoactive Drug Screening Program.

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David R. Rubinow, MD

David R. Rubinow, MD

David R. Rubinow, MD is Chair and Maymandi Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. He is an expert in neurobehavioral effects of gonadal steroids, with both laboratory and clinical studies directed to identifying those factors that account for the differential response across individuals to what is ostensibly the same stimulus.

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Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH

Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH

Robert S. Sandler, MD, MPH is Nina and John Sessions Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Division Chief Emeritus in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is an expert in colon cancer, polyps and cancer epidemiology.

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Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD

Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD

Matthew J. Scholer, MD, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He is an expert on emergency medicine informatics and statewide clinical surveillance for Public Health.

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Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD is Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the UNC School of Medicine. He is an expert on Barrett's esophagus, reflux disease and esophageal cancer.

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Norman Sharpless, MD

Norman Sharpless, MD

Norman Sharpless, MD is Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and a Professor of Medicine and Genetics in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology. He is an expert on melanoma and cancer genetics.

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Thomas C. Shea, MD

Thomas C. Shea, MD

Thomas C. Shea, MD is Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Director of Bone Marrow Transplant, and Associate Director for Outreach Programs. He is an expert on bone marrow and stem cell transplantation and hematologic malignancies.

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Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH

Philip D. Sloane, MD, MPH is Elizabeth Shreve and Oscar Sexton Goodwin Distinguished Professor and Director of Academic Development in the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Epidemiology. He is an expert on full-spectrum family practice, Alzheimer's and dementia in the elderly, dizziness, aging, and geriatrics.

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Sidney C. Smith, MD

Sidney C. Smith, MD

Sidney C. Smith, MD is Professor in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert on interventional cardiology, coronary angioplasty, valvular heart disease, coronary heart disease, and preventive cardiology.

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Sten Y. Solander, MD

Sten Y. Solander, MD

Sten Y. Solander, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Radiology, Division of Neuroradiology. He specializes in interventional neuroradiology.

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Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH

Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH

Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She is an expert in fertility, egg donation, polycystic ovarian disease, fibroids, in vitro fertilization, hysteroscopy and amenorrhea.

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Michael J. Steiner, MD

Michael J. Steiner, MD

Michael J. Steiner, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics. He is Chief of the Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine and Medical Director of Outpatient Clinics. He is an expert on primary care resident teaching; evidence-based practice; management of chronic diseases; gastroenteritis and dehydration.

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June Stevens, PhD

June Stevens, PhD

June Stevens, PhD is Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the American Institute for Cancer Research Distinguished Professor, as well an obesity epidemiologist.

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Alison M. Stuebe, MD

Alison M. Stuebe, MD

Alison M. Stuebe, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine. She is an expert on diabetes, obesity, gestational weight gain, breastfeeding and mastitis.

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