UNC Health Care Experts Guide

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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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Timothy N. Taft, MD

Timothy N. Taft, MD

Timothy N. Taft, MD is Professor and Director of Sports Medicine on the Department of Orthopaedics. He is an expert in sports medicine, ligament injuries, knee injuries and arthroscopy.

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John M. Thorp, Jr., MD

John M. Thorp, Jr., MD

John M. Thorp, Jr., MD is Professor and Director of Women's Primary Healthcare in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is an expert on preterm birth, cervical insufficiency, clinical trials, nutrition in pregnancy, health disparities, alcohol and drug abuse research, and outreach education.

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Alexander Toledo, MD

Alexander Toledo, MD

Alexander Toledo, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplant Surgery. He is an expert in solid organ transplantation, pediatric transplantation, living-related organ donation, adult and pediatric intestinal transplantation, immunology.

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Bradley V. Vaughn, MD

Bradley V. Vaughn, MD

Bradley V. Vaughn, MD is Vice Chair and Professor in the Department of Neurology. He is an expert in sleep disorders, nocturnal events, epilepsy, and clinical neurophysiology (EEG-EP's).

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David J. Weber, MD, MPH, MHA

David J. Weber, MD, MPH, MHA

David J. Weber, MD, MPH, MHA is Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Medicine. He is an expert in hospital epidemiology and infection control, antimicrobial therapy, tuberculosis, HIV, occupational health, bioterrorism, and exotic infections.

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Lynn Wegner, MD

Lynn Wegner, MD

Lynn Wegner, MD is assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Developmental and Behavioral Medicine. She is an expert on cognitive processing and neurodevelopmental disorders; learning disabilities; autism spectrum disorders; attention deficit disorders; and patient consultations through graduate school age.

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Timothy M. Weiner, MD

Timothy M. Weiner, MD

Timothy M. Weiner, MD is a professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery. He is an expert on pediatric general and neonatal surgery, pediatric solid tumors, ECMO, pediatric trauma, non-cardiac thoracic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic and abdominal surgery.

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Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD

Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD

Kirk Wilhelmsen, MD, PhD is an associate professor in the Department of Genetics. He is an expert on genetic mapping of susceptibility loci for complex traits and the positional cloning of genes responsible for neurodegenerative disorders.

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Gary S. Winzelberg, MD, MPH

Gary S. Winzelberg, MD, MPH

Gary S. Winzelberg, MD, MPH is an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine. He is an expert in medical education, palliative care and long-term care quality.

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Adam M. Zanation, MD

Adam M. Zanation, MD

Adam M. Zanation, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Rhinology, Allergy, and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery and Division of Head and Neck Oncology. He is an expert in skull base tumors, sinonasal tumors, CSF rhinorrhea, minimally invasive head and neck tumor surgery, parotid tumors, head and neck sarcomas, rhinology, robotic surgery, and sinus surgery.

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Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD

Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD

Steven H. Zeisel, MD, PhD is the Kenan Distinguished University Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics and Director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, NC. He is also Director of the UNC Nutrition Obesity Research Center as well as the UNC Center of Excellence in Children's Nutrition. He is an expert on Choline metabolism, signal transduction, carcinogenesis, neonatal brain development.

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Stephanie C. Zerwas, PhD

Stephanie C. Zerwas, PhD

Stephanie C. Zerwas, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She is an expert on eating disorders.

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Adam J. Zolotor, MD, MPH

Adam J. Zolotor, MD, MPH

Adam J. Zolotor, MD, MPH is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine. He is an expert in full-spectrum family medicine including obstetrics, vasectomy and colposcopy with a special interest in child health.

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David A. Zvara, MD, FAHA

David A. Zvara, MD, FAHA

David A. Zvara, MD, FAHA is Chair and Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology. He is an expert on cardiothoracic anesthesia.

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