UNC Health Care Experts Guide

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Adam O. Goldstein, MD, MPH

Adam O. Goldstein, MD, MPH

Adam O. Goldstein, MD, MPH is a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and an expert in smoking cessation, weight loss, lipid lowering strategies, other behavior changes.

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Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH

Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH

Laura C. Hanson, MD, MPH is a professor and a Co-Director of the Palliative Care Program in the Department of Medicine. She is an expert in clinical care of frail elderly, medical ethics, palliative care.

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James F. Howard, Jr. MD

James F. Howard, Jr. MD

James F. Howard, Jr. MD is a professor in the Department of Neurology and an expert in neuromuscular disorders, clinical neurophysiology (EMG-NCV), myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular physiology..

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Beth Jonas, MD

Beth Jonas, MD

Beth Jonas, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine and an expert in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis.

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Samuel Jones, MD

Samuel Jones, MD

Samuel Jones, MD is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery and assistant director of the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center. Dr. Jones is an expert in burn care.

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Joanne Jordan, MD

Joanne Jordan, MD

Joanne Jordan, MD is a Herman & Louise Smith Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Allergy & Immunology, and the Director of the Thurston Arthritis Research Center. She is an expert in Osteoarthritis and hemochromatosis.

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Peter A. Leone, MD

Peter A. Leone, MD

Peter A. Leone, MD, is a professor in the Department of Medicine and is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases.

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Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD

Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD

Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD is Assistant Professor and the Director of UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program in the Department of Psychiatry.

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Paula F. Miller, MD

Paula F. Miller, MD

Paula F. Miller, MD is an associate professor, the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, and the Director of Women's Heart Program in the Department of Medicine. She is an expert in general cardiology with interest in prevention, stress and general echocardiography, cardiovascular fitness counseling, and womens' heart health.

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Stephan Moll, MD

Stephan Moll, MD

Stephan Moll, MD is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine and an expert in Thrombosis, thrombophilia, coagulation, hematology.

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Dean S. Morrell, MD

Dean S. Morrell, MD

Dean S. Morrell, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Dermatology and an expert in pediatric dermatology.

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Warren P. Newton, MD, MPH

Warren P. Newton, MD, MPH

Warren P. Newton, MD, MPH is is Director of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and Vice Dean for the UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Newton is an expert in organization and effectiveness of healthcare, hospitalist work, prevention, geriatrics and population health.

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Jonathan B. Oberlander, PhD

Jonathan B. Oberlander, PhD

Jonathan B. Oberlander, PhD is a professor in the Department of Social Medicine and is an expert in Medicare policy, managed care, health care reform and the uninsured, health politics.

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David B. Peden, MD, MS

David B. Peden, MD, MS

David B. Peden, MD, MS is Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Toxicology; Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, Rheumatology and Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics and an expert in air pollution and asthma, airway inflammation, allergic diseases.

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Harold C. Pillsbury, III, MD, FACS

Harold C. Pillsbury, III, MD, FACS

Harold C. Pillsbury, III, MD, FACS is Chair and Thomas J. Dark Distinguished Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He is an expert on otolaryngology, neurotology, facial plastic surgery, otolaryngologic allergy, cochlear implantation, acoustic tumors, skull base surgery, and laser utilization in head and neck cancer.

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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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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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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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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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