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Clinical Associate Professor

Summary Statement:

Dr. Harrigan has been at UNC since 2001 as faculty in the Dept of Emergency Medicine. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1989 and received his MD degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center. He completed his training in Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center (now Atrium Health) in Charlotte in 1996. After several years in private practice Emergency Medicine in Boston and Charlotte, he came to UNC in 2001 and has been happily training residents and medical students ever since.

He enjoys working with learners throughout all levels of training and has received numerous awards for his bedside and didactic teaching in the medical school and the EM residency. He has a special interest in neurologic emergencies and speaks regularly on these issues at the local and regional level.

He currently divides his time between clinical practice, teaching, academic advising and working as a Physician Advisor for the hospital’s utilization management division —- a balance that works well for him and his family.

He has two great teenage children and is married to another member of the faculty, and co-advisor Dr. Ana Felix. Two crazy dogs and two cats round out the family.