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June 2021"Innovative Strategies to Improve Intrapartum-Related Mortality in Low- and Lower Middle-Income Countries"Jackie Patterson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
May 2021"Developing and evaluating an adolescent-centred intervention to promote adolescents’ communication and engagement in diabetes clinic encounters”Imelda Coyne, PhD
Professor in Children’s Nursing and Co-Director of the Trinity Research in Childhood Center, Trinity College
April 2021“Early life origins of health disparities: the role of neighborhood environments”Chantel Martin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
March 2021"Approaching Research Through a DEI Lens"E. Nate Thomas III, PhD
Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
February 2021"Identification and functional characterization of somatic variants in pediatric epilepsies"Erin Heinzen, PharmD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics
January 2021"Synergizing Translational and Clinical Research to Improve Asthma Management: The Intersection of Biology and Behavior"Michelle Hernandez, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Allison Burbank, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Immunology
December 2020"The UNC Chlamydia Vaccine Initiative - It Takes A Village"
"How Enterovirus D68 Drew a Physician-Scientist to UNC"
Toni Darville, MD
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology
Matthew Vogt, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology & Immunology
November 2020"Updates on COVID-19 Research in Pediatrics"Stephanie Schwartz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Tracie Walker, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Zachary Willis, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases
Eveline Wu, MD, MSCR
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology
October 2020"The impact of an asthma question prompt list intervention on adolescent involvement and outcomes"Betsy Sleath, PhD
Professor and Chair, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
September 2020"A push for early life vaccination to protect against HIV and SARS-CoV-2 infection"Kristina De Paris, PhD
Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
August 2020"Accelerated aging in childhood and young adult cancer survivors"Andrew Smitherman, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology
June 2020"Mechanisms of Sexual Disparities in Cardiac Development and Disease"Frank L. Conlon, PhD
Professor of Biology and Genetics
May 2020"The Role of the Indoor Exposome in Food Allergy Development"Timothy Moran, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
March 2020"Using novel genetic approaches to study infectious diseases"Mark Heise, PhD
Professor of Genetics and Microbiology & Immunology
February 2020"Neutrophil Elastase and Macrophage Function in CF"Judith A. Voynow, MD
Edwin L. Kendig Jr. Professor of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU
February 2020"Unmasking the Face of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia"Stephanie D. Davis, MD
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief, N.C. Children’s Hospital
Charles Everett and Katherine M. Brewer Professor of Pediatrics
January 2020"Insight into tumor-stroma interactions in medulloblastoma from scRNA-seq analysis"Timothy R. Gershon, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
December 2019"Organophosphate Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy in Association with Ultrasound and Delivery Measures of Fetal Growth"Kelly K. Ferguson, PhD, MPH
Investigator, Perinatal and Early Life Epidemiology Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
November 2019"The Contemporary Crisis in Academic Journal Publishing -- We are All in This Together!"Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
October 2019"Air Pollution Exposure Modeling and Non-Invasive Biomarker Analysis for Clinical Studies"Mike Breen, PhD
Research Physical Scientist, Environmental Protection Agency National Exposure Laboratory
Meghan E. Rebuli, PhD
Post-Doctorate Research Associate, Curriculum in Toxicology
October 2019"What is the Organ of Origin of Pediatric Sarcomatosis? Focus on a Rare Form of Pediatric Sarcomatosis"Andrea Hayes-Jordan, MD
Chief, Division of General Pediatric Surgery
Professor of Surgery
September 2019"Rapid Precision Medicine for Infants in ICUs"Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc
President and CEO, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine
June 2019"Acute Leukemia Genomics Across the Translational Spectrum"Thomas Alexander, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology-Oncology
May 2019"Epigenetics, Neurodevelopment and Health of Children Born Extremely Preterm"Michael O'Shea, MD, MPH
Division Chief, Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine, and C. Richard Morris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Rebecca Fry, PhD
Carol Remner Angle Distinguished Professor and Associate Chair for Strategic Initiatives, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
April 2019“Building a Learning Health Care Culture: Lessons from Pediatric Oncology”Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Founders Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania
March 2019"Intestinal Stem Cells: New Opportunities for Tissue Regeneration and Personalized Medicine Applications"Scott Magness, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Cell Biology & Physiology
February 2019"22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in Children: Beyond Schizophrenia"Stephen Hooper, PhD
Associate Dean and Chair, Department of Allied Health Sciences; Professor of Psychiatry, Psychology, Pediatrics, and Education
January 2019"MAPping the Future for Respiratory Research" James S. Hagood, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonology
November 2018"Toward a Molecular Understanding of NF-kB Related Autoinflammatory Diseases"Eric P. Hanson, MD
Head, Immunodeficiency and Inflammation Unit, National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease
October 2018"Kids Matter! Research to Action in Children’s Environmental Health"This symposium was co-sponsored by the CRI and the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility
September 2018"Cross-blood-brain-barrier Gene Delivery for Treating Neuropathic Lysosomal Storage Diseases"Haiyan Fu, PhD
Research Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism
August 2018"The Building Blocks of Precision Oral Health in Early Childhood”Kimon Divaris, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, UNC School of Dentistry
June 2018"Sildenafil in Premature Infants"Matthew Laughon, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
May 2018"Vaping: Perspectives of an Inhalation Toxicologist Who Is Also a Mother of Teenagers"Ilona Jaspers, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Microbiology and Immunology
April 2018"Imaging Infant Brain Development in Autism"Joseph Piven, MD
Thomas E. Castelloe Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology
March 2018"Dengue as a Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Current Status of Vaccine Development"Aravinda de Silva, PhD, MPH
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
February 2018"Epigenomics as a Strategy to Explore Human Cancers"Ian Davis, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology- Oncology
January 2018"Treatment of Mucopolysaccharidoses: Current Status and Future Challenges"Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Genetics and Metabolism
December 2017David Peden, MD, MS
Division Chief, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology
October 2017"A Career of Successful Collaboration"Wesley Burks, MD
Dean, UNC School of Medicine
Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs, UNC-Chapel Hill
Executive Director and Principal Investigator, UNC Food Allergy Initiative
Curnen Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics