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Clinical Assistant Professor Wellness Chair


Dr. Otter started in the UNC ED in 1993 as a volunteer while an undergrad. After medical school and military time, she returned to UNC for residency. After several years working in the community at Moses Cone, she returned to UNC to be the first EM nocturnist.

She has special interests in wellness and education.


Medical School:
University of Arkansas
College of Medicine
Little Rock, AR

Military Medical Training:

  • Naval Medical Center Porstmouth
    Transitional Internship
    Portsmouth, VA
  • Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    Military Tropical Medicine
    Bethesda, MD
  • Naval Operational Medicine Institute
    Naval Flight Surgeon Training
    Pensacola, FL

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina Health Care
Emergency Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC

Professional Societies & Memberships

  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • Emergency Medicine Residents Association (EMRA)
  • ACEP Teaching Fellow 2022
  • ALIEM Faculty Incubator 2023

Special Honors & Awards

  • Stanford Physician Wellbeing Director Course 2022