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Alice Ma, MD, FACP

Director, Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program, The Medical Alumni Loyalty Fund Distinguished Teaching Professor, Division of Hematology

Specialty Areas

Bleeding disorders, anemia, thrombocytopenia (ITP and TTP), polycythemia vera, essential thrombocytosis


BS, BS Cum Laude: Wayne State University 1980; MD: University of Michigan Medical School, 1984; Internal Medicine Resident: University of Pennsylvania, 1989-1992; Internal Medicine Chief Resident University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993, Hematology Oncology Fellow: University of Pennsylvania, 1993-1997; Clinical Instructor: University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1998; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 1998-2005, Associate Professor of Medicine:  University of North Carolina, 2005-2016, Professor of Medicine:  University of North Carolina, 2016-present.  Fellowship director, 2013-present

Research and Clinical Interests

I am interested in general hematology, hematology education, and the impact of blood disorders on women’s health.  I have a special interest in acquired hemophilia as well as in ITP, and in diagnosing bleeding disorders.

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