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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine

Specialty Areas

Inpatient management of general medicine patients, medical education, electrolyte abnormalities.


BA: Dartmouth College, 1994; PhD, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology: Duke University, 2002; MD: Duke University School of Medicine, 2004; Research Associate, Duke University, 2003-2004; Resident, Medicine and Pediatrics: University of North Carolina, 2004-2008; Nephrology Fellow: University of North Carolina, 2008-2011; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 2011-present.

Research Interests

Dr. Kahl’s clinical interests include inpatient management of general medicine patients, medical education, diagnostic reasoning, and value based health care. Dr. Kahl recently completed the certificate program in the “Fundamentals of Value-Based Health Care” through the Dartmouth Institute. She also works as a supervising clinician for residents and medical students on the inpatient general medicine services and provides educational conferences on electrolyte abnormalities and diagnostic reasoning in clinical medicine.


Edwards JC and Kahl CR. Chloride channels of intracellular membranes. FEBS Lett 2010;584(10):2102-2111.

Kahl C, Martinez A, Moll S. Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder of plasmacytoma-like subtype. Br J Haematol 2007;139(4):518.


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Christina Kahl
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    101 Manning Drive

    Hospital Medicine

    CB# 7085

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7085