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Katherine Allen, MD

Ambulatory Chief Resident, Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology

Specialty Areas: General Internal Medicine

Chronology:  BS Biology, Summa Cum Laude: University of South Florida, 2014; MD: University of South Florida, 2018; Resident: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2021; Chief Resident: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2021-Present.

Dr. Allen’s research and clinical interests include medical education, Women’s Health, MOUD (medication for Opioid Use Disorder), and underserved populations.

Personal Statement: I am honored to be a primary care physician at UNC. It brings me joy to build long-term relationships with my patients and approach their care as a partnership. It is imperative that patients understand their disease processes, and I strive to teach patients about disease in a way that they understand. This empowers my patients to play an active part in their healthcare. Other than teaching patients, I am also passionate about teaching residents and medical students. Out of the workplace, I enjoy playing the piano, hiking, horse-back riding, and spending time with my family.

Recognitions and Honors:

2017 – Induction into Alpha Omega Alpha
2017 – Induction into Gold Humanism Honor Society
2018 – Doctor’s Doctor Award (Voted by Medical School Classmates as student they would most likely choose as their own physician)
2020 – Induction into Academy of Educators
2020 – Janet J. Fischer Award for medical student teaching

  • Phone Number

    984-974-4462 (Appointments)

  • Address

    100 Eastowne Drive, 6th Floor

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599