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Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Allergy Mast Cell Disorders Program

Areas of Interest

Dr. Iweala’s primary research interests include 1) the mechanisms of pathogenesis behind alpha-gal mammalian meat (red meat) allergy and 2) the regulation of IgE antibody responses. Dr. Iweala also enjoys caring for individuals with allergic conditions and/or immune dysfunction at the UNC Allergy Clinic. She has a particular interest in patients with alpha-gal allergy, chronic urticaria, and mast cell disorders.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Harvard University
  • PhD Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Medical School Harvard Medical School
  • Residency Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill