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  • Associate Professor – Child Neurology and Epilepsy
  • Program Director – Child Neurology Residency
  • Associate Program Director – Epilepsy Fellowship
  • UNC Epilepsy Neurogenetics Initiative (ENGI) – Co-founder and Clinical Core Leader

Clinical Interests

  • Epilepsy, neurogenetics, general child neurology

Research Interests

  • Clinical trials in epilepsy and neurogenetic disorders, epilepsy genetics, ​medical education, practice quality improvement, muscular dystrophy pathology


  • Board Certified, Epilepsy, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2014
  • Board certified, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2012
  • Board certified, Pediatrics, Ministry of Health, Israel, 2005

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, 1998
  • Residency, Pediatric Neurology
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2010
  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Sheba Medical Center, Israel, 2004
  • Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
  • Research Fellow, University of North Carolina
    Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center, 2012


UNC Health Talk:

Yael Shiloh-Malawsky, MD