Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Medical Director, Lactation Services
Associate Director, Research and Program Development, UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health
Distinguished Scholar in Infant and Young Child Feeding, UNC Department of Maternal & Child Health, School of Public Health
Dr. Stuebe completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She completed fellowship training in Maternal Fetal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s, and she earned a Masters in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health. She has published more than 110 peer-reviewed articles. She is currently an Associate Professor and board-certified maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Distinguished Scholar of Infant and Young Child Feeding at the Gillings School of Global Public Health.
In the clinical arena, she is Medical Director of Lactation Services at UNC Health Care, and she works with an interdisciplinary team of faculty and staff to enable women to achieve their infant feeding goals. Her current research focuses on the role of oxytocin in women’s health and postpartum depression and on developing models for holistic care of families during the 4th Trimester.
She is a member of the Steering Committee for Moms Rising North Carolina, the Breastfeeding Expert Work Group for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a board member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Areas of Research
- gestational weight gain
- perinatal depression
- pregnancy as a window to future health