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Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Medical Director, Lactation Services
Co-Director UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health
Distinguished Scholar in Infant and Young Child Feeding, UNC Gillings School of Global 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 a professor and board-certified maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist at the UNC School of Medicine and Distinguished Scholar of Infant and Young Child Feeding at the UNC 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.

Clinical Profile

Alison M. Stuebe, MD, MSc – UNC Health Care

Areas of Research

  • diabetes
  • obesity
  • gestational weight gain
  • lactation
  • perinatal depression
  • pregnancy as a window to future health