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Welcome New Physician Faculty: Clara Hildebrandt, MD

August 1, 2021

Dr. Hildebrandt joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty in the Division of Genetics & Metabolism on August 1, 2021. Dr. Hildebrand received her MD from Wayne State University in 2016. She completed her Pediatric Genetics Residency and a Medical Biochemical Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Hartman Promoted to Associate Professor

August 1, 2021

Robert Hartman, MD was promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics effective August 1, 2021. Dr. Hartman has been a faculty member in Pediatric Cardiology since 2018

deJong Promoted to Associate Professor

August 1, 2021

Neal deJong, MD, MPH was promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics effective August 1, 2021. Dr. deJong has been a faculty member in General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine since 2015

Welcome New Researcher: Johanna Smeekens, PhD

July 26, 2021

Dr. Smeekens joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty in the Division of Allergy-Immunology on July 26, 2021. Dr. Smeekens received her PhD in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2017.

Hernandez Promoted to Professor

July 16, 2021

Michelle Hernandez, MD, Division of Allergy-Immunology, was promoted to Professor of Pediatrics effective July 16, 2021. Dr. Hernandez has been a faculty member in Pediatric Allergy-Immunology since 2007.

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Arshiya Ahuja, MD

July 12, 2021

Dr. Ahuja joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty in Hospital Pediatrics on July 12, 2021. Dr. Ahuja completed her Pediatric residency at Loyola University in June 2014 and a fellowship in Global Clinical Education at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2015. Most recently, Dr. Ahuja has served as a Pediatric Hospitalist at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ.

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Bianca Allison, MD, MPH

July 12, 2021

Dr. Allison joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty in General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine on July 12, 2021. She joined UNC as a Pediatric Resident until 2019 and subsequently completed her National Research Service Award fellowship at UNC in 2021.

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Lauren Frazer, MD, PhD

July 5, 2021

Dr. Frazer joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine on July 5, 2021. She completed her Pediatric residency at UNC Chapel Hill in 2018 and, in June 2021, she completed a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard University.