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Kihlstrom Promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics

May 31, 2022

Meg Kihlstrom, MD was promoted to Associate Professor of Pediatrics effective May 1, 2022. Since becoming a faculty member in 2015, Dr. Kihlstrom has had a strong commitment to the Department of Pediatrics’ Education mission,  In March of 2021, Dr. Kihlstrom was named as Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program at UNC.

Alpha Omega Alpha Inducts 8 Pediatric Residents, Fellows & Faculty

May 4, 2022

We are excited to congratulate Pediatrics department members recently inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA). Election to Alpha Omega Alpha signifies a lasting commitment to scholarship, leadership, professionalism, and service. Membership in the society confers recognition of someone’s dedication to the profession and art of healing.

Welcome New Physician Faculty: Kieran Leong, DO

August 1, 2021

Dr. Leong joined the Department of Pediatrics as faculty in the Division of Critical Care Medicine on August 1, 2021. In 2012, Dr. Leong completed his degree in Osteopathic Medicine from Touro College in New York City and in June of 2021, he completed a Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Maryland in Baltimore

Welcome New Provider: Renee A. Ducatte, BSN, RN, CCRN

May 17, 2021

Renee Ducatte joined the Department of Pediatrics on May 17th as an APP in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. Ms. Ducatte completed her BSN at UNC-Chapel Hill in 2016 and went on to completed her MSN at the Duke University School of Nursing in 2020. Beginning in 2016, she worked for 2 years as a nurse in the PICU at Duke University and then in the Cardio Vascular Intensive Care Unit at Levine Children’s Hospital, in Charlotte