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Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Muhlebach is a physician scientist specializing in the field of Pediatric Pulmonology.

Education and Training

MD, University of Vienna
Residency in Pediatrics, Children’s’ Hospital Aarau and University Hospital for Children Basle
Fellowship in Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonary, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Muhlebach’s research interests include expertise in cystic fibrosis, as well as other lung diseases. Specific topics include understanding the role of the microbiome (the diversity of bacteria) occurring in CF lungs as it relates to different ages and stages of CF lung disease; developing treatment algorithms for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in cystic fibrosis; and evaluating adherence to infection control and evaluating interventions to reduce occurrence of antimicrobial resistance in people with cystic fibrosis.

Marianne Muhlebach, MD
  • Address

    450 MacNider

    CB # 7217

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7217