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Professor of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Director of Simulation, Experiential Learning, and Training (SET) Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) Associate Program Director of Pediatric Residency Program

Dr. Aliaga is a specialist in the field of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. She is the Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Residency Program and the Director of Simulation, Experiential Learning, and Training (SET) for the UNC School of Medicine.

Education and Training

MD, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Colorado
Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MPH, UNC Gillings School for Global Public Health


Dr. Aliaga’s research focuses on perinatal epidemiology and healthcare quality improvement measures with the goal of optimizing translation of best evidence into practice. Dr. Aliaga focuses on the epidemiology of late preterm birth, using statistics to examine provider and site-specific practices that may contribute to higher rates of preterm birth within certain regions.

Sofia Aliaga, MD, MPH
  • Address

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    CB #7596

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7596