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Professor of Pediatrics Director, Program for Rare and Interstitial Lung Disease

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

Education and Training

BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency in Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine


Dr. Hagood’s research specializes in rare lung diseases. His “Lung Repair Lab” studies the molecular regulation of fibroblast phenotypes in pulmonary fibrotic disease and lung alveolarization. He also studies the roles and regulation of Thy-1, a critical modulator of cellular phenotype, and epigenetic/epigenomic alterations in lung development and disease, as well as targeted therapy for diffuse lung diseases.

James S. Hagood, MD
  • Addresses

    450 MacNider

    CB # 7217

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7217
  • 4202A Mary Ellen Jones Bldg

    CB # 7578

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7578