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Butterfly GardenNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine providers offer care for babies with challenges due to premature birth, severe illness, or a congenital anomaly in North Carolina Children’s Hospital’s Newborn Critical Care Center (NCCC). Following discharge, many patients are evaluated in the Special Infant Care Clinic (SICC), a specialty outpatient clinic staffed by Neonatal-Perinatal providers and designed to promote the best developmental outcomes for these children. Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine is extensively involved in ongoing clinical research with the goal of improving care delivered to critically ill newborns throughout the nation and around the world.


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  • Drs. Katie Jordan, Genny Taylor & Arshiya Ahuja

    Jordan, Taylor & Ahuja Awarded 2024 AAMC Leadership Development Seminar Grants

    Katie Jordan, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Genny Taylor, MD, Assistant Professor in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Arshiya Ahuja, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hospital Pediatrics, were recently selected to receive grants to participate in the 2024 AAMC Early-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar.
    Congratulations Katie, Genny, and Arshiya!

  • Liguori Wins 2023 Emonson Award

    Congratulations to 2023 Emonson Award Winners

    Macrina Liguori, MD, a fellow in the Division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, received the 2023 Emonson Award. Julie Blatt, MD, Professor in Hematology/Oncology received the 2023 Faculty Emonson award, and Nicole Willson, RN received the 2023 Nurse Emonson award. The Emonson Awards, established in 2006, annually recognize the nurse, resident, and faculty member who best represent the mission and spirit of UNC Children’s.

  • Care for NICU Families

    New Funding Supports “Care for NICU Families” Research and Program

    The Department of Pediatrics and Collaborative for Maternal and Infant Health, along with Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere, the University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) School of Nursing and subject matter collaborative partners, have received a $4 million Cooperative Agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to Advance Best Practices to Improve Postpartum Care In and Beyond the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (“Care for NICU Families”).

  • Carr, Hildebrandt, Leong, and Marszal

    Four Pediatrics Faculty Selected for Passing the Torch in 2023

    Dr. Cara Beth Carr, Assistant Professor in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Dr. Clara Hildebrandt, Assistant Professor in Pediatric Genetics & Metabolism, Dr. Elisabeth Leong, Assistant Professor in Pediatric Cardiology, and Dr. Lindsay Marszal, Assistant Professor in General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine have been selected to be a part of the 2023-2024 Passing the Torch Cohort.