Faculty

Advanced, Comprehensive Instruction to Prepare You For Any Career Path

Allergy & Immunology DiscussionAs the practice of medicine continues to evolve, so must the fellowship programs that prepare tomorrow’s healthcare leaders. 

With a faculty of dedicated teachers, clinicians, and researchers – including national leaders in the AAAAI and world-renowned specialists in asthma, food allergy, and latex allergy – the UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program offers participants a unique opportunity to train with today’s foremost experts.  Through a combination of high-impact, evidence-based instruction from top-tier clinical experts and a focus on cutting-edge training in research, the UNC fellowship program ensures that today's graduates are well positioned for success – whether they choose to pursue careers in in academia, industry, or clinical practice.

It goes without saying, that our faculty are the heart and soul of the UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship program.  In addition to being nationally and internationally recognized leaders in research and clinical care, they have a key trait that goes beyond their expertise.  Our faculty are just as enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge and developing outstanding fellows as they are about providing patients with the most advanced and highest quality care available.  


Onyinye Iweala“I thoroughly enjoyed my Allergy / Immunology fellowship at UNC. On a daily basis, I got to experience the best of both the clinical and research worlds. I have learned so much from devoted faculty members who love to teach and whose love of allergy and immunology is palpable. Plus, I've been really well supported to grow as a researcher through the super collaborative environment in the UNC Food Allergy Initiative and the Thurston Arthritis Research Center."

          - Onyinye Iweala, MD; 2018 Graduate of UNC Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program.



ALLERGY AND IMMUNOLOGY FACULTY

Allison Burbank, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
             
Wesley Burks, MD
Executive Dean, UNC School of Medicine
Curnen Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics

Scott Commins, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics


Michelle Hernandez, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Associate Chief, Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Associate Director of Clinical Research, UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma & Lung Biology

Kevin Kelly, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Interim Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Interim Physician-in-Chief, UNC Children's Hospital

Edwin Kim, MD, MS
Director, UNC Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program
Director, UNC Food Allergy Initiative

Mildred Kwan, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Timothy Moran, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

David B. Peden, MD, MS  
Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology
Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research
Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Director, UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology (CEMALB)

Saira Sheikh, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Claire Van Eenwyk, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine

Eveline Wu, MD
Section Chief of Rheumatology, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology

William J. Yount, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology