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Meet Our Team - Asthma

Ceila E. Loughlin, MD

Ceila E. Loughlin, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, UNC Children’s Allergy & Asthma Center

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Asthma, cystic fibrosis, and other chronic lung disorders; pediatric bronchoscopy; and quality improvement.

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Michelle L. Hernandez, MD

Michelle L. Hernandez, MD

Assistant Medical Director, UNC Children’s Allergy & Asthma Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Pediatric asthma; immunodeficiency disorders; eosinophilic disorders; research focus on the effects of environmental pollutants on lung biology; and allergic diseases.

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Samantha A. Borden, RN, MSN, CPNP

Samantha A. Borden, RN, MSN, CPNP

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Instructor

Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Pediatric allergy, asthma and immunology.

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Elisabeth P. Dellon, MD, MPH

Elisabeth P. Dellon, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Children’s Supportive Care Team

Cystic fibrosis in children and adults; lung transplantation; and other chronic lung disorders.

My primary research interest is the impact of cystic fibrosis (CF) on quality of life throughout the lifespan, improvements in care for patients with advanced CF lung disease and decision-making about medical treatments for patients with CF.

My other research interests are pediatric palliative care and coordination of medical care for children with special health care needs

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Charles R. Esther Jr., MD, PhD

Charles R. Esther Jr., MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

Non-invasive biomarkers of cystic fibrosis and other lung diseases; atypical infections in cystic fibrosis; and pulmonary lymphangiectasia.

My research interests concentrate on airway biomarkers, exhaled breath condensate, nontuberculous mycobacteria and respiratory infections in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).

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William Adam (Adam) Gower, MD, MS

William Adam (Adam) Gower, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Asthma, genetics, rare/diffuse/interstitial lung, pediatric flexible bronchoscopy.

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Marianna M. Henry, MD, MPH

Marianna M. Henry, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Asthma, cystic fibrosis and other chronic lung disorders; airway abnormalities; flexible bronchoscopy; medical education, and relationship of early childhood respiratory problems to later lung function.

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Kevin Kelly, MD

Kevin Kelly, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair of Clinical Operations

Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Skin testing, lung function measurement, fiberoptic rhinoscopy, food challenge, and patch testing for contact dermatitis. Asthma, anaphylaxis, latex allergy, allergic disease, and hives.

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Timothy P. Moran, MD, PhD

Timothy P. Moran, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

General pediatric allergy, asthma and immunodeficiency. How environmental factors contribute to the development of asthma, food allergy and other allergic diseases.

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Marianne Muhlebach, MD

Marianne Muhlebach, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

My research has focused on cystic fibrosis for many years. Within this a special point are infections (MRSA, anaerobic bacteria) spanning from children to adults. Areas include early onset inflammation in the lungs occurring as part of CF disease and markers of disease severity i.e. search and development of biomarkers.

Other research interests include biomarkers of CF lung disease to detect and measure disease severity earlier and more sensitive than by lung function testing, and Microbiome i.e. the breath of bacteria in CF and non-CF.

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Terry L. Noah, MD

Terry L. Noah, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology
Jacob A. Lohr, MD Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics

My research interests involve working with collaborators at the UNC Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology. I have helped develop a useful research model for translational studies investigating the effects of air pollutants on respiratory viral infections in human volunteers.  This model became a core feature of two NIH R01 grants in collaboration with Dr. Ilona Jaspers.

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David B. Peden, MD, MS

David B. Peden, MD, MS

Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology (AIR)
Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Microbiology/Immunology and Toxicology
Interim Director, Institute for the Environment
Harry S. Andrews Professor of Pediatrics

Air pollution and asthma; airway inflammation; and allergic diseases.

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Timothy J. Vece, MD

Timothy J. Vece, MD

Assistant Professor, Pulmonology
Medical Director, N.C. Children's Airway Center

Pediatric Pulmonology

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Nurses

Geri Peltier

Katherine Neighbors

Staff

Lisa Alarcon, RN AE-C, asthma nurse coordinator

Jim Ronk, RRT

Delly Garcia RT

Ronnie Reynolds RRT

Contact Us

Get expert asthma care at the UNC Children’s Allergy & Asthma Center by making an appointment at the location most convenient to you:

  • N.C. Children’s Specialty Clinic, located on the UNC REX Healthcare campus in Raleigh – 984-974-0500 (our primary location)
  • N.C. Children’s Outpatient Center, located on the ground floor of N.C. Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill – 984-974-1401

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