Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine! Although most of us think of children as generally healthy, nearly one of five will have a chronic or complex illness during childhood that will require care by a pediatric subspecialist. With more than 2.3 million children living throughout the state, this is a challenge to say the least. Read more >>
Measles outbreak in the U.S.
The ongoing national measles outbreak has sparked fierce debate on both sides of the issue: mandating vaccines for the public good vs. a parent’s right to refuse. Pediatric infectious diseases expert, Dr. Ravi Jhaveri, weighs in.More >>