Dr. Alison Stuebe is Associate Professor for the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Her research focuses on modifiable risk factors for metabolic disease in the perinatal period, and she has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications on gestational diabetes, pregnancy-associated weight gain, and the maternal health effects of lactation. Her current research includes the clinical management of breastfeeding difficulties and the role of oxytocin in women’s health. As Medical Director of Lactation Services for UNC Healthcare, Dr. Stuebe leads an interdisciplinary team of UNC clinicians that is developing new approaches to management of breastfeeding difficulties.
Dr. Stuebe is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology Committee on Obstetric Practice, chairs the External Communications Committee of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and is a member of the board of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.
Dr. Stuebe received her B.S. in Biology from Duke University in 1995. She attended Washington University School of Medicine where she graduated with her M.D. in 2001. She completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2005 at Brigham Women’s/Massachusetts’s General Hospital and went on to complete her Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine in 2008 at Brigham Women’s Hospital as well. Dr. Stuebe obtained her MSc in Epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health in 2008. She has been American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology certified since 2010.
She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with her husband and her three sons.