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Thomas Ivester, MD

Thomas Ivester, MD

Associate Professor
Department of Maternal and Child Health
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 3010 Old Clinic Bldg.
  • CB #7516
  • Chapel Hill, NC 27599
  • USA

Honors and Awards

Golden Tar Heel Teaching Award

2007-2008, 2010-2017, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Key Publications

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in Women's Health. Ivester T, Gluck P, Weiss P (2018). Cambridge University Press.

Special considerations-Induction of labor in low-resource settings. Marcela Smid, Yusuf Ahmed, Thomas Ivester (2015). Seminars in Perinatology.

Influence of neonatal practice variation on outcomes of late preterm birth. Sofia Aliaga, Kim Boggess, Thomas Ivester, Wayne Price (2014). American Journal of Perinatology, 31(8), 659-666.

Influence of Neonatal Practice Variation on Outcomes of Late Preterm Birth. Sofia Aliaga, Kim Boggess, Thomas Ivester, Wayne Price (2013). American Journal of Perinatology.

Practice variation in late-preterm deliveries: A physician survey. S. Aliaga, W. Price, M. McCaffrey, T. Ivester, K. Boggess, S. Tolleson-Rinehart (2013). Journal of Perinatology, 33(5), 347-351.

Regional variation in late preterm births in North Carolina. Sofia Aliaga, P. Smith, Wayne Price, Thomas Ivester, Kim Boggess, Sue Tolleson-Rinehart, Martin McCaffrey, Matthew Laughon (2013). Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17(1), 33-41.


MPH, Public Health Leadership, Unversity of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2006

Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Services Center, 2003

Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Columbia University, 2000

Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Center of Delaware, Willmington DE, 2000

MD, Medicine, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, 1996

BS, Zooloby, North Carolina State University, 1991

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