Martin J. McCaffrey, MD


National Perinatal Information Center

Clinical Professor, Pediatric Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
University of North Carolina Hospital

Dr. McCaffrey has served on the Board of the National Perinatal Information Center since 2007. As the Specialty Leader for Neonatology, he developed a keen appreciation for the need for large health systems to evaluate, refine and act on the large amounts of data they regularly collected and reported. He has been a key advisor and champion on our Department of Defense contract. Dr. McCaffrey retired from the Navy Medical Corps in September, 2006 to assume a position as Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. McCaffrey is the Director of the Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) and a recognized expert in the pursuit of quality in perinatal care. Dr. McCaffrey is a 1982 graduate of the University of Connecticut and Albany Medical College. He did his pediatric residency at the Naval Hospital San Diego and a postdoctoral fellowship in neonatology at the UNC, Chapel Hill. He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. His military career included duty at the Naval Hospital Guam as Department Head for Pediatrics and Naval Medical Center San Diego where he was Director of the NICU for ten years prior to his retirement in 2006.