Leadership: A Carolina State of Mind

Carolina is a critical resource for North Carolina and beyond with a deep commitment to serving the public. Not only do we train leaders for local, regional, national and global roles, we also serve in those capacities. From Main Street to Wall Street to our nation's capital and everywhere in between, Carolina helps inform policy and effect change that helps lead to more vibrant and prosperous communities to improve lives near and far.

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    Dean Barbara Rimer

    Leading Public Health Into The 21st Century

    “We are training the next generation of public health leaders..."


    Visionary Teacher, Clinician and Leader

    “In an ever-changing world and an ever-evolving field, we remain committed to graduating nimble oral health professionals..."

    Dean Kevin Guskiewicz

    Nationally recognized expert. Carolina leader.

    “It is an honor to be asked to lead the nation’s first public university into the next chapter of its storied history.”


    A Legacy Beyond The Field

    Karen Shelton never planned to be a head field hockey coach, not at North Carolina nor anywhere else.


    Meet the Dean: Dr. A. Wesley Burks

    “Whether through teaching, research or patient care, this is an amazing place to work. I am extremely humbled and honored to be named as the new leader for UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine.”


    A First for Carolina Women

    Susan Grey Akers became the first female dean at Carolina...