Board Members as of July 1, 2018

  • Karen F. Albritton
  • Katrina Avery, M.D.
  • Robert E. Barnhill III
  • Ronald A. Batchelor
  • Thomas Edward Capps
  • Barbara H. Curtis
  • Scott M. Custer
  • Frederick M. Dula, Jr., M.D.
  • Amy Edge
  • Cam Enarson, M.D., MBA
  • Matthew G. Ewend, M.D., FACS
  • Paul Fulton
  • R. Gordon Grubb
  • E. Hooper Hardison, Jr.
  • D. Russell Harris
  • A. L. Hobgood III
  • Theodore C. Kerner, Jr., M.D.
  • John A. Kirkland, Jr., M.D.
  • H. Kelly Landis III
  • Kenneth B. Lee
  • Cecil W. Sewell, Jr.
  • J. Carlton Showalter, Jr.
  • Christopher B. Smith
  • Billie Stallings
  • John Strickland, Sr.
  • Richard Vinroot, Jr., M.D.

Executive Committee

  • A.L. Hobgood, III (Chair)
  • John A. Kirkland, Jr., M.D. (Vice Chair)
  • Robert E. Barnhill III
  • Ronald A. Batchelor (Audit Committee Chair)
  • Frederick M. Dula, Jr., M.D. (Nominating and Governance Committee Chair)
  • R. Gordon Grubb
  • Kenneth B. Lee (Finance and Investment Committee Chair)
  • William L. Roper, M.D., MPH (Dean, UNC School of Medicine)
  • Cecil W. Sewell, Jr.
  • Christopher B. Smith

Ex Officio Directors

  • Leslie H. Nelson-Bernier
    President, The Medical Foundation of NC, Inc.
  • Wesley C. Fowler, Jr., M.D. 
    Associate Dean for Medical Alumni Affairs
    UNC School of Medicine
  • Gary L. Park
    President, UNC Hospitals
  • William L. Roper, M.D., MPH
    Dean, UNC School of Medicine
    CEO, UNC Health Care
  • David Routh
    Vice Chancellor for University Development

Directors Emeriti

  • Arthur W. Clark
  • John W. Foust, M.D.

Officers

  • Leslie H. Nelson-Bernier (President)
  • Kenneth B. Lee (Treasurer)
  • John A. Kirkland, Jr., M.D. (Secretary)
  • Lee Wagner (Assistant treasurer) 
  • Katelyn Apple (Assistant secretary) 

Oscar Diggs (left), a veteran and a graduate of North Carolina A&T, entered the medical school in 1951, becoming the first African American to attend the medical school at Carolina. In 1955, he graduated from Carolina as its first African American doctor of medicine. James N. Slade (right) was the second African American to attend and graduate from the medical school at the University of North Carolina. Photo courtesy museum.unc.edu.