Faculty and Staff

Angela Bowden 
Fellowship Coordinator

Phone: 919-445-6764
Email: bowdena@med.unc.edu

Jena Ivey Burkhart, PharmD, BCPS, CPP
Director, Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program
Geriatric Clinical Pharmacist,UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Clinical Assistant Professor,UNC School of Medicine

Email: ivey@unc.edu

Clinical Interests: Geriatric Depression, Osteoporosis, Dementia, Medicare Part D and Access to Medications


Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD 
Professor & Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Center for Aging and Health


Clinical Interests: Geriatric syndromes including urinary and fecal incontinence, memory disorders, falls, functional decline, polypharmacy
 
Research Summary: My current research projects include assessment of racial disparities regarding treatment of urinary incontinence in Southeastern United States nursing homes and developing and testing a treatment program for fecal incontinence in frail elders.

Debra L. Bynum, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine 

Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
Course Director for the AHEC Acting Internship Selective
Co-Course Director for ICM and Transition Clerkships

 
Clinical Interests: Geriatric medicine, hospital medicine, elder mistreatment, long-term geriatric care
 
My main academic interests involve resident and medical student education, geriatric education, curriculum development, and elder mistreatment. 
Maureen Dale, MD
Associate Program Director for Education and Clinical Care

J. Ronald Davis, PharmD

Ana Felix, MD, MBBCh
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine

John Gotelli, MSN, GNP
Nurse Practitioner on the Acute Care for the Elderly Unit
UNC Hospitals 

Phone: 919-966-2601

M. Andrew Greganti, MD
Charles Addison and Elizabeth Ann Sanders Distinguished Professor
Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

 
Clinical Interests: Care of elderly patients and the differential diagnosis of complex disease processes
 
Research Summary: My research interest is in medical education—the development and application of teaching techniques that facilitate clinical learning.

Yvette Hall
Administrative Support, Division of Geriatric Medicine
5017 Old Clinic, CB# 7550
Phone: 919-843-4096
Fax: 919-962-9795 

Laura Hanson, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Associate Director of the Fellowship Program
Co-Director, UNC Palliative Care Program


Clinical Interests: Geriatric medicine, palliative medicine, long-term care

Research Summary: Dr. Laura Hanson is a clinical geriatrician and palliative care physician with training in epidemiology and health services research. She conducts funded research on end-of-life decision making, with a special focus on geriatric and nursing home populations.

Margaret Helton, MD
Department of Family Medicine 

Terrence Holt, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Social Medicine and Internal Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine

 
Clinical Interests: Acute inpatient, long-term and ambulatory care of the elderly.
Research Summary: Narrative medicine, cultural isolation in the elderly, web-based communities. 

Steve Kizer, MD
Vice Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine 

 
Clinical Interests: Internal medicine, geriatrics, complicated patients with serious illness, inpatient medicine
Julia Lunsford, MD
Serana Markham, RNP

J. Marvin McBride, MD, MBA
Assistant Clinical Professor, UNC Division of Geriatric Medicine


Elizabeth Prata, RNP


Ellen Roberts, PhD, MPH
Research Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine
Center for Aging and Health, Office of Medical Education
UNC School of Medicine 


Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Gary Winzelberg, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine
 
Clinical Interests: Physician – patient relationship, palliative care, long-term care quality