Administrative Faculty and Staff

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Dr. Burks A. Wesley Burks, MD
 Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
 Physician-in-Chief, North Carolina Children’s Hospital

Byerley Julie Byerley, MD
 Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Education

Dr. Darville Toni Darville, MD
 Vice Chair, Research

Katie Eimers Katie Eimers, MSEd
 Vice Chair, Strategic Initiatives
 Interim Vice Chair, Administration

Dr. Kelly Kevin Kelly, MD
 Professor and Vice Chair, Clinical Operations
 Pediatrician-in-Chief, North Carolina Children's Hospital

Dr. Noah Terry Noah, MD
 Professor and Vice Chair, Faculty Development




  • Contracts and Grants Manager
    Divisions: NPM, GI 
  • David Elkins
    Associate Director for Research Administration
    Divisions: GPAM, GENE, HEM-ONC
  • Kira Frediani
    Administrative Director
    Divisions: Administration, CMEP
  • Ron Knight
    Contracts & Grants Manager
    Divisions: LRB, CEMALB
  • Lori Slack
    Contracts & Grants Manager
    Divisions: AIR, ID, PCCM

  • Contracts & Grants Manager
    Divisions: PULM, ENDO