Dean's Office Staff



Email & Phone

Jamie Smith
Officer Manager

To reach Dr. William Roper (Dean), Mr. Andy Willis (Chief of Staff), UNC Health Care Board of Directors, and Health Care Special Events

Amy Armstrong
Senior Executive Assistant 

To reach Dr. Matthew Ewend (President, UNC Physicians and Chief Value Officer) and Interim President, UNC Health Alliance; Executive Director, Office for Population and Value Care. To be determined.)


Kelly Doss
Senior Executive Assistant

To reach Mr. John Lewis (Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for UNC Health Care), Mr. John Meyer (Manager of Health Care Finance), and Ms. Lisa Schiller (Communications and Marketing Officer)


Karen Entrekin
Senior Executive Assistant

To reach Dr. Julie S. Byerley (Vice Dean for Education) and Dr. Cam Enarson (Vice Dean, Strategic Initiatives)


Cheryl P. Jarmon
Constituent Services

Constituent Relations for the Office of the Dean/CEO, administrative support to Dean Emeritus Jeffrey Houpt, MD and the Program in Leadership Development, and administrative support to Dean Emeritus Stuart Bondurant, MD

Pat McKenzie
Administrative Associate

Reception, database management, conference room and state car reservation, listserv maintenance, office supplies, DO webpage administration

Becky Medford
Senior Executive Assistant

To reach Ms. Glenn George (Sr. VP and General Counsel for UNC Health Legal Dept.); Dr. Amelia Drake (Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs); Dr. Joanne Jordan (Vice Dean, Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development) and Dr. Paul Godley (Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion)

Beverly Ross
Senior Executive Assistant

To reach Dr. A. Wesley Burks (Executive Dean, School of Medicine) and Ms. Katie Eimers (Associate Dean for Administration)

Crystal Walker
Senior Executive Assistant

To reach Dr. B. Anthony Lindsey (Chief Medical Officer, UNC Health Care, and Executive Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs) and Ms. Lanier Swann Hodgson (Vice President, State and Federal Relations, UNC Health Care)

Leeanne Walker Operations Liaison

Vendor relations, SOM policy compliance, allegations of research misconduct, strategic planning

Lauren Westervelt
Assistant Director

Faculty leadership development; wellness initiatives; academic programs; diversity and inclusion programs; inter-institutional initiatives; data management and reporting; administrative reviews; appointments, promotions, and tenure; faculty orientation