In his role as Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Integration Mr. Wicks is responsible for providing operational support for the implementation of the School of Medicine (SOM) strategic plan. He also has responsibilities for the promotion of operational and administrative enhancements within the School of Medicine and integration of services across the School of Medicine (to include designing and implementing SOM-wide systems to streamline operations) and with the UNC Health Care System. As an extension of this role he is also the executive co-sponsor for the School's efforts in the UNC Health Care System-wide Carolina Value project.
Wicks has 40 years of clinical/academic group practice and hospital administration experience. He also serves as Vice Chair for Administration in the Department of Medicine.