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Director of Communications and Development, Public Relations, Web dev. Administrator, listservs

Director of Communications & Development
Public Relations
Web Developer, listservs

Assistant to Aziz Sancar MD PhD
Office: 3018-B Genetic Medicine
Phone: 919-962-7642

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 Staff Excellence Award


University of Alaska Fairbanks, BBA – Business Management

Duke University Continuing Education – certified in Human Resources, and current student for Digital Media and Marketing (DCMA)

DEI Certificate program completion logoTraining and Certifications

Mental health training certificate large icon


Completed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) certificate program at UNC Health and UNC School of Medicine which includes many courses.

Memberships and Committees

  • University of North Carolina CH ITS Digital Accessibility Liaisons (DAO) – DEI, ITS (Aug. 2019-2023)
  • University of North Carolina CH Webmasters / Web Professionals – ITS (2017-2023)
  • International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) – ITS
  • National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) –  ITS
  • HighEdWeb Association – ITS
  • University of North Carolina CH BCBP DEI committee member (2020-2021)
  • University of North Carolina CH School of Medicine D&I Council staff subcommittee – DEI (2021-2022)
  • NC Biotech Life Sciences Marketing Program (2020-2023)
  • University Managers’ Association (2020-2023)
  • Judge for UNC-CH Public Health communications project: Carolina Collective (2020)
  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (2017-2023)
  • Turkish Fulbright Scholars – Professor Aziz Sancar Ph.D. grant Program Manager (2017-2021)
  • Fulbright Girls in STEM Project (2015-2017)
  • Triangle Women in STEM (TriWiSTEM) (2020-2023)
  • Association for Women Faculty and Professionals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2022-2023)
  • University of North Carolina CH Communications Council (2018-2023)
  • Events Manager and coordinator for BCBP Virtual research retreat “Chromatin Regulatory Mechanisms and Therapeutic Prospects in Cancer” (2021) 200+ attendees

Carolyn’s goal is to connect faculty, students, postdocs, trainees, and staff with the information or people they are looking for. If you need help with something, either she will help you or try to direct you to someone who can.

Carolyn M. Clabo background of Turkish tile work at Sancar center
  • Biochemistry and Biophysics