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An ad hoc committee has been appointed to undertake a routine review of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the leadership of its Chair, Russell Broaddus, MD, PhD. The review is a standard procedure of UNC-Chapel Hill and will take place on March 22.

The review committee invites your input:

  • If you would like to submit written comments or schedule a time to interview, contact the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development ( The deadline to submit feedback is March 1.

Note that North Carolina law requires that any written materials developed or received by the committee during the review may be made available to the person reviewed upon request. All requests from the person reviewed will be handled by the legal department and any identifying information will be redacted prior to release of the material.

Members of the Review Committee:

Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics (Committee Chair)

Whitney Edwards, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Joshua Evron, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, Associate Professor, Genetics

Nilu Goonetilleke, PhD, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Liron Pantanowitz, MD, PhD, MHA, Professor and Chair, Pathology, UPMC/University of Pittsburgh