Department Directory

Department of Medicine Administration

Department Chair

Department Vice Chairs

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Medicine Administration Staff

Ronte Coles
Finance-Business Analyst

Office: 043 MacNider Hall
919-843-6347
Email: ronte_coles@med.unc.edu

Lynn Egan
Finance-Reimbursement Analyst
Office: 069 MacNider Hall
919-843-2646
Email: lynn_egan@med.unc.edu

Sherina Matlock
Finance-Accounting Specialist
Office: 043 MacNider Hall
919-843-6151
Email:

Suzanne Scott
Finance-Business Analytics Specialist
Office: 043 MacNider Hall
919-966-2420
Email:

John Vargas
Project Manager, Operations and Analytics
69 MacNider Hall
919-966-5448
Email: 

Medical Admitting Officers

Stephanie Briley, RN, BSN, CCRN
Medical Admitting Officer
919-667-4493
Pager: 919-216-5086

Joanne Lowry, BSN, RN, MS-BC
Medical Admitting Officer
919-667-4493
Pager: 919-216-0936
Email: 

Renee Wesson, RN, BSN, CNML
Medical Admitting Officer
919-667-4493
Pager: 919-216-2766
Email: renee.wesson@unchealth.unc.edu

Susan Zepeda, RN, BSN, CCRN
Medical Admitting Officer
919-667-4493
Pager: 919-216-5182
Email:  

Human Resources

Karen Clayton
HR Manager
Office: 121 MacNider Hall
919-843-6490
Email:

Kim Duval
HR Consultant

Office: 121 MacNider Hall
919-843-7366
Email: 

Bonnie Hayes
HR Consultant
Office: 121 MacNider Hall
919-843-6218
Email: 

Cheryl Long
HR Consultant
Office: 121 MacNider Hall
919-843-6488
Email: 

Cindy Meacham
HR Consultant
Office: 121 MacNider Hall
919-843-5996
Email: 

Vicki S. Pickard
HR Specialist
3201 Medical Biomolecular Research Building, CB #7126
919-962-8825
Email: 

Catherine Vorick, MSHR, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Consultant
Office: 3201 Medical Biomolecular Research Building
919-962-8878
Email:

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Department Divisions

Cardiology

George A. Stouffer III, MD, Chief  
919-966-5141

Randall Borror, MBA, PMP, Associate Chief of Administration
919-843-5429

Endocrinology & Metabolism

John Buse, MD, PhD, Chief
919-966-0134

Jill Cunnup, Division Administrator
919-966-0134 
jcunnup@med.unc.edu 

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, Chief
919-966-7047
nicholas_shaheen@med.unc.edu

Joanna Herath, Division Administrator
919-966-2369 
 

General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology

Darren DeWalt, MD, MPH, Chief
919-966-2276 

 

Malinda Williams, Division Administrator
919-966-2276 

Geriatric Medicine

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, Chief
919-966-5945  
 

Faith R. Patterson, Interim Assistant Director and Business Officer
919-445-6778 

Hematology/Oncology

Lisa Carey, MD, Chief
919-966-4431 

Associate Chief of Administration
919-966-4433
 

Hospital Medicine

David Hemsey, MD, Chief

Jill Watson, Business Manager
984-974-2917

Infectious Diseases

Myron Cohen, MD, Chief 
919-966-2536  

  

Hannah Little, Associate Chief of Administration
919-843-7870 

Nephrology and Hypertension

Gerald Hladik, MD, Chief
919-445-2644
 

Trina Pugh, Division Administrator
919-445-2648 

Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Shannon Carson, MD, Chief
919-966-2531
scarson@med.unc.edu 

Hannah Little, Associate Chief of Administration
919-843-7870 

Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology

Beth L. Jonas, MD, FACR, Chief
866.827.2862


Department Centers

Center for Aging and Health

Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, Chief
919-966-5945  
 

Faith R. Patterson
Interim Assistant Director and Business Officer
919-445-6778 

Center For Gastrointestinal Biology & Diseases (CGIBD)

Robert Sandler, MD, Director
919-966-1757

 

Center for Functional GI & Motility Disorders (FGID)

William E. Whitehead, PhDDirector 
919-843-6961

Yehuda Ringel, MD (Currently on Sabbatical), Associate Director

Diabetes Care Center

John Buse, MD, PhD, Director
919-966-0134

Jill Cunnup, Division Administrator
919-966-0134 
jcunnup@med.unc.edu 

Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases

Myron S. Cohen, MD, Director
919-966-2536 

Diana Stanley, MSPH, Administrative Director for Research and Compliance
919-843-7935
 

Lineberger Cancer Center

Shelton Earp, MD, Interim Director

Marsico Lung Institute

Richard C. Boucher, MD, Director
919-966-7064

Michael R. Knowles, MD, Co-Director
919-966-6780

McAllister Heart Institute 

Vicki Bautch, PhD, Co-Director
919-966-6797

Rick Stouffer, MD, Co-Director
919-843-5201 

Thurston Arthritis Research Center

Richard F. Loeser, Jr., MD, Director 

UNC Kidney Center

Ron Falk, MD, Director
919-966-2561

Trina Pugh, Center Administrator
919-445-2648